Yudo Margono Set to Undergo House Hearing on His TNI Chief Nomination

In the past nine years, the Indonesian military has been led by three Army generals and one air chief marshal.

#POLITICS

Keeping G20 Membership Intact until Summit is Already an Achievement: Retno

Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine threatened the very existence of the G20 in which Russia is a key member.

NOVEMBER 30 #INTERNATIONAL

Ganjar Has Eight-Point Lead over Anies in New Presidential Poll

The poll shows that if the PDI-P)doesn't nominate Ganjar for president, it will lose voters by 31 percent in 2024.

NOVEMBER 29 #POLITICS

Body of Copilot in Police Helicopter Crash Found

The helicopter was carrying four policemen on a flight to Jakarta when it crashed amid bad weather off Bangka-Belitung province on Monday.

NOVEMBER 29 #DISASTER

Jokowi Picks Navy Chief Yudo Margono as New TNI Commander

If approved by the House of Representatives, Yudo will become the first Navy chief to lead the TNI since August 2013.

NOVEMBER 28 #POLITICS

Millions of Indonesian Adults Have Bribing Experience in Interactions with Police: Poll

The same poll indicated that the National Police was the second-least trusted institution, better only than the political party.

NOVEMBER 28 #LEGAL CASES

Ganjar’s Support Jumps by 10 Points in 20 Months

In a hypothetical race of three eligible front-runners, Ganjar also leads comfortably over Prabowo and Anies.

NOVEMBER 27 #POLITICS

Moderate yet Destructive Earthquake Takes Heavy Toll of Lives in Cianjur

The quake was in a shallow depth, about 10 kilometers in the earth’s outer surface, to produce devastating impacts on people and buildings.

November 22 #EYEWITNESS

2023 Chair Indonesia Wants to Show ASEAN Matters

Indonesia will also inherit the challenge of resolving the prolonged political crisis in ASEAN member state Myanmar.

NOVEMBER 26 #INTERNATIONAL

Endorsing Ganjar? Jokowi Promotes ‘White-Haired Leader’ in Front of Supporters

The president has remained tight-lipped about who he will support as a potential successor but Ganjar could be a very good bet.

NOVEMBER 26 #POLITICS

Jokowi Describes Anwar Ibrahim as Widely Respected Figure in Indonesia

Anwar, the fourth Malaysian prime minister in four years, ended his decades-long wait for the country’s top job on Thursday.

NOVEMBER 25 #INTERNATIONAL

‘G20 Countries Attempted to Isolate Russia in the Run-Up to Summit’: Indonesian Official

There was a moment when Russian officials entered the meeting venue, some other delegations walked out of the room.

NOVEMBER 24 #INTERNATIONAL

Cybercrime Syndicate Creates Deceptive Formula E, BRI Websites to Steal Money

The syndicate created a website designed to look like BRI digital banking app called BRImo.

NOVEMBER 24 #LEGAL CASES

Imported Vaccines for Foot-and-Mouth Disease Insufficient: Gov't

Indonesia currently mostly relies on imported vaccines to keep the foot-and-mouth disease at bay.

NOVEMBER 23 #HEALTH

Military Chief Andika Perkasa Set to Retire Next Month

Andika will reach the retirement age of 58 on December 21, or 13 months after he was installed as the country’s military chief.

NOVEMBER 23 #POLITICS

Sandiaga Says Biden in Good Mood during Bali Trip

Democrats managed to retain control of the US Senate after its candidate won a crucial race in Nevada on the day when Biden arrived in Bali.

NOVEMBER 23 #INTERNATIONAL

Tragic Loss of 21 Young Students at Cianjur Elementary School

A mass burial was later arranged for the ill-fated students on a parcel of donated land near the school.

NOVEMBER 23 #DISASTER

Government Says 268 Die in West Java Earthquake 

The 5.6-magnitude quake also displaced more than 58,000 people and destroyed over 22,000 homes in the district.

NOVEMBER 22 #DISASTER

President Pledges Financial Aid to Build Quake-Resistant Homes in Cianjur

Each household will receive between Rp 10 million and Rp 50 million ($3,187) depending on the severity of the damages.

NOVEMBER 22 #DISASTER

Death Toll in West Java Earthquake Jumps to 162 of Mostly Children: Governor

The death toll may increase because many people remain unaccounted for and possibly still trapped under the debris.

NOVEMBER 22 #DISASTER

At Least 56 Die in West Java Earthquake

The death toll includes 40 children who became the majority of casualties from collapsing buildings.

NOVEMBER 21 #DISASTER