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  • Indonesian govt asked to find other options to assess students` graduation

    Mon, April 14 2014 19:06

    Chairman of Muhammadiyah Youth Central Leadership (Pimpinan Pusat Pemuda Muhammadiyah) Saleh Partaonan Daulay said the government had to find other options to determine a students graduation instead of the national examination (UN). "In my opinion, schools can assess students graduation. ....

  • Five dead in speedboat accident in Bangka Belitung

    Sun, April 13 2014 22:41

    Five passengers reportedly died after a speed boat capsized in Nangka Island water, Sungaiselan Subdistrict, Central Bangka Regency of Bangka Belitung Province on Sunday..

  • Parties opt to pragmatism in coalition: observer

    Sun, April 13 2014 18:54

    A political observer has predicted that political parties will base their considerations on pragmatism and realistic support rather than on ideology in forming a coalition..

  • Jokowi`s running mate likely Kalla or Akbar: Freedom

    Sun, April 13 2014 18:52

    The Freedom Foundation has predicted that PDIP will likely pick up Golkar figure Jusuf Kalla or Akbar Tanjung as the running mate for Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi..

  • Gerindra communicating with four parties about coalition

    Sat, April 12 2014 20:25

    The Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra), one of the winners in the recent legislative elections, has begun discussions with four parties prior to the presidential election on July 9, a party official said..

  • PDIP, Nasdem, wish to build strong government: Jokowi

    Sat, April 12 2014 18:12

    The presidential candidate of the Indonesia Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP), Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, said his party and the National Democrat Party (NasDem) shared a common desire to build a strong presidential system of government. "We wish to restore the spirit of a strong presidential ....

  • Nasdem supports Jokowi as president

    Sat, April 12 2014 17:37

    The general chairman of the National Democrat (NasDem) party, Surya Paloh, said his party has agreed to merge with the Indonesia Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) and support PDIPs presidential candidate Joko Widodo..

  • 250 hospitals ready to develop traditional treatment, says official

    Sat, April 12 2014 17:07

    Some 250 hospitals in Indonesia are preparing to introduce traditional and herbal treatments as an alternative to modern medical therapies, a Health Ministry official said..

  • Jokowi meets with Nasdem leader

    Sat, April 12 2014 14:25

    The presidential candidate from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP), Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, met with National Democratic (NasDem) party general chairman Surya Paloh on Saturday..

  • Total lunar eclipse to occur on April 15: BMKG

    Fri, April 11 2014 23:32

    The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) stated that a total lunar eclipse will occur on April 15, 2014..

S. Korean prosecutors raid office of sunken ferry operator

S. Korean prosecutors raid office of sunken ferry operatorSouth Korean prosecutors on Wednesday raided the office of the sunken ferry operator, the owners house and related ...

President opens Inacraft 2014

President opens Inacraft 2014President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in the company of First Lady Ani Yudhoyono, opened the 16th Jakarta International ...

International football legends to visit Indonesia in May

International football legends to visit Indonesia in MayInternational football legends will visit Indonesia to play against Indonesian football players in an exhibition game ...

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to love

U.S. website picks 2NE1 as girl group to loveSouth Korean girl group 2NE1 has been chosen by U.S. media website BuzzFeed as one of "11 girl groups from around the ...

Indonesia still needs 191,400 researchers

Indonesia still needs 191,400 researchersIndonesia, with a population of more than 240 million, still needs around 191,400 researchers until 2030, Chief of the ...