Friday, 31st October 2014
National
  • VP Jusuf Kalla denies halt in government`s administrative functioning
    24th October 2014
    Indonesias Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) denied claims that the delayed announcement of the ministerial candidates by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo affected the governments administrative functioning. "It (the delay) ...
  • Indonesia faces potential Ebola threat
    24th October 2014
    The Ebola virus can potentially enter Indonesia through its numerous unofficial ports, stated Indonesian Medical Associations former chairman Kartono Mohammad. "Ebola virus is likely to enter Indonesia through numerous ...
  • Kopassus TNI AD should become world's best elite force
    24th October 2014
    The Indonesian Army's Special Forces Command (Kopassus TNI AD) should become the best elite force in the world, stated Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army, General Gatot Nurmantyo. "Kopassus TNI AD must improve its ...
  • Police name two more suspects in murder of British national
    23rd October 2014
    The Bali Police named two more suspects in the case of the murder of 60-year old British national, Robert Kevin Ellis. "We have named two more suspects. Both were the victims housemaids," spokesman for the Bali provincial ...
  • People urged to give Jokowi time to select ministers
    23rd October 2014
    A political observer from state General Soedirman University in Purwokerto, Central Java, has called on the people to give President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) time to select his ministers. "Let us give Jokowi time to carefully ...
  • Security personnel deployed to diffuse tensions in Adonara island
    23rd October 2014
    Security personnel will soon be deployed on Adonara Island in the eastern Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara after a clash erupted between two groups of villagers there, noted an official. The decision to deploy a ...
  • Ministers tightly and carefully selected: Vice president
    23rd October 2014
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) said President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) could not rush announcement of the names of his cabinet ministers. Selection must not be made in a hurry as the ministers would work for 5 years, JK said ...
  • Jokowi calls another meeting of numerous figures at State Palace
    23rd October 2014
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called numerous figures for another meeting at the State Palace on Thursday, similar to that held on Wednesday. President Jokowi invited the former transitional team advisory board ...
  • KPK traces treasure of non-active Riau Governor
    23rd October 2014
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is tracing and taking data of non-active Riau Governor Annas Maamuns assets for his alleged corruption case, according to KPK official. "Whoever is named as suspect in any ...
  • Jokowi to replace eight prospective ministerial candidates following KPK`s recommendation
    22nd October 2014
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will replace eight names in his ministerial candidate list in keeping with the recommendation of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis ...