Tuesday, 16th September 2014
National
  • TransJakarta to buy 1,300 new buses
    11th September 2014
    Jakarta government-owned PT Transportasi Jakarta (TransJakarta) has set a target of purchasing 1,300 new buses in 2015, according to the president director of TransJakarta Antonius Steve Kosasih. Antonius said in the City ...
  • I resign from Gerindra due to differences in ideology: Ahok
    11th September 2014
    Jakarta Vice Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) clarified that he had submitted his resignation letter to Great Indonesia Movement (Gerindra) due to differences in ideology with the party. "Well, from the beginning, I ...
  • Chairul Tanjung named interim energy minister
    11th September 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has appointed Chief Economic Minister Chairul Tanjung as Acting Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources replacing Jero Wacik who has been named a corruption suspect by the Corruption ...
  • Ahok rejects bill on indirect regional head elections
    10th September 2014
    Deputy Governor of Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alias Ahok said he disagreed with a Bill on Indirect Regional Head Elections currently being tabled in Parliament. "I disagree with the Bill, because it will rule that ...
  • Indonesia to host international maritime industry exhibition
    10th September 2014
    Indonesia for the first time will host Marintec Indonesia 2014, an international maritime industry exhibition and conference, at Jakarta International Expo on November 26-28, 2014. Industrial Vice Minister Alex Retraubun ...
  • Mercedes-benz is not appropriate as operational vehicle: Bambang Widjojanto
    10th September 2014
    Deputy Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission Bambang Widjojanto assessed that the procurement of Mercedes-Benz as operational vehicles for ministers under Jokowis government was not appropriate. "I understand ...
  • "I do not want to be dprd`s slave": Ahok
    10th September 2014
    Jakartas Deputy Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) vociferously expressed that he had no intentions of being the slave of the legislative assembly (DPRD). He made the statement here on Wednesday while voicing his ...
  • Jakarta`s deputy governor Ahok to quit Gerindra
    10th September 2014
    Deputy Governor of Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alias Ahok will send a letter to Gerindra informing about his decision to quit the party. "Today, I have prepared the letter and will send it to the partys leadership ...
  • Emron Pangkapi will replace Suryadharma Ali
    10th September 2014
    The United Development Party (PPP) has removed Suryadharma Ali from the post of chairman following a meeting of the political partys national leaders held on Tuesday, (Sept. 9). Suryadharma Ali will be replaced by Emron ...
  • PPP Party chairman ready to step down
    10th September 2014
    After being named a suspect in the Hajj fund graft case by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), chairman of the United Development Party (PPP) Suryadharma Ali announced that he will resign. "As I have been ...