Saturday, 24th June 2017
National
  • Police arrest man for derogatory Facebook post against president
    9th June 2017
    The East Java police have arrested Burhanuddin, hailing from Pasuruan, East Java, for posting derogatory content against President Joko Widodo and police officials on the social media platform, Facebook. "Under the name of ...
  • Three causes to rapid spread of SARA issues: President
    9th June 2017
    President Joko Widodo said there are three reasons behind the quick spreading of issues relating to religion, race, tribe and between groups (SARA) in Indonesia, at the moment. In an exclusive interview with ANTARA News ...
  • Indonesia repatriates 695 Vietnamese fishermen
    9th June 2017
    The Indonesian government, through the Ministry of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs (KKP), has repatriated 695 Vietnamese fishermen from Batam. "Of the total 695 fishermen, 690 people are not penalized, and five persons have ...
  • Big tourist boats not yet allowed to enter Raja Ampat
    9th June 2017
    Big tourist vessels are not allowed yet to enter and sail in the Raja Ampat waters, West Papua, to prevent a recurrence of the last incident of luxury tourist vessel Caledonian Sky. Head of the Transport Office of the Regency ...
  • President Jokowi distributes Smart Indonesia Cards to Tasikmalaya students
    9th June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) symbolically distributed Smart Indonesia Cards (KIP) to 1.5 thousand students of elementary and high schools during an event held at the state-run junior high school SMPN 2, here, Friday. "I ...
  • One dead after landslide hits Ambon
    9th June 2017
    One inhabitant died while another was injured after a landslide hit Krangpanjang, Ambon Island, Maluku Province, on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. local time. "The dead victim is identified as 49-year-old Feno Leiwakabessy, while ...
  • Papua police to not interfere in Freeport`s labor problem
    9th June 2017
    The Papua Police can solely protect and maintain security in PT Freeport Indonesia in Papua while a strike is ongoing but will not interfere in the companys labor problem. The solution to the manpower problem should be in ...
  • President believes no power abuse in military`s involvement in counterterrorism
    9th June 2017
    No abuse of power would occur if the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) were to be involved in combating terrorism since a control mechanism is already in place in the community, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. "Now, ...
  • President Jokowi urges society to maintain unity in diversity
    9th June 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged the Indonesian population to maintain harmony and unity, amid the nations diversity. "Diversity in tribes, local languages, and religions is the destiny of God, the law of God which ...
  • Jakarta police ask FPI not to mobilize masses
    9th June 2017
    Jakarta Police Chief Inspector General M Iriawan has called on Islam Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab not to mobilize the masses on his return to the country. "It is not necessary to mobilize the masses," M ...