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May 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Rachmadea Aisyah and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo launched on Tuesday the country's first master plan for a sharia economy for implementation from 2

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Rachmadea Aisyah, Jakarta – Indonesia's April trade balance plunged to a deficit of US$2.5 billion after recording trade surpluses in the previous two months, Statistics Indonesia (BPS

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Reuters - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's counter-terrorism squad has rounded up at least 10 people suspected of planning attacks during next week's announcement of the results of April's hotly contested

News ›› West Papua ›› OPM & Armed Resistance
Radio New Zealand International - May 15, 2019

At least one Indonesian soldier has reportedly been killed by West Papuan rebels during a prolonged shootout on Monday.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya and Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – Ahead of the official announcement of the 2019 general election results on May 22, Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno campaign team member

News ›› Indonesia ›› Treason & Subversion
CNN Indonesia - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawati believes that the legal aid team formed by the Coordinating Ministry for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs (

News ›› Indonesia ›› Treason & Subversion
Tempo - May 15, 2019

Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Legislative candidate from the Indonesia Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Dewi Tanjung has reported senior National Mandate Party (PAN) politician Amien Rais

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Globe - May 15, 2019

Fana Suparman & Christian Lee, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said he will reject the official election result set to be announced by the General Elections Commi

News ›› Indonesia ›› Surveys & Opinion Polls
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Devina Heriyanto, Jakarta – A survey has revealed that 18 percent of Indonesians do not believe human activity causes climate change, while another 6 percent believe that the climate i

News ›› Indonesia ›› Food & Beverage Industry
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – State Logistics Agency (Bulog) president director Budi Waseso has voice suspicion that cartel practices in garlic trading are the reason that prices have remained high.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
The Strategist - May 15, 2019

Mali Walker – In the long lead-up to the world's largest ever single-day elections, disinformation ran rampant in Indonesia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) gave on Wednesday an unqualified opinion for Jakarta's 2018 financial report, meaning the city administration has achieved the hi

News ›› Indonesia ›› May Day
Kompas - May 15, 2019

Rakhmat Nur Hakim, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) and the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) have reported the Bandung police to th

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Religion & Worship
Tempo - May 15, 2019

Irsyan Hasyim (Contributor), Jakarta – Amnesty International urges the Indonesian Home Affairs Ministry and Religious Affairs Ministry to assure that the local Bekasi Administration is

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Globe - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance slumped to a $2.5 billion deficit in April following two consecutive months of surpluses as imports for machinery started to pick up after the count

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed Government Regulation No.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Jakarta – Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has criticized the government policy to import plastics, arguing that other countries including China, the largest pl

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - May 15, 2019

Ganug Nugroho Adi, Surakarta – The National Police's Densus 88 antiterror squad arrested three suspected terrorists in Sukoharjo and Sragen, Central Java, on Tuesday.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Indonesia at Melbourne - May 15, 2019

It has been more than five years since Indonesia began implementing a national legal aid program but many low-income people still cannot get legal representation.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Coconuts Jakarta - May 15, 2019

On the evening of April 17, the day of Indonesia's general election, all of the quick count polls uniformly projected that incumbent President Joko Widodo had soundly defeated Prabowo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Globe - May 15, 2019

Yeremia Sukoyo & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – A group of former Reformasi activists are planning to send a 5,000-strong crowd to the General Elections Commission headquarters in Centr

News ›› Indonesia ›› Transport & Communication
Tempo - May 15, 2019

Dewi Rina Cahyani, Jakarta – Transportation Ministry determined to lower the upper limit tariff (TBA) of airlines ticket in a bid to suppress the trend on the rocketing airfare.

May 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Globe - May 14, 2019

Farouk Arnaz & Christian Lee, Jakarta – Bachtiar Nasir, the former chairman of the National Movement to Safeguard the Indonesian Ulema Council's Fatwa, or GNPF-MUI, again skipped q

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - May 14, 2019

Jakarta – A network of credit card salespeople and bank employees have been trading the personal information of bank customers and credit card holders with each other in an effort to m

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Straits Times - May 14, 2019

Francis Chan, Jakarta – Indonesia is deploying more than 32,000 troops to secure its capital Jakarta, following intelligence of possible terrorist attacks during the release of the pre