Friday, 31st October 2014
International
  • Sultan of Brunei appreciates Jokowi`s inauguration as president
    20th October 2014
    Brunei Darussalams Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has appreciated the inauguration of Jokow Widodo (Jokowi) as Indonesias seventh President and M. Jusuf Kalla as his Vice-President. "I congratulate him (Jokowi) on his ...
  • Japan industry minister resigns over make-up scandal: Reports
    20th October 2014
    Japans industry minister resigned Monday over claims she spent political donations on make-up and other items unconnected to politics, reports said, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Yuko Obuchi, who had been tipped to ...
  • Malaysia`s PM congratulates Indonesia`s new president Jokowi
    20th October 2014
    Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak congratulated Indonesias new President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) who were inaugurated at the Parliament Building here on Monday. ...
  • Malaysia wishes to strengthen cooperation with Indonesia under new President Jokowi
    20th October 2014
    Malaysian Ambassador to Indonesia Dato Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim expressed hope to strengthen bilateral relations with Indonesia under the administration of new President Joko Widodo or popularly known as Jokowi. "I see ...
  • Indonesia sets good example of democracy: Ukrainian envoy
    20th October 2014
    Ukrainian Ambassador to Indonesia Volodymyr Pakhil said Indonesia has set a good example of democracy during the Presidential Election held this year which eventually elected Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and M. Jusuf Kalla as President ...
  • Indonesia sends troops to Lebanon on peacekeeping mission
    17th October 2014
    The Indonesian Military (TNI) sent Maritime Task Force (MTF) troops to Lebanon on Thursday (Oct. 16) to join the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), TNI spokesman Colonel Infantry Bernardus Robert stated on ...
  • Putin targeted by topless protest at ASEM summit
    16th October 2014
    Topless Femen activists poured buckets of wine over their naked breasts in front of Milans cathedral Thursday, in the latest of the womens rights groups signature protests. The stunt, witnessed by a handful of bemused ...
  • Aid workers must heed local culture to save lives: Red Cross
    16th October 2014
    When Ebola emerged in West Africa this year, the virus was able to spread so quickly partly because burial rituals in Guinea and Sierra Leone involve washing the dead - and its been hard to dissuade people from touching infected ...
  • Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling
    16th October 2014
    President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against "attempts to blackmail" Moscow. Speaking ahead of his visit to EU aspirant Serbia on Thursday and key talks ...
  • Passenger isolated in dubai airport due to concern over Ebola
    16th October 2014
    The United Arab Emirates said Wednesday that the isolation of a passenger arriving from Liberia through Morocco in Dubai International Airport had to be made to ensure safety and necessary tests after suffering from diarrhea ...