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March 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Protests & Popular Resistance
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

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

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

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Post - March 15, 2019

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Coconuts Jakarta - March 15, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Religion & Identity Politics
New Mandala - March 15, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Detik News - March 15, 2019

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.

March 14, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
Indonesia at Melbourne - March 14, 2019

The 2014 Presidential Election revealed the schisms among Indonesia's three main trade union confederations.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
Tempo - March 14, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Faisol Riza, a victim of the 1998 activist kidnapping, said that President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has responded to his letter on the 1998 activist kidnap

News ›› Indonesia ›› Religion & Identity Politics
Tempo - March 14, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) for communication and information division, Masduki Baidowi, appealed to all parties to not politicize the houses

News ›› Indonesia ›› Women's Rights & Gender
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019
Ati Nurbaiti, Jakarta – A little over a month is left for the presidential and legislative election campaigns, with women candidates facing even harder challenges than those in the 2014 el
News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Gabung Nugroho Adi, Klaten – The Klaten Police arrested five people last Friday for allegedly running an online abortion clinic in Ceper, Klaten, Central Java.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
CNN Indonesia - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Taxation & State Budget
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has heaped praise on 30 taxpayers – both individuals and corporations – whose total contribution to tax revenue amounted to Rp 418.73 t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Tempo - March 14, 2019

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.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Civil Service & Bureaucracy
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mining & Energy
Voice of America - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
CNN Indonesia - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - 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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - March 14, 2019

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

News ›› Indonesia ›› Civil Service & Bureaucracy
Jakarta Post - March 14, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has telegraphed his intension to create new ministries covering exports and investment in response to poor performances in the two sectors, but