Wednesday, 28th September 2016
National
  • More effective law needed in war against corruption: ICW
    14th September 2016
    The legal policy package, to be issued by the government should give more effective instrument to fight rampant corruption in the country, the Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) said. "The legal policy package to be issued ...
  • Ministry to hold Indian Ocean Rim Association symposium
    14th September 2016
    The Policy Assessment and Development Agency at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be holding an international symposium to celebrate the 20 years of the establishment of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), in Yogyakarta ...
  • Suspect named in illegal medicine case
    14th September 2016
    The Food and Drug Supervisory Board (BPOM) has named a suspect in the case of illegal medicines found in the Balaraja warehousing complex in Banten province, the Chief of the National Police Criminal Investigation Department ...
  • 16 illegal expatriates deported from Surabaya
    14th September 2016
    The Surabaya city administration in East Java has so far deported 16 foreigners to their respective countries after they were found working illegally, Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini said. "We will intensify our ...
  • Amended election bill will not be delayed: President
    14th September 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has given an assurance that the government-proposed revision of the general election law will not be delayed due to short-term political interests. "The general elections law must be ...
  • Police question illegal hajj pilgrimage suspect in Philippines
    13th September 2016
    The National Police is questioning an individual, with the initials HR, who is suspected to have organized an illegal Hajj pilgrimage, in the Philippines. This information was revealed by Chief of the National Police Crime ...
  • Wamena airport closed after plane skids off runway
    13th September 2016
    The Wamena Airport in Jayawijaya District, Papua Province, was temporarily closed after a Trigana Air cargo plane, flight number PK-YSY, slammed into the runway and skidded off it. There were no reports of casualties. ...
  • 140 hotspots detected in West Kalimantan
    13th September 2016
    A total of 140 hotspots indicating forest, peatland and plantation fires, were detected in West Kalimantan Province, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported. "The 140 hotspots were detected by the Modis ...
  • Death row maid`s litigation in Philippines to be respected
    13th September 2016
    The litigation in the Philippines, against Indonesia drug case death row convict Mary Jane Veloso, will be respected, Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said. "We respect the legal process in the Philippines in ...
  • Three sacrificial animals found infected with liverworms in Yogyakarta
    12th September 2016
    Officials from the Animal Husbandry Office of Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, found three sacrificial cows infected with liver worms, but said their meat could still be consumed. The head of the Gunung Kiduls Livestock Service, ...