Friday, 30th January 2015
National
  • Life imprisonment for two drug dealers from Malaysia
    21st January 2015
    A district court of Cibinong, West Java, sentenced to life imprisonment two Malaysians for drug trafficking. "The right punishment for them is life imprisonment," presiding judge Lilik Sugihartono said reading the verdict ...
  • House passes government regulation on regional elections into law
    20th January 2015
    The House of Representatives (DPR) in a plenary session here on Tuesday passed by acclamation the government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) Number 1 of 2014, which reinstates direct regional elections. At the same ...
  • Police file pre-trial suit against anti-graft body
    20th January 2015
    The National Police Headquarters has filed a pre-trial suit against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) for naming police chief hopeful Commr. Gen. Budi Gunawan suspect in a graft case. "With it (suit), the ...
  • KPK must immediately settle Budi Gunawan`s case: chief minister
    20th January 2015
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) must immediately settle Commissioner General Budi Gunawans case, so that no more people will be held hostage due to their legal status, a chief minister stated here on Tuesday. ...
  • Acting police chief`s appointment may act as "time bomb": pollster
    20th January 2015
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodos move to delay the appointment of a definitive police chief will act as a "time bomb" that will badly affect the police, according to the Indonesian Survey Circle (LSI). "By appointing an ...
  • Basarnas` chief appreciates foreign help in QZ8501's evacuation
    20th January 2015
    Chief of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) Bambang Soelistyo Tuesday appreciated all foreign countries that helped with evacuation efforts following AirAsia flight QZ8501s crash in Kalimantan island waters on Dec ...
  • KPK urged to accelerate legal process of Budi Gunawan
    20th January 2015
    The Anti-Corruption People Movement (GMPK) has urged the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to speed up the legal process of Commissioner General Budi Gunawan who has been named a suspect in an alleged corruption case. ...
  • House`s commission III urges president to appoint definitive police chief
    20th January 2015
    Chairman of Commission III of the House of Representatives (DPR) Aziz Syamsuddin has urged President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to soon appoint a definitive police chief. "Within the next one or two days, the president should ...
  • KPK questions two police generals about case of Budi Gunawan
    20th January 2015
    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is questioning two police generals and a police commissioner as witnesses in the corruption case of Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan. KPK declared Budi Gunawan a corruption suspect after ...
  • Raja Ampat chosen as world's best destination
    20th January 2015
    Raja Ampat district was honored with The Best Destination for Adventure category 2015 award by the Finnish Mondo Travel Magazine during the Matka Nordic Travel Fair (Matka 2015) in Helsinki, on January 15-18, 2015. The ...