Saturday, 30th July 2016
National
  • Make urbanization positive: VP
    26th July 2016
    The time has come to change the negative image of urbanization into a positive one in the future, Vice President Jusuf Kalla has stated. "So far, urbanization has been considered negative. (We must think of) how to make it ...
  • AGO tight-lipped over third round of death-row executions
    26th July 2016
    The Attorney Generals Office (AGO) is tightlipped about plans to carry out the third wave of executions of death-row inmates though many were now being moved to the Nusakambangan penitentiary in Cilacap, Central Java. ...
  • Police searching for 18 members of Santoso`s terrorist group
    26th July 2016
    The Tinombala Operation Task Force comprising a joint team of military and police personnel is looking for the East Indonesia Mujahidin (MIT) terrorist groups 18 members after its leader, Santoso, was killed last Monday. ...
  • Death row inmate Zulfikar Ali moved to Nusakambangan prison
    26th July 2016
    Death row inmate Zulfikar Ali, a Pakistani, who has been jailed for drug trafficking on Mani, was moved to Batu Prison on Nusakambangan Island after undergoing treatment at the Cilacap Regional Public Hospital for ill-health. ...
  • Execution of death row prisoners in Nusakambangan imminent?
    25th July 2016
    The island of Nusakambangan is closed for a week to visitors adding to the speculation that execution of death row prisoners on the island a few miles off this southern Central Java coastal town, is imminent. The government ...
  • ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement
    25th July 2016
    Southeast Asian nations failed to find common ground on maritime disputes in the South China Sea on Sunday after Cambodia stuck to its demand the group make no reference to an international court ruling against Beijing in a ...
  • President Jokowi meets with his election supporters
    25th July 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with presidential election supporters in a national gathering held here on Sunday evening. He arrived at the venue at Wisma Serba Guna Senayan, South Jakarta, at around 8.10pm. Several ...
  • Jokowi asks supporters to escort reform efforts
    25th July 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on his supporters and volunteers to help escort the change the government is now striving to make. "Volunteers must continue escorting the change that we are making. Tell me if you ...
  • Next 15 years transitional period: Jokowi
    25th July 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo said here on Sunday that the next 15 years would be a transitional period for the country before it could take off as an advanced country. "The momentum is the next 15 years. If we cannot ...
  • Wakatobi ready to welcome Sail Indonesia 2016 participants
    24th July 2016
    The government and the community in the district of Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi, have been ready to welcome the arrival of yachts participating in the Sail Indonesia 2016 early in August "The government of Wakatobi has ...