Saturday, 5th September 2015
National
  • Do not worry about foreign workers` "invasion": Manpower minister
    28th August 2015
    Manpower Minister M Hanif Dhakiri has asked people not to worry about the "invasion" of foreign workers (TKA) coming to Indonesia as the government has drawn up rules to filter out the TKA. "Do not worry, because there are ...
  • All religions advocate peace: Indonesian VP
    28th August 2015
    Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla delivered a speech at the third World Summit on Peace, Security and Human Development here, Friday, affirming that all religions preach peace, which is a prime necessity for all humankind. ...
  • Government to issue new economic policy package
    28th August 2015
    Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said revision of tax holiday will precede another policy package to be announced next week by the government. The government is formulating a new economic policy expected to draw ...
  • Vice president unable to close MUI Congress
    27th August 2015
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla is unable to close the National Congress of the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) here on Thursday because it coincides with his working visit abroad, according to MUI spokesman Noor Achmad. "The ...
  • Government to issue economic package in response to economic slowdown
    27th August 2015
    The Indonesian government, in the near future, will issue an economic policy package to respond to the current economic slowdown. "The president has ordered a major economic policy package that should be ready to be ...
  • Ma`ruf Amin heads Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI)
    27th August 2015
    Maruf Amin was selected as new chairman of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) for the 2015-2020 period during the Ninth National Congress of MUI here, Thursday. "The formation team has agreed (on the new chairman). And ...
  • Alleged terrorist arrested in Yogyakarta
    27th August 2015
    Police anti-terrorist squad Densus 88 arrested a man believed to be a terrorist in Cupuwatu village, Sleman, Yogyakarta, on Tuesday evening. "Yesterday, an arrest was made for an alleged terrorist, who has so far been on ...
  • 23,443 Indonesian hajj pilgrims arrive in Madinah
    27th August 2015
    As many as 58 flights carrying 23,443 Indonesian pilgrims, have arrived in Madinah since August 21 and will leave for Mecca on August 30 in phases to perform the Hajj worship procession. Data obtained from the Indonesian ...
  • Selection team shortlists 8 names for KPK leadership
    27th August 2015
    The selection team assembled for shortlisting leadership candidates for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will submit eight names to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on August 31 as scheduled, a spokesman has stated. ...
  • Indonesia to participate in developing Timor Leste`s infrastructure
    26th August 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has stated Indonesia is always committed to participating in the development of infrastructure in Timor Leste. "We will encourage investment between the two countries," he said in a joint ...