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June 13, 2022

Agence France-Presse - June 13, 2022

Bandung, West Java – Tens of thousands of people filled streets in the city of Bandung Monday to mourn a governor's son, who was found dead in a Swiss river last week after a search tha

May 27, 2022

UCA News - May 27, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Indonesian Catholics are mourning the death of Ahmad Syafi'i Maarif, a Muslim cleric known for his spirit of nationalism and defense of minority groups as well as being cri

April 11, 2022

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 11, 2022

Edward Aspinall – Richard Harry Chauvel was a noted Australian historian of Indonesia.

April 5, 2022

UCA News - April 5, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Timor-Leste is mourning the death of a Portuguese missionary who spent more than 50 years working as a teacher in the Catholic-majority country.

November 16, 2021

Macao Daily Post - November 16, 2021

Mark Bowling, Brisbane – British journalist and filmmaker Max Stahl has been honoured at a funeral Mass in St Stephen's Cathedral in Brisbane – 30 years after he filmed a massacre in Ea

November 3, 2021

UCA News - November 3, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste's President Francisco Guterres has awarded the country's highest honor to the late Bishop Basilio do Nascimento Martins of Baucau, who died last week.

November 1, 2021

UCA News - November 1, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste is mourning Bishop Basilio do Nascimento Martins of Baucau, who made an important contribution to its struggle for independence.

October 29, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - October 29, 2021

Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Filmmaker and journalist Max Stahl, 66, has died almost 30 years after capturing images of the Indonesian massacre at Santa Cruz cemetery in the Timor-Leste capi

Asia Pacific Report - October 29, 2021

Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Former Timor-Leste President Xanana Gusmao today lamented the death of journalist and filmmaker Max Stahl, recalling that his work had "changed the fate of the n

October 27, 2021

India Today - October 27, 2021

New Delhi – The daughter of Sukarno, Indonesia's founding father and first president, on Tuesday converted from Islam to Hinduism, an unorthodox move in the world's most populous Muslim

July 5, 2021

Jakarta Post - July 5, 2021

Jakarta – Harmoko, the information minister during the New Order Era who became the public face of the Soeharto regime, passed away on Sunday. He was 82.

July 3, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 3, 2021

Jakarta – Renowned politician Rachmawati Soekarnoputri, the daughter of founding father Sukarno, passed away on Saturday after being treated for Covid-19 for a week at a Jakarta hospita

June 21, 2021

Tempo - June 21, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – A number of Cabinet members took to social media to extend their birthday wishes as President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday, June 21, celebrates his 60th birthda

May 28, 2021

Radio New Zealand - May 28, 2021

Laurens Ikinia – Papuans are in mourning after the recent passing of Klemen Tinal, the Vice Governor of Papua Province.

May 19, 2021

Jakarta Post - May 19, 2021

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Media personality, prominent critic of the New Order regime and former presidential spokesperson Wimar Witoelar passed away in Jakarta on Wednesday morning at

May 11, 2021

Jakarta Globe - May 11, 2021

Jakarta – Muslim preacher Tengku Zulkarnain, widely known for his political remarks critical of the Joko "Jokowi" Widodo government, died on Monday at the age of 57 while being treated

January 26, 2021

Mongabay - January 26, 2021

Indra Nugraha – Veteran Indonesian agrarian reform activist Gunawan Wiradi, a lifelong champion of the rights of farmers and rural communities, has died at the age of 88.

January 15, 2021

Jakarta Post - January 15, 2021

Jakarta – Prominent Muslim preacher Syekh Ali Jaber died on Thursday following 19 days' treatment at Yarsi hospital in Central Jakarta.

December 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2020

Jakarta – Prominent Catholic scholar and author Bernardinus Herry Priyono died of cardiac arrest on Monday morning. He was 60 years old.

December 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 16, 2020

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October 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 14, 2020

Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has once again been named the Finance Minister of the Year for East Asia Pacific by Global Markets magazine for her accomplishments thro

September 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020

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.

Jakarta Post - 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 Post - 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

The Interpreter - July 16, 2020

Quinton Temby – Hilmi Aminuddin, who brought the Muslim Brotherhood to Indonesia, died on 30 June 2020.

June 14, 2020

Jakarta Globe - 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 Post - 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 Globe - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Radio New Zealand - 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

Melbourne Age - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Tempo Timor - February 4, 2020

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 Post - 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 Globe - February 3, 2020

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

Jakarta Post - 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 Post - 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 Post - 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

The Interpreter - 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

Tempo - 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

The Guardian - September 13, 2019

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

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 the Soeharto dictatorship, has died.

August 6, 2019

Jakarta Post - August 6, 2019

Jakarta – Respected Muslim cleric Maimoen Zubair passed away in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday while performing haj.

Jakarta Globe - August 6, 2019

Antara & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesians are mourning the death of Maimoen "Mbah Moen" Zubair, a prominent Islamic scholar who passed away at age 90 in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

July 30, 2019

Indonesia at Melbourne - July 30, 2019

Revered journalist and writer Arswendo Atmowiloto died on 19 July aged 70 after a short illness.

July 22, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - July 22, 2019

Fans of former Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama may have to live with the fact that he won't ever return to politics in Indonesia.

July 9, 2019

Radio New Zealand - July 9, 2019

Leading West Papuan human rights activist Ferry Marisan has died in Jayapura.