We provide media monitoring services from selected Indonesian mainstream media, both print and online, as well as social media. Every day, our media monitoring team summarizes headlines and picks highlights of the day that help our clients meet their daily need for information.
No need to reconcile with Rizieq: MoeldokoNovember 15, 2019
Presidential chief of staff Moeldoko has reasserted that the government never attempted to prevent Muslim cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab from returning to Indonesia. He rejected Rizieq’s claim that he could not come home because of a ban imposed by the government. Furthermore, Moeldoko added that the government had yet to receive an official complaint from Rizieq regarding the alleged ban.
Ahok asked to focus on oil and gas ‘mafia’November 15, 2019
Tipped as the strongest candidate for the president commissioner post at state-owned oil and gas giant Pertamina, former Jakarta governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama will shoulder considerable responsibilities if he takes the job.
Suicide bombing strikes Medan Police headquartersNovember 13, 2019
At least six people, namely four police officers, one nonpermanent staffer and one civilian, have been injured in a bomb attack on the Medan Police headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra. The National Police said the apparent suicide bombing occurred at around 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, after the morning roll call. Police identified the alleged suicide bomber as a 24-year-old male student named Rabbial Muslim Nasution.
Camaraderie conceals tensions between PDI-P, NasDem: AnalystsNovember 13, 2019
As Megawati Soekarnoputri and Surya Paloh exchanged cordial gestures at the NasDem Party congress on Monday, the reportedly strained relationship between the two seasoned politicians seemed on the mend. Analysts, however, have said tensions persist about future competition between the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) and NasDem.