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INDONESIA'S badminton men’s doubles have achieved sterling results in a string of Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super Series tournaments this year.
BEING a fugitive whilst living abroad does not necessarily limit Veronica Koman’s space. The lawyer and human rights activist, who is a vocal advocate about issues in Papua, can still do a lot of things during her ‘exile’ in Sydney, Australia.
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.
LAST Wednesday, October 23, was a long day for Mohammad Mahfud Md. He was at the Presidential Palace bright and early to be sworn in as the coordinating minister for political, legal and security affairs.
Edward Aspinall., Political Researcher, Australian National University:
THROUGHOUT last week, the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) Speaker Bambang Soesatyo was in charge of delivering invitations.
After seeing a decline in severe incidents of forest and land clearing fires in the past three years, parts of Sumatra and Kalimantan are once again smothered by toxic smoke. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has chalked the thick smoke up to the near lack of rain and the massive expanse of peatland being on fire.
THERE is no such thing as a retirement preparation period (MPP) for Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla. His workload has not ebbed even as his tenure is going to end in just two months. The 77-year- old native of Watapone, South Sulawesi is still occupied with meetings and working visits to various regions.
THE leadership selection process at the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is under scrutiny following the selection committee’s announcement of 20 shortlisted candidates last Friday for the agency’s top seats.
OIL and gas production in Indonesia are continuing to decline, while consumption continues to increase. Up to the first semester of this year, production realization of oil and gas lifting reached 1.81 million barrels oil equivalent per day. This amount fulfils 86 percent of the 2019 State Budget (APBN).
The selection process of candidate leaders for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) garnered much criticism because the committee invited candidacies from the police force and the attorney general’s office.