Thursday, 23rd October 2014
National
  • President Yudhoyono inaugurates 7th Bali Democracy Forum
    10th October 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurated the 7th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) at Nusa Dua Resort, in Bali, on Friday. The annual forum, since its initiation in 2008, is now being co-chaired by President Yudhoyono and ...
  • Indonesia asks for increase in hajj quota
    9th October 2014
    Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin asked for an increase in quota for Indonesian Hajj pilgrims, during a meeting with Saudi Arabian Hajj Affairs Minister Bandar bin Muhammad Hajjar. "In order to provide ...
  • Anti-graft commission questions Jero Wacik
    9th October 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questioned former Energy Minister Jero Wacik, who has been named in an alleged corruption and extortion case, at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Thursday. "As a ...
  • President Yudhoyono departs for Bali to attend 7th BDF
    9th October 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left for Bali on Wednesday for a three-day working visit, during which he will inaugurate the 7th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF). The president accompanied by First Lady Ani Yudhoyono boarded ...
  • Yudhoyono to confer Adipurna Award on Aquino and Gusmao
    9th October 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will bestow the Adipurna Award to Philippines President Benigno Simeon Aquino III and East Timor Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao on the sidelines of the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF). ...
  • FPI leader surrenders to jakarta police
    9th October 2014
    A leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), Habib Noval, who was absconding for a few days, surrendered to the Jakarta Metropolitan Police on Wednesday, a police officer said. "The investigators are still questioning him. ...
  • 17 passengers dead as "Jabal Nur" ship sinks in Bali Strait
    9th October 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB) has deployed a helicopter to evacuate victims from the Jabal Nur sinking ship after 17 passengers died in north Bali Strait on Tuesday. "The Jabal Nur ship sank in Bali Strait ...
  • Indonesia anti-graft commission questions deputy tourism minister on Jero Wacik`s case
    8th October 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questioned Deputy Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy Sapta Nirwandar as witness for former energy and mineral resources minister Jero Wacik who was named suspect in an extortion ...
  • Indonesian Supreme Court chief installs new MPR speaker, deputy speakers
    8th October 2014
    Chief of the Indonesian Supreme Court (MA) Hatta Ali installed new speaker and four deputy speakers of the Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR) for the 2014-2019 period, here, early Wednesday. "You are obliged to take the ...
  • PKB dismisses fear that Prabowo's block seeking to impeach Jokowi
    8th October 2014
    A chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKB) Abdul Kadir Karding dismissed fear that Prabowo's block or the Red and White Coalition (KMP) is seeking to impeach president elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) who will be installed on ...