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June 8, 2024

Sydney Morning Herald - June 8, 2024

Zach Hope, Amilia Rosa and Nick McKenzie – An Indonesian people smuggler who helped transport 39 men on a boat to mainland Australia in February has revealed how he was caught by Austra

June 7, 2024

Jakarta Post - June 7, 2024

Ruth Dea Juwita, Jakarta – Indonesia's ambassadors to India and Russia say authorities there hope to see Southeast Asia's largest economy join BRICS to give the group of major emerging

Jakarta Post - June 7, 2024

Jakarta – Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has condemned Israel's parliamentary bill seeking to label the United Nations refugee agency for Palestinians (UNRWA) as a terrorist group.

June 6, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 6, 2024

Vinnilya, Jakarta – The ongoing trade war between the world's economic giants, China and the United States, is anticipated to escalate further as the November 5, 2024 election approache

Jakarta Globe - June 6, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently congratulated Narendra Modi for his re-election as India's prime minister, saying that Indonesia looks forward to d

Straits Times - June 6, 2024

Judith Tan, Singapore – The Indonesian farm on Pulau Bulan that supplies two-thirds of Singapore's freshly slaughtered pork has still not received the green light to resume export of li

June 3, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 3, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi said Monday that Israel and its allies had been trying to get Muslim countries to normalize ties.

June 2, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 2, 2024

Heru Andriyanto, Singapore – President-elect Prabowo Subianto met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss enhancing bilateral defense cooperation on the sidelines of an e

Reuters - June 2, 2024

Singapore – Indonesia's president-elect, Prabowo Subianto, said on Saturday that his country was willing to send peacekeeping troops to enforce a ceasefire in Gaza if required.

June 1, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 1, 2024

Juan Ardya Guardiola, Riau – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo underscored the importance of Indonesia's foundational ideology, Pancasila, in liberating the nation from foreign dependence.

May 29, 2024

Tempo Editorial - May 29, 2024

Jakarta – The price of garlic continues to soar as a result of a shortage of supplies. This is further evidence of the problems caused by the import quota system.

Reuters - May 29, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia will start reviewing a wide range of economic policies as it seeks to become the first Southeast Asian member of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developme

Jakarta Post - May 29, 2024

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Indonesia and other members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have intensified their diplomacy to promote a two-state solution in the Middle Eas

Jakarta Globe - May 29, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) hopes Indonesia will not rush to secure a full membership into the rich country club.

May 28, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 28, 2024

Jakarta – It is fallacy that Indonesia could reap some windfall from the escalating United States-China trade war.

May 27, 2024

May 21, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 21, 2024

Dio Suhenda and Ni Komang Erviani, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on the international community to strengthen its commitment and formulate real actions for inclusi

May 20, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 20, 2024

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo formally introduced Prabowo Subianto as his successor on Monday, during the opening ceremony of the 10th World Water Forum in Bali.

Jakarta Globe - May 20, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia is hoping that New Zealand drop the lawsuit over food import restrictions, arguing that Jakarta had already made adjustments according to what th

May 17, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 17, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Chief Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto emphasized Indonesia's desire for fair treatment from the European Union in a recent interview with German media out

May 16, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 16, 2024

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – On the first stopover of his nearly week-long Middle East tour, defence Minister Prabowo Subianto met United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

Jakarta Post - May 16, 2024

Jakarta – President-elect Prabowo Subianto has defended outgoing President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's export restrictions on key raw materials to promote the development of downstream indus

May 15, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 15, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia has been witnessing a positive trade balance for four years in a row, with India being the biggest contributor to the surplus in April, according

May 12, 2024

Reuters - May 12, 2024

Jakarta – As president elect Prabowo Subianto prepares to enter office in October, he looks set to take a more assertive stance in foreign policy, saying that diplomacy, negotiations, a

Tempo - May 12, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Army (TNI AD) plans to station 4,463 personnel to secure the 10th World Water Forum (WWF) in Bali.

May 10, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 10, 2024

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – The Israel military's assault on and seizure of the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt has sparked outcry and fury from the international

Jakarta Post - May 10, 2024

Yvette Tanamal, Jakarta – Indonesia reiterated its commitment to strengthening ties with Papua New Guinea on Wednesday in a "historic" meeting in Jayapura that emphasized defense cooper

Jakarta Globe - May 10, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Palestinian Ambassador to Indonesia Zuhair Al-Shun gave his comments on Friday regarding Indonesia's existing trade with Israel, claiming that it would not

May 9, 2024

Tempo - May 9, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna H.

May 8, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 8, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The recent Israeli assault on Rafah has sparked strong international condemnation, including from Indonesia, which has been a staunch supporter of Palestin

May 7, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 7, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia sought to remind leaders of the Islamic world to "remain united in helping Palestine", as the organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened over the weekend to

Indonesia at Melbourne - May 7, 2024

Virdika Rizky Utama – The recent revelation that Indonesia is considering normalising ties with Israel as part of its bid to join the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Developme

Jakarta Globe - May 7, 2024

Grace el Dora, Jakarta – Indonesia is stepping up its efforts to be removed from the blacklist of countries with poor intellectual property enforcement, known as the Priority Watch List

May 6, 2024

Jakarta Post - May 6, 2024

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – Indonesia has made further progress toward joining the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) after the country received its own accession

May 3, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 3, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently gave Indonesia the roadmap that lays out the process that Jakarta has to go thro

May 2, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 2, 2024

Jakarta – President-elect Prabowo Subianto has launched an early diplomacy offensive to lay out his foreign policy direction for the next five years after he takes over the country's to

Jakarta Globe - May 2, 2024

Chairul Fikri, Jakarta – Indonesian furniture exporters are setting their sights on capturing 1 percent of the market share, following a significant decline in exports last year.

Radio New Zealand - May 2, 2024

Australia says it "unreservedly recognises Indonesia's territorial integrity and sovereignty over the Papua provinces" in response to a letter accusing it of betrayal, but it also "cond

April 30, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 30, 2024

Endy Bayuni, Jakarta – These past eight months, the world has been watching a genocide unfolding in the Gaza Strip not only with horror but also with frustration because no one force, n

April 29, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 29, 2024

Bogor, West Java (Agencies) – Accompanied by their successors, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong celebrated their achievements in bilateral tie

April 26, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 26, 2024

Hanoi – Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi on Wednesday discussed measures to further strengthen the robust Strategic Partners

April 25, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 25, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The anti-deforestation law launched by the European Union (EU) has sparked concerns not only in Indonesia but also among American lawmakers, according to s

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2024

Jakarta – United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with president-elect Prabowo Subianto in a telephone conversation on Wednesday in which the Pentagon chief congratulated his

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2024

Singapore – Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan met Indonesia's incoming president Prabowo Subianto, as part of his four-day visit to the capital Jakarta.

April 24, 2024

The Interpreter - April 24, 2024

Fidelis Magalhaes – Prabowo Subianto's recent election win has sparked varied reactions, and while some interpret it as a setback for democratic progress since the 1998 reformasi, I see

April 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - April 22, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia's imports of coffee had grown last month despite being a producer of the highly popular beverage, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS

Jakarta Globe - April 22, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance recorded a surplus of $4.47 billion in March 2024, up from $3.64 billion in February 2024.

April 19, 2024

Reuters - April 19, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia's trade surplus is estimated to have widened in March as imports were seen easing from a seasonally high demand in the prior month, a Reuters poll showed on F