Monday, 26th September 2016
National
  • Indonesia sovereign state, won`t submit to pirates` will: Minister
    20th September 2016
    As a sovereign state, Indonesia will not submit to the whims of pirates such as the Filipino separatist group, Abu Sayyaf, which has demanded a ransom for the release of hostages. This was made clear by the Coordinating ...
  • New agency not needed for handling cyber crimes: President
    20th September 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the government does not need to establish any new institution to deal with the increasing cybercrimes. "We do not need to establish a new institution to handle cyberspace security, but ...
  • Indonesia offers defense equipment to Pakistan
    20th September 2016
    Indonesias Coordinating Minister for Political, Security and Legal Affairs Wiranto met with the commander of Pakistans armed forces, General Rashad Mahmood, here on Tuesday to discuss defense cooperation, including the exchange ...
  • Povernment planning to optimize hydropower
    20th September 2016
    The government, through the State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Ministry, is planning to optimize the use of dams, not only as a provider of water for irrigation, but to provide water for hydropower plants (PLTA). "Together with ...
  • PDIP likely to nominate Ahok in Jakarta gubernatorial election
    20th September 2016
    Chairman of the Central Executive Board of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Hendrawan Supratikno has said there are indications his party will support incumbent Basuki Thajaja Purnama (Ahok) in the regional ...
  • Indonesia, Iran agree to reiterate support for Palestine`s independence
    20th September 2016
    Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla and Iranian President Rouhani have agreed to reiterate support for Palestines independence. "Indonesia and Iran continue to support the cause of Palestines independence," Vice President ...
  • DPD chief dismissed
    20th September 2016
    The Honorary Board of the Regional Representative Council (DPD) has decided to dismiss Irman Gusman as DPD chief after the Corruption Eradication Commission has named him a suspect. The board arrived at the decision at ...
  • Another member of Santoso group killed: Police
    20th September 2016
    Police confirmed here on Monday that another member of the Santoso-led terrorist group has been killed in Poso, Central Sulawesi. The Chief of the Central Sulawesi Regional Police Command, Brigadier General Rudi Sufahriadi, ...
  • Swedish govt plans to develop waste power plant in West Lombok
    20th September 2016
    The Swedish government plans to build a biogas power plant from waste collected at a landfill in West Lombok district, West Nusa Tenggara province. "The Swedish government will use the wastes to produce biogas. The ...
  • Quality human resources needed in era of competition: President
    19th September 2016
    President Joko Widodo highlighted that it is an era of competition among countries. He was speaking at the Gontor modern Islamic boarding school in Ponorogo, East Java. "Gontors alumni can compete. I want to maintain the ...