Thursday, 27th July 2017
National
  • Police support ministry`s ban on Telegram
    19th July 2017
    National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian has supported the ban imposed by the Ministry of Information on the messenger application Telegram, because the app had supported extremists who committed several attacks in ...
  • Jokowi meets Sulawesi`s ulemas
    19th July 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met dozens of ulemas (Muslim clerics) from Sulawesi at the Merdeka Palace here on Tuesday. "I respect honorable ulemas, especially ulemas from Sulawesi, and KH Sanusi Baco, the chairman of ...
  • President discusses draft of regulation on character building
    18th July 2017
    President Joko Widodo held a meeting with several ministers to discuss a draft of a presidential regulation on character building at the Presidential Palace Complex in Jakarta, Tuesday. "We have just held a meeting with ...
  • LIPI warns of dangers of long-term use of chemical fertilizers
    18th July 2017
    The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has warned of the dangers of using synthetic inorganic chemical fertilizers for a long time, which can destroy farm land. "What worries us today is that Indonesian farmers only ...
  • Telegram expected to clarify its SOP related to terrorism content
    18th July 2017
    Web-based messaging application Telegram is expected to clarify its standard operating procedure (SOP) related to the blocking of terrorism and radicalism content in the mobile networks, Indonesian National Counter-terrorism ...
  • Indonesia conducts hundreds of trainings for developing countries
    18th July 2017
    Indonesia continues to contribute to the development of developing countries on the south side of equator by conducting hundreds of capacity trainings for thousands of people in those regions. "Over the past 10 years, we ...
  • Islamic figure discusses economic gaps with Jokowi
    18th July 2017
    A revered Islamic figure has met President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to discuss economic gaps in the country. Buya Syafii Maarif from Muhammadiyah, one of the biggest Islamic organizations in Indonesia, said after the meeting ...
  • KPK names House Speaker as suspect in e-ID graft case
    18th July 2017
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Monday named Chairman of the House of Representatives (DPR), identified by his initials as SN, as a suspect in an e-ID card graft case. "The KPK has found sufficient ...
  • Setya Novanto has key role in setting e-ID card budget: KPK
    18th July 2017
    The Indonesia Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said House Speaker Setya Novanto is suspected of having key role in setting the budget for the procurement of electronic identity cards in 2011--2012 that ended in big ...
  • Indonesian student wins gold medal in International Chemistry Olympiad
    17th July 2017
    Dean Fanggohans, an Indonesian student of State Senior High School (SMAN) 8 of Pekanbaru city, Riau province, won a gold medal in the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand, which was held from July 5 to July 15. ...