Sunday, 14th February 2016
National
  • Floods inundate Binjai as two rivers overflow
    8th February 2016
    Incessant heavy rains over the past two days have caused flooding and led to two rivers overflowing their banks in Binjai. Several sub-districts in Binjai were inundated, Yusrizal, head of the Binjai disaster mitigation ...
  • Storm wrecks 62 homes in Batam
    8th February 2016
    At least 62 homes in Batu Merah, Batuampar Sub-district, and the Batu Besar coastal area, Nongsa Sub-district, in Batam City, Riau Islands Province, were damaged due to storm caused by extreme weather since Sunday morning. ...
  • Vice president hopes for peaceful and prosperous Lunar new year
    8th February 2016
    Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla, through his Twitter account, conveyed his greetings on Chinese Lunar New Year 2567, wishing for peaceful and prosperous festivities. "Hoping it is always peaceful, prosperous, and merry," Kalla ...
  • Indonesia hopes to attract two million Chinese tourists in 2019
    8th February 2016
    The tourism ministry hopes to receive two million Chinese tourists in 2019, an official said. "For 2016, we set a target of attracting 1.7 million Chinese tourists, and two million in 2019," Hari Untoro Dradjat, expert ...
  • Sudanese alumni help enhance Indonesia-Sudan ties of quota
    8th February 2016
    Indonesian scholars as alumni of Sudanese universities have expressed their support here on Sunday in improving bilateral relations particularly in the field of education. The Sudanese alumni unveiled their statement here on ...
  • 21 dead after drinking adulterated liquor
    8th February 2016
    Slemans Police Resort of Yogyakarta, said the number dead victims after drinking adulterated hard drinks in Sleman had up to Saturday reached 21 people. "The number of dead victims has reached 21, increasing from the ...
  • Rescuers find bodies of all Purworejo landslide victims
    8th February 2016
    Rescuers until the second day on Sunday had found the bodies of all victims of a landslide which occurred in Suwinong hamlet of Penungkulan village, Gebang, Purworejo District, Central Java, on Friday night. Head of ...
  • PPP meeting recommends reconciliatory congress
    7th February 2016
    A national meeting of the United Development Party (PPP) has recommended a reconciliatory congress to end its internal conflict. "A congress should be organized in April 2016 at the latest, after holding a national working ...
  • No Indonesian among Taiwan earthquake victims so far
    7th February 2016
    A spokesman of the Indonesian foreign ministry said there was not a single Indonesian national among the victims of the 6.4 earthquake that struck Tainan, Taiwan, so far. A team of the Indonesian Trade and Economic Office ...
  • Thousands of Chinese Tourists Come to Bali for Lunar New Year Holiday
    6th February 2016
    Thousands of Chinese tourists have arrived in Bali by chartered aircraft for the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday. The general manager of PT Angkasa Pura I that manages the islands Ngurah Rai airport, Trikora Harjo, said here ...