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February 1, 2024

Tabloid JUBI - February 1, 2024

Jayapura, Jubi – The Bishop of Jayapura, Mgr.

January 29, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 29, 2024

Fito Akhmad Erlangga, Magelang – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, accompanied by Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, officially inaugurated the main building of the Military Academy (Akmi

January 24, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2024

Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – The Indonesian Air Force on Wednesday commissioned four brand new Super Hercules C-130J-30 aircraft in a ceremony attended by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and De

January 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 23, 2024

Mohammad Said, Jakarta – Indonesia's state-owned shipbuilding company, PAL, has secured a monumental $900 million project to repair and refurbish 41 naval warships, marking the largest

January 10, 2024

Ruetir - January 10, 2024

Suara.com – Police said that hundreds of stolen motorbikes and cars stored at the Balkir Pusziad Warehouse, Sidoarjo, East Java were about to be sold to Timor Leste.

January 6, 2024

Benar News - January 6, 2024

Pizaro Gozali Idrus – Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, who leads the polls for next month's presidential vote, received a mixed report card from experts for his job leading

January 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 2, 2024

Thomas Rizal, Jakarta – As the world's largest archipelagic nation, defense emerges as a crucial issue in maintaining national sovereignty.

Jakarta Globe - January 2, 2024

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – Six low-ranking Army soldiers have been identified as criminal suspects for assaulting supporters of presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo during a recent rall

December 12, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 12, 2023

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto led a commissioning ceremony on Tuesday for five newly acquired military transport aircraft, manufactured locally, to be dep

December 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 6, 2023

Mita Amalia Hapsari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military is not ready for any modern warfare scenario due to an aging arsenal and a lack of measured armament plans, a defense expert said

December 4, 2023

New Mandala - December 4, 2023

Muhamad Haripin & Adhi Priamarizki – On 22 November, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo inaugurated General Agus Subiyanto as the new chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces (Tentara Nasio

December 1, 2023

Antara News - December 1, 2023

Aprilio A, Tegar Nurfitra, Jakarta – Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) Commander, General Agus Subiyanto, has stated that TNI would optimize its cyber and unmanned aerial vehicle (

Benar News - December 1, 2023

Pizaro Gozali Idrus, Jakarta – Indonesia's decision to increase defense spending by 20% next year shows that the country is prioritizing building up its armed forces and arsenal amid a

Antara News - December 1, 2023

Aprillio Abdullah A, Resinta Sulistiyandari, Jakarta – Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) Commander, General Agus Subiyanto, said on Friday that TNI will implement a "smart power" a

Antara News - December 1, 2023

Genta Tenri M, Resinta Sulistiyandari, Bogor – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto handed over eight Airbus H225M helicopters with heavy payload capacity, originally named Eurocopter EC72

November 30, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 30, 2023

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo swore in new Army chief of staff Lt. Gen.

Reuters - November 30, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's outgoing president has approved a 20% increase in defence spending through the end of next year, to upgrade the country's military hardware in response to geopolit

November 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 29, 2023

Ikmal Fauzan Hanif, Jakarta – General Maruli Simanjuntak, the son-in-law of Chief Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, was inaugurated on Wednesday as the new Chief of Staff of

Jakarta Post - November 29, 2023

Jakarta – Prosecutors have asked the Jakarta Military Court to hand down the death penalty to three soldiers accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering a shopkeeper from Aceh.

November 25, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 25, 2023

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – The Indonesian Army remains without a commander following the promotion of Chief of Staff General Agus Subiyanto to the Armed Forces commander on Wednesday.

November 21, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 21, 2023

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives on Tuesday formally endorsed General Agus Subiyanto to assume the leadership of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI), succeeding Admir

November 18, 2023

Johnmenadue.com - November 18, 2023

Duncan Graham – In Indonesia old soldiers never die; they just infiltrate civic affairs, then grab jobs from the worthy and talented young, slowing the economy.

November 17, 2023

Tempo - November 17, 2023

Han Revanda Putra, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto stated that Indonesia currently has no plan to withdraw its military forces deployed in a UN peacekeeping mission in Leban

November 16, 2023

Asia Pacific Defense Reporter - November 16, 2023

With a total defence budget of $8.8 billion in 2023, Indonesia presently ranks as the second-highest military spender after Singapore in the Southeast Asia region.

Jakarta Globe - November 16, 2023

Jakarta – Two light attack aircraft, each carrying a pilot and a co-pilot, crashed in the East Java town of Pasuruan just before noon on Thursday.

November 13, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 13, 2023

Theresia Silalahi, Jakarta – In a unanimous decision, representatives of all political parties in the House of Representatives Defense Commission on Monday approved the nomination of Ge

November 7, 2023

Indonesia at Melbourne - November 7, 2023

Virdika Rizky Utama – Democracy thrives on a clear distinction between military, policing, and civilian roles.

November 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 6, 2023

Jakarta – The recently enacted law on civil servants allows active military and police officers to assume certain civilian positions in the central government, raising concerns about th

Kompas.com - November 6, 2023

Krisiandi, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition is concerned that there is a politicisation of the TNI (Indonesian military) occurring in the lead up to the 2024 elections.

November 3, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 3, 2023

Jakarta – Few observers would disagree that the meteoric rise of Gen.

October 31, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 31, 2023

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo has proposed General Agus Subiyanto, the recently appointed Army Chief of Staff, to assume the role of Armed Forces Commander, House of Re

October 27, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 27, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – General Agus Subiyanto, the recently appointed Army Chief of Staff, made a firm commitment on Friday to uphold strict political neutrality during the forthcoming presi

October 16, 2023

Asia Pacific Defense report (APDR) - October 16, 2023

With a total defence budget of $8.8 billion in 2023, Indonesia presently ranks as the second-highest military spender after Singapore in the Southeast Asia region.

October 5, 2023

Reuters - October 5, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday emphasised the importance of military hardware modernisation but warned any spending should be done wisely as the state budget was l

CNN Indonesia - October 5, 2023

Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has revealed that it found 59 incidents of violence committed by the members of the TNI (Indonesian milita

October 4, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 4, 2023

Jakarta – When the country marks the 78th anniversary of the Indonesian Military (TNI) tomorrow, the public will not see an aerial performance of the Rafale or Boeing F-15EX combat airc

September 7, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - September 7, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, the Military Court III-14 in Denpasar, Bali officially delivered its verdict, acquitting of all charges the murder defendants of Papuan t

August 30, 2023

Agence-France Presse - August 30, 2023

Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) has arrested three soldiers on suspicion of kidnapping, torturing and killing a civilian in an extortion plot, officials said Tuesday.

August 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 29, 2023

BeritaSatu, Jakarta – Three low-ranking soldiers, including a member of the elite presidential security unit or Paspampres, have been apprehended for allegedly kidnapping a cosmetic and

August 28, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 28, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Adm.

August 17, 2023

Asia Pacific Report - August 17, 2023

A chilling new report by a German-based human rights watchdog has exposed indiscriminate attacks by Indonesian security forces on indigenous West Papuan villages, highlighting an urgent

August 8, 2023

CNN Indonesia - August 8, 2023

Jakarta – The recent actions by members of the TNI (Indonesian military) arriving at the offices of law enforcement institutions raises questions about the authority that is actually he

Tempo - August 8, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi has spoken up about calls for the government to immediately revise Law No. 5 of 1986 on Military Justice.

Counter Punch - August 8, 2023

Julie Wark – A West Papuan friend has just sent me a new documentary (please watch it, reader).

Jakarta Globe - August 8, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) Commander Admiral Yudo Margono has issued an order for the Military Police to initiate an investigation into a soldier who recently visit

July 20, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - July 20, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Following a clash that resulted in the shooting of civilians, casualties, and the destruction of numerous buildings in Dogiyai Regency, Central Papua Province, joint pa

July 10, 2023

UCA News - July 10, 2023

Church leaders have criticized Indonesian President Joko Widodo after he claimed conditions in Papua are '99 percent safe' despite the Christian-majority region being one of the country

July 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - July 6, 2023

Theressia Silalahi & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian Air Force on Thursday received the second of five C-130J Super Hercules aircraft the government has purchased from US

June 26, 2023

Radio New Zealand - June 26, 2023

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says Indonesia is once again ramping up military operations in its Papuan provinces.

June 14, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - June 14, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The deployment of military troops to Papua has prompted calls for evaluation.