Flashback to New Order: Active Military Officers Can Become Regional Leaders

After the 1999 general election, the country adopted key reforms that ban military and police personnel from holding civilian posts.

26 May 2022 | 07:15 AM


Former S. Sumatra Governor Faces 20 Years in Prison

In addition to the prison term, prosecutors also sought financial restitution worth the equivalent of $3.5 million from the defendant.

25 May 2022 | 11:16 PM


Parents Told to Place at Least Two Words in Naming Children

For the older generation of Indonesians, especially those of Javanese ethnicity, it’s very common for them to go by a single name.

23 May 2022 | 11:53 PM


Singapore Says Abdul Somad Radicalized Its Citizens

A top government official said that Somad’s divisive preaching has real-world consequences.

23 May 2022 | 09:54 PM


Y20: Dear Youth, Let’s Build A Sustainable and Livable Planet

The recent third pre-summit of Y20 Indonesia highlighted youth’s crucial role in building a sustainable and livable planet.

22 May 2022 | 02:34 PM


Former Covid Task Force Spokesman Achmad Yurianto Dies at 60

He became a key source of information for the media at a time when then Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto was largely out of sight.

21 May 2022 | 09:16 PM


A Call for Gender Equality in Indonesia

The topic of gender equality took the center stage of the recent “Inspiring Women 2022” conference.

19 May 2022 | 11:21 PM


Singapore Says Cleric Abdul Somad was Denied Entry for Preaching Extremism

Singapore says Somad's extremist teachings are unacceptable in the city state's multi-racial dan multi-religious society.

18 May 2022 | 04:57 PM


Indonesia Now Has 14 Suspected Acute Hepatitis Cases

Thirteen of them are still waiting for test results before being flagged as a probable case of acute hepatitis.

18 May 2022 | 04:27 PM


Controversial Cleric Abdul Somad Denied Entry to Singapore

Somad said it was not the first time he had been denied entry by a foreign country.

17 May 2022 | 11:46 PM