Friday, 19th December 2014
National
  • DPR lauds Law, Human Rights Ministry`s decision on Golkar conflict
    16th December 2014
    The House of Representatives (DPR) Deputy Speaker Fadli Zon praised the Law and Human Rights Ministrys decision on the internal conflict of the Golkar Party, urging the partys internal mechanism to handle it. "If the Law ...
  • Four cars and 14 motorcycles found in Banjarnegara landslides
    16th December 2014
    Rescue workers have found four cars and 14 motorcycles from under piles of earth in the wake of landslide that killed at least 64 people with more than 40 missing feared dead in Banjarnegara, Central Java. The landslides ...
  • Indonesian govt not to legitimize Golkar`s leaderships
    16th December 2014
    The Indonesian government has decided not to legitimize the Golkar Partys dual leaderships selected by two rival factions."After considering all aspects, including judicial, facts, and documents submitted, we have reached the ...
  • Golkar`s Bakrie faction to sue justice minister
    16th December 2014
    General Treasurer of the Golkar Bambang Soesatyo has said the partys leadership formed at the Bali Congress will sue the justice and human rights ministry for ambivalently dealing with the partys dual leadership issue. "We ...
  • People now reluctant to join transmigration programs: Kalla
    15th December 2014
    It is not easy to ask people to transmigrate now because there are many jobs available in Java, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said. This, he added, was leading to decreasing availability of land in the region. "Now, it ...
  • 40.9 million people are at risk of landslides:Agency
    15th December 2014
    As many as 40.9 million people, which is 17.2 percent of the population of Indonesia, are in danger of landslides, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said. "Some 40.9 ...
  • Death toll in Banjarnegara landslide increases to 51 on Monday
    15th December 2014
    The death toll of the landslide that hit Jemblung hamlet in Central Javas Banjarnegara district rose to 51 on Monday afternoon, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB). "Search is on for 57 more missing ...
  • The Jakarta Post chief's lawyer requests postponement of interrogation
    15th December 2014
    The team of lawyers of The Jakarta Post's Chief Editor Meidyatama Suryodiningrat requested on Monday to postpone the interrogation of their client who has been named suspect in a blasphemy case. "Lawyer Todung Mulya Lubis ...
  • Government to have more patrol boats: President
    15th December 2014
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said the government will buy more patrol boats in 2015 to protect its territorial waters from foreign illegal fishing vessels. "I have instructed the finance minister to provide as many ...
  • Kalimantan requires 1.2 thousand megawatts additional power: minister
    15th December 2014
    Kalimantan needs two or three new power stations with a combined capacity of 1.2 thousand megawatts (MW) to meet the electricity demands of households and industries, a minister noted. "We need to build at least four ...