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Pidato Megawati di Rakernas PDIP sindir Rini Soemarno?

Jan 10, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Peserta Rakernas mengamini pernyataan Mega

DI BALIK SOEKARNO. Ketua Umum PDI-P Megawati Soekarnoputri memperingati Hari Pancasila pada 1 Juni 1998. Foto oleh Kemal Jufri/AFP

Jokowi’s feud with Megawati colors Indonesian politics

Jun 25, 2015 - 6:03 PM

The Corruption Eradication Commission is caught in the middle of it

PATRONS. File photo showing President Joko Widodo (right) with the heads of two major political parties supporting him, PDI-P's Megawati Sukarnoputri (middle) and Nasdem's Surya Paloh (left). Photo by EPA

Menyelamatkan Rohingya: Mengingat kebaikan orang Aceh

May 19, 2015 - 6:32 PM

Mengapa Aceh yang sering dituding langgar HAM menjadi yang terdepan dalam upaya penyelamatan pengungsi etnis Rohingya?

Pengungsi asal Bangladesh dan Myanmar sedang sarapan di kamp pengungsian di Lhoksukon, Aceh Utara, pada 12 Mei 2015. Foto oleh Nurdin Hasan/Rappler

Lee Kuan Yew, Sukarno, dan Megawati

Mar 25, 2015 - 8:57 AM

Di buku memoarnya Lee Kuan Yew mengenang pertemuan pertama dengan Presiden Sukarno Singapura berpenduduk 1 5 juta Indonesia 100 juta Singapura punya mobil 10 000 Jakarta 50 000 Bagaimana situasi sekarang?

Mendiang Perdana Menteri Lee Kuan Yew bersama mantan Presiden Megawati Sukarnoputri, serta suaminya, mendiang Taufik Kiemas saat di Jakarta, 22 Februari 2006.  Foto oleh Bagus Indahono/EPA

Indonesia's political elites drive anti-graft agency into jeopardy

Feb 16, 2015 - 1:47 PM

Behind the weakening of KPK is a story of politics rivalries and brinkmanship at the cost of progress in the country’s fight against corruption writes Natalia Soebagjo

ANTI-CORRUPTION. Civil society leaders and activists show support for leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)  on January 23, 2015. Photo by Rappler

Problems grow in Papua for Jokowi

Dec 15, 2014 - 3:47 PM

Can Jokowi control the military? Will he?

PAPUA PROBLEMS. President Joko Widodo seen here in Papua during the presidential campaign in June 2014. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Ahok s ambitious plans for Asian Games 2018 Indonesia s medals so far from Incheon how to get the iPhone 6 in Indonesia and more

FIRST MEDAL. Indonesia's silver medalist Juwita Niza Wasni (L) with Malaysia's gold medalist Cheau Xuen Tai and China's bronze medalist Wei Hong during the medal ceremony of the women's wushu nanquan final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Democrats confirm support for direct regional elections

Sep 17, 2014 - 9:48 PM

The ruling Democratic Party s official position gives the upper hand to the political parties who are against a controversial bill that seeks to get rid of direct elections for governors mayors and district heads

RULING FAMILY. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (R), first lady Ani Yudhoyono (2nd R), and his son and daughter in-law, Edhie Baskoro (2nd L) and Siti Ruby Aliya Radjasa (L), show their inked thumbs after voting during the legislative elections in Jakarta on April 9, 2014. File photo by AFP

Indonesia’s bare-knuckle politics

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:43 PM

Threats to local democracy fuel subsidy stalemate and corruption arrests are all signs of a tense transition to President elect Joko Widodo

Prabowo revenge? New bill puts voting rights at risk

Sep 11, 2014 - 3:48 PM

Analysts say political parties are pushing for the controversial regional elections bill to force Jokowi and Megawati to start negotiating with them

RIGHT TO VOTE. An Indonesian voter casts his vote at a polling station in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, July 9, 2014. Photo by Dahana Kencana/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Aug. 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014 - 9:55 AM

Subsidized fuel price hike talks objections to amendments to the legislative bodies law a massive gas line explosion and more

BURNING OIL. A photograph taken with mobile phone shows a burning Pertamina pipeline in Subang, West Java, on Aug. 28, 2014. Photo from EPA

The perils of popularity for Jokowi

Aug 15, 2014 - 11:26 AM

There are deep reasons why it will be difficult for Jokowi to keep political powerbrokers at bay but the eyes of his millions of energized supporters will hold his government to a higher standard

The betrayal at the heart of Prabowo’s challenge

Aug 12, 2014 - 9:37 AM

In his mind Prabowo has been betrayed three times by the people who have been declared victors in the 2014 election Stanley Weiss writes

NO SURRENDER. Former special forces commander Prabowo Subianto has refused to concede. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Indonesian president responds to WikiLeaks

Jul 31, 2014 - 8:41 PM

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says Australia s silence on a gag order on a banknote printing corruption creates suspicion around him and other officials mentioned

BILATERAL RELATIONS. Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) walks with Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as he arrives for a meeting in Batam, Indonesia, on June 4, 2014. File photo by EPA

The Indonesian election: Now a real horse race?

Jun 20, 2014 - 2:26 PM

La Porta: It is possible that Jokowi could achieve the 44 plurality some forecast in the presidential election but against Prabowo s rising 28 percent the election is increasingly becoming a real – and possibly too close to call – contest

FRIENDLY DEBATE. Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto (R) talks to his contender Joko Widodo (L) shortly after a debate in Jakarta on June 15, 2014. Indonesia will hold its presidential election on July 9, 2014. Photo by Adi Weda/ EPA

Jokowi time in Indonesia

Mar 23, 2014 - 9:00 AM

With the election cycle in Indonesia just beginning Jokowi is a potentially transformative figure