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Prabowo Subianto and Hatta Rajasa, center, with members of the Merah Putih coalition in Jakarta on July 14, 2014. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A.)

A Broader Coalition Is Necessary for Jokowi

24 August 2014

Jakarta. President-elect Joko Widodo is seen taking on more partners for his coalition if he wants his administration to work in government effectively. After the Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s challenge and upheld the General Elections Commission’s declaration of Joko Widodo as Indonesia’s next president, observers say that now is […]

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Witnesses in Bali Suitcase Murder Say Mother and Daughter Argued in Lobby

24 August 2014

An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a US attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the teen. Heather Mack, 19, and Tommy Schaefer, 21, were arrested last week as […]

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Witnesses in Bali Suitcase Murder Say Mother and Daughter Argued in Lobby

24 August 2014

An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a US attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the teen. Heather Mack, 19, and Tommy Schaefer, 21, were arrested last week as […]

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Jakarta KPU, Bawaslu guilty of misconduct: Ethics Council

23 August 2014

Jakarta KPU, Bawaslu guilty of misconduct: Ethics Council The Election Organizers Ethics Council (DKPP) said Jakarta General Elections Commission (KPU) commissioners breached ethical codes by opening ballot boxes without a court order. DKPP member Nur Hidayat Sardini said Thursday that the Jakarta … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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Presidential Guard Takes Over Jokowi-Kalla Security

23 August 2014

Jakarta. President-elect Joko Widodo and his vice president, Jusuf Kalla, were handed their official security detail on Friday following the Constitutional Court’s confirmation of their election win earlier in the week. The security officers will be drawn from the presidential guard (Paspampres), the state-owned Antara news agency reported. Their security had previously been the responsibility […]

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Red and White Coalition Still Intact, Golkar and PAN Insist

23 August 2014

Jakarta. Middle-ranking officials from the National Mandate Party (PAN) and Golkar reiterated on Saturday that they had no plans to jump ship from Prabowo’s Subianto’s permanent coalition to join Joko Widodo’s government. The deputy head of research at Golkar, Ali Muchtar Ngabalin, said Golkar would be a check and balance against Joko over the next five […]

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IN MEMORIAM: Thio Tiong Gie, Semarang’s senior puppet master, dies at 81

23 August 2014

Thio Tiong Gie, a renowned poo tay hie puppet master from Semarang, Central Java, died on Wednesday. He was 81. As a senior dalang (puppet master), Thio was one of the few performers of this wayang (wooden puppet) art of Chinese origin in the country. Poo tay hie is a typical Chinese drama show presenting […]

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‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ Changes course

23 August 2014

The sequel to Disney’s animated cartoon Planes is a feel-good movie that everyone can enjoy, but definitely not for children under 10. The excellent computer graphic work on the characters and set pieces of Planes: Fire & Rescue will certainly be appealing to kids – the apparent target market. The work is so good that […]

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Putting it briefly: Anthony wins bronze at Youth Games

23 August 2014

JAKARTA: Young Indonesian shuttler Anthony Sinisuka Ginting won the bronze medal in badminton at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, on Friday, according to a release from the Indonesian Badminton Association. “I’m very pleased to have won this medal, although it is only bronze, which falls short of my gold target,” Anthony said. The player […]

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Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Djoko Suyanto (center), Home Minister Gamawan Fauzi, Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen. Moeldoko, National Police chief Gen. Sutarman and National Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief Lt. Gen. Marciano Norman, address the media regarding the favorable security situation following the Constitutional Court’s ruling in favor of president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.  (JP/DON)

All Good…

23 August 2014

Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Djoko Suyanto (center), Home Minister Gamawan Fauzi, Indonesian Military (TNI) commander Gen. Moeldoko, National Police chief Gen. Sutarman and National Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief Lt. Gen. Marciano Norman, address the media regarding the favorable security situation following the Constitutional Court’s ruling in favor of president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. […]

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Two JIS staffers to stand trial soon

23 August 2014

Two JIS staffers to stand trial soon Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong, two employees of Jakarta International School in South Jakarta allegedly involved in the sexual assault of three kindergarten students, are set to stand trial as their dossiers were submitted to prosecutors on Friday. Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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A week in August

23 August 2014

Its been one of those weeks again I think. There has been so much happening at home and with work that I often wonder where all the times goes and the assumption that all is well and easy as an expat goes very simply ‘out the window’. After work on Saturday, I endeavoured to get […]

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Police no longer consider Iwik a murder suspect

23 August 2014

The Yogyakarta Police say they respect the decision of the Bantul District Court to acquit Dwi Sumadji, alias Iwik, of the murder of journalist Fuad Muhammad Syafruddin, alias Udin, 18 years ago. “We will obey the legal process. What the judge ruled must be followed by the investigators,” Yogyakarta Police chief Brig. Gen. Oerip Soebagyo […]

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August inflation to be lower than July’s: Bank Indonesia

23 August 2014

Bank Indonesia predicts that inflation in August will be lower than the 0.93 percent inflation rate recorded in July. “We will see a lower inflation rate this month because the new school year and Ramadhan are over. We have no annual festivities this month,” the central bank’s economic and monetary policy department executive director Juda […]

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Jakarta Street Food 358 Mini Egg Martabak Martabak Telor Mini Bunga Rampai TiVi 1922

Jakarta Street Food 358 Mini Egg Martabak Martabak Telor Mini Bunga Rampai TiVi 1922 – Jakarta Video

23 August 2014

We can buy Mini Egg Martabak Martabak Telor Mini only costs Rp.3.000 (25 Cents USD) for one egg , the taste was good. Jakarta Indonesia Perumnas Klender Jaka… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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