Saturday, 10th December 2016
National
  • 177 landslides hit Indonesia since early this year
    7th December 2016
    A total of 576 landslides have hit Indonesia since early this year, leaving 177 people dead and 100 others injured, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB). "The threat of landslides continues to ...
  • Jakarta police searching for alleged treason plot financier
    7th December 2016
    The Jakarta Metropolitan Police is conducting an investigation to discover the identity of the financier behind the alleged treason plot that was uncovered recently. "So, investigation is still being carried out. Later, ...
  • Indonesia among 14 Asia-Pacific countries to promote labour welfare
    7th December 2016
    Indonesia is among 14 Asia-Pacific countries that have ratified eight core conventions relating to workers welfare, International Labour Organization (ILO) Director General Guy Ryder said here on Tuesday. These include the ...
  • Aceh earthquake claims four lives, damages several buildings
    7th December 2016
    An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale rocked Pidie Jaya (Pijay) District, Aceh Province, and claimed four lives on Wednesday. The earthquake also destroyed several houses and places of worship and at least 30 ...
  • Strong earthquake jolts Aceh
    7th December 2016
    A strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale (RS) shook Aceh Province in the western tip of Sumatra at 5:03 a.m local time on Wednesday. "The earthquake measured 6.4 on the RS and took place at 5:03 a.m. Its ...
  • Jakarta governor to be tried on December 13
    7th December 2016
    Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama will be tried on December 13 by the North Jakarta district court over blasphemy he has allegedly committed. Trial has been set at 9am at Kusuma Atmadja Room of the North Jakarta ...
  • Indonesia will help resolve Rohingya muslims issue: VP
    7th December 2016
    Indonesia will help resolve the problems affecting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmars Rakhine State, Vice President Jusuf Kalla has said. "Of course, Indonesia wants to find a good solution, even if it is the domestic affairs of ...
  • More Indonesians falling prey to human trafficking
    7th December 2016
    The number of Indonesians becoming victims of human trafficking has shown an upward trend in the past few years, the foreign ministry has said."The number of victims that the foreign ministry handled increased to 425 in 2014 ...
  • Rescuers find debris of crashed police plane
    6th December 2016
    Rescuers have found the debris of the National Polices M28 Skytruck airplane that crashed in the waters off Riau Islands. Rescuers had, on Monday, recovered debris such as passenger seats and luggage, Police Chief of Riau ...
  • VP, Indonesian Red Cross ready to fly to Myanmar
    6th December 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla and the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) are ready to fly to Myanmar if needed to provide humanitarian aid to victims of ethnic conflict in Rakhine State. "Yes, if needed I will be there as (chairman) ...