General Retirement Activity: Endriartono Sutarto

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General (retired) Endriartono Sutarto is the former Indonesian military chief, who served from June 2002 to February 2006, under the administration of President Megawati Soekarnoputri and President Soesilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Upon his retirement, the four-star army general was made President Commissioner of state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina to replace Martiono Hadianto. [Continue reading]

Jokoways & the Challenge of Tackling Illegal Fishing in Indonesia

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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued his strongest warning yet to those illegally fishing in Indonesian waters. The President told journalists that he would have the authorities sink foreign vessels fishing illegally in Indonesian waters. The government recorded approximately 5,400 vessels of such vessels stealing in Indonesian waters and over 300 trillion rupiah in losses as a consequence . And apparently enough is enough. [continue reading]