Bambang Muryanto, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta | Thu, 10/23/2014 4:32 PM
The Yogyakarta Police say they have completed their investigation into charges of defamation allegedly perpetrated on social media by Florence Sihombing, a graduate law student from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, and handed over her case dossier to the Yogyakarta Prosecutor’s Office.
Rizal Harahap, The Jakarta Post, Pekanbaru | Thu, 10/23/2014 9:15 AM
Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators on Wednesday
examined a number of officials from the Riau provincial administration
in Pekanbaru, Riau, to probe alleged bribery in a forest conversion case
implicating Riau Governor Annas Maamun.
The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Thu, 10/23/2014 8:49 AM
The activities carried out by French journalists Thomas Charles
Dandois and Marie Valentine Bourrat during their stay in Papua were of a
journalistic nature, in line with Press Law No. 40/1999, said a
The Jakarta Post, Purwokerto | Thu, 10/23/2014 7:43 AM
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Prioritizing Reform, Innovation, and Opportunities for Reaching
Indonesia’s Teachers, Administrators, and Students (Prioritas), deems
that teacher management in Indonesia remains weak.
Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Wed, 10/22/2014 10:10 PM
Activities conducted by two French journalists, Thomas
Charles Dandois and Marie Valentine Bourrat, during their stay in Papua could
be categorized as journalistic activities as defined by Law No. 40/1999 on the
press, said an expert witness during the trial of the two defendants in
Jayapura on Wednesday.
Slamet Susanto, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta | Wed, 10/22/2014 7:58 PM
A survey commissioned by the political and governance study program at the University of Gadjah Mada’s (UGM) School of Social and Political Sciences reveals that 85 percent of voters have never demanded the fulfilment of campaign promises made by elected lawmakers, considering that legislative bodies in Indonesia seem to be unable to convey the aspirations of the country’s citizens.
Slamet Susanto, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta | Wed, 10/22/2014 6:44 PM
Current Bantul Regent Sri Surya Widati’s plan to run for the regent’s office for the second time might fall apart since the majority of members of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), to which she belongs, have apparently aimed for a different figure who wasn’t linked to graft allegations.
Agus Maryono, The Jakarta Post, Purwokerto | Wed, 10/22/2014 5:25 PM
Education in Indonesia has continued to face obstacles, including unbalanced deployment of teachers in areas across the country, which has led to pronounced education quality gaps among the regions, an expert has said.
Bambang Muryanto, The Jakarta Post, Riau | Wed, 10/22/2014 5:01 PM
The government must take more comprehensive measures to settle land-use conflicts in order to stop the illegal forest clearings that have reached 12,000 hectares (ha) per year, and which threaten the ecosystem in Tesso Nilo National Park in Riau, Sumatra, a senior official has said.
Andi Hajramurni, The Jakarta Post, Makassar | Wed, 10/22/2014 4:31 PM
An Australian twin-engine aircraft Beechcraft 95 en route to The Philippines from Darwin was forced to land at the Sam Ratulangi Airport in Manado, North Sulawesi on Wednesday for allegedly trespassing in Indonesian airspace.
Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Wed, 10/22/2014 10:32 AM
The Jayapura District Court resumed on Tuesday a trial of two French
journalists, Thomas Charles Dandois and Marie Valentine Bourrat, hearing
from three witnesses from the prosecution who were not able to confirm
that the defendants undertook journalistic activities.