Category: Politics

Indonesia’s ex-leader Yudhoyono urges Biden to mee...

Indonesia’s ex-leader Yudhoyono is urging US President Joe Biden to meet Russia’s Putin, China’s Xi Jinping at the Bali G20 summit...

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Investigators: Tear gas fired indiscriminately cau...

Security personnel failed to abide by police guidelines on use of force, they add.

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Talking Indonesia: the Kanjuruhan football disaste...

Why would police use tear gas in a sold-out stadium, and what accountability is likely after the death of so many fans? Dr Dave Mc...

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Indonesian minorities fear return of identity poli...

News of Anies Rasyid Baswedan's 2024 presidential bid stirs bad memories of a bitter election fought on sectarian lines

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High-speed train to Bandung not aid from China: Jo...

"This is not an aid [project]. This is a collaboration between Indonesia and China. There's an element of investment here, so agai...

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‘Unwelcome news’: FMD has arrived ‘so close’ to Au...

It's "very unwelcome news" that Foot and Mouth disease has arrived so close to Australian shores, Assistant Trade and Manufacturin...

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As 2024 nears, Jakarta's flooding becomes politica...

After heavy downpours last week, floods were reported along six major roads and in 80 neighborhood units across the capital city.

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Indonesian Prez inspects Jakarta-Bandung high spee...

Indonesian Prez inspects Jakarta-Bandung high speed railway project: Jakarta, Oct 14 Indonesian President Joko Widodo observed th...

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Indonesia is cracking down on Islamists. But some ...

This professor of Indonesian politics says recent crackdowns against Islamists in the political sphere may do more harm than good.

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Mourners mark 20th anniversary of Bali bombings

Grieving families, attack survivors and representatives from several embassies will attend a memorial in Bali's popular tourist hu...

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Police Probe Reports That Stray Bullet Hits A Hous...

The police are investigating a report suspecting that a house on Antarasari Road in Cilandak, South Jakarta had been shot.

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Business should be wary of thinking it can predict...

OPINION: Business and farming groups are going all-in on predictions of a National government. But there's never only one possible...

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Since the Bali bombings, how has Indonesia dealt w...

This professor of Indonesian politics says recent crackdowns against Islamists in the political sphere may do more harm than good.

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20 years after Bali bombings, Indonesia confronts ...

Fading memories are the real enemy to fighting terrorism, says survivor

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How Indonesia coaxes jailed hardliners away from e...

Potential parole for bombmaker Umar Patek has drawn attention to Indonesia’s deradicalisation programmes.

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Luhut: Indonesia Won't Join the 28 Nations Lining ...

Luhut Binsar Panjaitan said Indonesia will not be like the 28 nations currently lining out to get help from the International Mone...

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☕Afternoon briefing on October 11 | Politics

The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency on October 11.

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Bali: 20 Years On

20 years ago terrorism came to Bali, with bombs placed in nightclubs killing more than 200 people, most of them Australians, but a...

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Mourners Mark 20th Anniversary Of Indonesia's Bali...

Hundreds of mourners and survivors commemorated Wednesday the 20th anniversary of the bombings that killed more than 200 people on...

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Belo sex allegations test Timor Church’s mettle

There seems to be little appetite at the senior levels of Timorese politics to confront child sexual abuse

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Politics This Morning: Anand visits Poland as Russ...

And Transport Minister Omar Alghabra will visit the Port of Halifax to address one of the recommendations from last week’s report ...

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Fans Suffered Through Tear Gas Inside, Outside Kan...

Fans attending the football match in the Kanjuruhan disaster were hit with tear gas inside and outside the field, says Civil Socie...

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Police to Examine Kanjuruhan Tragedy Suspects Tomo...

The Police will begin the investigation of the six suspects in the Kanjuruhan tragedy on Tuesday, October 10, 2022.

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Indonesian Police Admit Using Expired Tear Gas in ...

The Indonesian police admitted to using expired tear gas at Kanjuruhan Stadium during the deadly incident on Saturday, October 1.

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Hambali lawyer seeks AFP reports ahead of Bali bom...

Indonesian-born Hambali has been held by the United States, at CIA black sites and then its military detention centre at Guantanam...

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Abused Indonesian domestic worker seeks P7m compen...

Kartika Puspitasari, 40, was abused by her former employers every day and was never paid her monthly wages.

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Police a Missing Passenger in Indonesia's Reform T...

Indonesia's constitution separated the military from civilian politics after the fall of Suharto in 1998. But the police didn't ge...

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Batik: How the traditional Indonesian fabric is ma...

Batik is making a comeback as designers adopt the age-old fabric-making technique in creative ways.

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Jokowi says FIFA will not impose sanctions over de...

In a video message, the president said Indonesia would work with FIFA to improve its management of soccer matches and that FIFA pr...

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