Saturday, 29th August 2015
Feature
  • Tolikara incident a tip of the iceberg
    25th July 2015
    The Tolikara incident of intolerance in Papua was only a tip of the iceberg that needs serious addressing. Thawing the iceberg is not enough only with meetings and talks between religious leaders. "The grass ...
  • Empowerment of coastal villages inevitable
    23rd July 2015
    The empowerment of coastal villages and fishing communities across Indonesia is inevitable, as it aims to improve the downstream fishery industry. In Indonesia, coastal villages hold abundant marine economic potential, with ...
  • Situation in Tolikara more conducive now: minister
    23rd July 2015
    The situation in Karubaga in Tolikara, Papua province, is more stable now, after the riot that took place in the district on Friday, July 17, Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said here on Wednesday. "I was there (in ...
  • news focus - Indonesians enjoy stable prices of goods during eid holiday
    22nd July 2015
    Last week, Indonesians celebrated the festival of Eid Fitr, or Lebaran, which follows the fasting month, with peace of mind as the prices of basic necessities were relatively stable. Unlike in previous years, when the ...
  • President Jokowi renounces customary celebration of Idul Fitri
    21st July 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) celebrating Idul Fitri in Indonesias westernmost province of Aceh on Friday is a significant indication of efforts to strengthen the integrity of the nation. The president had also said that ...
  • Police urged to take action against perpetrators of Tolikara incident
    20th July 2015
    Muslim organizations have appealed to the National Police (Polri) to take action against the perpetrators of the conflict that occurred in Tolikara district in Papua last Friday. During an Eid prayer service on Friday, ...
  • Jakarta witnessing return flow of Lebaran holidaymakers
    20th July 2015
    After celebrating Idul Fitri or the Lebaran festive season in their hometowns and villages, thousands of people have started returning to their workplaces in Jakarta and elsewhere through ferry ports, bus terminals, and ...
  • Indonesia seeking to end dependence on imports for beef cattle
    20th July 2015
    Indonesia has yet to import feedlot cows mainly from Australia to make up for large shortfall in local supply of beef. With imports, the agriculture ministry could guarantee that the country has enough stocks of beef for ...
  • Muslims across Indonesia celebrate Eid together
    17th July 2015
    Muslims across Indonesia performed Eid prayers together on Friday after the government decided on Thursday evening that the crescent moon had been sighted in four locations. During an Isbat meeting, the government decided ...
  • Court`s ruling may lead to emergence of political dynasty
    16th July 2015
    Following a recent ruling of the Indonesia Constitutional Court regarding candidates participating in the regional head elections, some quarters expressed fear that it could lead to the formation of a political dynasty. On ...