Saturday, 20th September 2014
National
  • Lemhannas suggests gubernatorial indirect election
    13th September 2014
    The Indonesia National Resilience Institute (Lemhannas) has suggested that only governors should be elected by regional legislators, whereas district heads and mayors should continue to be directly elected by the public. ...
  • Council authorizes religion to decide on interfaith marriage
    12th September 2014
    The Central Council of Religions (MATP) has agreed to give the authority to each religion to decide regulations on matters regarding marriages, including interfaith marriages. "We have agreed to fully leave the authority ...
  • PPP Party chairman sacks 15 party officials
    12th September 2014
    Chairman of the United Development Party (PPP) executive board Suryadharma Ali has dismissed 15 executive board members from their positions, while some of them have also been removed as party members. "In line with the ...
  • Monorail train to connect three terminals in Soetta airport
    12th September 2014
    Plans are being developed for a monorail train system to connect the terminals at Soekarno-Hatta (Soetta) International Airport, Cengkareng, on the outskirts of Jakarta. "Sang Dara is a monorail train that will connect ...
  • Myanmar interested in buying Indonesian-made defense products
    12th September 2014
    The Myanmarese government has expressed interest in buying Indonesian-made defense products. Myanmars deputy home affairs minister Brigadier General Kyow Kyow Tin said, "The question now is the price," at a meeting with ...
  • KPK questions Rida Mulyana in Wacik case
    12th September 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday had questioned the new and renewable energy director general Rida Mulyana as a witness in the alleged corruption case of energy and mineral resources minister Jero Wacik. ...
  • Presidential staff clarifies rumor about receiving money from Jero Wacik
    12th September 2014
    Presidential staff for Political Communication Affairs Daniel Sparringga denies a rumor that he was a consultant and had received money from the Energy and Mineral resources Minister Jero Wacik who is recently being named as ...
  • Sukabumi put under emergency alert status for drought
    12th September 2014
    The Sukabumi district disaster mitigation agency has categorised the drought affecting several parts of the district as an emergency alert status calamity. "The alert status will last from September 8 to December 8," head ...
  • Tony Blair visits Jakarta`s Al-Azhar high school
    11th September 2014
    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Thursday visited Al-Azhar 1 Senior High School, South Jakarta, to have a discussion with some students and teachers in a Tony Blair Foundations Face to Faith Program. Tony Blair, ...
  • KPK questions energy minister`s special staff
    11th September 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday questioned I Ketut Wiryadinata, special staff member of Jero Wacik, energy and mineral resources minister, who has been named a suspect in an alleged extortion case. ...