Tuesday, 6th December 2016
National
  • BUMN leaders asked to take part in tax amnesty program
    1st December 2016
    Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati on Wednesday invited leaders of state companies (BUMNs) to persuade them to take part in the tax amnesty program. The ceremony was preceded with the 600 BUMN directors and ...
  • Setya Novanto reinstated as house speaker
    30th November 2016
    Setya Novanto was reinstated as speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR) on Wednesday after DPRs Ethics Council decided to remove Ade Komarudin as speaker over ethical code violations. Novanto was sworn in as ...
  • Indonesia to gain from flegt agreement: Retno
    30th November 2016
    Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) license gives Indonesian comparative advantage in timber exports to the European Union. "With the FLEGT license, we should utilize ...
  • NU leader suggests national dialog
    30th November 2016
    A national dialog should be held to promote greater understanding among people of various religions in the country, Maruf Amin, the advisory board chairman of Indonesias major Muslim organization Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), has ...
  • Indonesia-Australia education partnership builds 2,725 schools: Minister Effendy
    30th November 2016
    Indonesia and Australia have built 2,725 junior high schools in 30 provinces under education partnership programs over the last 10 years, Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy said. "The government is under ...
  • 22,000 personnel to secure protest rally on Dec 2: Indonesia's Police
    29th November 2016
    Around 22,000 officers of the police, military and public order agency (Satpol PP) will be deployed on Friday to secure the planned protest rally on December 2, 2016. The rally has been called to demand the arrest of ...
  • No demonstrations on Dec 2: President Jokowi
    29th November 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said there will be no demonstrations on Dec 2, 2016, because it was only (we have agreed) a commitment to hold joint prayers. "There will be no demonstrations. There would be a joint prayer, ...
  • KPK questions leading lawyer over corruption in E-KTP
    29th November 2016
    KPK has investigated a Jakarta leading lawyer Hotma Sitompoel over corruption case in the mega project of electronic identity card (KTP) procurement under the Home Affairs Ministry in 2011-2012. "Hotma Sitompoel, from ...
  • Yogyakarta health office provides VCT to detect HIV/AIDS
    29th November 2016
    Yogyakarta Health Office continues to provide Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) services at hospitals and community healthcare centers to detect HIV/AIDS. "We will continue to strengthen the VCT services at various ...
  • President, PKB leader discuss election bill
    29th November 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and National Awakening Party (PKB) Chairman Muhaimin Iskandar met at the Merdeka Palace on Tuesday to discuss various political issues, including the Election Bill before Parliament. "There ...