Pizaro Gozali Idrus and Nazarudin Latif, Jakarta – Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia's defense minister and presumptive next president, may face difficulties implementing his government polic
February 16, 2024
Andi Jatmiko and Niniek Karmini, Jakarta, Indonesia – Protesters marched in Indonesia's capital on Friday demanding the election authority stop Prabowo Subianto from taking office as th
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – South Korean carmaker Hyundai is planning to launch a brand new electric vehicle (EV) model equipped with batteries produced in Indonesia this year.
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Presidential frontrunner Prabowo Subianto is set to introduce food coupons to facilitate the implementation of a free meal program targeting expectant mothers a
Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja in Jakarta – Every Thursday for the past 17 years, in searing heat and pouring rain, Maria Catarina Sumarsih has stood outside the Indonesian pr
Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his congratulations to Prabowo Subianto for his "convincing victory" in the presidential election and expressed optimism for stren
Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – While signs indicate that Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto will be the country's next president, not everyone is convinced, with some alleging tha
February 15, 2024
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The impact of the 2023 social assistance (bansos) program on the national economy has been reflected in Statistic Indonesia's (BPS) most recent national e
Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo extends congratulations to Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, the leading candidate for Indonesia's next president, according to qui
New York – Coal, nickel, palm oil, rainforests. The riches of Indonesia matter to the rest of the world. Therefore, so does its presidential election.
Anand Mathai and Amy Sood – With Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto set to be the country's next president, questions remain on whether he will continue with incumbent Preside
Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo underscored the importance of electric vehicles in shaping the future of the Indonesian automotive industry at the opening of the In
Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – Political observer and Executive Director of the Institute for Democracy & Strategic Affairs (Indostrategic) Ahmad Khoirul Umam warned the teams of Anies
Iksan Reliubun, Jakarta – The disparities of vote data in the 2024 presidential election between the actual count documents or C1 Forms and the vote count displayed on the General Elect
Jakarta – Many Indonesian researchers seem to be addicted to putting their names as writers in scientific journals. This embarrassing practice should not be continued to go on.
Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja, Jakarta – The presumed election victory of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto – a former army general with a history of alleged
Savero Aristia Wienanto, Jakarta – The Jakarta State Administrative Court (PTUN) dismissed the lawsuit against President Joko Jokowi Widodo by the Indonesian Democracy Defenders (TPDI)
Jakarta – Prabowo Subianto looked set on Thursday to become Indonesia's next president later this year as unofficial counts had the ex-special forces commander winning a hotly contested
Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) has taken an early lead in the real count of votes for the 2024 Legislative Election, according to th
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The Health Ministry is preparing thousands of first responders and extending health centers' operational hours during election day on Wednesday and during the vot
Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – The interim results of the 2024 presidential election, disclosed by the General Election Commission (KPU) at 12:00 PM WIB, indicate that the presidentia
Jakarta – In the end, it wasn't even close.
Jakarta (Agencies) – Presumed new president Prabowo Subianto paid tribute to Indonesia's past leaders during a triumphant victory speech on Wednesday, joking about his close ties to his
Deni Ghifari and Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – Foreign and local businesses have expressed confidence that the results of the presidential election held on Wednesday will support a smooth
Zach Hope, Jakarta – For all his thundering about unnamed foreign villains and meddlers, Prabowo Subianto at least seems to have a soft spot for Australia.
Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies, Jakarta – Former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto, a two-time runner-up with a murky past as a military strongman, is poised for an outright first-round
Jakarta (Agencies) – Presidential contender Anies Baswedan said on Wednesday he would respect the final election result but called on his supporters to monitor the official tally of vot
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Government has prepared incentives for business players seeking to invest their capital to build factories of electric vehicles (EV) in Indonesia, Indus
Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance has maintained a surplus for 45 consecutive months.
February 14, 2024
Denpasar, Bali – The Bali administration began imposing a 150,000-rupiah tax on arriving tourists Wednesday to preserve the culture of the island, officials said.
Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja in Jakarta and agencies – The Indonesian defence minister, Prabowo Subianto, a former general dogged by allegations of human rights abuses, has
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Vice-presidential candidate Gibran Rakabuming Raka expressed overwhelming emotions in front of thousands of supporters on Wednesday evening after quick count
Muhammad Aulia & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Jakarta High Court has upheld the graft conviction against former Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny Gerard Plate and incr
Rebecca Ratcliffe and Richaldo Hariandja in Jakarta and agencies – Polls have closed in Indonesia, which hosts the world's biggest single-day election, where more than 200 million peopl
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – The rupiah has strengthened since the beginning of February and hit a monthly high on the eve of the presidential election.
Widy Wicaksono & Ayos Carlos & Jamaah, Semarang – Despite incidents of flooding and arson occurring in various areas, the General Election Commission (KPU) reported that the vot
Fadiyah Aldairus – Indonesia is holding the biggest one-day election in the world today, where more than 200 million voters – more than half of them under the age of 40 – will choose on
Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – Many voters who do not live in the locations as stated on their identity cards have expressed frustration at not being allowed to vote at polling stations duri
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Deforestation by the palm oil industry in Indonesia increased in 2023 for the second year in a row, bucking a decade of gradual decline, according to an an
Alif Ilham Fajriadi, Jakarta – The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) received 277 reports of disasters in Indonesia from the beginning of the year to Feb. 12, 2024.
Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has cast his vote in the 2024 general elections this morning, Feb. 14, in Gambir, Central Jakarta.
Jakarta – Deliberations on the Asset Recovery Bill are again stalled at the DPR. The bill is turned into a political product during the campaign period.
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Candidate Prabowo Subianto is taking the lead on the early quick count of votes as Indonesia holds the world's largest single-day election on Wednesday.
Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – Retailers have expressed their unwillingness to comply with future government-led cheap food programs, citing unfinished business from a previous, similar program
Jakarta – Indonesia has seen many faces of Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto over his decades in the public eye – the cheshire grin that accompanies his recent viral dance moves, flashe
Endy Bayuni, Jakarta – The General Elections Commission (KPU) likes to brag that Indonesia's general election today is the largest and the most complex one-day election in the world.
Jakarta – The General Election Commission (KPU) has granted permission for the public to stream and record the vote counting at any polling station using cellular phones or other device
February 13, 2024
Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No.
Hans Nicholas Jong, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan – Planners building Indonesia's new capital city in eastern Borneo say they're far from their target of reforesting the site that the cou
Yudono Yanuar, Jakarta – The "Gejayan Memanggil" or "Gejayan is Calling" student movement in Yogyakarta, protesting alleged interference by President Jokowi's government in the 2024 gen