Tuesday, 31st March 2015
National
  • Police release names of 16 Indonesians arrested in Turkey
    19th March 2015
    Ten of the sixteen Indonesian nationals who have been detained in the city of Gaziantep, Turkey, are from East Java, according to police. "Ten of the sixteen Indonesians come from East Java. They belong to one family, of ...
  • Indonesia condemns Tunisia terror attack
    19th March 2015
    The government of Indonesia strongly condemns the bomb attack at the Bardo National Museum in Tunis, which resulted in the death of 22 people, including 20 tourists. Gunmen stormed Tunisias national museum near its ...
  • Police demand government regulation to tackle radical groups
    19th March 2015
    The National Police have requested the government to immediately issue a government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) to deal with the followers of radical groups in Indonesia. "Perhaps we need to improve our existing ...
  • Indonesian, US marines conduct joint exercise in Situbondo
    19th March 2015
    The Indonesian Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance Force started a joint exercise program with the US Marines in Karangtekok, Situbondo district, East Java, on March 19, 2015. The joint exercise with the United States Marine ...
  • Corruption crimes should not be handled ceremonially: President
    19th March 2015
    Steps to prevent and crackdown on corruption crimes should be implemented properly and should not simply be ceremonial, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. "Prevention of corruption without firm action against the ...
  • President receives credentials from six ambassadors
    19th March 2015
    President Joko Widodo received credentials from six ambassadors of friendly countries at the Credential Room of the Merdeka Palace here on Thursday. The President held a brief meeting with the new ambassadors after ...
  • RI, Netherlands agree to enhance bilateral cooperation
    19th March 2015
    Indonesia and the Netherlands have agreed to continue to enhance bilateral cooperation at a mixed economic commission meeting held in the Hague recently to follow up on the joint declaration on comprehensive partnership agreed ...
  • Indonesia will struggle to implement visa-free policy as mutual service
    19th March 2015
    Indonesia will struggle to ensure that the newly proposed visa-free visit policy offered to 30 countries is implemented on a reciprocal basis, Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi said. "It is true that the policy ...
  • Kazakhstan invites Indonesia to World Religious Leaders` Congress
    18th March 2015
    Kazakhstan has invited Indonesia to the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions to be held in Kazakh capital Astana on June 10-11, 2015, Kazakh Ambassador to Indonesia Ashkat Orazbay said. "We have invited ...
  • Government may revoke citizenship of Indonesians joining ISIS
    18th March 2015
    Indonesias Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla has issued a warning that the government may revoke the citizenship of its people joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). "Citizens joining the war of another country ...