Home Minister Tito Karnavian wants to “evaluate” direct regional elections in an “asymmetrical” approach.
Japan has offered to assist Indonesia in accomplishing its ambitious plan of relocating the national capital to the forests of Borneo.
Indonesian Foreign Minister, Retno Marsudi, stated that foreign policy objectives would be defined by a “four plus one formula”, to enhance Indonesia’s role in the region and globally.
Only 180,000 civil servants and 141,000 government vehicles of the city’s 10 million inhabitants and 17 million registered private vehicles are set to leave for Kalimantan in 2024.
ASEAN needs its own vision for the future of regional order. But the strategic challenges facing ASEAN now are different from the past — and different challenges require different responses.
If Jokowi spurs further disaffection and protests, the opportunity would be wide open for a new outsider politician to emerge to harness such discontent in support of their own run for the presidency in 2024.
Indonesia and Australia have a vital role to play together in guiding the diverse nations of the Indo-Pacific towards a future of peace and stability.
Indonesia must not only remove its glass ceiling, it must also foster an environment where women are encouraged to climb up the career ladder to high level positions.
The movement will not run out of steam, anti-establishment icon Manik Marganamahendra told Reuters. “We want the future to be better than today.”
According to the Indonesian Communications Minister, the intention of the website was “to bring together and improve the performance of our civil servants, as well as to foster higher levels of nationalism.”
If Indonesia hopes to advance as a nation, and avoid political and economic disaster, its leaders must resist the temptation of reverting to old forms of governance.
Police said on Friday they had arrested the head of the Amelia palm oil company on suspicion of having paid several men about $3,000 to kill the two activists.
To succeed in delivering programs that [build a strong, resilient nation], the government must base policies on academically sound evidence.
Mali Walker talks to the Perth USAsia Centre’s Natalie Sambhi on the appointment of Prabowo Subianto as the country’s defence minister.
“We see rivalry for political influence, along with economic rivalry, while new conflicts continue to emerge,” Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said.
Indonesia will meet social media companies to discuss its plans to impose fines of up to around $A52,200 if they allow pornography, violence or other “negative” content on their platforms.