Ina Parlina, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 07/25/2014 12:28 PM
resident Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono swore in Lt. Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo
on Friday as the new Army chief of staff to replace Gen. Budiman, who
was abruptly removed from his position three months before he was due to
Margareth S. Aritonang, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 07/25/2014 9:11 AM
Indonesia must improve access to quality social services and to jobs to
reduce the widening inequality gap that has left the country’s growing
middle class vulnerable to poverty, the United Nations Development
Program (UNDP) says in its latest report.
Haeril Halim, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 07/25/2014 9:09 AM
A United Development Party (PPP) politician revealed on Tuesday that
party chairman and former religious affairs minister Suryadharma Ali
also took other politicians from other parties to join his haj entourage
in 2012-2013, a practice the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)
has been investigating as an abuse of power.
Joshua Kelety, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 07/25/2014 9:03 AM
The sun slowly sank in the sky as hundreds of joyful volunteers and
supporters of president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo gathered at Tugu
Proklamasi (Proclamation Monument), in an effort to not only celebrate
their candidate winning the country’s presidential election, but also to
galvanize people’s motivation and continued political involvement after
the initial success.
the new head of the REDD+ Management Agency (RMA), outlines the
agency’s next programs while REDD+ chief operating officer William
Sabandar looks on. The two REDD+ agency executives visited The Jakarta
Post office on Thursday.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Fri, 07/25/2014 7:35 AM
Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Abraham Samad said
on Thursday that the antigraft body would hold a case expose after the
Idul Fitri holiday to determine the role of Energy and Mineral Resources
Minister Jero Wacik in a number of graft case plaguing his ministry.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 07/24/2014 2:14 PM
The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questioned on Thursday the deputy chair of House of Representatives Commission IX, Irgan Chairul Mahfiz, as a witness in relation to the alleged corruption in the Religious Affairs Ministry's haj management in 2012-2013.