Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) led the delegation of Indonesia in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OKI) Summit that discussed Rohingya tragedy in the UN annual session.
Members of the House’s Commission X recommend the Youth and Sports Ministry to initiate digital literacy education program as the development of internet technology brings threats, which are negative contents, that could harm the national young generation.
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has announced that the government has exceeded its 2017 renewable energy portion in the national energy mix.
The National Police has proposed Rp136 trillion for its budget in 2018 to the House of Representatives Commission III, including to form the Corruption as a Special Crime Detachment (Densus Tipikor). The unit will replace the Corruption Crime Directorate.
The public has been questioning about the Esemka national car project, which lifted President Joko Widodo’s political career. Some people say Joko Widodo only used the project as a political tool to lift his political image.
KPK has discovered that regional heads levy 10 percent illegal fee to companies executing government projects.
Energy subsidy budget in the 2018 State Budget Plan (RAPBN) will increase slightly from Rp89.85 trillion this year to Rp94.54 trillion.
Alleged terrorist initialed IM (31), who carried a bayonet and an airsoft gun, is also suspected of spreading molotov cocktails in some locations passed by President Joko Widodo when he would enter the closing of Keraton (royal palace) Festival in Cirebon.
Some people were arrested in a chaos near Jakarta Legal Aid Agency (LBH) office at Jalan Pangeran Diponegoro, Central Jakarta. They were suspected of provoking the demonstration and turned it into a chaos.
Deputy General Chairman of Indonesian Trade and Industry Chamber (KADIN) in Jakarta, Sarman Situmorang, said that the bankruptcy of commercial centers in Jakarta is caused by four factors.
Golkar Party (the Party of the Functional Groups) is signaling that it will support Ridwan Kamil in the 2018 West Java Gubernatorial Election. The signal came from the political party’s secretary general Idrus Marham.