Jokowi inaugurates new Cabinet ministers

January 18, 2018 cdfunews72 0

Post Views: 24   President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has appointed two new Cabinet members on Wednesday morning in a minor reshuffle. Former Golkar secretary-general Idrus Marham has been appointed as Social Affairs Minister to replace Khofifah Indar Parawansa, who […]


Calls for Tolerance Spark Controversy in Aceh

May 8, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 149   After making strongly worded remarks against radicals propagating intolerance in his province, West Kalimantan Governor Cornelis was less than welcome by a group of conservative Muslims in Aceh. The group, calling […]

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Land for The Poor: What Next?

April 11, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 251   The administration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is starting to redistribute state land to farmers as part of poverty alleviation measures. The measure is part of an agrarian reform program Jokowi […]


NGOs Targeting Industry Factories

March 26, 2017 cdn21jyu88 0

Post Views: 177   Even with their feet buried in concrete blocks for five days in front of the State Palace, the protests by a group of farmers from the Kendeng mountain area against a […]