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Jokowi sidesteps human rights, riots on Papua tripOctober 29, 2019
During a three-day trip to Papua and West Papua, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo visited two markets, took part in a traditional dance, promised to build an airport and inaugurated a bridge. But despite his packed itinerary, largely avoided the elephant in the room: widespread protests and rioting that have occurred throughout the region since August — and their underlying causes.
Students return to streets on Youth Pledge DayOctober 28, 2019
The chairman of the University of Indonesia’s student executive body (BEM UI), Manik Marganamahendra, announced on Monday that students would return to the streets that same day in commemoration of Youth Pledge Day, celebrated every Oct. 28.
Development remains top priority in Papua policyOctober 28, 2019
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is making a three-day visit to Papua and West Papua in the first trip of his second term, and the first sojourn to the country’s easternmost provinces since unrest broke out in the region in August.
Two SOE president directors appointed deputy ministersOctober 25, 2019
President Joko Widodo has appointed two state-owned enterprise (SOE) president directors, Bank Mandiri president director Kartika Wirjoatmodjo and PT Inalum president director Budi Gunadi Sadikin, as deputy ministers to SOE Minister Erick Thohir. Jokowi said the SOE Ministry needed more than one deputy minister because there were 140 SOEs to be managed. Jokowi wants the SOEs to be competitive global players and to work with the private sector to improve the economy.
Prabowo mum on his plan for defenseOctober 25, 2019
Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto cut a somewhat more reserved figure than usual on Thursday when he took over the Defense Ministry from his predecessor Ryamizard Ryacudu. In contrast to his outspoken position on the presidential election campaign trail when Prabowo vehemently lambasted the weakness of the Indonesian defense sector, the newly minted minister was much more reticent, saying he had to study all matters before laying out his plans.
Gibran asks for Megawati’s blessing to join Surakarta mayoral raceOctober 24, 2019
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s eldest son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, held a meeting with Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Seokarnoputri earlier this afternoon at the latter’s private residence in Central Jakarta.