Category: Politics

Jokowi’s Strongman Rival Eyes Third Indonesian Pre...

Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto will run for the presidency in 2024, hoping the third time’s a charm as he tops popul...

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Xi eyes in-person summit with Biden in November: r...

The summit, which would come amid tense Sino-U.S. ties, could come on the fringes of meetings to be held in Southeast Asia in Nove...

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Bali 50

Having the “right” friendship is sensational. Some might come and go, while others can continue flourishing into meaningful unions...

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Borderless Haze Threatens Southeast Asia

Governments, civil society and the international community need to work fast as the dry season approaches and smoke haze returns i...

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Indonesia defense minister Prabowo nominated as pr...

Ex-special forces general throws in hat to succeed Jokowi in 2024

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Regional budgets not used for distributing 10 mln ...

Deputy Home Affairs Minister John Wempi Wetipo has emphasized that regional budgets (APBD) of districts, cities, or provincial gov...

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How Indonesian Islamic politics shape mandatory hi...

Islamic politics play a huge role in shaping hijab and uniform regulations in Indonesian schools, and also the social contexts tha...

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When The Choice Is Between Poor-Quality Medicine A...

Poverty drives the market in inferior medicines just as it drives other examples of inequality. A socially integrated approach is ...

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Post-Widodo political jockeying kicks off in Indon...

JAKARTA – One of Indonesia’s senior-most politicians, black-bearded National Democrat Party (Nasdem) chairman Surya Paloh appears ...

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Indonesia defence minister Prabowo accepts party's...

At the national leadership meeting of his Gerindra party, Prabowo, one of Indonesia's most divisive politicians, said he would mak...

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Indonesia, US troops hold live-fire drill as China...

Thousands of troops from Indonesia, the United States and allies held a live-fire drill Friday as part of what a top US general sa...

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Energy Round Up August 12, 2022

The Indonesian government vows not to raise the prices of subsidized fuels such as Pertalite and Solar and opts to increase this y...

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Political parties prepare for a three-plus-horse r...

At least a three-horse race is shaping up as the nation’s political parties sign up for the 2024 race, marking the official start ...

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Food ban may widen in foot and mouth fight

Officials are reviewing whether to impose a total ban on food products brought from Indonesia by travellers due to growing concern...

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Reject politicization of religions at 2024 polls: ...

The council of religions in Indonesia has agreed to reject the use of identity politics and the politicization and commodification...

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Widodo urges ‘transparent’ probe as murder case ro...

General Ferdy Sambo is named as suspect in killing of his aide and attempting a cover up with a fake shoot-out involving another o...

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Epic Games no longer blocked in Indonesia after re...

Epic Games was blocked briefly from the world's fourth-most populated country but on Tuesday complied with Indonesia's requirement...

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Indonesia targets zero new foot-and-mouth cases by...

Jakarta, Aug 11 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indonesia is targeting zero new cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) by the end of this year as ...

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New Indonesian Coalition Prepares to Get Big Suppo...

Three parties in the New Indonesia Coalition (KIB): Golkar Party, National Mandate Party (PAN), and the United Development Party (...

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More piracy, sea robberies expected in Southeast A...

Attacks in the Singapore Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, have risen significantly since 2019.

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Philippine peso slips on weaker-than-expected grow...

Philippine peso down as much as 0.4% Philippine Q2 GDP grows less than expected Thai baht at highest since July 1 Equities mixed: ...

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Jokowi Calls for 'Truth be Told' on Murder of Poli...

President Jokowi calls for complete transparency in investigating the death of police officer Brigadier J.

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Indonesia defence minister Prabowo signals another...

No allegations have been proven and the United States dropped the ban in 2020. Edbert Gani, an analyst at Indonesia's Center for ...

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Grim new warning on deadly disease

Agriculture Minister Murray Watt says the risk of a foot and mouth disease outbreak in Australia has increased over the past year.

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Epic Games no longer blocked in Indonesia after re...

The Cary-based company’s games had been blocked in Indonesia after company failed to register with the

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Is Epic Games in a standoff with one of world’s la...

The Cary-based company’s games are currently blocked in Indonesia. Is it a principled stance, or did they just miss a deadline?

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Energy Round Up August 10, 2022

Pertamina has re-established itself as the only Indonesian state-owned company listed on the Fortune Global 500 in 2022.

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Tit for Tat: The Fall-out From the US Approach to ...

Washington was right to censure Phnom Penh over its human human trafficking record. But the U.S. government risks entangling legit...

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US strengthens military ties to Indonesia as tensi...

Super Garuda Shield, which kicked off Aug. 1 and ends Sunday, includes smaller contingents of troops from a dozen other nations.

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