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July 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 13, 2023

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says he is preparing to appoint four interim governors from a pool of high-ranking officials for Central Java, West Java, Bali and N

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2023

Jakarta – State Administrative Bureaucratic Reform Minister Abdullah Azwar Anas on Thursday launched 14 public service malls across 10 provinces.

December 1, 2022

Jakarta Globe - December 1, 2022

Jakarta – The Environment and Forestry Ministry has recently won the best award for the development of network nodes and the increased utilization of geospatial information for mapping

September 26, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 26, 2022

Richo Andi Wibowo, Yogyakarta – The government has repeatedly shown signals that the state's policies have not been based on research, which raises the question of whether the nation's

July 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo remembered his own experience with the government when he explained on Wednesday why the ease of doing business became one

October 24, 2021

Detik.com - October 24, 2021

Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH Jakarta) has given a red report card to the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin marking their

October 21, 2021

Antara News - October 21, 2021

Rangga PAJ, Rahmad Nasution, Jakarta – A report book documenting the commitment and achievements of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in accelerating regional development in the provinces

April 28, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 28, 2020

With most Indonesians transfixed by the government's messy management of Covid-19, one issue has unexpectedly cut through the noise – growing questions over the relevance of "millennia

April 24, 2020

Nikkei Asian Review - April 24, 2020

Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked parliament on Friday to delay debate on changes to labor laws that were part of a sweeping bill to remove red tape and in

April 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 10, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The central government could use a more coherent public communication strategy as it looks to address the COVID-19 outbreak in the country, with analy

April 4, 2020

Jakarta Globe - April 4, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch's coordinator, Adnan Topan Husodo, said on Friday a government regulation in lieu of law, or Perppu, on state financial policies an

February 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 7, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry will close down or merge state-owned companies that have consistently failed to post profits as part of the governme

December 9, 2019

Jakarta Post - December 9, 2019

Arya Dipa, Bandung, West Java – The West Java administration has launched a mobile application that will enable local residents to engage in a two-way communication with administration

November 22, 2019

Reuters - November 22, 2019

Jakarta – Indonesia's government and a consortium of 56 insurance companies signed on Friday the first contract to protect state assets against disasters in the seismically active Sout

October 29, 2019

Tempo - October 29, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD asserts that he will focus on cultural and humanitarian approach – without eliminating other a

July 23, 2019

Jakarta Post - July 23, 2019

Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said the government will reduce spending in the coming months as revenue growth was slow in the first half of 2019.

July 15, 2019

Tempo - July 15, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Institute Criminal of Justice Reform (ICJR) Executive Director Anggara criticized the speech delivered by president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo entitled "Visi Indones

July 4, 2019

Jakarta Post - July 4, 2019

Jakarta – The government has decided to increase the salaries of board of directors of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) this year, based on a regulation issued by the SOEs minister on Ma

July 3, 2019

Tempo - July 3, 2019

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Director of Research at the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF) Berly Martawadaya says he has analyzed the policies that need to be handle

June 28, 2019

Jakarta Post - June 28, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed a regulation on Satu Data Indonesia an integrated data-management service, in accordance with a recent presidential regulation (Perp

April 7, 2019

Jakarta Post - April 7, 2019

Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno has expressed her appreciation for the significant increase in SOEs' profits, which had grown by Rp 57 trillion (US$4.04

February 27, 2019

Jakarta Post - February 27, 2019

Stefanno Reinard Sulaiman, Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno has ordered all state-owned companies to eliminate duplication of business lines to increase

February 11, 2019

February 5, 2019

Dili Weekly - February 5, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The Chief of Suku of the Suku of Kaikoli, in the administrative post of Vera Cruz, Dili municipality, Hipolito Marques, said drains are full of rubbish because the go

November 19, 2018

Public Finance International - November 19, 2018

Simone Rensch – Timor-Leste needs to "sustainably manage" its public finances to ensure it doesn't spend too much too quickly as its natural resources run low, the World Bank has warned

June 5, 2018

Dili Weekly - June 5, 2018

Paulina Quintao – The representative of Catholic Church and Bishop of Dili Diocese Dom Virgilio do Carmo da Silva urges the new government to unify all Timorese and their dreams and to

April 17, 2018

Dili Weekly - April 17, 2018

Paulina Quintao – Based on the results of monitoring activities conducted by the Office of the Human Rights and Justice Ombudsmen (PDHJ), high rates of violations against defined criter

December 9, 2017

Tempo - December 9, 2017

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says that the drafting of budgets at both the ministries, state institutions and regional bodies focus more on supporting activities rath

November 11, 2017

Tempo - November 11, 2017

Antara, Jakarta – State Administrative Law Lecturers Association (APHTN) chairman Mahfud MD stated that regulations in Indonesia are not well-structured and it causes inefficiency.

May 29, 2017

Jakarta Post - May 29, 2017

Anton Hermansyah, Jakarta – The Religious Affairs and Home Ministries have received an unqualified opinion – meaning the ministries fully comply with auditing standards – for their 2016 financial r

March 21, 2017

Brisbane Times - March 21, 2017

Lindsay Murdoch, Dili – East Timorese leader Jose Ramos Horta has lashed out at what he calls "outrageous" claims before an Australian parliamentary committee that his country could be heading towa

March 14, 2017

Jakarta Post - March 14, 2017

Jakarta – The Indonesian Ombudsman has recorded a continuous increase in complaints about the delivery of public services, showing that people are no longer reluctant to report poor services to the

March 11, 2017

December 29, 2016

Jakarta Globe - December 29, 2016

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday (29/12) denied rumors he is considering another cabinet reshuffle. "No such thing," he told journalists in South Jakarta.

December 22, 2016

Jakarta Post - December 22, 2016

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration should increase the number of women holding strategic decision-making positions in the government if the country really applied meritocracy

December 21, 2016

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2016

Anton Hermansyah, Jakarta – With only 10 days left in the second phase of the tax amnesty, participation in the program has fallen behind government expectations.

December 20, 2016

Jakarta Globe - December 20, 2016

Jakarta – The government will form a new dedicated body to promote the Pancasila state ideology, named the President's Working Unit for Reinforcement of Pancasila Ideology, known as UKP-PIP, in res

December 11, 2016

Jakarta Post - December 11, 2016

Jakarta – Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has signaled that another Cabinet reshuffle is likely to take place should Indonesia fail to narrow its position gap with regional powerhouses in the World

November 9, 2016

Dili Weekly - November 9, 2016

Venidora Oliveira – MPs have approved more than $17 million for the National Parliament's 2017 budget at a plenary session.

October 14, 2016

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2016

Haeril Halim and Margareth S.

October 12, 2016

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2016

Marguerite Afra Sapiie, Jakarta – The government will focus its first phase of the national legal reform package on five key points, which include eradicating illegal fees and smuggling, accelerati

October 7, 2016

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2016

Prima Wirayani, Djemi Amnifu and Wahyoe Boediwardana, Jakarta/Kupang/Surabaya – With more than 500 regencies and cities in 34 provinces across the archipelago, Indonesia often faces difficulties in

September 20, 2016

Jakarta Post - September 20, 2016

Ayomi Amindoni, Jakarta – Indonesia's external debt amounted to US$324.2 billion in July, a marginal increase from $323.8 billion in the previous month, according to the latest data from Bank Indon

September 19, 2016

Jakarta Post - September 19, 2016

Prima Wirayani and Ina Parlina, Jakarta – Indonesia's state budget deficit is set to soar to its highest level in decades and almost reach the legally allowed limit due to massive revenue shortfall

August 26, 2016

Jakarta Post - August 26, 2016

Margareth S.

August 17, 2016

Jakarta Post - August 17, 2016

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – The abrupt sacking of Arcandra Tahar from his post as Energy and Mineral Resources Minister shows the tug of war between two influential camps in President Joko Wid

August 16, 2016

Jakarta Post - August 16, 2016

Ina Parlina and Haeril Halim, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially dismissed on Monday Arcandra Tahar from his position as energy and mineral resources minister after serving just th

August 10, 2016

Jakarta Globe - August 10, 2016

Jakarta – Vice President Jusuf Kalla said newly appointed ministers should do their job according to the policies set by the central government.

August 5, 2016

Jakarta Post - August 5, 2016

Prima Wirayani, Farida Susanty and Stefani Ribka, Jakarta – While announcing a second round of cuts to this year's state budget, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, installed as finance minister only a week ago