Wednesday, 29th June 2016
National
  • Brexit might increase protectionism in Europe: VP
    24th June 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla said Britains decision to leave the European Union (EU), reflected in the Brexit (British Exit) referendum results on July 23, will increase the tendency of protectionism in Europe where nationalist ...
  • Indonesia bans ships from sailing to Philippines
    24th June 2016
    The Indonesian Government has banned vessels flying Indonesias flag from sailing to the Philippines following the latest hostage incident. The Transportation Ministry issued a sailing notice no. 130/VI/DN-16, dated June ...
  • KPK to question four people in land reclamation bribery case
    24th June 2016
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will question four people in a bribery case to unearth the flow of money in connection with the deliberation of two bylaws on the Jakarta Bay reclamation projects. "The KPK will ...
  • House Commission III approves Tito Karnavian`s appointment as police chief
    24th June 2016
    House Commission III has approved the appointment of Commissioner General Tito Karnavian as the new National Police Chief by the President here on Thursday. All political party factions expressed their agreement for the ...
  • Environmental activist`s murderers sentenced to 20 years in jail
    24th June 2016
    The district court of Surabaya, East Java, has sentenced village Head Hariyono and Mat Dasir to 20 years in jail each, in connection with the murder of environmental activist Salim Kancil. Hariyono, the village head of ...
  • No Indonesian citizen taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf group: VP
    24th June 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Thursday he did not believe any Indonesian citizens were being held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group in the Philippine waters. "There is no such hostage taking," the vice president stated ...
  • Indonesia discusses asset recovery in Vienna
    23rd June 2016
    Indonesias delegation is participating in the Seventh Session of the Implementation Review Group of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in Vienna, Austria, on June 20-24, 2016, to discuss corruption ...
  • President Widodo arrives in Natuna
    23rd June 2016
    President Joko Widodo landed at the Ranai Military Airport, Natuna Regency, Riau Islands, today at 10:10 a.m. local time. The Riau governor welcomed the president and his entourage. Chairman of the Presidential ...
  • Indonesia`s Lapan-A3 satellite launched in India
    23rd June 2016
    Indonesian satellite LAPAN A3 was launched in India on Wednesday, June 22 aboard the India-owned Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34). Indonesias LAPAN A3 was launched together with 19 other satellites from the United ...
  • President Jokowi wants priority for Natuna economic development
    23rd June 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) wants to give priority for the Natuna islands in economic development especially in fishery and energy sectors, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said. "Development of outermost areas needs special ...