Saturday, 22nd July 2017
National
  • VP Kalla, Vietnamese Deputy PM discuss maritime affairs
    15 hours ago
    Indonesian Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla and Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam Vuong Dinh Hue held a meeting at the vice presidents office on Friday to discuss bilateral relations, particularly in the field of maritime affairs. ...
  • Idham Azis appointed as Jakarta police chief to replace Iriawan
    21st July 2017
    Inspector General Idham Azis has been appointed as the Jakarta Police Chief (Kapolda Metro Jaya) to replace Inspector General. M Iriawan, a spokesman stated. "Rotation of office is usually carried out in police for ...
  • Mt Sinabung erupts, causes earthquakes
    21st July 2017
    Mt Sinabung, located in Karo district, North Sumatra province, Thursday erupted at 7.20 a.m. local time, causing 386 seconds of tectonic earthquakes in some nearby areas. Chief of National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) ...
  • DPR passes General Election Bill into law
    21st July 2017
    The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) passed the General Election Bill into law late on Thursday night with four political party factions walked out of the plenary meeting. The four political party factions from ...
  • Ship with a ton of methamphetamine fugitive in four countries
    20th July 2017
    Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said a ship the Wanderlust allegedly carrying a ton of methamphetamine had been a fugitive in four other southeast Asian countries. "The Wanderlust is a target of operation by four ...
  • MK asked for judicial review of House inquiry right
    20th July 2017
    The House of Representative is facing mounting challenge to its controversial authority to inquire the Corruption Eradication Committee (KPK). Former KPK chief Busyro Muqoddas and three legal agencies grouped in a ...
  • Indonesia - Netherlands sign MoU on handling terrorism
    20th July 2017
    The Indonesian National Counter-terrorism Agency (BNPT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dutch National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism (NCTV) on cooperation to handle terrorism. The MoU ...
  • Govt to continue improving system to fight corruption: President Jokowi
    20th July 2017
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said here on Thursday that he would continue to improve the system of government and intensify law enforcement to eradicate corruption in the country. Through the two approaches, ...
  • Megawati stands ready for Pancasila
    20th July 2017
    Megawati Soekarnoputri has explained the reason why she accepted a request by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to become the chairperson of the board of directors of the Presidential Working Unit on Reinforcement of the Pancasila ...
  • Indonesian Ulema Council urges Israel to revoke restrictions
    20th July 2017
    The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) has urged Israel to revoke restrictions on the entry of Palestinians in the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, as restrictions trigger tensions. "We urge Israel to immediately revoke the ...