Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 19:54 WIB

Bobby Afif Nasution runs for Medan mayor

IO, Jakarta – It still isn’t clear whether or not President Joko Widodo’s eldest son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, will run for Mayor of Solo. Jokowi’s son-in-law, Muhammad Bobby Afif Nasution, however, has registered...

Constitutional law experts: President is not a symbol of state

IO, Jakarta - PDIP politician Junimart Girsang, called political observer “Rocky Gerung”, is accused of having abused the country’s symbols by saying President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) does not understand Pancasila. 

BPIP to bring Pancasila values down to earth and forestall radicalism

IO, Jakarta – Megawati Soekarnoputri, Chairwoman of Pancasila Ideological Guidance Agency (Badan Pembinaan Ideologi Pancasila – “BPIP”)’s Advisory Council, stated that BPIP’s duty is far from being easy. “The task entrusted to us is...

End of the drama at Golkar’s National Congress: Bamsoet withdraws, Airlangga General Chairman

IO, Jakarta - The peak of the struggle for general chairmanship (Ketum) of the Golkar Party was determined at the National Conference at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Jakarta, 4-6 December 2019.  The anticipated fierce competition...

Jokowi asserts constitutional amendment on State Policy Guidelines only

IO, Jakarta – Discussions on a constitutional amendment have been heated recently. Responding to the commotion, Gerindra Deputy Chairman Fadli Zon stated he believed the idea of extending term limits to three periods was dangerous....

President’s remission of Annas Maamun’s sentence, ICW: An outrage to the people’s sense...

IO, Jakarta – Annas Maamun, former Governor of Riau imprisoned for corruption, has obtained a one-year remission of his sentence from President Joko Widodo (Jokowi). “It is true that he has been...

National Commission on Women pushes Sexual Violence Draft Law

IO, Jakarta – National Commission on Women’s Commissioner Magdalena Sitorus has urged that the Draft Law for the Eradication of Sexual Violence (Rancangan Undang-undang Penghapusan Kekerasan Seksual – “RUU PKS”) be enacted...

Minister of Home Affairs: “Do not allow NGOs to harm NKRI unity”

IO, Jakarta – Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian stated that NGOs (non-governmental community organizations) can actually serve as a positive force for the nation. However, some of them have tended to...

Megawati: “Party School for cadres to know obligations and limits”

IO, Jakarta – More than 120 Heads of Provincial, Regency, and Municipal Regional House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah – “DPRD“) affiliated with the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (Partai Demokrasi...

MPR Speaker: PBNU suggests President again be appointed by MPR

IO, Jakarta – The People’s Consultative Assembly (Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat – “MPR”) leadership has visited Nahdlatul Ulama Central Management (PBNU). MPR Speaker Bambang Soesatyo stated he received much input on national issues,...

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