We refer to The Jakarta Post’s news article titled “Pefindo downgrades BII bond rating”, published on Sept.
Taking the one-page code of conduct between Jakarta and Canberra at face value as a signal of restored ties poses a real danger to the future of bilateral relations between the two neighbors.
To make further and meaningful progress in its community-building agenda, ASEAN must fashion a bottom-up approach in its engagement in the lead up to ASEAN integration next year.
Some two weeks ago PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara and Nusa Tenggara Partnership BV withdrew their arbitration suit against the Indonesian government concerning the export restriction of copper concentrat
In the latest step for Bank Mutiara it is to be taken over by an investment firm, J Trust Co Ltd.
The victory of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo–Jusuf Kalla in the presidential election was met with euphoria, but the pair faces a narrow fiscal space to implement its Nawacita (nine programs) due to t
Recently, a friend sent me a hilarious clip from Mrs. Brown’s Boys, a BBC Scotland television sitcom created by and starring Irish writer and performer Brendan O’Carroll.
A change in the political tide, by abnegating direct elections, is the latest peril that losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto has brought to the country.
Pak Jokowi, your new friends might say that the figures are normal, that Indonesians are a peace-loving people, that custom or adat helps a lot.
In the early years of his presidency, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was focused on the anti graft war.
The House of Representatives untypically changed its role from villain to hero on Tuesday when it ratified the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution.
The outgoing House of Representatives has come out with another surprise piece of legislation, which will further stimulate the growth of the insurance industry.
Modesty had characterized president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo since he took the helm of the sultanate city of Surakarta back in 2005, but then he became a powerful brand image that captivated
A recent report on higher education found that among 5,000 parents questioned in 15 countries, Indonesians were keenest on having their children study overseas compared to the citizens of Mal
Public opposition to the House of Representatives’ move to pass a bill on regional elections — which if successful will seize the right to elect regional leaders from the people — has taken a
Street parking has contributed much to the traffic gridlock besetting the capital city because the use of parts of the road for parking vehicles always generates bottlenecks that force other motori
A war or military confrontation between China and Japan is probably just a matter of time.
An ungracious, ungrateful politician is the image portrayed of Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama by his former party, Gerindra, which was founded by losing presidential cand
The government should be very careful in implementing the decision of the House of Representatives budget committee on Monday, which increased the target of government non-tax revenues (dividend pa
The post reformasi generation is leading the way forward toward a new Indonesia where falling in love should not be tantamount to a crime.