Wednesday, 1st July 2015
National
  • Dahlan Iskan officially banned from traveling abroad
    10th June 2015
    Former president director of state electricity firm (PT PLN) Dahlan Iskan has been officially banned from traveling abroad due to his alleged involvement in a graft case related to the development of 21 power stations. "The ...
  • Gatot is right candidate for next Indonesian military commander`s post: MPR
    10th June 2015
    Speaker of the Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR) Zulkifli Hasan assessed that Army Chief of Staff General Gatot Nurmantyo is the right candidate for the next TNI commanders post. "I know General Gatot. He is very ...
  • Indonesia, Australia conduct joint naval exercise
    10th June 2015
    The Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) are conducting a joint exercise named "Cassoary Exercise" (Cassuex) 2015. Commander of the Maritime Combat Unit of the Eastern Fleet Command Commodore I.N.G. ...
  • President Jokowi optimistic of house approving military commander
    10th June 2015
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is certain that the House of Representatives will approve his selection of General Gatot Nurmantyo as the new Indonesian military commander to replace Moeldoko, whose term ends on August ...
  • Sutiyoso has adequate experience: President Jokowi
    10th June 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has opined that former Jakarta governor Sutiyoso has the required experience to become the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) chief, according to Presidential Communication Team member Teten ...
  • Four legislators arrested on charge of corruption and drug abuse
    10th June 2015
    Four members of the provincial legislative assemblies (DPRD) of the province of Gorontalo and the city council of Gorontalo have been arrested on charge of corruption and drug abuse. Only a few months after being installed ...
  • Appointment of TNI chief has been discussed
    10th June 2015
    The selection of Army Chief of Staff General Gatot Nurmantyo as the candidate for the Indonesia's Armed Forces (TNI) chief's post has been earlier discussed with President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), stated Vice President Jusuf Kalla. ...
  • Bekasi police interrogates 20 witnesses over plastic rice case
    4th June 2015
    The Bekasi police is interrogating 20 witnesses over the plastic rice case. "Until now, 20 witnesses have been grilled in connection with the plastic rice controversy that has been raging among the public since May 2015," ...
  • Japanese diplomat pens book on enhancing Indonesia-Japan friendship
    30th May 2015
    The Japanese Embassy's former deputy chief of mission to Indonesia, Yusuke Shindo, has written a book titled, "Mengenal Jepang" or "Knowing Japan" to enhance relations between Indonesia and Japan. Through an email ...
  • Indonesia, China agree to establish educational cooperation
    28th May 2015
    Indonesia and China have agreed to establish cooperation in the educational, social and cultural fields as part of efforts to enhance bilateral relations. "Bilateral relations between Indonesia and China in the political, ...