Saturday, 23rd July 2016
Feature
  • Lessons learnt from severe congestion at Brebes toll exit
    15th July 2016
    Vehicular queues from cities towards hometowns during the post-fasting Lebaran Islamic Holiday, or Eid al-Fitr celebrations, are a common experience for Indonesian road users joining the annual Lebaran exodus, locally known as ...
  • Projects being readied to accommodate repatriated funds
    15th July 2016
    Following the endorsement by the House of Representatives (DPR) of the Tax Amnesty Law recently, the government is preparing projects to accommodate the repatriation of funds so far parked abroad. Finance Minister Bambang ...
  • Tougher challenges await new police chief
    14th July 2016
    The newly installed National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian might be relatively young for the top post, but he is believed to be ready to face challenges, which are getting increasingly tougher. At 51, Tito is ...
  • Military operation to be final option to free Indonesian hostages
    12th July 2016
    In the last five months, Indonesias government has faced five hostage-taking incidents involving 24 Indonesian sailors being kidnapped by a Filipino separatist group Abu Sayyaf in the maritime borders of the Philippines, ...
  • Lampung holds huge appeal for international tourists
    12th July 2016
    Holding a huge appeal for international tourists, the Indonesian province of Lampung is intensively promoting its tourism sector to help achieve sustainable development and to reduce poverty. The province is endowed ...
  • Eid prayers held under tight security
    6th July 2016
    The fasting month of Ramadan in 2016 in Indonesia ended with Eid prayers taking place under tight security at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta on Wednesday. Eid al-Fitr, commonly known in Indonesia as Lebaran, is being ...
  • Indonesians shaken by suicide bombing in Solo incident
    5th July 2016
    Indonesians were shaken early Tuesday by an incident of suicide bombing in Solo, Central Java, that left one person dead and another wounded. A motorcyclist, who entered the Solo city police resort station at around ...
  • The formation of national cyber agency
    1st July 2016
    The establishment of the National Cyber Agency, which began three years ago with the arrival of the Cyber Desk in the Coordinating Ministry for Political, Legal and Security Affairs (Kemenko Polhukam), is now rumored to have ...
  • Ensuring safe drivers during Lebaran exodus
    30th June 2016
    Indonesia, which has the largest Muslim population in the world, will celebrate the post-fasting month Lebaran, or Eid El Fitr, on July 6. Of the countrys over 250 million population, more than 85 percent are Muslims. ...
  • Govt expects Rp165 trillion from tax amnesty program
    30th June 2016
    The House of Representatives (DPR) enacted into law on Tuesday the governments tax amnesty bill which will provide tax pardons for the repatriation of assets worth thousands of trillions of rupiah currently stashed abroad. ...