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November 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Head of the Indonesian Legal Aid Institute (YLBHI), Asfinawati, deemed that the police report filed by PDIP Party member Dewi Tanjung against Corruption Eradicat

News ›› Indonesia ›› Land & Agrarian Conflicts
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Karana Ww, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission IV Deputy Dedi Mulyadi strongly urges the government, in this case, the Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK), to guar

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Attorney General ST Burhanuddin said he would study all regional regulations that were considered hindering investment.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2019

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital should consider canceling its Formula E Championship next year as the city is still running a budget deficit and many of its resi

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – After more than two years hoping for the resolution of his assault case, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan faces another hurdl

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita has announced that projects funded by the state budget will be obliged to purchase and use only locally made hoes in an attempt t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Youth & Student Activism
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – Hundreds of high school students staged a rally at a soccer field on Jl. Muhammad Toha in Parung Panjang, Bogor regency, West Java, on Wednesday.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Bloomberg - November 8, 2019

Karlis Salna – Indonesia is Southeast Asia's biggest economy, with one of the biggest labor pools in the world.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2019

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The East Java High Court has commuted musician Ahmad Dhani Prasetyo's prison sentence for violating Indonesia's draconian internet law to a six-month probati

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
South China Morning Post - November 8, 2019

Ibnu Nadzir, Sari Seftiani and Yogi Setya Permana – Hoaxes and misinformation have been widely blamed for Indonesia's violent unrest this year in the wake of its presidential elections

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – The government plans to provide subsidies for the third class service of national health insurance (JKN) following widespread criticism the recently announced premium hikes w

News ›› West Papua ›› International Solidarity
Asia Pacific Report - November 8, 2019

Moale James, Pacific Media Watch – "West Papuans are being denied their basic human rights... Human beings have a right to freedom. Freedom to be treated fairly like a human being.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) said the police cannot follow up on PDIP politician Dewi Tanjung's report.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has deemed it 'haram' for seven state-run hospitals in his province to reject patients who seek medical care.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fishing & Maritime Affairs
Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2019

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – New Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Edhy Prabowo on Wednesday declared his commitment to continue his predecessor Susi Pudjiastuti's much-praised hardl

News ›› Indonesia ›› Internet & Social Media
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Indonesia has witnessed a decline in internet freedom over the past year, largely as a result of on-and-off restricted access to social media and manipulatio

News ›› Indonesia ›› Arbitrary Arrest & Detention
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – A man was arrested for a crime he did not commit in Cengkareng, West Jakarta and the incident was recorded by a CCTV camera, the footage of which went viral on social media.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
East Asia Forum - November 8, 2019

Ross Tapsell, ANU – Prior to the election period between September 2018 and April 2019, SAFENET documented 22 cases of charges under UU ITE.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Globe - November 8, 2019

Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – The Ministry of Trade announced its policy priorities for the next five years, focusing on concluding international trade agreements and increasing exports.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Tourism & Hospitality
Coconuts Bali - November 8, 2019

Indonesia's new Tourism and Creative Economy Minister looks set on developing the country's halal tourism, explaining this week that top destinations such as Bali will undergo changes

News ›› Indonesia ›› Nationalism & State Ideology
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo bestowed the title of national hero posthumously on six prominent figures on Friday in recognition of their contributio

News ›› West Papua ›› Regional Autonomy & Separatism
Jakarta Post - November 8, 2019

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – Papuan People's Assembly chairman Timotius Murib said on Wednesday that the assembly had rejected the government's plan to create two more provinces in the coun

News ›› West Papua ›› Analysis & Opinion
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Jakarta – The plan to divide the province of Papua by establishing a new province in the southern part proves the inability of the central government to understand the roots of the pro

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - November 8, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Attorney General ST Burhanuddin visited the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) building in Kuningan, South Jakarta this morning, November 8.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Tempo - November 8, 2019

Dias Prasongko, Jakarta (Bisnis) – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo said that he would beef up insulation and quarantine following the alleged outbreak of African swine fever a