Monday, October 21, 2019 | 05:53 WIB

Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning: “Delay to validation of Agrarian Draft Law...

IO, Jakarta – The Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning (Agraria dan Tata Ruang – “ATR”) / Chairman of the National Land Agency (Badan Pertanahan Nasional – “BPN”) Sofyan Djalil responded to the delay...

ICW: Corruption still runs rife

IO, Jakarta – The rampant spread of corruption crime in Indonesia has changed little over the years. Trans­parency International Indonesia (Transparansi Internasional Indone­sia – “TII”) research reports that In­donesia’s Corruption Index (Indeks Persepsi Korupsi – “IPK”)...

New KPK leadership hopes to resolve internal conflicts

IO, Jakarta – The Revision of Law Number 30 of 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission (known with the abriviation “KPK”), validated in the House of Repre­sentatives (DPR) Plenary Meeting held in the Parliamentary Building,...

Gibran suggested to register as Mayor for Solo

 IO, Jakarta - Something interesting is about to happen with the contes­tation of candidates for Mayor of Solo (or Surakarta) for 2020-2025. President Joko Widodo’s eldest son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka was moved to register as...

A one-year moratorium on palm oil plantations: Government must immediately restore community rights

Communities are forced to sign agreements and approve existing licenses, even though the value of compensation offered for land used is quite unfair. For example, Wetaku residents in Kais Darat District (2014)...

‘We’ve been negligent,’ Indonesia’s President says as fire crisis deepens

IO, JAKARTA — Indonesia’s president has admitted negligence on the part of the government, as top officials engage in a blame game amid the worst spate of forest fires since 2015 that’s sending clouds of...

Jokowi: “Diversity and transparency keys to nation’s development”

IO, Jakarta – After 21 years of reforms, Indonesia still has a lot of homework to do. As a pluralistic nation, we are highly vulnerable. Our social fragmenting has worsened. Our social cohesiveness and familial...

KONI bribery case: Minister of Youth and Sport named suspect

IO, Jakarta - The Corruption Eradication Committee (KPK) has named Minister of Youth and Sports (Menpora) Imam Nahrawi as a new suspect in the alleged bribery case related to the Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) grant...

Rocky Gerung: “Sovereignty not ‘for’ the people but ‘belongs to’ the people”

IO, Jakarta – Our Constitution of 1945 has been amended four times between 1999-2002. The All Indonesian College Alumni Forum (Forum Alumni Perguruan Tinggi se-Indonesia – “FA Petisi”) believes that amendments to the Constitution of...

A President’s promise to Papuan notables

IO, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited notable figures from Papua to meet him in the Presidential Palace, Jl. Medan Merdeka Utara, Central Jakarta. 61 of these august individuals from Papua and West Papua...

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