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September 15, 2019

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Jakarta Globe - September 15, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Aviation and shipping activities in and around the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan were severely impacted by haze…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 15, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Tens of people staged a rally outside the West Sumatra Provincial Legislative Assembly (DPRD) building on Friday, calling on…

Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - September 15, 2019

Karen Barlow, Jakarta – The thick, hot smog and its accompanying dangers never seem to go away.

It is this city's state of being.

It…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
CNN Indonesia - September 15, 2019

Jakarta – Protesters have admitted that they were promised money if they took part in enlivening a protest action critical of the Corruption…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
South China Morning Post - September 15, 2019

Singapore's air quality deteriorated to "unhealthy" levels on Saturday for the first time in three years, data from the National Environment…

Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Sydney Morning Herald - September 15, 2019

James Massola, Amilia Rosa and Karuni Rompies, Balikpapan – When Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced the country's capital city was moving…

Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - September 15, 2019

Nur Azizah Rizki Astuti, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is urging the House of Representatives (…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Linda Yulisman in Jakarta and Trinna Leong Malaysia in Putrajaya – The Indonesian government yesterday vowed to impose criminal charges on…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 15, 2019

Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in…

September 14, 2019

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - September 14, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Environment and Forestry Ministry has sealed off 42 lands owned by corporate and one land owned by individual…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 14, 2019

With fierce blazes raging in jungles from the Amazon to Indonesia, concerns are mounting about the impact as rainforests play a vital role in…

September 13, 2019

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Post - September 13, 2019

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – A riot broke out in front of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta as protesters in support of the…

Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
The Guardian - September 13, 2019

Kate Lamb in Kalideres, Jakarta – Once a military command post, the two-storey lime green building in Kalideres, West Jakarta, is now essentially…

Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Gangsar Parikesit, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has reportedly allocated Rp166.91 billion into its 2020 budget priorities (…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – There is something notably different on the official website of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Reuters - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo told Indonesians on Friday he would not compromise in the fight against graft, amid concerns over the officer…

Indonesia ›› Health & Education
The Guardian - September 13, 2019

Saeed Kamali Dehghan – Indonesia is stepping up efforts to protect people with mental health conditions by affording national agencies new powers…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Beritasatu Team & Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Despite objections from its own staff, former South Sumatra Police chief Insp. Gen. Firli Bahuri…

Indonesia ›› Marriage & The Family
Jakarta Post - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – The House of Representatives has finally agreed to raise the minimum age for marriage for females from 16 years old to 19…

Indonesia ›› Marriage & The Family
Straits Times - September 13, 2019

Kuala Lumpur (Reuters) – Indonesia moved closer to ending child marriage on Friday (Sept 13) after the government secured a key nod paving the…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Saut Situmorang announced his resignation from the position as deputy chief of the Corruption Eradication…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Bloomberg - September 13, 2019

Tassia Sipahutar – Indonesian President Joko Widodo defended his support for amendments to a key anti-corruption law, ignoring calls from the…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 13, 2019

Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Jakarta Globe - September 13, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Commissioners of the national antigraft agency released a statement on Friday evening to "return their mandate" to…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Detik News - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's approval of revisions to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law has disappointed many – from…

Indonesia ›› Farming & Agriculture
Bloomberg - September 13, 2019

Cocoa plantations in Indonesia are passing through a bitter phase, and the bulk of the blame falls on old farmers and ageing trees.

Cocoa…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 13, 2019

Shinta Maharani, Jakarta – The Indonesian Islamic University (UII) Yogyakarta's faculty of law is reportedly planning to aim President Joko "…

Indonesia ›› Jakarta & Urban Life
Tempo - September 13, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Jakarta's expanded traffic policy known as the odd-even policy on Monday, September 9, 2019, that has…

Indonesia ›› Infrastructure & Development
Coconuts Bali - September 13, 2019

The Balinese People's Forum to Reject Reclamation (ForBALI) is urging Indonesia's Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) to…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Reuters - September 13, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world's biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some…

September 12, 2019

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo - September 12, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) urged the government to evaluate the implementation of the national peatland…

Indonesia ›› Military Ties & Arms Trade
Antara News - September 12, 2019

Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – Indonesia's Main Naval Base (Lantamal) VII in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), is conducting a joint…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 12, 2019

Andita Rahma and Friski Riana, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy head, Laode M. Syarief, lamented the non-transparency of…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 12, 2019

Dessy Sagita, Pekanbaru, Riau – The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed Thursday, spreading…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Sydney Morning Herald - September 12, 2019

Jakarta – Authorities have shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze as…

Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Jakarta Globe - September 12, 2019

Erwin C Sihombing & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers who chose to remain at a temporary shelter in Kalideres,…

Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Tempo - September 12, 2019

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Ahmad Safrudin, the executive director of the leaded fuel eradication committee (KPBB), revealed the toll of air…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
South China Morning Post - September 12, 2019

Amy Chew – Indonesian anti-graft activists are protesting against plans by legislators to revise a law governing the country's Corruption…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
The Guardian - September 12, 2019

Kate Lamb, Jakarta – Indonesia has shot back at claims the country is solely responsible for the fires that have created a thick haze across…

September 11, 2019

Indonesia ›› People & Places
Jakarta Globe - September 11, 2019

Telly Nathalia & Mikael Erawan, Jakarta – The State Secretariat has announced a three-day national mourning period for former president…

Indonesia ›› People & Places
Sydney Morning Herald - September 11, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – Indonesia's third president, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who was the first person to lead the country after 32 years of…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Agence France Presse - September 11, 2019

Malaysia has stepped up pressure on neighbouring Indonesia to tackle huge blazes tearing through its rainforests and smothering Southeast Asia in…

Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Tempo - September 11, 2019

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The coalition against natural resources graft states that revising the KPK Law will benefit mafias of the mining…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Deutsche Presse Agentur - September 11, 2019

Jakarta – Haze that has blanketed parts of Malaysia and forced the closure of schools came from forest fires in that country, and not from…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
CNN - September 11, 2019

Jessie Yeung – Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia…

Indonesia ›› Police & Law Enforcement
Tempo - September 11, 2019

Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Following Tuesday's court trial, Kivlan Zen has officially been named as the defendant in the case of…

Indonesia ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Jakarta Post - September 11, 2019

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government is mulling over a number of policies to improve the performance of the domestic timber and…

Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Eurasia Review - September 11, 2019

Jefferson Ng – During the New Order, the GBHN was a set of political, economic, and social principles issued by the People's Consultative…

Indonesia ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Associated Press - September 11, 2019

Byniniek Karmini, Jakarta – Authorities shut most schools in parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island to protect children from a thick, noxious haze…

Indonesia ›› Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Tempo - September 11, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Jakarta's Directorate General of Politics and Public Administration (Kesbangpol) noted an additional surge…