Friday, 28th November 2014
National
  • Indonesia emphasizes on importance of stability in South China Sea
    15th November 2014
    Indonesia hopes all countries concerned with the South China Sea maintain stability in the region. "What Indonesia hopes for, which we cannot afford to not have, is peace and stability in the region. We hope all countries ...
  • Two foreign fishing vessels detained on charge of illegal operation
    15th November 2014
    The navy ship the KRI Sutedi Senaputra-878 has caught and detained two foreign fishing vessels operating illegally in the sea off Natuna in the Riau Island province. The two vessels one flying the Malaysian flag and ...
  • Indonesia issues tsunami warning following powerful quake
    15th November 2014
    Indonesias Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has issued a tsunami warning for some eastern Indonesian provinces after a powerful earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale, hit North Maluku Province on Saturday. Based ...
  • Report about exodus from Nunukan to Malaysia untrue: Ministry
    15th November 2014
    Media reports about an exodus of residents from numerous villages in Nunukan district, North Kalimantan, to Malaysia are baseless, according to a Foreign Affairs Ministrys statement here on Saturday. The statement said, ...
  • Indonesia SAR prepares map of Jakarta`s flood-prone areas
    15th November 2014
    The Indonesia National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) is preparing a map of those Jakarta areas that are prone to floods during the rainy season. Basarnas needed such a map for assigning tasks, supervision, and flood ...
  • Floods submerge 1.942 hectares of rice fields in Kuantan Singingi, Riau
    15th November 2014
    Floods have inundated rice fields covering a total area of 1,942 hectares and killed a number of cattle in Kuantan Singingi district, Riau province, over the past week. Material losses to the floods amounted to billions of ...
  • Basuki has not officially become Jakarta Governor yet
    14th November 2014
    Acting Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has yet to officially become Jakarta Governor, although Jakartas Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) held a plenary meeting to discuss the vacancy of Jakarta Governor. Home ...
  • President Joko Widodo holds bilateral meeting with Tony Abbot
    14th November 2014
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Friday met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on the sidelines of the G-20 summit. "Australia is very important for Indonesia because we have thousands of our students studying ...
  • Rioters can be arrested: Jusuf Kalla
    14th November 2014
    Anyone found rioting or resorting to anarchism during demonstrations against oil price hike can be detained, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said here on Friday. "I appreciate that the police have taken firm action. Rioters must ...
  • Floods inundate almost a thousand houses in West Sumatra
    14th November 2014
    The floods have inundated 841 houses in Silaut Sub-District, South Pesisir District, West Sumatra Province, since Thursday night, following incessant rains that lashed the area, stated a Regional Disaster Management Board (BPBD) ...