Abu Dhabi’s crown prince will lead a committee that will oversee the construction of a new capital city for Indonesia that is estimated to cost US$34 billion, an Indonesian official said on Tuesday.
Depok mayor says that he also wants to rehabilitate ‘victims’ in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
The implementation of sharia economy in Indonesia is not just related to economics, but also the politics of identity and winning votes – and it can lead to discrimination.
Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has deplored the criminal case involving Indonesian student Reynhard Sinaga who was found guilty this week of raping more than 130 men while studying in the United Kingdom.
Two Australian men were sentenced this week for possessing cocaine in Indonesia. The decision has spotlighted the ongoing crackdown on drugs under the Jokowi government.
Indonesia’s sovereignty over waters off the Natuna Islands cannot be negotiated, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said Monday, after local media reported that Chinese ships were refusing to leave.
1999 was a turning point in Australia’s role in the region.
“We are growing, and each of us is becoming an agent that brings more and more people to understand the importance of this fight.”
President Joko Widodo has brushed off accusations by critics that he is looking to create a political dynasty after a decision by his son and son-in-law to run for mayoral posts in next year’s regional elections.
“When I joined KPK and I saw great hope here, all of a sudden the fact is that I have seen the hope flicker and eventually disappear.”
An ongoing graft case involving the firm’s ex-CEO Karen Agustiawan, the first woman to run a SOE in Indonesia, shows the challenges inherent in running these firms that play a major role in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
While the challenge is real, the approach adopted by the Jokowi administration thus far suffers from serious limitations and challenges.
In an ever more religiously conservative Indonesia, LGBT people are living in fear for their safety, yet they still have hope deep inside for a more tolerant community in the future.