hopeful says you can be LGBTI just don't put it on social media
Star News April 25, 2017
rising political star in Indonesia has said he does not want LGBTI people
flaunting their lives on social.
airbrushing of history 1917 to 2017
Opinion April 24, 2017
controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls
the past. George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty Four. It was with great interest
that I recently read the following news item:
union condemns alleged shooting on Freeport workers
Post April 24, 2017
Gani Nena Wea, president of the Indonesian Workers Union Confederation
(KSPSI), lamented the actions of police officers who allegedly fired shots
at PT Freeport Indonesia workers during a rally in Timika, Papua.
threatens workers over plans to strike at West Papua mine
New Zealand International April 24, 2017
global mining giant, Freeport McMoRan, is threatening to punish workers
at its Indonesian unit who are threatening to strike over employment conditions.
Rodrigo Duterte with mass murder, lawyer tells The Hague
York Times April 24, 2017
Filipino lawyer asked the International Criminal Court in The Hague on
Monday to charge President Rodrigo Duterte and 11 other Philippine officials
with mass murder and crimes against humanity in the killings of thousands
of people over three decades.
Timorese heroes of Australian war
Street April 23, 2017
the great traditions of Australian war remembrance we remember all those
Australian youngsters who died in the World Wars and since. What is often
forgotten, however, is the toll on the Timorese people in World War II
on behalf of Australians.
does not need caliphate, MUI chief says amid social media frenzy
Post April 23, 2017
Ulema Council (MUI) chairman Ma'ruf Amin stated on Saturday that a caliphate,
a system of Islamic rule under a leader considered a successor to Prophet
Muhammad, was not suitable for Indonesia, since the country had adopted
the system of a republic.
big win in Jakarta, Gerindra targets 2019 presidential election
Globe April 23, 2017
Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, the main backer of Anies Baswedan's
run for governorship in Jakarta, is optimistic about its chances of winning
the 2019 presidential election after quick count results pointed to a comprehensive
win for Anies and running mate Sandiaga Uno.
lies and repression continue
Truth Thailand April 23, 2017
Ruchupan, the Thai military junta's pet legal expert on the destruction
of democracy, has been complaining about people who keep demanding freedom
military denies Ahok protests part of army-backed plot to oust Jokowi
Correspondent April 22, 2017
the ashes of the recent Jakarta poll has arisen a story of an insidious
behind-the-scenes campaign to overthrow Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi"
Widodo, but the country's military, whose members have been linked to the
plot, has quickly moved to stop its spread.
wasn't just religious hatred that cost Ahok the Jakarta vote
Correspondent April 22, 2017
is in God's hands," said Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama
on Wednesday night as he conceded the Jakarta gubernatorial election. "God
gives power and God also takes it away."
polls a proxy for 2019 Jokowi v Prabowo race
Times April 22, 2017
dust has yet to settle on Wednesday's election in Jakarta, but the political
narrative has already gone national, shifting to Indonesia's presidential
race even though it is not due until 2019.
shooting victims treated at Mimika Hospital
Post April 22, 2017
employees of US-based gold and copper mining company PT Freeport Indonesia,
who were victims of a rubber bullet shooting allegedly committed by Timika
police personnel on Thursday, are receiving intensive medical treatment
at Mimika Regional General Hospital (RSUD) in Timika, Papua.
inquiry would obstruct e-ID probe: KPK
Post April 22, 2017
political ramifications of the multi-trillion-rupiah e-ID corruption scandal
have begun to unfold. The House plans to exercise its legislative
right of inquiry in a bid to force the KPK to release interview records
where the alleged roles of a number of lawmakers in the case are said to
collects export permit after Pence visit
April 21, 2017
McMoRan Inc collected a permit to resume copper exports from Indonesia
on Friday after a hiatus of more than three months, hours after a state
visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who discussed the copper miner's
dispute with Jakarta.
politics, business: Why US Vice-President Mike Pence visited Indonesia
Morning Herald April 21, 2017
day after Jakarta's Christian governor was ousted in an election riven
with religious tension, US Vice-President Mike Pence pronounced that "Indonesia's
tradition of moderate Islam frankly is an inspiration to the world".
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