Saturday, 3rd December 2016
National
  • Police foils attempt to smuggle 1,300 birds in Batam
    23rd November 2016
    The Water Police of Riau Islands on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle around 1,300 birds of magpie family from Malaysia to Nongsa, Batam District, Riau Islands Province. The spokesperson of Riau Islands Police Office, ...
  • Buni Yani named suspect on charge of fanning public anger
    23rd November 2016
    Jakarta police investigators on Wednesday named Buni Yani a criminal suspect on charge of fanning public anger. Buni Yani was charged with uploading video on a statement of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) ...
  • Indonesian politician questions planned replacement of house speaker Komaruddin
    23rd November 2016
    Ahmad Doli Kurnia, a young politician of Golkar Party, questioned the decision of the Golkar Executive Board to replace current House Speaker Ade Komarudin with Setya Novanto, who had given up his House Speaker position ...
  • Golkar faction to send letter on reinstating Novanto as speaker
    23rd November 2016
    The Golkar Faction in the House of Representatives (DPR) will soon send a letter to the DPR leadership about reinstating Setya Novanto as the House Speaker. The letter would be sent after the Golkar Faction in the Parliament ...
  • President Jokowi receives Dutch Prime Minister
    23rd November 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the Merdeka Palace here on Wednesday for a bilateral meeting and the signing of a memorandum of understanding, according to Palace press bureau ...
  • Indonesian police arrest terror suspect of Bahrun Naim network
    23rd November 2016
    The Indonesian Police have arrested a terror suspect believed to be part of a network of Bahrun Naim, an ISIS fighter from Indonesia. "On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at around 9 am Western Indonesian Standard Time, in ...
  • Two legislators arrested on drug charges
    23rd November 2016
    Police in West Sumatra province arrested two local legislators on charges of abusing drugs on Monday night. They were arrested at a hotel while they were consuming drugs, director of drugs at the West Sumatra provincial ...
  • Minister conducts groundbreaking for Central Palapa Ring
    23rd November 2016
    Indonesias Minister of Communications and Information Technology Rudiantara conducted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Palapa Ring Project in Morotai Island, Maluku province, on Tuesday. PT Len Telekomunikasi ...
  • Finance minister expresses disappointment with allegedly corrupt tax official
    23rd November 2016
    Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati expressed disappointment with a tax official HS allegedly accepting bribe when the Taxation Directorate General is seeking to rebuild the public confidence in the institution. The ...
  • Govt subsidizes short sea shipping route
    23rd November 2016
    The Transportation Ministry plans to subsidize the Jakarta-Surabaya short sea shipping route to attract companies to switch to sea transport mode for distributing goods. Nearly 90 percent of the companies distribute goods ...