Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank raised its key interest rate by 50 basis points for a third consecutive month on Thursday, saying it will strengthen its response to "high" inflation
November 17, 2022
If you've been on the Indonesian internet over the past week, you might have seen a viral video depicting a supposedly dead man in an open casket coming back to life.
Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – As this year's Indonesian Film Festival (FFI) draws closer, the award committee has disclosed its final jury in charge of picking the winners.
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi disclosed his reasons for conducting his signature impromptu visit, known as blusukan, to traditional markets and have dia
November 16, 2022
The Kebaya Merah (red kebaya) sex tape scandal was far from over, as police arrested another woman who allegedly featured in dozens of videos produced by the adult content creators.
Agencies – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Wednesday officially handed over the G20 presidency to India at the end of a summit of the bloc's leaders in Bali.
Abdul Latief Apriaman, Mataram – At least 26 students who are members of the Indonesian People's Assembly (IPA) of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) were arrested when staging demonstrations aga
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Environment Office has established a forum that will encourage collaboration among several parties to support air quality improvement in the capital city.
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance experienced an unanticipated bump in October as demand from the country's largest Asian trading partners increased and imports
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Business initiatives conducted throughout the year under the Group of 20 framework have culminated in a series of investment agreements presented at th
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The government finally migrated on Nov.
Fikri Harish, Jakarta – MRT Jakarta announced on Tuesday that they would extend the operational hours by one hour from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. effective immediately.
Ima Dini Shafira, Jakarta – NasDem Party deputy chair Ahmad Ali asserted that there was no ulterior motive in Anies Baswedan's meeting with Solo Mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka as the two
Amid his busy G20 Summit schedule in Bali, President Joko Widodo today took the time to announce that Indonesia is considering a bid for the 2036 Olympics, which he hopes can be staged
November 15, 2022
Jakarta – The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global non-profit organization, has pledged $36 million for investment in sustainable projects or solutions to help Indonesia reduce ocean
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – China has signed a US$2.6 billion worth of commitment to purchase crude palm oil (CPO) and its derivative products from Indonesia, allowing the archipel
Niniek Karmini And Sibi Arasu, Nusa Dua, Indonesia – Indonesia signed deals with international lenders and major nations on Tuesday that will bring billions of dollars in funding to hel
Riani Sanusi Putri (Majalah Tempo), Jakarta – Indonesia's Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto highlighted food security issues in Global Food Security Forum, held on the sidelines of this
Jacqui Baker – The last half of 2022 has seen the Indonesian National Police (Polri) beset by a series of rolling scandals that have exposed police negligence and brutality to the world
Yerica Lai, Nusa Dua, Bali – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo asked Group of 20 leaders to show wisdom and not allow the world to "fall into another cold war" as he opened the G20 Leader'
Aulia Hadi – On Oct 1st, 2022, 33 years after the Hillsborough disaster in Sheffield a stadium tragedy reoccurred.
On 9th November 2022, Indonesia's 4th cycle of Indonesia's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) began at the UN in Geneva.
Brad Plumer, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt – Indonesia, one of the world's largest consumers of coal, pledged to sharply reduce its reliance on the fossil fuel and speed up its transition to r
Greenpeace, Jakarta – Ahead of the G20 Summit, activists from Greenpeace Indonesia projected a message that reads "Just Energy Transition NOW" on the popular Melasti Beach cliff located
Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – PAM JAYA president director Arief Nasrudin said that the cause of drinking water in Jakarta being contaminated with E.
Yerica Lai, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his United States counterpart Joe Biden agreed on Monday to deepen "concrete" Indo-Pacific cooperation as they unveiled a number
Sella Panduarsa G, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – Zero Indonesian provinces recorded a low Human Development Index (HDI) level, with a score of below 60, according to Statistics Indonesia's (BP
Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Food insecurity has become one of the most talked about issues on the global stage as the staple food supply chain continues to be disrupted by the war in Ukrain
Ilona Esterina Piri, Arya Prasetya (Intern), Jakarta – A number of events and discussions held in Bali were forced to be dismissed ahead of the G20 Summit this week.
Nusa Dua, Bali – A coalition of countries will mobilize $20 billions of public and private finance to help Indonesia shut coal power plants and bring forward the sector's peak emissions
Haris Setyawan, Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has announced his plans to run as a presidential candidate in the 2024 Presidential Election at a religious event titled "
Justin Jin Soong Liew and Chun Sheng Goh – Since proclaiming independence in 1945, Indonesia's leaders have not been shy about their ambitions to transform the county into an economic p
Antara, Jakarta – The West Jakarta City Government is evaluating the leaders of neighborhood and community units (RT and RW) in Kalideres, after a family of four was found dead in their
Zack Petersen, Jakarta – 'What I've learned' is a new column that presents candid interviews with policymakers, artists, activists and businesspeople on facing challenges and making a d
November 14, 2022
Jakarta – A series of deadly or potentially disastrous mass crowd events at home and abroad is a clear reminder that we need to have a robust crowd control strategy to save lives, parti
Syakirun Niam, Jakarta – A Kompas research and development (Litbang) survey has revealed that the public hopes that the political elite do not resort to identity politics as poli
David Lawder, Nusa Dua, Bali – Indonesia, the Asian Development Bank and a private power firm are teaming up to refinance and retire early the first coal-fired power plant under a groun
Heru Andriyanto, Bali – US President Joe Biden on Monday approved an initiative to support the Indonesian Maritime Security Agency, or Bakamla, in the maritime surveillance drone progra
Yerica Lai, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated on Monday the Sheikh Zayed Solo Gran
Dinda Nataya Begjani, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) chairperson Muhammad Isnur stated that activists joining the meeting in Sanur which was besieged by dozens of
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Indonesian mutual funds are down some 10 percent this year, as global rate hikes and new domestic regulations push money elsewhere.
Ahmad Rizky M Umar – Since taking over the G20 presidency from Italy late last year, the Indonesian government has worked hard to ensure its tenure is a success.
Julia Lau – While domestic concerns remain topmost on Indonesians' minds and will still drive diplomacy, results from a survey in July 2022 hint at a more complex worldview.
November 13, 2022
Eko Listiyorini – Indonesia's state-owned electric vehicle company is focusing on the more than 115 million motorcycles roaming the country's roads as it presses ahead with efforts to r
Kukuh S. Wibowo, Jakarta – Moh.
Nusa Dua, Bali – Indonesia on Tuesday will host the G20 leaders' summit, gathering the globe's most powerful figures together in Bali instead of the traffic-clogged capital Jakarta.
Nusa Dua, Indonesia – Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Sunday at the launch of a Group of 20 (G-20) pandemic fund that the amount of money raised so far to improve preparedness
Jakarta – An internal meeting and gathering of Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and 18 Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office administrators in Sanur, Bali, was forcibly broken up by
Bali – Chief Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan claimed on Sunday that the current government has brought major achievements that make the country very different from what it w
November 11, 2022
Beritasatu, Jakarta – Four members of a family aged between 42 and 71 were found dead inside their locked home in Citra Garden housing complex, West Jakarta on Thursday night, with poli