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October 8, 2019

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

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

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

October 7, 2019

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

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Institute (YLBHI) suspects unfortunate motives from the Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly to double-cross President Joko "Jo

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

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Gerindra Party politician Supratman Andi Agtas suggested that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo should invite the leaders of the factions in the Parliament

News ›› Indonesia ›› Fake News & Black Campaigns
Agence France Presse - October 7, 2019

Jakarta – Thousands of Ambon residents are still in shelters nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake sparked a stream of fake news and hoaxes warning that an even bigger disaster wa

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 ›› Abductions & Extra-Judicial Killings
Tempo - October 7, 2019

Mei Leandha, Jakarta – Human rights activist and the legal council coordinator for the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi), Golfrid Siregar died on Sunday, October 6th, at the

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

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri is reportedly closely monitoring the possibility of President Joko Wido

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Globe - October 7, 2019

Dina Manafe, Jakarta – A whopping 82 percent of Indonesian households lead an unhealthy lifestyle, a huge factor in the swelling deficit of the country's national health insurance sche

News ›› Indonesia ›› Research & Technology
Tech Wire Asia - October 7, 2019

Soumik Roy – Analysts believe that Indonesia's economy is accelerating its journey to digital, paving the way for economic success for stakeholders across the board.

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

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 ›› 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.