Friday, 28th November 2014
National
  • Riau Island Vice Governor evacuated from police headquarters after clash
    20th November 2014
    Riau Islands Vice Governor Soerya Respationo was evacuated from a regional police Mobile Brigade headquarters following a clash between police and military personnel on Wednesday (November 19). The vice governor was ...
  • Indonesian navy deploys 40 patrol boats to curb fuel smuggling
    19th November 2014
    The Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) is deploying at least 40 patrol boats in the eastern Indonesian waters to thwart fuel smuggling activities. "Tens of boats are on standby in the sea at any point of time. Just in a day, 40 boats ...
  • Indonesian govt prepares powerful human resources: Expert
    19th November 2014
    Indonesia is building dynamic human resources by promoting gross enrolment rate in higher education level to create competitive citizens not only in the ASEAN countries but also across the world, an education director has ...
  • Hiu brothers waiting to go home after discharge from Malaysia
    19th November 2014
    The Hiu brothers, prosecuted in Malaysia for murdering Khartic Rajah on December 3, 2010, are awaiting repatriation to Indonesia after the Putrajaya Federal Court discharged them from dead penalty on November 18, 2014. ...
  • US ready to support Indonesia with military technology
    19th November 2014
    The United States is ready to lend support to Indonesia in the form of world-class military technology, noted US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Orris Blake. "We work together with the Indonesian National Defense Forces ...
  • President Jokowi to attend the 5th WPF
    19th November 2014
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will attend the 5th World Peace Forum (WPF) organized by the Central Executive Board of Muhammadiyah, one of the countrys largest non political Islamic organizations, in cooperation with Cheng Ho ...
  • President installs Basuki as Jakarta governor
    19th November 2014
    Basuki Tjahaya Purnama, better known as Ahok, was sworn in as the governor of Jakarta for the 2014-2017 term by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo at the State Palace here on Wednesday. "I promise to fulfill my duty as ...
  • Senior minister hopes Organda to cancel nationwide strike
    18th November 2014
    Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofyan Djalil will communicate with the Organization of Land Transportation Owners (Organda) on its plan to hold a nationwide strike on Wednesday against the subsidized fuel prices ...
  • Police on high alert following fuel price hike announcement
    18th November 2014
    The Indonesian National Police will deploy two-thirds of its personnel to contain possible disruptive situations in the wake of the governments decision to raise the price of subsidized fuels on Monday night. "It is true ...
  • BNPB warns Jakartans about peak flooding in mid-January
    18th November 2014
    The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has warned residents of Jakarta, popularly called Jakartans, to be ready to face the flooding that is expected to inundate the city in the third week of January 2015. "The ...