Monday, 2nd February 2015
National
  • Police not to detain Bambang Widjojanto after questioning
    23rd January 2015
    An agreement has been made between the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and police that KPK deputy chief Bambang Widjojanto will not be kept in detention after his questioning, according to police. "I have told you ...
  • Indonesian police arrested anti-graft commissioner on his way home
    23rd January 2015
    The Indonesia Police (Polri) said they arrested deputy chief of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Bambang Widjojanto (BW) while he was returning home after dropping his child to school in Depok, West Java, on Friday. ...
  • KPK leader`s arrest is backlash on anti-corruption movement: Activists
    23rd January 2015
    The arrest of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Deputy Chairman Bambang Widjojanto is an arbitrary action and a backlash on the anti-corruption movement, according to the Coalition of Anti-Corruption Civilians. ...
  • Indonesia offers condolences to Saudi Arabia
    23rd January 2015
    The Indonesian government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed deep condolences to Saudi Arabia over the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud in Riyadh on Friday. "Indonesia prays to God for ...
  • US ready to provide military equipment to Indonesia
    23rd January 2015
    The United States has expressed willingness to fulfill Indonesias military equipment needs following the latter's plan to replace its old F-5E/F Tiger II jet fighters. "I am not familiar with the details of the F-5 ...
  • Anti-graft body leaders to meet President Joko Widodo
    23rd January 2015
    Leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will meet President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo following the arrest of their colleague, KPK Deputy Chairman Bambang Widjojanto (BW) on Friday morning. "We will meet the ...
  • Navy chief orders for tougher action against illegal fishing
    23rd January 2015
    Navy Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Ade Supandi told new chief of the East Fleet Rear Admiral Darwanto to be more effective in operations against illegal fishing. "The East Fleet operational territory is much wider than ...
  • Police name KPK leader suspect
    23rd January 2015
    Police have named Deputy Chairman of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Bambang Widjojanto a suspect over regional election dispute in 2010. Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Ronny Sompie said Bambang, who was ...
  • Indonesia needs to consolidate its organizations: president
    23rd January 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) affirmed that as a large country, Indonesia should consolidate all central and regional level organizations in order to realize the plan and idea being jointly envisioned. "Consolidation of ...
  • DPR still awaits president Jokowi to inaugurate police chief
    23rd January 2015
    The Commission III of the House of Representatives (DPR) is awaiting President Joko Widodo to inaugurate Commissioner General Budi Gunawan as national police chief in the next two weeks. "President Joko Widodo stated he ...