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RPT-Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law - minister

Nov 17 2019

JAKARTA, Nov 16 Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbours such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.

Indonesia needs to urgently establish data protection law: minister

Nov 16 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia aims to bring in a new law to protect personal data by next year as it follows in the footsteps of Southeast Asian neighbors such as Singapore and also the European Union, the country's new communications minister told Reuters.

Murder of Indonesia palm oil activists shows growing threat, rights groups say

Nov 10 2019

JAKARTA The murder of two Indonesian activists, which police say was ordered by a palm oil businessman, highlights the escalating violence and threats faced by environmentalists who challenge the industry, rights groups say.

Anger on campus: Behind the student protests that have rocked Indonesia

Nov 08 2019

JAKARTA He was once a boy scout and member of a patriotic flag-raising team in high school. | Video

Indonesia activists say constitutional amendment could hurt democracy

Oct 16 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian activists said on Wednesday that proposed changes to the constitution could set back democracy and end direct presidential votes, while President Joko Widodo himself urged parliament to seek the views of all sides before pressing ahead with the reforms.

Indonesian president tightens security for ministers after attack

Oct 11 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Friday he had ordered tighter security for state officials a day after a suspected Islamist militant stabbed the chief security minister as he was greeting crowds in a provincial town.

Indonesia minister has surgery after attack by suspected Islamist

Oct 10 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia's chief security minister was stabbed on Thursday by a man authorities suspect had been radicalised by Islamic State ideology, and underwent surgery for his wounds, the first time such a senior politician has been attacked in recent years.

Hashtags and Hong Kong protest tips: How Indonesian students mobilised to stop new laws

Sep 27 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian students who took to the streets this week to block new laws they feared would threaten hard-won reforms mobilised amid a flurry of online activity that included tips and advice from pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Indonesian filmmaker named suspect after sharing posts on Papua

Sep 27 2019

JAKARTA An Indonesian journalist and documentary filmmaker, Dandhy Laksono, was detained by police on Thursday night amid a crackdown on activists sympathetic to self-determination for the country's easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua.

After protests, Indonesia president considers dropping anti-graft law

Sep 26 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday he is considering revoking a new law governing the country's anti-corruption agency, which has alarmed activists and helped drive the biggest student protests in decades.

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