Ahok to Become Next Pertamina Chief Commissioner: SOE Minister

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

22 November 2019 | 08:48 PM


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.

22 November 2019 | 08:52 AM


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.

21 November 2019 | 08:15 PM


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.

21 November 2019 | 07:21 AM


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.

21 November 2019 | 06:21 AM


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.

20 November 2019 | 08:11 PM


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.

20 November 2019 | 04:38 PM


Education Startup-NGO Partnership to Relieve Teachers' Administrative Burden

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

19 November 2019 | 11:44 PM


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.

19 November 2019 | 10:40 PM


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."

19 November 2019 | 06:18 AM