Thursday, 30th June 2016
National
  • Environmental activist`s murderers sentenced to 20 years in jail
    24th June 2016
    The district court of Surabaya, East Java, has sentenced village Head Hariyono and Mat Dasir to 20 years in jail each, in connection with the murder of environmental activist Salim Kancil. Hariyono, the village head of ...
  • No Indonesian citizen taken hostage by Abu Sayyaf group: VP
    24th June 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Thursday he did not believe any Indonesian citizens were being held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group in the Philippine waters. "There is no such hostage taking," the vice president stated ...
  • Indonesia discusses asset recovery in Vienna
    23rd June 2016
    Indonesias delegation is participating in the Seventh Session of the Implementation Review Group of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in Vienna, Austria, on June 20-24, 2016, to discuss corruption ...
  • President Widodo arrives in Natuna
    23rd June 2016
    President Joko Widodo landed at the Ranai Military Airport, Natuna Regency, Riau Islands, today at 10:10 a.m. local time. The Riau governor welcomed the president and his entourage. Chairman of the Presidential ...
  • Indonesia`s Lapan-A3 satellite launched in India
    23rd June 2016
    Indonesian satellite LAPAN A3 was launched in India on Wednesday, June 22 aboard the India-owned Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C34). Indonesias LAPAN A3 was launched together with 19 other satellites from the United ...
  • President Jokowi wants priority for Natuna economic development
    23rd June 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) wants to give priority for the Natuna islands in economic development especially in fishery and energy sectors, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said. "Development of outermost areas needs special ...
  • Muslims only need fair treatment: Din Syamsuddin
    22nd June 2016
    The Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Indonesian Council of Ulemas (MUI), Din Syamsuddin, stated here on Wednesday that Muslims in the country do not seek any special treatment but certainly want a fair chance in the ...
  • Govt discusses national energy plan
    22nd June 2016
    The government, at the third plenary meeting of the National Energy Council, will formulate a national energy general plan to last up to 2050 for energy development in the country. "The main focus of the National Energy ...
  • Police arrests five suspects for spurious vaccines
    22nd June 2016
    The National Police has arrested five persons suspected of manufacturing and distributing spurious vaccines for babies. "We have arrested a pharmacy owner, MF, and two couriers whose initials are TH and ER," Director of ...
  • Indonesian ship monitors Indonesia-Australia border
    22nd June 2016
    Indonesian Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources ship KM Orca 04 has monitored the countrys waters bordering Australia to check for possible illegal fishing activities in the area. The countrys southernmost waters ...