Jakarta – The government has told the administrations of Papua province and Mimika regency to establish a region-owned enterprise (BUMD) to hold the 10 percent combined shares they wer
March 15, 2019
The UN Human Rights Council has heard that at least 2000 Papuans have been displaced by escalating violence in Indonesia's Nduga regency.
A new US government report has found West Papuans continue to face violence, politically-motivated detentions and threats in Indonesia.
Lisye Sri Rahayu, Jakarta – Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is known to hold land use rights (HGU) over thousands of hectares of land in Aceh and East Kalimantan.
Jakarta – Protesting residents of Burangkeng village in Bekasi, West Java, have closed access to a nearby waste disposal (TPA) site for 10 days, demanding the local administration pay
Azis Anwar Fachrudin – In the aftermath of Jakarta's 2017 gubernatorial election, it seemed that Indonesia's Islamists would be more solid than ever in their support for Prabowo Subian
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) this morning arrested United Development Party (PPP) Chairman Romahurmuziy, popularly known as Rommy, in what may be the anti-corruption bod
Nurul Fitri Ramadhani, Jakarta – Indonesian religious organizations have called on the people of Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population, to avoid provocation
Tom Stayner – West Papuan Victor Yeimo has given testimony to the UN Human Rights Council alleging more than 2000 people have fled violence in his homelands.
March 14, 2019
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan claimed that the current user of public transportation in the capital city declined to only 23 percent or a quarter of th
Koran Tempo, Jakarta – Iriana Ekasari, Head of the Indonesian Tea Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Division, said tea production has continued to decline since 2007.
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Police in Langkat regency, North Sumatra, are investigating a case that claims 23 students of a madrasah (Islamic school) in Serapuh ABC village, Padang Tualan
Gabung Nugroho Adi, Klaten – The Klaten Police arrested five people last Friday for allegedly running an online abortion clinic in Ceper, Klaten, Central Java.
Jakarta – The younger brother of missing radical street poet and labour activist Wiji Thukul, Wahyu Susilo, is urging presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto to go to the National Human
Jakarta – Dionysius Utomo Rahardjo, the father of pro-democracy activist Petrus Bima Anugrah who was abducted in 1998 for challenging Suharto's New Order regime, is pessimistic that Pr
Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta – North Sumatra has suffered a sharp decline in its cabbage exports over the past two years, but is trying to revive exports of the produce with assistance fro
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The police's joint team specially formed to solve the case of Novel Baswedan said that the investigation was still afoot, and so it could not publish anything
Yogyakarta –A well-publicized case of sexual abuse in Gadjah Mada University often referred to as Agni's case, in reference to the survivor's pseudonym, has opened a public discussion
Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – As part of bureaucratic reform efforts, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to start "rightsizing" th
Jakarta – While the government stated last week that it would soon issue a new regulation on low-emission incentives to boost the development of electric vehicles, it seems the process
Amanda Siddharta, Jakarta – The collapse of an unlicensed gold mine in Indonesia this month is renewing attention on illegal mining in the country, which authorities say often overlook
An Indonesian man running as a regional legislative candidate for the Islam-based Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) is now running from the law after grave accusations of sexual abuse inv