Tuesday, 30th August 2016
National
  • President Jokowi sending 24 professors to develop Papua`s education, food sectors
    18th August 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is sending 24 professors, who are working in the United States, to Papua to assist in developing the region, especially its education and food sectors. "I have urged 24 professors to ...
  • Proposal to bring back GBHN needs serious study: VP
    18th August 2016
    Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla (JK) has said the proposal to bring back State Policy Guidelines (GBHN) needs serious consideration. According to him, GBHN used to be the reference for the direction of the 1945 ...
  • Media has important role in handling natural disasters: Minister Khofifah
    18th August 2016
    Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Khofifah Indar Parawansa believes that the media has a crucial role in handling natural disasters in Indonesia. "I have observed how the media can affect the handling and delivery of ...
  • Indonesia, Singapore leaders to hold leaders retreat
    18th August 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will hold a Leaders Retreat, an annual meeting of the two countries leader, which will take place in Semarang, Central Java, on August 25. ...
  • Return to spirit of constitution: MPR chairman
    18th August 2016
    Peoples Consultative Assembly (MPR) Chairman Zulkifli Hasan has invited Indonesian citizens to return to the spirit of Constitution, and remember the history of the formation of the Constitution as the foundation of the state. ...
  • Two Indonesian hostages released: Wiranto
    18th August 2016
    Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Wiranto revealed that two Indonesians, who were held hostage in South Philippines, had been rescued. The two Indonesian citizens are Sofyan and Ismail, the ...
  • Indonesian govt grants sentence remissions to 82,015 inmates on Independence Day
    17th August 2016
    The Indonesian government has granted remissions to a total of 82,015 inmates across Indonesia on the occasion to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the countrys independence. As many as 78,487 inmates received sentence ...
  • Minister Susi warns of new style of colonialism
    17th August 2016
    Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has warned of a new style of colonialism that could take away Indonesias freedom. "If we are not prudent in maintaining our freedom, it is not impossible that it ...
  • Suspected foreign terrorist killed in Poso
    17th August 2016
    A suspected foreign terrorist, believed to be of Chinese origin, was shot dead by the Tinombala Operation task force in Poso, Central Sulawesi, on Wednesday morning. "Based on initial checks, the alleged individual, who was ...
  • Two alleged ISIS sympathizers arrested in Wonosobo
    17th August 2016
    A joint team of military and police personnel arrested two alleged followers of ISIS on the slopes of Mount Sumbing, Wonosobo, Central Java, on Tuesday evening. The two men were identified as M Taufik Ismail Salam, a ...