President Jokowi to hold first cabinet meeting on Monday25th October 2014President of Indonesia Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, is set to hold the first cabinet meeting after the inauguration of his ministries on Monday to fulfill his campaign pledges."The president wants to hold the first ...
Thousands hold dzikr rituals to welcome Islamic New Year25th October 2014Thousands of residents of the provincial capital of Medan City, North Sumatra, flocked to Merdeka Square for prayers to welcome the Muharram 1, Islamic New Year 1436 Hegira. During the commemoration, the government of ...
Indonesian ulema supports declaration of Santri Day by President Jokowi25th October 2014The chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) Din Syamsuddin supported the declaration of Santri (madrassa students) Day by President Joko Widodo in honor of the Islamic new year 1346 Hijra. "I support any plan of ...
Jokowi's government must preserve inter-religious harmony: Sinta Nuriyah25th October 2014Former Indonesian first lady Sinta Nuriah Wahid reminded the new government of Presiden Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Saturday about the importance of preserving inter-religious harmony in the country. "While intolerance must be ...
Islamic figure Syafii Maarif praises Jokowi`s cabinet formation moves25th October 2014President Joko Widodos decision to involve the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Financial Transactions Analysis and Reports Center (PPATK) in the formation of his cabinet was praised by a respected Islamic ...
UN praises Indonesia for its contributions to peacekeeping operations25th October 2014The United Nations has praised Indonesia for contributing to the world body's activities and programs. During a UN Day commemoration event at Budi Luhur University here on Friday, UN Resident Coordinator for Indonesia ...
Ical invites Kalla to Golkar`s golden jubilee reception24th October 2014Golkar Party Chairman Aburizal Bakrie offered an invitation to Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla at the latters office here on Friday to attend a reception commemorating the partys golden jubilee on October 28. "I came to ...
MUI calls on people to celebrate Islamic new year24th October 2014The general chairman of the Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI), Din Syamsuddin, has called on Muslims to participate in the national Islamic new year celebration at Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) stadium on Sunday. "I appeal to all ...
Indonesia has no child protection system in place24th October 2014Child abuse cases continue to increase in Indonesia as it does not yet have an effective child protection management system to handle crimes on juveniles, noted the National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA). ...
Two killed, 15 injured in bus accident in Pantura24th October 2014Two passengers died and 15 others incurred severe injuries after a Sari Indah passenger bus overturned in West Javas north coast road (Pantura) on Friday, according to the police. The incident occurred on the ...
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