Wednesday, 1st October 2014
National
  • SBY urges Democrat Party to fight for direct election system
    29th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) has called on party members to fight for direct regional election system, stated the chairperson of the ruling Democrat Party faction in the House of Representatives (DPR) Nurhayati Ali ...
  • Constitutional Court chairman confirms receiving call from President Yudhoyono
    29th September 2014
    The Chairman of the Indonesian Constitutional Court, Hamdan Zoelva, confirmed that President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono had called him to talk about the ratification of the Regional Elections Law by the House of Representatives ...
  • Yudhoyono confident of jokowi`s capability to address international issues
    29th September 2014
    Outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expressed optimism that the next government of President-elect Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, will be able to address varied international issues.Speaking to the press in ...
  • Freeport ceases operations in Grasberg mine after accident claims 4
    27th September 2014
    Operations in the Grasberg mine was temporarily halted by PT Freeport Indonesia, following an accident that killed four miners on Saturday at 7.24 am, local time. According to a statement released to the press in Papua on ...
  • Anti-graft commission questions Freeport`s former CEO
    26th September 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday questioned the former CEO of PT Freeport Indonesia, Armando Mahler, as witness in a corruption case involving former Governor of Papua province Barnabas Suebu. Armando ...
  • There should be no regress in democracy: Yudhoyono
    26th September 2014
    Chairman of the Democratic Party Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said by opting for the indirect regional head election system, Indonesia should not become regressive. "I personally do not want to see any regression. During my ...
  • SBY expresses disappointment over voting results
    26th September 2014
    Democrat Party Chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono expressed disappointment over the results of voting to endorse a bill on regional head elections, which took place on Thursday (September 25) night in Jakarta. "I am ...
  • Regional Elections Act challenged in Constitutional Court
    26th September 2014
    The Regional Elections Act that was approved by the House of Representatives (DPR) was immediately challenged in the Constitutional Court. "I will apply for a judicial review on the Election Law. On Monday (September 29), I ...
  • House votes for indirect regional head elections
    26th September 2014
    The House of Representatives (DPR), after a long debate in a plenary session early on Friday, decided through voting to endorse a bill on indirect regional head elections. "The results of voting show that 135 DPR members ...
  • Indonesian government to construct road in Papua`s middle mountain area
    25th September 2014
    The Public Works Ministry is prioritizing the construction of a road in the middle mountain area of Papua Province giving the local people another option besides air transportation. His institution is prioritizing the road ...