Monday, 23rd October 2017
National
  • VP Kalla to inaugurate Europalia 2017
    9th October 2017
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla and his spouse Mufidah visited Belgium to meet some 200 resident Indonesians and open Europalia 2017 at the Center for Fine Arts, Brussels, on Oct 10, along with Belgian King Philippe. During a ...
  • China leads in number of foreign tourists visiting Bali
    9th October 2017
    Chinese are the largest in number of foreign tourists visiting Bali in the first eight months of the year, statistics said. "There were 1.04 million Chinese tourists visiting Bali in the January-August period this ...
  • President orders extension of Trunojoyo Airport runway
    8th October 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) requested that the runway of Trunojoyo Airport be extended again to accommodate larger aircraft. "It must be extended again in order to facilitate larger airplanes," said President Jokowi who ...
  • Construction of Jakarta-Surabaya train starts in 2018
    8th October 2017
    Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi stated that the Jakarta-Surabaya semi-fast train project can be started next year. The first phase will be the Jakarta-Semarang section which is expected to be developed for two ...
  • Social minister wants women to be icons of peace
    8th October 2017
    Social Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa wanted women to be catalysts and peace icons in social and national settings. "Women in this modern era need to be ale to play their roles as agents of peace. It is compulsory," she ...
  • Soekarno-Hatta among top 10 internationally connected airports
    8th October 2017
    The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Indonesia is among the 10 Most Internationally Connected Airports in The World, according to a list published by OAG, a UK-based air travel intelligence company, in its Megahubs ...
  • Langkat police arrest man carrying 18 kg of marijuana
    7th October 2017
    During a raid in Tangkahan Durian of West Brandan, the Pangkalan Brandan police in Langkat, North Sumatra, arrested a man from Aceh carrying 18 kilograms (kg) of marijuana to be delivered to East Java. The suspect is ...
  • Landslide claims four lives in Pangandaran
    7th October 2017
    A landslide killed four members of a family and injured several others in Sidamulih Sub-district, Pangandaran District, West Java, on Saturday in the wee hours of the morning. "All victims have been evacuated by the local ...
  • Lightning strike kills 2 people, injures 11 in Aceh
    7th October 2017
    Two people were killed and as many as 11 were injured when a lightning struck a school in Asean residential area in Dewantara Subdistrict of Aceh District, Sumatras Aceh Province, on Saturday. Spokesperson of Lhokseumawe ...
  • Police arrest 51 people after gay party
    7th October 2017
    Police in Central Jakarta have arrested 51 people following a gay party in T1 Sauna at Block A of Harmoni Plaza shop house on Jalan Suryopranoto, Gambir, on Friday night. "Out of the 51 people, seven are foreigners from ...