Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 14:50 WIB

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,...

DPR and BPIP: “Pancasila from early education to university”

IO, Jakarta – The less Pancasila is expressed in the people’s daily behavior, the further away it is felt as a part of national identity. President Joko Widodo feels disturbed by this...

Draft Laws must reflect the people’s aspirations

IO, Jakarta – When formulating Draft Laws (Rancangan Undang Undang – “RUU”), the people’s representatives in the Parliament must be able to abide by and express the people’s aspirations. National Awakening Party...

Indonesia deserves to be center of a moderate and modern Islamic civilization

IO, Jakarta – Vice President Ma›ruf Amin has stated that Indonesia de˝ˇserves to be the center of a moderate and modern Islamic civilization. This statement is based on the fact that Indonesia...

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