Thursday, 19th January 2017
National
  • Indonesia becomes member of Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum Executive Committee
    17th January 2017
    Indonesia became a member of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) Executive Committee, until its 25th annual meeting in Fiji in January 2019. "ASEAN has given both Indonesia and Laos membership to the APPF Executive ...
  • KPK seizes Rp247 billion in e-ID corruption case
    17th January 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) seized a total of RP247 billion (US$18.56 million) after an electronic identify card (e-ID) corruption case during 2011 to 2012. "While investigating the e-ID corruption case in 2016, ...
  • Indonesia focuses on UAV development for border security
    17th January 2017
    Minister of Research and Technology Mohammad Nasir said that the government is focused on the development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (drones) to strengthen the defence and security at the nation's border."The Ministry of ...
  • President urges military to face global transformation
    16th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked the Indonesian Military to face a rapid global transformation, including in political and economic sectors. "We should prepare policies to accommodate the global problems and ...
  • House urges President to strengthen cyber unit
    16th January 2017
    Chairman of Commission III of the House of Representatives Bambang Soesatyo has urged President Joko Widodo to strengthen cyber units of the Police, State Intelligence Agency (BIN), and Ministry of Defense to anticipate cyber ...
  • President Widodo praises amphibious version of "Anoa" armored vehicle
    16th January 2017
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo here, Monday, lauded the amphibious version of the Anoa light armored cars, the brainchild of state-owned land system and weapons manufacturer PT Pindad. The head of state praised the quality ...
  • Jokowi picks new air force chief
    16th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) announced on Monday that he has chosen a replacement for Air Force Chief of Staff Marshal Agus Supriatna, who will retire at the end of this month. "I have picked the name of the candidate ...
  • Social media content can threaten unity: President
    16th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has warned that social media has content that could threaten the unity of the nation. "We often see in social media provocative materials, hoax, slanders and hatred which, if we are not ...
  • Seven killed in Cipali toll road collision
    16th January 2017
    Seven people were killed and three others seriously injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a minibus on Cipali toll road, here, Sunday. Majalengka Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner Mada Roostanto said the ...
  • Army to develop 500 ha rice fields in Nabire, Papua
    16th January 2017
    The Indonesian military plans to develop rice fields in the remote district of Nabire in the countrys eastern province of Papua this year. The chief of the District Military Command 1705/Paniai in Papua, Lt. Col. Jerry ...