Within less than six months, Indonesian democracy will enter its 15th year. The arrangement of democratic life, especially in political aspects, has been established.
I’m not sure whether the commander of Military District IV/Diponegoro, Maj. Gen.
The eighth anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami will fall on Dec. 26.
The history of regional economic integration in Europe tells us that an economic community is an essential stage prior to achieving a common market (CM).
When FIFA president Sepp Blatter extended the deadline for the Indonesian Soccer Association (PSSI) and Indonesian Soccer Rescue Committee (KPSI) to settle their dispute from Dec.
Internet users in China are furious after it was revealed that their government has a Twitter account.
The fact that English has become the world’s most important foreign language to learn in schools is indicative of its outstanding contribution to the world’s civilization.
The recent report on the moribund state of Sekak — a vernacular spoken by the Sea Tribe People of the Bangka Belitung province — is only one piece of evidence that evinces the possible demise o
Traffic congestion has become a grave problem in Jakarta.
he Golkar Party is clearly moving to the brink of division after two factions announced their separate plans to hold a congress to elect their own party chairman.
resident Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s appointment of Franky Sibarani, a businessman, as the new chief of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), only reiterates the President’s overriding conce
As expected, a number of lawmakers have moved to file a petition to request the House of Representatives to exercise its interpellation right to demand an explanation from the government on last we
The perpetual critics of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo may lambaste him for his surprising attendance of the annual Bankers’ Dinner hosted by Bank Indonesia (BI) on Thursday as an attempt to
The massive street protests that were promised by angry student activists after the government raised subsidized-fuel prices did not materialize, thanks largely to the commendable public familiariz
Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has signed a gubernatorial decree for the monthly city minimum wage to rise by 12.5 percent to Rp 2.7 million (US$222) in 2015, up from the curren
The latest surprise this week is the long-awaited choice of the attorney general.
Welcome on board, officially, Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, who was beaming and smiling while greeting well-wishers at the State Palace after his inauguration on Wednesday.
Japan is back!” Associated Press writer Elaine Kurtenbach quoted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as declaring two years ago, after he was elected.
Finally, we have a leader willing to take the plunge and increase fuel prices, even if it means risking his political popularity.