Last week, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo attended the ground-breaking ceremony that marked the start of construction of the Batang coal-fired power plant in Central Java, although no ground wa
More than 190 nations are preparing to assemble in Paris for their 21st annual conference on climate change in December.
A recent wave generated by Pope Francis’s papal letter calling for action on climate change has hit Indonesian coasts.
The long-awaited visit is upon us. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi makes an historic visit to Jakarta today, 32 years after then president Hosni Mubarak came to Indonesia.
Thanks to the fast development of information technology, we now rarely see any nation state openly deploying its military arsenal and mobilizing its armed forces to annex another country’s terri
Various civil society groups have raised the issue of corruption in the natural resources sector, with several cases occurring particularly in the oil palm and mining sectors, in which industry pla
Progress in poverty alleviation was one of the topics of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s speech during celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Indonesia’s independence last month.
Recently, many news outlets, experts and economists have been concerned about Indonesian economic stability.
The fury of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, in 2013, resulted in the deaths of more than 6,000 people and caused nearly US$14 billion in damages.
Like a tsunami, hundreds of thousands of refugees from war zones in the Middle East and Africa have been sweeping into the 28 EU member states.
It was all smiles as National Mandate Party (PAN) chairman Zulkifli Hasan, who is also the speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly, announced on Wednesday the party’s defection to the rul
The fact that Chinese President Xi Jinping has held six bilateral summits with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in just the last two years — their last encounter came on Wednesday — should
More than six months after President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration launched the one-stop integrated investment services (PTSP) in Jakarta, business-licensing processes remain lengthy
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo accepted on Tuesday eight candidates for Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) commissioner posts, chosen by an all-women government-sanctioned selection team.<
For many Indonesians, the massive “Bersih” street rallies in Kuala Lumpur against Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak are reminiscent of the nationwide protests to demand then preside
The title of this editorial may understandably antagonize Indonesia’s staunch critics of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but we need first to clear the air before stirring up further misun
The latest data issued by the Financial Services Authority (OJK) should calm any excessive jitters regarding the banking industry despite the warning by most analysts that the asset quality of bank
Editorial: Great green hopesThere is hope for Indonesia’s environment, at least according to the President’s special envoy on climate change, Rachmat Witoelar, who revealed this week the government’s bid to set a higher
There is hope for Indonesia’s environment, at least according to the President’s special envoy on climate change, Rachmat Witoelar, who revealed this week the government’s bid to set a higher