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April 15, 2021

The Conversation - April 15, 2021

Andreas Ufen – In early March this year, a retired Indonesian army general named Moeldoko was elected chairman of the Democratic Party (known locally as Partai Demokrat or PD) in a cont

December 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 19, 2020

Jakarta – Officials should refrain from engaging in public spats to avoid sparking already inflamed tensions amid the prolonged COVID-19 health emergency that has triggered a multi-dime

December 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 15, 2020

Jakarta – The Supreme Court has accepted a case review filed by the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) over its dealings with former party stalwart Fahri Hamzah, who sued over his dismissal

November 28, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 28, 2020

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) officially appointed its new leadership board for the period 2020-2025 during its 10th National Conference which was held in Jakarta on Nove

November 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 23, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – What appears to be a casual photo of Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan reading a book on Sunday morning has sparked debate among social media users, with som

October 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 2, 2020

Jakarta – Presidential Chief of Staff Moeldoko has warned the Save Indonesia Action Coalition (KAMI) not to disrupt the nation's political stability, alleging its members of having "cer

July 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Jember Regional Legislative Council in East Java has voted to impeach, for the first time in the regency's 91-year history, a sitting regent.

July 23, 2020

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2020

Jakarta – A female district head known for her charity works and anti-mining stance was impeached by local councilors in East Java on Wednesday in a rare concerted political maneuver i

May 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 4, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Having lost to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's ticket in the 2019 presidential election, businessman and Gerindra Party politician Sandiaga Uno surprised and

January 12, 2020

December 7, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2019

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle has addressed President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's disapproval of the party's plan to amend the Constitution at

October 26, 2019

Channel News Asia - October 26, 2019

Nivell Rayda, Yogyakarta – Without warning, Indonesia's most volatile volcano, Mt Merapi in Yogyakarta spewed a towering cloud of ash up to 3km into the air on Oct 14 after months of r

October 3, 2019

Tempo - October 3, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) senior researcher Syamsuddin Haris suggested President Joko Widodo or Jokowi to issue a government regulation in lieu of

October 2, 2019

August 13, 2019

Tempo - August 13, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Kivlan Zen's attorney, Tonin Tachta, said his client is suing Wiranto, demanding the Coordinating Minister for Political, Law, and Legal Affairs to pay h

February 21, 2012

Jakarta Globe - February 21, 2012

Banjir Ambarita, Jayapura – Two district head candidates in Puncak Papua were named suspects on Monday by the Papua Police for allegedly inciting a political feud that has killed at lea

November 23, 2011

Amnesty International News Release - November 23, 2011

These written warnings are a slap on the wrist.

October 22, 2001

New York Times - October 22, 2001

Seth Mydans, Jakarta – Less than three months ago Abdurrahman Wahid was swept from Indonesia's presidency on a wave of public exasperation after a truncated tenure that one prominent sc

October 20, 2001

Straits Times - October 20, 2001

Derwin Pereira, Jakarta – President Megawati Sukarnoputri's honeymoon with her deputy is over as both leaders tussle over Indonesia's response to the US military campaign against Afghan

October 9, 2001

Straits Times - October 9, 2001

Jakarta – Discord between Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri and Vice-President Hamzah Haz is becoming increasingly obvious now, with the two frequently making conflicting state

August 10, 2001

Asiaweek - August 10, 2001

Warren Caragata, Jakarta – On a day when most business executives in Jakarta were chasing rumors about the possible shape of President Megawati Sukarnoputri's cabinet, investment banker

August 9, 2001

South China Morning Post - April 9, 2001

Reuters in Jakarta – Indonesia's Megawati Sukarnoputri has set three conditions for running to replace embattled President Abdurrahman Wahid, including guarantees she won't be challenge

August 8, 2001

Jakarta Post - August 8, 2001

Surabaya – Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of East Java's Tapal Kuda area on Tuesday to welcome home former president and influential Muslim cleric Abdurrahman Wahid.

August 6, 2001

Time Magazine - August 6, 2001

Tim McGirk, Jakarta – When the scorpion tanks clattered to a halt outside the Istana Merdeka palace in Jakarta, Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid was relieved.

August 4, 2001

Straits Times - August 4, 2001

Devi Asmarani, Jakarta – Two fatal bombings, the assassination of a top judge and a jail breakout – all took place within the first 10 days of Ms Megawati Sukarnoputri's presidency.

Associated Press - August 4, 2001 (abridged)

Jakarta – Ousted president Abdurrahman Wahid returned to Indonesia yesterday after medical tests in the United States, insisting those who pushed him from power last month would eventua

Jakarta Post - August 4, 2001

Jakarta – Political parties have submitted their candidates for the new Cabinet but the lineup will not be announced until next Thursday, largely due to a power struggle within Megawati

Agence France Presse - August 4, 2001 (abridged)

Jakarta – Deposed Indonesian president Aburrahman Wahid turned 61 Saturday, 12 days after a humiliating impeachment by the national assembly cut short his tumultuous 21-month rule.

August 3, 2001

Jakarta Post - August 3, 2001

Jakarta – The much-awaited Cabinet line-up will not be unveiled until next week, accentuating apparent horse trading among major political parties for key positions and leaving the fina

August 2, 2001

Far Eastern Economic Review - August 2, 2001

John McBeth and Dini Djalal, Jakarta – Sadly for Indonesia, the dramatic events of July 23 that saw Abdurrahman Wahid sacked as president and Megawati Sukarnoputri installed in his plac

August 1, 2001

Green Left Weekly - August 1, 2001

Max Lane – In October 1999, when Megawati Sukarnoputri won the consolation prize of being elected Abdurrahman Wahid's vice-president, tens of thousands of her supporters paraded around

Tapol Bulletin 162 - August 2001

On 23 July, Vice President Megawati was installed as Indonesian president after the People's Assembly sacked the man it had appointed two years ago.

July 30, 2001

Straits Times - July 30, 2001

Devi Asmarani, Jakarta – The fate of Indonesia's Nation Awakening Party (PKB) looks increasingly uncertain as internal politicking threatens to divide it and its iconic founder Abdurrah

July 28, 2001

Straits Times - July 28, 2001

Marianne Kearney, Jakarta – Politicians will dominate the new Indonesian Cabinet.

Straits Times - July 28, 2001

Hamzah Haz, leader of Indonesia's largest Muslim political party, was elected Vice-President on Thursday.

South China Morning Post - July 28, 2001

Reuters in Jakarta – New President Megawati Sukarnoputri left Jakarta yesterday for the provinces, putting the critical task of forming a coalition cabinet on hold and reinforcing perce

Straits Times - July 28, 2001

Enrique Soriano and Devi Asmarani – Deposed and dejected, Mr Abdurrahman is helped down the stairs of the presidential palace on Thursday before catching a flight to the US for medical

Asia Times - July 28, 2001

Kanis Dursin, Jakarta – The unreserved support of new President Megawati Sukarnoputri's Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) for the vice presidential bid of Hamzah Haz, chai

July 27, 2001

Asia Times - July 27, 2001

Just 48 hours after banding together to oust Abdurrahman Wahid from the country's presidency on charges of "incompetence" (a most extraordinary article of impeachment) and install Megaw

July 26, 2001

Reuters - July 26, 2001

Achmad Sukarsono, Jakarta – Indonesian legislators on Thursday elected an unlikely deputy for their first female president – a Muslim politician who has said women are not fit to lead t

Agence France Presse - July 26, 2001

G.K. Goh, Jakarta – Abdurrahman Wahid's farewell to his followers Thursday was much like his 21 months as Indonesian president – chaotic, confusing and sadly anti-climactic.

Agence France Presse - July 26, 2001

Jakarta – Hamzah Haz, who became Indonesia's ninth vice president on Thursday, is a seasoned lawmaker and politician and the first in more than three decades to come from a Muslim party

July 24, 2001

Agence France Presse - July 24, 2001

Jakarta – Indonesian police authorities have arrested seven of their own senior officers and are hunting down another one in what appeared to be a clean up of the force following Abdurr

Dow Jones Newswires - July 24, 2001

I Made Sentana, Jakarta – Indonesia's new President Megawati Sukarnoputri faces a tough balancing act between building a workable political coalition and fulfilling hopes among financia

July 23, 2001

New York Times - July 23, 2001

Seth Mydans, Jakarta – When she was still something of a neophyte six years ago, Megawati Sukarnoputri spoke with wonder about the hard work of politics.

Associated Press - July 23, 2001

Jakarta – Indonesia's first leader, President Sukarno, was ousted from office 35 years ago by right-wing army generals.

New York Times - July 23, 2001

Seth Mydans, Jakarta – In the most peaceful transfer of power in Indonesia's history, Megawati Sukarnoputri was sworn in as president today, moments after the nation's top legislative b

South China Morning Post - July 23, 2001

Vaudine England, Jakarta – Despite two bombs in the morning and a gathering of forces for a major political showdown today, it was hard to find signs of concern outside Parliament build

Agence France Presse - July 23, 2001

Jakarta – Indonesian MPs Monday opened a special session which could impeach President Abdurrahman Wahid, even though he issued a decree disbanding parliament.

Agence France Presse - July 23, 2001

Jakarta – The Indonesian armed forces yesterday staged one of the biggest show of force seen in the capital in years.