Thursday, 26th May 2016
National
  • Indonesia raises rural development issue at APEC 2016
    17th May 2016
    The Indonesian delegation raised the issue of Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation (RDPA) at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting 2016. This was stated by the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in ...
  • President sets 2016 hajj pilgrimage cost
    17th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has set hajj pilgrimage cost for this year at Rp31.117 million to Rp38.905 million through presidential decree dated May 13, 2016. Under the presidential decree number 21 of 2016, the amount ...
  • Indonesia minister urges schools to form team to prevent sexual abuse
    17th May 2016
    Culture and Education Minister Anies Baswedan has urged schools to set up a team to prevent violence against children. "This team will conduct an early detection of any irregularities," Baswedan stated here on Tuesday. ...
  • President Jokowi to attend ASEAN-Russia Summit in Sochi
    17th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will attend the ASEAN-Russia Summit to be held in Sochi, Russia, on May 20, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the ASEAN and Russian cooperation partnership. The summit is themed "Moving ...
  • President Joko Widodo visits broadcasting company in Seoul
    17th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo, who is currently in South Korea, visited the Munhwa Broadcasting Company to study promotional and development activities related to the entertainment industry at the Digital Media City, Seoul, on ...
  • Kalla leads roll call of national defense personnel in Bojonegoro
    17th May 2016
    Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla led a roll call of national defense personnel called "The National Defense Commitment by Works and Mental Revolution" at the Lt Gen. H. Soedirman Stadium, here, Tuesday. The function was ...
  • Indonesian president introduces "blusukan" at Asian Leadership Conference
    17th May 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo introduced the concept of "blusukan," or impromptu visits, which he frequently practiced as a leader, to the participants of the 7th Asian Leadership Conference, here, Tuesday. "We call the ...
  • Golkar Party supports govertnment : New chief
    17th May 2016
    Setya Novanto has been elected as the new general chairman of Golkar Party following a vote held in a party congress early on Tuesday morning. After his election Novanto declared that the party would support the ...
  • Aburizal named Golkar Party` s patrons council chief
    17th May 2016
    Aburizal Bakrie has been named chief of Patrons Council of Golkar Party for 2014-2019. "The chairman of the Patrons Council of Golkar Party for 2014-2019 is Aburizal Bakrie," the chairman of sessions of the partys congress, ...
  • Jokowi meets with park at Blue House
    16th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae Palace," known as the "Blue House," on Monday to discuss efforts to enhance bilateral ties. President Jokowi arrived at the Blue ...