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October 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Ester Arlin, Jakarta – Constitutional law expert Bivitri Susanti argued that the plan to amend the 1945 Constitution (UUD 1945) is not backed by a solid reason and slammed it as a mere

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Yohana Susana Yembise publicly urged the House of Representatives (DPR) to pass the bill against sexual violence (R

News ›› Indonesia ›› Terrorism & Religious Extremism
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – The National Police have foiled an attempt to explode bombs in business districts across Jakarta, which was allegedly planned and organized by a university lecturer and a ret

News ›› West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Committee for West Papua (KNPB) spokesman Vic Yeimo denied that 13 suspects in the deadly riot in Wamena are members of his organization.

News ›› West Papua ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Sydney Morning Herald - October 8, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – Indonesia has taken the "unusual" step of blocking foreign diplomats from visiting strife-torn Papua, citing security concerns following weeks of violence and

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Gerindra Party secretary-general Ahmad Muzani says a number of attempts have been made by the government in power to persuade his political party, known to be siding

News ›› West Papua ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – There are still around 5,000 people displaced by the riots in Wamena, Papua.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - October 8, 2019

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The non-governmental organization or NGO Bung Hatta Anti-corruption has expressed its support for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to issue a government regulati

News ›› Indonesia ›› Research & Technology
Jakarta Globe - October 8, 2019

Abdul Muslim, Jakarta – Tech giant Google and Singaporean wealth fund Temasek have updated their projection for Indonesia's internet economy to reach $133 billion in total value by 202

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) prosecutors have demanded a five-year prison sentence for Sofyan Basir, former president director of state-owned electricity firm PLN,

News ›› Indonesia ›› Blasphemy & Hate Speech
Indonesia at Melbourne - October 8, 2019

Indonesia's notorious Blasphemy Law looks set to claim another victim.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Kharishar Kahfi, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named North Lampung Regent Agung Ilmu Mangkunegara a suspect in a bribery case related to projects at two age

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Expert on political affairs Pangi Syarwi Chaniago said that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's lack of immediacy to introduce the government regulation in lieu of law

News ›› Indonesia ›› Poverty & Social Inequity
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Bisnis) – Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) senior economist Aviliani said that Indonesia is facing an income gap causing a concentration of capitals

News ›› West Papua ›› Riots & Attacks on Authority
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – The Papua Police have named 13 people suspects for allegedly having been behind the recent deadly unrest in Wamena, Jayawijaya regency, which caused tens of thousands of resi

News ›› West Papua ›› Human Rights & Justice
Al Jazeera - October 8, 2019

Indonesian authorities should independently investigate recent riots in West Papua that led to 33 deaths, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said as indigenous Papuans urged the government to al

News ›› West Papua ›› Shootings & Violence Against Civilians
Radio New Zealand - October 8, 2019

Human Rights Watch is calling on Indonesia to investigate riots in West Papua, which killed dozens last month.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Jakarta Post - October 8, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of residents of West Seram Regency in Maluku fled to nearby mountains and forests on Tuesday amid fears of an incoming tsunami after fake news spread online followi

October 7, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Sydney Morning Herald - October 7, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – Scott Morrison will spend two days in Indonesia's capital to attend the second inauguration of President Joko Widodo, his second visit in just over a year.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Intolerance & Sectarianism
Jakarta Globe - October 7, 2019

Bayu Marhaenjati, Jakarta – A man known as a diehard supporter of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo testified to police that a group of men punched, kicked and then threatened to kill him

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - October 7, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) will soon fix the draft of the revised Corruption Eradication Commission law (KPK Law) that was sent back by Secretary of Stat

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - October 7, 2019

Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) during an operation on Sunday arrested North Lampung Regent Agung Ilmu Mangkunegara for alleged involvement in a graft case relate

News ›› West Papua ›› Independence & Self-Determination
Inside Story - October 7, 2019

Nic Maclellan – When Vanuatu's prime minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, stood before the UN General Assembly last week, he would have known how Indonesia was likely to react to his w

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Thanh Nien News - October 7, 2019

Out of 56 companies that relocated their production out of China between April 2018 and August 2019, only three went to India and two to Indonesia.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Transport & Communication
Coconuts Jakarta - October 7, 2019

Bandung was once seen as the ideal weekend getaway destination for Jakartans wanting to escape the capital's maddening macet, but a new study showed that the West Java city has become