Tuesday, 7th July 2015
National
  • Papua police send investigation team to Dogiya village
    28th June 2015
    The Papua provincial police have sent a seven-member team to Dogiyai district to investigate the shooting case at Ugapuga village on Thursday. "The team left for the scene on Saturday morning (June 27) and arrived at ...
  • 500 military personnel deployed to guard Mt. Sinabung danger zone
    28th June 2015
    Some 500 military personnel have been deployed to prevent local villagers from entering a danger zone of erupting Mount Sinabung which is located in Karo District, North Sumatra. "Local inhabitants and refugees of Mount ...
  • Indonesia condemns terrorist attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia, France
    27th June 2015
    - The government and people of Indonesia condemn the terrorist attacks that struck Kuwait, Tunisia, and France on Friday, killing 51 people and injuring dozens of civilians. Director of Citizens and Legal Entities ...
  • Police hand over 58 chinese, taiwanese nationals to Batam immigration
    27th June 2015
    The Riau Islands Provincial Police have handed over 58 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals accused of being involved in a fraud syndicate to the Batam immigration office for further investigations. "It is the immigration office ...
  • Government expected to reject aspiration funds
    27th June 2015
    The House of Representatives (DPR) appears prepared to go ahead with plan to propose an Electoral Region Development Fund (UP2DP) worth Rp11.2 trillion, despite opposition from many circles. The plenary session of the DPR ...
  • Police arrest 58 Chinese, Taiwanese nationals for cyber fraud
    26th June 2015
    - The Riau Islands Police arrested 58 Chinese and Taiwanese nationals believed to be members of an international cybercrime syndicate that extorts money from affluent people of China and Taiwan. "We arrested them on Thursday ...
  • News of an Indonesian's arrest in Iran yet unconfirmed
    25th June 2015
    A media report claiming the arrest of an Indonesian in Iran for being part of the ISIS movement was not confirmed, according to Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. "We have spoken to our ambassador in Teheran, and that ...
  • Indonesia to deport 300 Myanmarese fishermen
    25th June 2015
    The Immigration Office of Ambon, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), will deport some 300 fishermen to their country of origin, Myanmar. The identification of the immigrants was conducted ...
  • Free visa policy has positive impact on tourism: President Jokowi
    24th June 2015
    The free visa policy, which has been implemented for the citizens of 30 countries this year, will have a positive impact on the tourism industry in Indonesia, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. "Actually, I have signed ...
  • President Joko Widodo rejects revision of anti-graft agency law
    23rd June 2015
    President Joko Widodo has decided to reject plans to revise Law Number 30 of 2002 on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). Acting chief of KPK Taufiqurrahman Ruki said after meeting with the President on Friday (June ...