Civic education plays a strategic role in building the nation’s high-quality human resources.
After postponing the announcement of the new Cabinet, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo finally released the official list. The debate over the appointees is still raging.
“Tiada bahasa, bangsa pun hilang” (Without a language, a nation is lost), so goes the catchphrase of national hero Muhammad Yamin.
In the Twitter age, six days seems like forever.
Yes and no. Supporters of hard-line Islam unabashedly pronounce that God was never a democrat, never is and never will be, implying at the same time that democracy is profane.
After a few delays, finally President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced his Cabinet. And once again, he successfully surprised many.
We would like to clarify a news report entitled “MRT to hand over dug-up land to city” that appeared on page nine in the Oct. 23 issue of The Jakarta Post.
Having witnessed the colossal celebrations, with thousands thronging the streets of the capital following the inauguration of our new President, it may have slipped everyone’s mind that the man b
Throughout 2014, the Indonesian banking sector has been facing tightening liquidity.
An investment fund, or mutual fund, is defined by Indonesia Capital Market Law No.
The inauguration of Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama as Jakarta governor is likely only a matter of time, as there are no longer any significant legal or political barriers to his installment.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo aims to achieve what has eluded past leaders, including Soeharto who ruled for more than three decades with an iron fist.
The description of the House of Representatives by late president Abdurrahman “Gus Dur” Wahid is still fresh in people’s minds — a “kindergarten”, he called the rowdy legislature during
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s appointment of Sudirman Said, an anticorruption activist and good-governance champion, as energy and mineral resources minister only reaffirms his priority to
This was one of the less serious reactions to the announcement of the new Cabinet.
Appointments to the Cabinet certainly should take both professional and political considerations into account to establish a highly competent working team with strong political foundations.
This week we began to become attuned to having a leader who looks petite compared with the more presidential stature of his predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
On his second day in office, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo received a “gift” from the UN, said Desra Percaya, Indonesia’s permanent representative to the UN.
It is the economic team within the Cabinet that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is to announce tomorrow or Friday that will certainly attract the most attention from the public because it is eco
We apparently must wait another day before learning who will form the working team that will assist President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in implementing his vision and the mission of his government d