12:05 am September 23, 2014 | No Comment
Public pressure continues to mount on President-elect Joko Widodo to clean up Indonesia’s corruption-riddled oil and gas sector, even as one of his advisers points to legislation passed under his party patron, former president Megawati Soekarnoputri, for empowering the “oil mafia.”
9:45 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Four soldiers were shot and wounded in an altercation with police officers during a raid on a fuel storage facility in the Riau Islands over the weekend, in the latest flare-up of violence between the military and police over lucrative protection rackets.
6:33 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Two rival factions of the United Development Party (PPP) have both announced their intention to hold a congress in the party's name.
6:23 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has played down a threat by the hard-line Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) to protest and reject his appointment as leader of the capital once Governor Joko Widodo assumes his presidential post in October.
8:40 am September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia’s amended law on juvenile offenders has finally begun to take effect after its passage two years ago, and is expected to ensure that young offenders are dealt with fairly and appropriately.
12:50 am September 22, 2014 | No Comment
The recent reappointment of Megawati Soekarnoputri and Prabowo Subianto as chairs of their respective parties highlights the failed regeneration process among Indonesian political parties and their unhealthy dependence on senior party leaders, observers have said.