The Corruption Eradiction Commission (KPK), is currently investigating a scandal surrounding a resource-based company in Buol, Sulawesi, which implicates a number of company executives.
The NIMBY syndrome is well known in Australian politics.
The fact that Joko “Jokowi” Widodo came first in the July 11 Jakarta gubernatorial election, surpassing incumbent Fauzi Bowo, shocked many, including the incumbent himself, who was very optimis
Last week, the National Commission on Human Rights, an independent state body, released its findings from a four-year investigation into the 1965 purge of suspected communists.
Less than a month before the 45th anniversary of ASEAN, the regional organization failed to conclude its routine ministerial meeting with a usual joint communiqué.
The recent publication of The Fund for Peace 2012, Failed States Index, has created world-wide controversy.
Symmetrical wars, such as World War I and II, are fought between conventional military forces, where both sides are organized in very much the same way, have largely the same (if opposing) purposes
We were standing in a small town called Sanggau at the edge of a large palm oil plantation, just an hour’s drive from the Malaysian border in West Kalimantan.
The soaring international price of soybean’s, which has been triggered by severe drought in the US, has triggered a significant increase in the domestic price of soybeans, especially at the retai
Lately, there has been much news about procurement of military weapons and equipment, including Leopard tanks, submarines and Sukhoi fighter aircraft.
The complete unstatesmanlike attitude of the losing presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, in stubbornly refusing to accept the final election result tallied by the General Elections Commission
Prabowo’s choiceWhen, on Tuesday, the people of Indonesia should have been cherishing the end of a prolonged national divide and moving on to extend olive branches to each other, losing presidential candidate Prab
When, on Tuesday, the people of Indonesia should have been cherishing the end of a prolonged national divide and moving on to extend olive branches to each other, losing presidential candidate Prab
This Latin phrase, translated as “the voice of the people is the voice of God,” in an Indonesian context simply means that the nation has decided to entrust Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf K
The World Bank’s (WB) second quarter (Q2) report on the Indonesian economy, released on the eve of the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) announcement of the official results of the president
An odd tradition evolving in the last few decades, as Indonesia modernizes, is the annual exodus from cities to rural areas each time the nation’s Muslims mark the end of Ramadhan.
Indonesia will have a new leader in the next two days, when the General Elections Commission (KPU) announces the results of its vote count in the July 9 presidential election.
The plan to build a giant seawall and 17 manmade islands in northern Jakarta could be seen as a breakthrough in an effort to revamp the ugly look of the city’s coastal areas.
The Jakarta Corruption Court’s decision on Wednesday to sentence Budi Mulya, a former deputy governor of Bank Indonesia (BI), to 10 years in prison for his involvement in the November 2008 Financ
Despite reports of irregularities in the manual vote tabulation, there is widespread confidence that the transparent and democratic process, which was largely thanks to public participation, will r