Tuesday, 21st February 2017
National
  • North Sumatra hit by mild earthquakes on early Friday
    10th February 2017
    Eight mild earthquakes measuring between 2.4 and 4.5 on the Richter scale, hit the districts of Karo and Deliserdang, North Sumatra Province, in the early hours of Friday morning. The first tremor measuring 3.2 on the ...
  • Bali landslides claim lives of 12 villagers
    10th February 2017
    Landslides caused by heavy rains experienced from Thursday until early Friday destroyed several houses in three villages of Kintamani Sub-district, Bangli District, Bali Province, and killed 12 people, a local mitigation agencys ...
  • Indonesians in South Philippines told to be vigilant
    10th February 2017
    Indonesias Consulate General in the southern Philippines city of Davao has urged Indonesian citizens to be wary of the security situation in the region. The advise has been issued following the possibility of a conflict ...
  • Power firm launches mobile electrical service outlet
    10th February 2017
    State-owned power firm PT PLN, which caters to the Papua and West Papua regions, has launched a mobile service car to provide electrical services to the public. "This is our prime product in the provinces of Papua and West ...
  • Human rights commission to open branch in West Papua
    10th February 2017
    The National Commission of Human Rights (Komnas HAM) will open a branch in West Papua Province. "We had discussed a proposal to establish a representative office and agreed to open one in West Papua," Commissioner of Komnas ...
  • Search on for six missing in boat accident
    10th February 2017
    Search is on for six missing passengers of a boat carrying Indonesian migrant workers that capsized in rough seas off Malaysia, Monday (February 7). The rescue team will conduct the search and rescue operation for a week, ...
  • Govt proposes 117 new national strategic projects
    10th February 2017
    The Committee for Accelerated Procurement of Strategic Infrastructures (KPPIP) has proposed 117 new projects under the National Strategic Projects to complement those already set forth through the previous presidential decree. ...
  • Jakarta`s mass prayer participants instructed to not stage long march
    10th February 2017
    Indonesian Police Chief General Tito Karnavian urged Muslims joining the "112" mass prayer rally organized by the Muslim Peoples Forum (FUI) at the Istiqlal Grand Mosque, Central Jakarta, Saturday, to not stage a long march. ...
  • Kalla lauds turning "112" rally into mass prayers at Istiqlal
    10th February 2017
    Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla has lauded a decision to turn the "112" rally into mass prayers at the Istiqlal Mosque, Central Jakarta. "It is clear that the government does not allow holding a rally during the cooling-off ...
  • Aceh records highest violence ahead of election: NGO
    10th February 2017
    Aceh province has the highest record of violence ahead of the regional election 2017, with 26 incidents in some districts, the Association for Elections and Democracy (Perludem) said here on Thursday. "If we consider the ...