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Relationship between the Palace and the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) is suffering due to the lack of the latter’s representatives in the Indonesia Progress cabinet. NU rejects the belief that ministers from the National Awakening Party sufficiently represent the organization. The vice-presidency is said to equal five ministerial seats.
Allocation Shift Reflects Anaemic Economy
AS predicted, President Joko Widodo eventually involved many political parties in his new cabinet. This was aimed at forming a government that is strong and effective, but it will bring many disadvantages. A coalition that is too large tends to lack unity and is prone to political friction, which disrupts the performance of the cabinet.
Our education system does not push students to think critically or be creative. It must not simply produce people ready for employment.
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
The sole agent for Jaguar, Land Rover, and Bentley is suspected of manipulating invoices to receive lower tax amounts on import notification documents. The Corruption Eradication Commission is investigating suspected crimes resulting in trillions of rupiah in state losses.
THE National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) has just completed collecting facts and statements surrounding the riots during the May 21-23 protests which broke out on the heels of the presidential election result announcement.
HATIMA binti Sidik, an Indonesian migrant worker in Saudi Arabia, has not received salaries after working for eight months. The family of the woman from the Ai Nunuk hamlet, Serading village, Moyo Hilir subdistrict, Sumbawa Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, reported it to the Indonesian Migrant Workers Union through a WhatsApp message on October 28, 2019.
THE ivory hornbill or rangkong is a symbol of courage and bravery for Dayak community in Kalimantan. The bird is also considered a protector, and acts as the bridge which connects the souls of their ancestors with the Dayaks. Despite this, in the past three years, the population of the ivory rangkong has depleted alarmingly. In 2015, international conservation organizations announced its status as critically endangered.
Humans speak, with all the risks that involves. I often think about this on October 28.