Sunday, 7th February 2016
National
  • Asian-African village needs 350 hectare
    21st January 2016
    The Vice Regent of West Bandung, Yayat T Soemitra, said the Asian- African Village, which will be built in the tea plantation area of Mandalawangi Maswati (Walini), West Bandung district, West Java province, requires some 350 ...
  • Police assure Santoso-led terrorist group receives ISIS fund
    21st January 2016
    The Central Sulawesi Provincial Police gave the assurance on Thursday that the Santoso-led terrorist group in Poso, Central Sulawesi, has received fund assistance from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group. ...
  • President agrees to issue presidential decree over child violence
    21st January 2016
    President Joko Widodo has agreed to issue a Perppu (government regulation in lieu of law) and a presidential regulation (Perpres) to prevent child violence and bullying, cabinet secretary Pramono Anung said here on Wednesday. ...
  • VP orders Pindad to retrofit military`s tanks
    21st January 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has ordered state-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad to retrofit the National Defense Forces (TNI)s tanks. "When it comes to medium tanks we have retrofitted them," PT Pindad President Director ...
  • UK provides scholarship for Papua students
    21st January 2016
    The British government provides a Chevening scholarship program for Papuan students which aims at exploring the best Papuan human resource potential in Indonesias easternmost region. Chevening is the United Kingdom (UK) ...
  • Pindad sets target of selling Rp3 trillion in arms: Official
    21st January 2016
    State-owned arms company PT Pindad has set a target of Rp3 trillion for selling its main weaponry systems and arms components during 2016, President Director Silmy Karim has stated. "Pindads selling has continued to ...
  • Govt orders 50 Pindad-made armored vehicles
    20th January 2016
    State-owned weapons manufacturer PT Pindad has received an order from the government for 50 armored vehicles to strengthen its main armament system, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said. "With approval from the Defense Minister ...
  • House urges government to evaluate counter-terrorism measures
    20th January 2016
    Chairman of Commission I of the House of Representatives Mahfudz Sidik has urged the government to evaluate the performance of government officials in the ministries/agencies when it comes to combating terrorism. "Prior to ...
  • President calls to impart public education to prevent bullying
    20th January 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on imparting public education to prevent cases of child bullying and violence. The president led a limited cabinet meeting at his office here on Wednesday to discuss the issue. ...
  • VP asks MUI to revive counter-terrorism team
    19th January 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has asked the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) to revive a counter-terrorism team to curb radicalism in the country. "We will take joint steps to conduct de-radicalization," MUI Chairman Maruf ...