Wednesday, 25th January 2017
National
  • Jokowi meets with former vice president Try Sutrisno
    19th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with former Vice President Try Sutrisno at the Merdeka Palace here on Thursday. Try arrived at the palace at 9:30 a.m. local time and the two held a closed door meeting for 30 ...
  • Soekarno`s son, daughter vow to uphold Pancasila ideology
    19th January 2017
    Sukmawati Soekarnoputri and Toto Suryawan Soekanoputra, the daughter and son of first President Soekarno, have expressed readiness to walk down the path to defend and maintain the Pancasila state ideology and the nations ...
  • Indonesian foreign minister to attend OIC meeting on Rakhine
    19th January 2017
    Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi will attend an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur to discuss humanitarian issues in Rakhine, Myanmar. "The foreign minister ...
  • Diversity can be threat to the nation says police chief
    19th January 2017
    Diversity is not always an asset, it can also be a threat if not managed properly, according to Indonesian National Police (Polri) Chief General Tito Karnavian. The Polri chief made the comments during a public lecture at the ...
  • President discusses diversity with Christian organizations
    19th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo discussed the topic of diversity and maintaining unity with two Christian organizations, the Council of Churches in Indonesian and Bishops Conference of Indonesia. He invited both groups to discuss the ...
  • New Air Force Chief of Staff prioritizes transparency
    18th January 2017
    The new Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Marshal TNI Hadi Tjahjanto, said he will prioritize transparency when purchasing weapons and military equipment to ensure their safe operation. "The initial step is to have ...
  • KPK names five new suspects in Perhutani corruption case
    18th January 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has named five corruption suspects in the procurement of urea tablet fertilizer by state forestry company Perum Perhutani Unit 1 Central Java in 2010-2011 and 2012-2013. ...
  • Asylum seekers feel displaced in Pekanbaru
    18th January 2017
    Over 100 asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, and Iran being accommodated in the open parking area of the immigration office in Pekanbaru, Riau, are voicing their grievances over the current state of affairs. ...
  • Minister says Family Hope Program reduces poverty
    18th January 2017
    Indonesian Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa says the ministrys Family Hope Program (PKH), a conditional cash transfer program, has reduced poverty and inequality throughout the country. "We are optimistic ...
  • Palestine asks for Indonesian support at Paris Conference
    18th January 2017
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked Indonesia for support at the Paris Conference on peace in the Middle East on January 15, 2017. The conference was attended by 70 countries and the topics discussed included follow ...