The Jakarta Post (Indonesia)

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Brazilian President Michel Temer is set to visit Indonesia next month on his first extensive tour of Southeast Asia, a senior envoy has revealed, as the Latin American nation seeks to tap into Asean’s promising growth.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Throughout most of its modern history, bureaucracy in Indonesia has operated under the shroud of secrecy. In the late period of the New Order regime, bureaucracy’s key role was aiding and abetting the unchecked collection of rent from the economy to benefit members of the ruling elite, while at the same time, controlling the lives of average people.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - After nearly a year of heated courtroom debate over a judicial review petition that seeks to outlaw, premarital sex and homosexual sex, the Constitutional Court (MK) is scheduled to deliver a ruling on the matter on Thursday.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - United States-based ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has reiterated its interest in expanding in Indonesia, where it faces tight competition with local rival Go-Jek and Singapore-based Grab, as well as in the rest of Southeast Asia.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The dramatic rise of cryptocurrency Bitcoin’s value has left authorities scratching their heads to find the perfect formula to regulate it.

PARIS (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The severe disaster impacts to humans, particularly forced displacements caused by forest-peat fires and haze crisis, have not yet gained as much attention across academics and policymaking processes in Indonesia.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Indonesian national airlines Garuda Indonesia is named Airline of the Year.

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Human rights activists criticise President Joko Widodo on one-sided claim of solving human rights violence.

BATAM, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - Due to the rising minimum wage in Batam, industry players decide to use robots instead.

PEKANBARU, Indonesia (The Jakarta Post/ANN) - The police antiterror unit arrests four suspected terrorists in Riau.