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August 16, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Globe - August 16, 2019

Dion Bisara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo targets a narrower deficit in his 2020 state budget, staying true to his original vision of developing local talents to strengthen

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Post - August 16, 2019

Kharishar Kahfi, Jakarta – Being known for pushing his administration to become more efficient in using the state budget, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo tried to pass the same message

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo - August 16, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Bambang Soesatyo touched on the incompletion of severe human rights violation cases during his opening speech at

News ›› Indonesia ›› Cabinet & The Presidency
Jakarta Post - August 16, 2019

Kharishar Kahfi and Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – In his annual state of the nation address, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo highlighted his vision to develop the nation's human capital, a v

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Nikkei Asian Review - August 16, 2019

Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo formally proposed to parliament on Friday a plan to relocate Indonesia's capital from Jakarta to Kalimantan on the island of Borneo.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Poverty & Social Inequity
Jakarta Post - August 16, 2019

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The government is optimistic that it can reduce inequality and poverty rates next year by continuing current socio-economic initiatives.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Melbourne Age - August 16, 2019

James Massola and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – Imagine, for a moment, that three of Scott Morrison's ministers were caught up in corruption investigations and the speaker of the Australia

News ›› Indonesia ›› Cabinet & The Presidency
Straits Times - August 16, 2019

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo appealed on Friday (Aug 16) to all the branches of government – executive, legislative and judicial – in Indonesia to work togeth

News ›› Indonesia ›› Urban Poor & Informal Sector
Business Times - August 16, 2019

Marvie Chorawan-Basilan – Indonesia recently stopped foreign waste from entering the country but some villagers Bangun noted that "cash for trash" is their way of life – a booming busi

News ›› Indonesia ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
Coconuts Jakarta - August 16, 2019

Four police officers in Cianjur, West Java have been hospitalized due to burn injuries they sustained while securing a student protest in the regency, with one officer reportedly suffe

News ›› Indonesia ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
CNN Indonesia - August 16, 2019

Jakarta – A number of workers planning to hold a protest action were arrested by police in the vicinity of the House of Representatives (DPR) and People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) b

News ›› Indonesia ›› Infrastructure & Development
Jakarta Post - August 16, 2019

Rachmadea Aisyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will continue with his human capital development focus in the first year of his second term as his administration has designe

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - August 16, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police Headquarters has named 87 suspects in forest and land fires in six provinces, Central Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Jambi,

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mining & Energy
Jakarta Globe - August 16, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has renewed his call to accelerate the development of palm oil-derived biodiesel in his State of the Nation address on Friday, claiming this wo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Australian Associated Press - August 16, 2019

Jakarta – Time is running out for Jakarta.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Taxation & State Budget
Reuters - August 16, 2019

Maikel Jefriando, Tabita Diela, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday proposed a 2,528.8 trillion rupiah ($177.56 billion) budget to parliament for 2020, focusing spendi

August 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Tempo - August 15, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – University of Andalas Constitutional Law Expert, Feri Amsari, argues that the People's Consultative Assembly's (MPR) plan on reinstating the State Polic

News ›› Indonesia ›› National Security & Intelligence
Tempo - August 15, 2019

Dewi Nurita L & Koran Tempo, Jakarta – Criticism is being voiced in response to the involvement of State Intelligence Agency (BIN) Head Budi Gunawan in the country's politics, espe

News ›› Indonesia ›› Transport & Communication
Jakarta Globe - August 15, 2019

Thresa Sandra Desfika, Jakarta – Gojek Indonesia and Grab, the top two ride-hailing companies in Indonesia, are facing a regulatory hurdle that could make a significant dent in their l

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

Aman Rochman, Malang, East Java – Amid rising fears of radicalism in academia in recent years, several universities in the country have taken measures to prevent their students from be

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

Jakarta – The Maluku Police are investigating a bomb threat at Pattimura University's School of Economics in Ambon amid rising fears of radicalism in academia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - August 15, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta High Court has ruled upon appeal to increase Irwandi Yusuf's sentence by one year, a ruling that comes three months after the suspended Aceh governor was found gu

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Straits Times - August 15, 2019

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Large billboards bearing photos of Golkar member Bambang Soesatyo have been popping up at numerous street corners in Jakarta recently as Indonesia's ol

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Reuters - August 15, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia will unveil plans for increasing how much foreign investors can own of businesses in some sectors by year-end, the head of the country's investment board told Reute

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Indonesia at Melbourne - August 15, 2019

On 9 August, the Constitutional Court resolved the final dispute over the 2019 election results.