Wednesday, 4th May 2016
National
  • Papua tribal leader lauds President Jokowi
    2nd May 2016
    Agustinus Donald Ohee, a tribal leader from Jayapura District, Papua Province, lauded President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) for paying serious attention to the development of all sectors in the Indonesian easternmost province. ...
  • Indonesian government seeking release of four other hostages
    2nd May 2016
    The Indonesian government is seeking the release of four other boat crew members still held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines after 10 hostages were earlier set free on Sunday. "We continue to ...
  • Government not pay ransom for release of hostages: Minister
    2nd May 2016
    Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan confirmed that the Indonesian government did not pay any ransom for the release of the 10 Indonesian crew members who were kidnapped in the ...
  • `No ransom paid in the process of freeing Indonesian hostages`
    2nd May 2016
    No ransom was paid for the liberation of 10 Indonesian hostages held by the Philippines separatists since March, 2016, an Indonesian negotiator said. "The liberation has been made without money. It was the results of ...
  • Ten Indonesian hostages arrive home
    2nd May 2016
    Ten Indonesian ship crew members that have been held hostage by Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines have arrived home in the country. Their plane that carried them from the Philippines arrived at Halim ...
  • President reitrates importance of sea security in border areas
    1st May 2016
    President Joko Widodo reiterated the importance of sea security in the border areas when announcing the release of 10 Indonesian ship crew members held hostage by Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines so far here on ...
  • Indonesian mily ready to rescue Indonesian hostages
    30th April 2016
    The National Defense Force (TNI) has prepared its troops to rescue 14 Indonesians being held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf armed group in the Philippines, TNI Chief General Gatot Nurmantyo said. "I have already stated that the ...
  • ago questions s sumatra governor for the third time - (d)
    29th April 2016
    The Attorney Generals Office (AGO) questioned on Friday South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin as a witness for the third time in an alleged graft case related to grants and social assistance. "I have received a report that it ...
  • President Jokowi inaugurates amahami market in Bima
    29th April 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) inaugurated the Amahami Market, here, Friday.The president urged vendors in the newly built traditional market to maintain cleanliness and tidiness. The head of state, accompanied by ...
  • Jakarta government to build apartments for fishermen
    29th April 2016
    The Jakarta government plans to build multi-concept apartments for fishermen who will be relocated from their original settlements in coastal areas. "According to the plan, we will build multi-concept apartments. Thus, the ...