Friday, 27th May 2016
National
  • Five people killed, one missing in floods in West Java
    23rd May 2016
    At least five people have been found dead with one missing in a flash flood that hit the sub-district of Cisalak, Subang District in West Java. All the dead victims of the floods on Sunday night were people of the village ...
  • Two climbers still missing in Mount Semeru
    22nd May 2016
    Search still continues for two mountain climbers from Cirebon missing since Friday in East Javas mount Semeru. Supriyadi (26) and Zirli Gita Ayu Safitri (16) were part of a six member group climbing the 3,676 meter ...
  • Seven villagers killed by Mount Sinabung eruption
    22nd May 2016
    The number of local residents killed in an eruption of Mount Sinabung in Karo District, North Sumatra, climbed to seven and the two others were in critical condition. Six villagers died after being exposed to pyroclastic ...
  • Home ministry denies ordering cancellation of bylaws banning liquor
    22nd May 2016
    Indonesias Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo denied on Saturday that his ministry has ordered the cancellation of bylaws banning liquor. He rather reiterated that all regions need to have such bylaws on the ground that ...
  • Bylaws in conflict with presidential regulation cancelled
    22nd May 2016
    A number of bylaws banning alcoholic drinks have been scrapped as they run counter to Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 74/2013 on the Control and Supervision of Alcoholic Drinks, a minister said. "Certain articles or ...
  • Three killed after being hit by hot smoke from Mt Sinabung
    22nd May 2016
    Three people were killed and four others were in a critical condition after they were hit by hot smoke coming out from Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra on Saturday. "The avalanche of hot smoke from Mount Sinabung has again ...
  • Thousands of residents join fish eating campaign in Surabaya
    21st May 2016
    Thousands of residents joined the community activity of eating fish together during the Kenjeran Festival held at the Kenjeran Coastal Amusement Park (THP) here on Saturday. "I am pleased with this event. I hope this fish ...
  • Indonesia rejects statement of Solomon Islands` PM on MSG
    21st May 2016
    The Indonesian government has refuted the statement of Solomon Islands prime minister that the country has joined the Melanesian Spearhead Group merely to protect its own interests. "We firmly reject the statement of the ...
  • President Jokowi receives award for being Asia`s inspirational figure: Official
    21st May 2016
    Head of Presidential Staff Office Teten Masduki said President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has received the Asia Journalists Association (AJA) Award 2016 for Asias Inspirational Figure in 2016 during his visit to South Korea from May ...
  • Thousands of Budhists stage parade for Waisak Day
    21st May 2016
    Tens of thousands of Buddhists joined monks from various communities in a procession to mark the Waisak Day, from Mendut Temple to Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Central Java, on Saturday afternoon. They brought flowers ...