Wednesday, 27th July 2016
National
  • Finance minister to attend judicial review on tax amnesty law
    14th July 2016
    President Joko Widodo has instructed the Finance Minister to attend a judicial review session on the Tax Amnesty Law at the Constitutional Court in an attempt to explain the regulation comprehensively. "The government will ...
  • House speaker discusses terrorism with US ambassador
    14th July 2016
    Indonesian House Speaker Ade Komarudin received a visit from US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake to discuss various issues, including terrorism, here on Thursday. "We spoke about terrorism, corruption, and drugs. We ...
  • Poor coordination caused Brebes toll road congestion: NGO
    14th July 2016
    Poor coordination among the relevant institutions has resulted in a severe traffic jam while exiting the Pejagan-Brebes toll roads East Brebes gate, according to an NGO. "The synergy among the stakeholders was very poor, ...
  • Defense ministry continues to monitor Indonesian hostages
    14th July 2016
    Indonesias Defense Ministry is constantly monitoring the Indonesian citizens abducted by an armed group in the Philippines. "We continue to monitor the operation of the Philippine military. The Philippines has deployed 10 ...
  • Cyber agency to be formed in August: Security minister
    14th July 2016
    The National Cyber Agency (BCN) is expected to be established in August 2016, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan stated. "Probably, next month, the agency will be ready," ...
  • Prolonged occupation by Israel to trigger more global violence: Indonesia
    14th July 2016
    If the international community were to restart a credible peace process, the grief, anger, and despair experienced by the Palestinians must be acknowledged, Indonesias Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador ...
  • Ramli insists ministers have authority to cancel reclamation project
    14th July 2016
    Certain ministers have the authority to cancel the reclamation project that has violated the existing regulations, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Rizal Ramli stated. "Every minister has the authority that is ...
  • VP to attend Asia-Europe meeting in Mongolia
    14th July 2016
    Indonesian Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla, here on Thursday, left for Mongolia to attend the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM11) to be held in Ulaanbaatar on July 15-16. Kalla, accompanied by his wife Mufidah Kalla and Deputy ...
  • 23 hotspots detected on Sumatra Island
    14th July 2016
    As many as 23 hotspots, with 50 percent indicating forest and plantation fires, were detected in five provinces across Sumatra Island on Thursday. The number dropped from 67 hotspots detected in Sumatras nine provinces ...
  • New Zealand prime minister to visit Indonesia
    14th July 2016
    New Zealand Prime Minister John Phillip Key will undertake a three-day visit to Indonesia, starting July 17, particularly to boost economic ties. Key will be accompanied by a delegation comprising government officials and ...