Jakarta – Soccer is a magnet. The gravity of it in luring fans and masses is enormous.
January 23, 2023
Jakarta (Agancies) – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's approval rating has hit an all-time high after the government eased COVID-19 restrictions last month, a poll showed on Sunday.
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Consulting firm Supply Chain Indonesia (SCI) said that the economic slowdown and the threat of a global recession have slowly affected Indonesia.
Andry Triyanto Tjitra, Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI) disclosed in its recent survey that although President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had ended the publi
Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The National Police's Anti-terror Special Detachment or Densus 88 confiscated two homemade bombs from AW, a suspected terrorist and ISIS sympathizer, who wa
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia aims to reduce the deficit in bilateral trade with Saudi Arabia, which became its major trade partner last year, amid huge reliance on oil imports from the K
M Julnis Firmansyah, Eka Yudha Saputra, Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto confirmed that his ministry would orchestrate information from the State
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Sandiaga Uno attended an event hosted by the Great Indonesia Movement Party, or Gerindra, in Jakarta on Monday in a gesture of loyalty after being linked to a m
Surya Lesmana & Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulema Council, or MUI, denounces the burning of a copy of the Koran by a Danish-Swedish far-right politician during a re
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government has finally admitted that 12 incidents or tragedies that happened in the past amounted to gross violations of human rights, but short of of
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has rebuffed speculation that the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) would be placed under his watch following President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's
January 21, 2023
Jakarta – Now that the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have become manageable, if not under control, people and businesses are looking forward to another joyous celebration of the Lunar New
BTV, Jakarta – New details have emerged from the ongoing investigation into nine murders in West Java, with police saying on Saturday that at least seven victims had family ties with on
Riri Rahayu L Imaji Lasahido, Jakarta – Head of the National Commission on Hajj and Umrah Mustolih Siradj, asserted that the increase in the costs of hajj pilgrimage was for the benefit
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The government is determined to build the commuter rail network known as mass rapid transit connecting the western and eastern suburbs of Greater Jakarta, in
January 20, 2023
Jakarta – The government's plan to reach out to Indonesia's political exiles now residing overseas is long overdue.
Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Labor Party President Said Iqbal said that the House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III's findings regarding lower wages for Indonesian workers co
Jakarta – Golkar will continue to nominate party chairman Airlangga Hartarto following the decision to recruit popular West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil as the party's new deputy chairman
Maria Arimbi Haryas Prabawanti, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, in a Cabinet plenary meeting aired on the Presidential Secretariat's Office Youtube channel, announced
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia saw a surge in measles cases in 2022, as the number of new infections rose by a whopping thirty-twofold last year compared to 2021 levels.
Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – State-owned oil-and-gas giant Pertamina will expand vehicle registration for its MyPertamina fuel app to cover more cities and regencies in East Java an
Uji Sukma Medianti, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Health on Thursday declared measles an extraordinary occurrence status (KLB) based on the number of cases across 31 Indonesian p
Duncan Graham – When is a purge a genocide?
Jakarta – Indonesian conglomerate Bakrie & Brothers is looking to acquire a nickel mine in the resource-rich island of Sulawesi to supply a planned integrated industrial park to pro
Jakarta – A banner with a cartoon resembling President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo with a long nose like Pinocchio was erected at a Kamisan (Thursday) action in front of the State Palace in Ce
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) has announced that a rate hike in January is adequate to meet its inflation target, which economists take to mean that the central
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – More than two years after embarking on far-reaching reforms, the government has confirmed that bureaucratic hurdles remain the number one obstacle to i
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) board of directors consulted with the Press Council on Thursday as they plan to submit a complaint against three mas
January 19, 2023
Yohana Belinda, Jakarta – Small business owners and customers alike are enthusiastic about the prospect of a restriction-free Lunar New Year.
Jakarta – Indonesian exports, which generated about US$54.5 billion in trade surplus last year, up by 50 percent from 2021, are widely predicted to decline this year due to the weakenin
Jakarta – Surakarta Mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka, the eldest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, had a meeting with his father on Tuesday at Bogor Palace in West Java to discuss nati
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Beritasatu, Jakarta – Indonesian prosecutors said on Thursday allegations that slain officer Nofriansyah Yosua Hutabarat had been involved in a love affair with the wife of former polic
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Telecommunication towers are set to remain lucrative this year amid worsening global economic conditions and challenges in the industry with firms aiming to tap
Peh Hong Lim and Adrianna Zhang, Washington/Taipei, Taiwan – A U.S.-based Chinese labor rights group tells VOA Mandarin that workplace safety and a December accident that killed two wor
Fikri Harish, Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, who has risen to the top in the race for the vice-presidential seat in many recent polls, has officially joined the Golkar Party
Billy Adison Aditijanto, Jakarta – An anticipated weakening of the United States dollar will make Indonesian markets more desirable for international investors, helping prop up the rupi
January 18, 2023
M Julnis Firmansyah, Ade Ridwan Y, Jakarta – The chairperson of the National Awakening Party (PKB), Muhaimin Iskandar, known by his nickname Cak Imin, on Tuesday urged the government to
Jakarta – We call on the government to immediately establish an independent fact-finding team entrusted to thoroughly investigate the root causes of the deadly riot that occurred at the
Hariz Baharudin, Singapore – Indonesia's ratification of three agreements with Singapore reflects the strength and maturity of the relationship between the two countries, said a spokesm
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) was again the target of scores of demonstrators on Wednesday January 18.
Jakarta – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil, popularly known by the nickname "Emil", has said he plans to join the Golkar Party and make an announcement about his 2024 bid for the vice pr
President Joko Widodo said his administration is keen on passing into law a bill that would finally protect the rights of some of the most exploited and abused people in Indonesia.
Herman Situmorang, Jakarta – The government expects to receive 7.4 million international arrivals for the year to produce around $6 billion in foreign exchange earnings, following a spi
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi today accepted Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto's invitation to attend the 2023 Defense Ministry Leadership Meeting.
Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – The National Human Rights Commission or Komnas HAM has conducted an investigation into PT Gunbuster Nickel Industri or PT GNI, with regards to the clash betwe
Beritasatu, Jakarta – The Jakarta Metropolitan Police and the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Customs Office recently uncovered a home industry for meth-laced e-liquid in West Jakarta – sparking
This week, the National Police announced last year's arrest of a 25-year-old woman, identified by her initials FA, for violations of Law No.
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Rice prices continue to increase in the beginning of the year despite controversial late importation of rice and market intervention by the State Logistic