Rizki Fachriansyah – Late Kompas Gramedia cofounder Jakob Oetama was laid to rest in a military funeral at the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery, South Jakarta, on Thursday.
People & Places
September 10, 2020
Made Anthony Iswara and Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Indonesia lost one of its journalism heroes on Wednesday through the passing of Jakob Oetama, cofounder of the country's largest media a
September 8, 2020
Jakarta – Prominent Muhammadiyah figure Abdul Malik Fadjar passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Mayapada Hospital in Kuningan, South Jakarta. He was 81 years old.
July 16, 2020
Quinton Temby – Hilmi Aminuddin, who brought the Muslim Brotherhood to Indonesia, died on 30 June 2020.
June 14, 2020
Jakarta – Former Army chief of staff General (ret.) Pramono Edhie Wibowo, an in-law of former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono or SBY, died at a municipal hospital in Cianjur, West J
May 10, 2020
Jakarta – Former Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen. (Ret.) Djoko Santoso died at the age of 67 on Sunday morning at the Gatot Subroto Army Hospital (RSPAD).
March 31, 2020
Jakarta – Billionaire, former Trade and Industry Minister under Soeharto's New Order – also famous for being the dictator's golf buddy – and Indonesian Athletics Federation chairman Bo
March 26, 2020
Ganug Nugroho Adi, Surakarta, Central Java – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his family gathered on Thursday to pay their final respects to Jokowi's late mother, Sujiatmi Notomiharj
February 24, 2020
Having fled Indonesian-rule in his homeland, Mr Ayamiseba became a central figure in advancing the West Papuan independence cause in regional fora.
February 14, 2020
Peter Job and Hamish McDonald – In later years he wore a hat for all seasons, whether it was the bitter cold of a Canberra winter or the tropical heat of Dili: a cap of checked tweed.
February 6, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Prominent New Order finance minister and member of the so-called "Berkeley Mafia" JB Sumarlin passed away at the age of 87 in Jakarta on Thursday.
February 4, 2020
Asip Hasani and Aman Rochman, Jombang, East Java – Thousands of Pesantren Tebuireng santri (Islamic boarding school students) and national figures have bid farewell to prominent cleric
Dili – East Timor Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak on behalf of the government and the people of his country offer condolences and sympathy to James Dunn's Family.
February 3, 2020
Jakarta – Salahuddin "Gus Sholah" Wahid, a renowned Muslim figure and luminary of the country's largest Islamic group, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), passed away on Sunday evening.
Jakarta – Salahuddin Wahid, a key figure in Indonesia's largest Muslim group Nahdlatul Ulama, passed away during treatment at a Jakarta hospital on Sunday evening. He was 77.
January 10, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The World Bank appointed Indonesian senior economist Mari Elka Pangestu as its managing director for development policy and partnerships, making her t
December 5, 2019
Jakarta – Singaporean daily The Straits Times has named Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo as its 2019 Asian of the Year for "dexterity and nous in navigating the tricky cross-c
November 10, 2019
Jakarta – Ever wondered how President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo got his now-ubiquitous nickname? The unlikely answer: from a French businessman.
September 17, 2019
Peter McCawley – Bacharuddin Jusuf "BJ" Habibie, Indonesia's third president, died last week at age 83. Habibie was an unexpected president.
September 16, 2019
September 13, 2019
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – East-Timorese Nelson Da Cruz (38) was one of the thousands of people that packed the public streets on Thursday to escort former president Bacharuddin Jusuf Hab
Kate Lyons – The first president of Timor Leste has paid a touching visit to the bedside of the Indonesian president who granted the region a referendum on independence in 1999, before
September 11, 2019
Telly Nathalia & Mikael Erawan, Jakarta – The State Secretariat has announced a three-day national mourning period for former president Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who passed away f
James Massola, Jakarta – Indonesia's third president, Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who was the first person to lead the country after 32 years of the Soeharto dictatorship, has died.