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January 24, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - January 24, 2020

Andita Rahma, Halida Bunga, Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) is pressing President Joko Widodo or Jokowi to remove Yasonna Laoly from his position as Minister of

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fishing & Maritime Affairs
Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has decided to extend the service of anti-illegal fishing task force Satgas 115 following an evaluation by related ministries and sta

News ›› Indonesia ›› Deforestation & Forest Fires
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Jakarta – Land and forest fires have hit at least seven areas in North Penajam Paser regency in East Kalimantan – the region that is to host part of Indonesia's new capital – over the

News ›› Indonesia ›› Ethnic and Racial Discrimination
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The head and all the staffers of community unit (RW) 03 at Bangkingan village in Surabaya, East Java made a public apology on Tuesday after issuing a c

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday questioned the secretary-general of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Hasto Kristiyanto over an allege

News ›› Indonesia ›› Conservation & Animal Rights
Mongabay - January 24, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – The fires that raze vast swaths of Indonesian Borneo every year are having a lasting health impact on the region's critically endangered orangutans that t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - January 24, 2020

Jakarta – If only President Joko Widodo and the House of Representatives (DPR) had not blunted the spearhead of Indonesia's anti-corruption agency, this embarrassing drama would not ha

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2020

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – Top executives from Americans technology giants Qualcomm and Amazon met with Minister of Communication and Information Technology Johnny G.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mining & Energy
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – The government expects four smelters with a combined annual input capacity of 2.07 million tons and output capacity of 200,923 tons to begin operations this y

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia and Hungary have vowed to strengthen bilateral relations, particularly at the people-to-people level, as well as the two countries' economic

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - January 24, 2020

Police in Pringsewu regency in Lampung province recently arrested a 40-year-old man for raping his 15-year-old stepdaughter, with a neighbor also suspected of raping the underage girl

News ›› Indonesia ›› National Holidays & Celebrations
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan and Ardila Syakriah, Medan, North Sumatra – Many Indonesians are preparing to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which falls on Saturday, with religious rituals and festiv

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo - January 24, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and the Attorney General's Office (AGO) have agreed to continue the legal process of one of Indonesia's worst hum

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - January 24, 2020

Halida Bung, Jakarta – Acting spokesman of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Ali Fikri said an issue on the obstruction of justice allegedly committed by Law and Human Rights Min

News ›› Indonesia ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo - January 24, 2020

Kevin Ng – When I first saw AksiKamisan (Act of Thursday), it was quite surprising.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Jakarta – Flooding has occurred in parts of Jakarta on as a result of heavy rain in the early hours of Friday morning, according to data from the Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency (BP

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police on Wednesday named an East Jakarta resident a suspect of hate speech after he threatened to expel "the Chinese" from the neighborhood.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Population & Migration
Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government is set to conduct a population census, which are done every 10 years, next month to update data on the country's demographics.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Diplomat - January 24, 2020

Erin Cook – If 2019 was the Year of Living Excitedly, with the world's biggest-ever one-day polls returning President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to his post, 2020 will be the Year of Quietly

January 23, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – Cargill Indonesia, the local arm of the US agribusiness giant, has pointed to regulatory consistency as vital to attaining the desired impacts of the omnibus law, as legal un

News ›› Indonesia ›› Banking & Finance
Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ombudsman has formed a team to investigate the Financial Service Authority (OJK) amid growing complaints from the public against the financial watchdog's poor

News ›› Indonesia ›› Civil Service & Bureaucracy
Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has denied accusations that he is giving out positions based on politics to supervise state-owned flag carrier Gar

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Religion & Worship
Jakarta Post - January 23, 2020

Jon Afrizal, Jambi – A citizen of the United States and an Indonesian national have been arrested by the Telanaipura Police in Jambi for allegedly spreading the teachings of Jehovah's

News ›› Indonesia ›› Freedom of Information & The Press
Coconuts Jakarta - January 23, 2020

American environmental journalist Philip Jacobson has expressed gratitude for all the support he has received following his arrest in Indonesia, as recorded in a video message publishe

News ›› Indonesia ›› Treason & Subversion
Tempo - January 23, 2020

Jakarta – The public prosecutor has demanded Habil Marati, accused of illegal firearms possession, to be sentenced to 2.5 years in prison.