Thursday, 2nd October 2014
National
  • Mount Sinabung erupts again in North Sumatra
    24th September 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has announced that Mount Sinabung in the Karo district of North Sumatra has erupted again on Wednesday, at 1:43 p.m. local time (GMT+7). "We received a report from the ...
  • Stamps of Tintin at Indonesia's Komodo Island launched in Brussels
    24th September 2014
    Two stamps depicting cartoon character Tintin in Indonesia's Komodo Island and Kemayoran (Jakarta) were recently launched in Brussels, Belgium, to commemorate 65 years of Indonesia-Belgium relations, an Indonesian Embassy ...
  • China ready to support modernization of Indonesian military`s weapons: Minister
    23rd September 2014
    During a meeting with Indonesian Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro here on Tuesday, Chinese Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan expressed his willingness to support the Indonesian militarys efforts to modernize its weapon ...
  • Syria opposition welcomes US strikes, urges pressure on Assad
    23rd September 2014
    Syrias opposition National Coalition on Tuesday welcomed US-led air strikes against the Islamic State group, but urged sustained pressure on President Bashar al-Assads government. "Tonight, the international community has ...
  • 300 personnel to secure FPI rally against Ahok`s inauguration
    23rd September 2014
    The Central Jakarta Police will deploy 300 personnel when the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) stages a rally to protest against the inauguration of Basuki T Purnama as Jakarta governor to replace Joko Widodo who has been elected ...
  • RI prioritizes handling forest fires in three provinces
    23rd September 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) is streamlining its efforts to handle forest fires in South Sumatra, Central Kalimantan, and Riau in Indonesia, the agencys Acting Secretary Dody Ruswandi stated here on Tuesday. ...
  • Assistant rector of Jenderal Sudirman University arrested
    23rd September 2014
    The high prosecution office of Central Java on Tuesday arrested Eko Haryanto an assistant rector of the University of Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto on charge of corruption. Eko was charged with involvement in embezzling ...
  • Comprehensive approach key to eradicate IS: President Yudhoyono
    23rd September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during his speech at the United States Military Academy in West Point on Tuesday called on the world to adopt a comprehensive approach in eradicating the radical Islamic State (IS) ...
  • Papua promotes Ugimba and Carstensz as tourist destinations
    23rd September 2014
    The Papua province has offered to promote Ugimba Village in Intan Jaya District and Carstensz Pyramid as tourist destinations in a bid to empower the local communities. Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy ...
  • Indonesia, China agree to review maritime radar procurement
    23rd September 2014
    The governments of Indonesia and China have jointly agreed to conduct an in-depth assessment of the procurement of the SLR-66 OTH maritime radar to boost the security of sea lanes in the Indonesian archipelago. Indonesian ...