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).
People & Places
May 10, 2020
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.
August 6, 2019
Jakarta – Respected Muslim cleric Maimoen Zubair passed away in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday while performing haj.
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
Revered journalist and writer Arswendo Atmowiloto died on 19 July aged 70 after a short illness.
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
Leading West Papuan human rights activist Ferry Marisan has died in Jayapura.