Ahok to Become Next Pertamina Chief Commissioner: SOE Minister

The minister said he needs a reform-minded figure to manage the state oil company.

#POLITICS

Deaf Activist, Tycoon's Daughter Among Jokowi's 'Seven Millennial Aides'

The president says he wants to surround himself with young people who have fresh ideas for managing the country more efficiently.

NOVEMBER 22 #POLITICS

How Can Big Data Improve Healthcare?

Every country in the world is still at the beginning stage of trying to use big data to improve the health sector.

NOVEMBER 21 #HEALTH

Philippine Wife of Bali Bomber Umar Patek Gets Indonesian Citizenship

Umar is serving a 20-year sentence for his role in the 2002 Bali bombing that killed at least 202 people.

NOVEMBER 21 #TERRORISM

Wings Air Pilot Dies by Suicide: Police

Nicolaus Anjar, 27, had been fired by Wings Air several days before he was found dead in his room in Kalideres, West Jakarta.

NOVEMBER 21 #LEGAL CASES

Ahok in No Doubt He Will Lead an SOE Sooner Rather Than Later

The former Jakarta governor plays down reports of resistance from state-owned oil company Pertamina's labor union.

NOVEMBER 20 #POLITICS

Not Close and No Cigar: Two Years On, Police Still in the Dark Over Novel's Acid Attack

More than two years after the acid attack on the anti-graft investigator, the police are still unable to identify any suspect.

NOVEMBER 20 #LEGAL CASES

VISION

Poisoned

A 25-year-old Sumatran elephant had been poisoned and found dead in an oil palm plantation in East Aceh.

#SNAPSHOTS

Poisoned

A 25-year-old Sumatran elephant had been poisoned and found dead in an oil palm plantation in East Aceh.

November 21 #SNAPSHOTS

Education Startup-NGO Partnership to Relieve Teachers' Administrative Burden

Administrative tasks often stop teachers in Indonesia from doing their real job: teaching students.

NOVEMBER 19 #EDUCATION

Finance Ministry to Freeze Rural Fund Amid 'Ghost Village' Allegations

The government has allocated almost $5 billion from the state budget for rural development funds this year alone.

NOVEMBER 19 #ECONOMY

Officer Demoted for Natting Away During Police Chief's Briefing

Police Chief Idham Azis was so incensed he ordered his subordinate removed from his current post "before the first cry of the cock."

NOVEMBER 19 #LEGAL CASES

Gov't Rolls Out New Forest Replantation Program With Unique Catch

People who join the program will be responsible for growing and planting tree seeds whose yields they will be allowed to harvest.

NOVEMBER 18 #ENVIRONMENT

Indonesia Targets 45 Gold Medals in 2019 SEA Games

Indonesia refuses to set a target of winning the SEA Games despite coming on top of other Southeast Asian countries in the 2018 Asian Games.

NOVEMBER 18 #SPORTS

Indonesian Police Uncover Oil Theft Ring Targeting Chevron Facility

The criminal ring drilled holes in Chevron's Riau pipeline network and diverted the stolen oil to Padang and Palembang.

NOVEMBER 17 #CRIME

Ashes From Merapi Eruption Disappear, but Rain at Crater Poses Greater Danger

Mount Merapi on Java Island erupted Sunday morning, spewing a 1,500-meter ash column from its crater.

NOVEMBER 17 #DISASTER

Mount Merapi Erupts, Prompting Lahar Warning

Merapi has been in Alert danger level since May. The government forbids anyone to be within a three-kilometer radius from the crater.

NOVEMBER 17 #DISASTER

US-Banned Defense Minister Prabowo Holds Bilateral Meeting With US Counterpart in Bangkok

They discussed future cooperation between the two countries, especially under the Indo-Pacific Concept that Asean launched early this year

NOVEMBER 17 #SECURITY

Two Suspected Militants Killed in Shootout

Police arrest 18 people including two women in connections to the Wednesday's suicide bombing at the Medan Metropolitan Police compound..

NOVEMBER 17 #TERRORISM

Surya Paloh Supports Constitutional Amendment to Allow for a Jokowi Third Term

Surya also supports a plan to return the presidential election to a vote in the People's Consultative Assembly.

NOVEMBER 16 #POLITICS

Jakarta to Ban Electric Scooters on Street, Sidewalks, Pedestrian Bridges

The plan came into existence after two e-scooter users killed a traffic accident last week and public facilities damaged by other users.

NOVEMBER 15 #TRANSPORTATION

Krakatau Steel Employee Arrested Over Alleged Link to Terror Network

The worker at the state-owned company is thought to be linked to the stabbing attack on former chief security minister Wiranto last month.

NOVEMBER 15 #TERRORISM