Monday, 22nd September 2014
National
  • South Sumatra declares emergency haze alert
    19th September 2014
    Haze that blanketed South Sumatra during the past few days has prompted local authorities to place the province under an emergency alert status. The decision to declare the emergency was taken at a coordination meeting ...
  • PAN remains part of Red-and-White coaltion
    19th September 2014
    The National Mandate Party (PAN) has reiterated its commitment to remain part of the Red-and-White coalition, although some of its cadres attended a meeting of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) in Semarang on ...
  • Police order investigation into forest fires
    19th September 2014
    The Indonesian Police have instructed the regional police throughout the country to investigate the forest fires occurring in their respective regions. "We have instructed the provincial and resort police to investigate the ...
  • Yudhoyono to meet Portuguese president, prime minister
    19th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to hold meetings with Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho here on Friday. On Friday morning, Yudhoyono is to pay homage to Mosteiro ...
  • Indonesia asks China to accept three commodities
    19th September 2014
    The Indonesian government has again asked China to again accept mangosteen, palm kernel cake and bird nest, three of its commodities the Chinese had banned so far. Indonesias Minister of Agriculture Suswono personally made ...
  • MUI demands drop of judicial review of interfaith marriage law
    18th September 2014
    The Indonesia Council of Ulemas (MUI) has asked the countrys Constitutional Court (MK) to drop the case of judicial review on inter-religious marriages as it would benefit no one. "We have already held a meeting with ...
  • JK assures integrity of ministers in next cabinet
    18th September 2014
    Vice president-elect Jusuf Kalla (JK), on Thursday, gave an assurance on the integrity of persons to be chosen as ministers in the next cabinet. "We can assure you their performance will be good," he said when attending ...
  • Agency deploys nine choppers to fight forest fires
    18th September 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has deployed nine helicopters in several provinces to conduct water bombing as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of forest and bush fires during this dry spell. "The ...
  • Religious affairs ministry will not change name: Kalla
    18th September 2014
    The name of the Ministry of Religious Affairs will not be changed to the Ministry of Endowment, Hajj and Alms Affairs, Vice-President-elect Jusuf Kalla said on Thursday. "The name will not be changed. It will remain the ...
  • President Yudhoyono departs for Portugal
    18th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono accompanied by First Lady Ani Yudhoyono and his entourage departed from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport at 8 a.m. local time, on Thursday, for Portugal en route for the United States and Japan. ...