thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Fri, 09/04/2015 7:43 PM
After the government’s dumping of plans to build a high-speed railway to
connect Jakarta and Bandung, the Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin
Nasution has said that the government is now preparing to develop a
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has called on relevant government
agencies to intensify their efforts to extinguish the forest fires in
Sumatra and Kalimantan that have affected transportation and the health
of people in those regions.
Ina Parlina and Haeril Halim, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 09/04/2015 5:12 PM
A team overseeing the selection of Judicial Commission (KY)
commissioners excluded incumbent KY chairman Suparman Marzuki from its
list of seven final candidates submitted to President Joko “Jokowi”
Widodo on Thursday.
Nani Afrida, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 09/04/2015 5:08 PM
After prolonged discussion, including the comparison of five different
types of jet fighters, the Defense Ministry has decided to procure
Russian-made Sukhoi SU-35s to replace the retiring F-5 Tiger jet
Fedina S. Sundaryani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 09/04/2015 5:02 PM
The National Police have named former Pertamina Foundation executive
director Nina Nurlina Pramono a suspect in a graft case involving one of
the foundation’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects.
Agence France-Presse, Jakarta, Indonesia | Fri, 09/04/2015 3:42 PM
Indonesia has unexpectedly dumped much-vaunted plans for its first
high-speed railway in favor of a slower and cheaper rail option, in a
blow to Japan and China who have been fiercely competing to win the
thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Thu, 09/03/2015 7:38 PM
President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set to announce which investor will be chosen to build Indonesia's first high-speed railway following the submission of the Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister’s final recommendation.
Andi Hajramurni, thejakartapost.com, Makassar, South Sulawesi | Thu, 09/03/2015 7:26 PM
The South Sulawesi High Prosecutors’ Office has said that it
has received the complete case dossier of Abraham Samad, the suspended chairman
of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), who was accused of
counterfeiting documents for an identity card for a woman named Feriyani Lim.
thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Thu, 09/03/2015 7:21 PM
The National Police’s director for special economic crimes Brig. Gen.
Victor Edi Simanjuntak said on Thursday that an attempt to dismiss his
boss was designed to stop the police from investigating corruption cases.
Haeril Halim and Fedina S. Sundaryani, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 09/03/2015 5:05 PM
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Wednesday confirmed that
it had transferred its probe into state port operator PT Pelindo II to
the National Police’s Criminal Investigations Directorate (Bareskrim).
Haeril Halim, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 09/03/2015 4:59 PM
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has criticized the decision
made by the government-sanctioned selection committee to unilaterally
divide up its eight final leadership candidates for the antigraft body
and suggest which specific bureaucratic divisions they are best suited
thejakartapost.com, Jakarta | Thu, 09/03/2015 3:10 PM
A total of 15 Bangladeshi immigrants have left their temporary
shelter in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, recently while the immigration office was
preparing documents for their deportation. Their escape reportedly took advantage of the recent heavy
rains that poured down over the area, said an immigration officer.