Wednesday, 10th February 2016
National
  • Indonesia to host OIC`s extraordinary meeting to address Palestinian issues
    4th February 2016
    Indonesia will host the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)s Extraordinary Meeting on Palestine and Al Quds to reaffirm the Islamic states stance on supporting Palestinian independence and the status of Jerusalem. ...
  • RI issues travel advisory for citizens travelling to Latin America
    4th February 2016
    The government of Indonesia has issued a travel advisory to Latin America related to the Zika virus outbreak in the region, Foreign Affairs Ministrys spokesperson Arrmanatha Nasir said. "We have disseminated the statement ...
  • Layoffs not always affect poverty rate: Statistics bureau
    4th February 2016
    The layoffs to be conducted by several companies will not always influence the poverty rate, according to Suryamin, the head of the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS). "It will not always have an impact (on the poverty ...
  • Toddler dies of dengue in C. Sulawesi
    4th February 2016
    A ten-month-old toddler from Sigi District in Central Sulawesi has died of dengue fever at the Undata General Hospital, according to the hospitals spokesperson, Dr Purwaningsih. "One patient of dengue, a toddler aged ten ...
  • Jakarta police questions hani over mirna`s death
    4th February 2016
    The Metro Jaya Police investigators questioned Hanie Juwita Boon for almost 12 hours as a witness in the Wayan Mirna Salihin murder case. Wayan Mirna Salihin, alias Mirna, died after drinking iced coffee allegedly laced ...
  • Vice President chairs meeting on poverty reduction efforts
    4th February 2016
    Vice President Jusuf M. Kalla, in his capacity as chairman of the National Team for Acceleration of Poverty Reduction (TNP2K), chaired a plenary meeting on poverty issues at his office, here, Thursday. The meeting was ...
  • World Bank urged to accelerate implementation of JEDI project
    4th February 2016
    Jakarta Governor Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) has urged the World Bank to accelerate the implementation of the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI) project aimed at curbing floods in the capital city. "We have urged the ...
  • Public should not worry about Zika virus: Expert
    4th February 2016
    The public are advised not to worry about Zika virus but should remain vigilant, according to Tri Wibawa, chairman of the Microbiology Department at Gajah Mada Universitys Faculty of Medicine in Yogyakarta. "In Indonesia, ...
  • Ma`ruf Cahyono inducted new MPR secretary general
    3rd February 2016
    Head of the Public Relations Bureau of the Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR) was inducted on Wednesday as the new secretary general of the MPR, replacing Eddie Siregar who will now be on pension. MPR Speaker Zulkifli ...
  • Attorney general withdraws indictment against Novel Baswedan
    3rd February 2016
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said the attorney general has withdrawn from court the dossiers on indictment against Novel Baswedan a senior KPK investigator charged with gross maltreatment of police detainees. ...