Friday, 24th February 2017
National
  • Chinese dominate tourist arrivals in North Sulawesi
    17th February 2017
    The number of Chinese tourists visiting North Sulawesi through the Sam Ratulangi Airport was the highest among tourists from other foreign nations in 2016. "The highest tourist arrivals in North Sulawesi were from China, ...
  • Missing French scuba diver found dead
    17th February 2017
    Search and rescue workers have found the body of 39-year-old French tourist Nicolas, who went missing while scuba diving in the Gili Panggang waters of Sekotong Village, Lombok Barat District, West Nusa Tenggara Province, ...
  • Government to focus on improving quality of lecturers in Papua
    17th February 2017
    The government will prioritize improving the quality of lecturers in Papua through the issuance of a certification of competence. "The certification is intended to produce graduates having sound knowledge and skills," ...
  • Indonesia, Germany highlight significance of multilateral cooperation
    17th February 2017
    Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi and her German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel emphasized the significance of multilateral cooperation during a bilateral meeting in Bonn, Germany, on Wednesday. Minister Marsudi ...
  • Floods affect 7,788 residents of Jakarta
    17th February 2017
    The floods that have hit Jakarta since Wednesday affected 7,788 people or 3,393 families in the capital, following incessant rains that caused Ciliwung River to overflow its banks. "Heavy downpour in the upstream and ...
  • KPK questions former Garuda president director as suspect
    17th February 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) questioned former president director of Garuda Indonesia Emirsyah Satar for the first time on Friday as a suspect in an alleged bribery case. "Yes, we questioned Satar for the ...
  • Kim Jong-Nam`s alleged murderer not listed as migrant worker: Agency
    17th February 2017
    Siti Aisyah, allegedly involved in the assassination of North Korean leaders stepbrother Kim Jong-nam, is not listed as an Indonesian woman migrant worker in Malaysia, the Indonesian Migrant Workers Placement and Protection ...
  • Whirlwind damages 924 homes in East Flores
    17th February 2017
    Whirlwind has damaged 924 homes in several sub-districts in East Flores District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTB). The whirlwind hit eastern part of Flores Island from February 6 to 12, Paulus Igo Geroda, head of the East Flores ...
  • MIKTA lauds steps taken by Indonesia on Rakhine issue
    17th February 2017
    Countries grouped in MIKTA (Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia) have lauded steps taken by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi to help resolve the humanitarian situation in Myanmars Rakhine state. ...
  • City government to repair 100 slum houses
    17th February 2017
    The city government of Palembang, South Sumatra Province, is targeting to repair 100 houses in the slum area of Kemang Agung Village, Kertapati District, during the period between February and April 2017. Head of the Public ...