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#POLITICS

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

#CORRUPTION

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

#POLICY

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

#INTERNATIONAL

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

#ENVIRONMENT

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

#PEOPLE

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

#HUMAN RIGHTS

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

#INTERNATIONAL

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

#HEALTH

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

#INTERNATIONAL

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