A relentless choir of praise ensued when President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced in mid-November an end to fuel subsidy allocations — the government’s biggest ever conspicuous spending nur
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s latest pledge to award US$5 million to Indonesia is encouraging news.
The founders of Muhammadiyah and Nahdatul Ulama (NU) were the product of late 19th century Islamic encounters with modernity and colonialism.
Extreme haze caused by forest and bush fires throughout Sumatra and Kalimantan has been a perpetual problem affecting the quality of life and economy of local residents and neighboring countries.
Conflict, terrorism, economic turmoil, natural calamities, disease: We are living in an era of unprecedented crises and troubles, as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned.
PT Freeport Indonesia has seen and withstood the shifts in power in Indonesia ever since its arrival in Papua over four decades ago.
Next week, at almost the same time, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah, the largest and second largest Indonesian Muslim organizations respectively, will hold their congresses or muktamar.
It seems that during this recent Ramadhan, the spirit of berbagi (sharing) — a religious obligation during the fasting month — was given a new interpretation by Otto Cornelius Kaligis, one of I
The government and miner PT Freeport Indonesia are due to negotiate a contract extension two years before the current contract ends in 2021.
Forest and land fires frequently hit the country when the dry season comes.
The nation’s largest Muslim organizations, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah, will soon hold their national congresses, with both slated to be opened by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.
The naming on Tuesday by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) of North Sumatra Governor Gatot Pujo Nugroho and his wife Evi Susanti as suspects in a bribery case involving two Medan State Ad
With the dry season returning, Indonesia is again doing the routine job of putting out forest and land fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan and defending itself from a barrage of complaints from the peo
Even though asset declaration is by law compulsory for all candidates who will contest the direct elections for nine provincial governors, 224 regents and 36 mayors on Dec.
Consumers and businesses are in a subdued mood, as the rupiah seems to have been debased steadily by hidden forces over the past few months.
Editorial: We can’t stop urbanizationDespite its manifold and complex problems, Jakarta remains a destination city for many Indonesians, as attested to by the recent arrival of tens of thousands of newcomers following the Idul Fitri h
Despite its manifold and complex problems, Jakarta remains a destination city for many Indonesians, as attested to by the recent arrival of tens of thousands of newcomers following the Idul Fitri h
Marking the anniversary of the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) on Wednesday, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo warned state prosecutors against extorting individuals under investigation, a pract
It is now back to business for the millions of private-sector and government workers, street vendors, hawkers, professionals and business executives who just returned from almost 10 days of Idul Fi
One death was too many.