Friday, 20th January 2017
National
  • Thousands of teachers stage peaceful rally
    12th January 2017
    Thousands of teachers in Kuantan Singingi district, Riau province, staged a peaceful rally outside the district head office and local legislative council building here Wednesday to demand their rights to certification fund. ...
  • Garut to develop volcanic tourist sites
    12th January 2017
    The administration of Garut district, West Java province, is developing the volcanic tourist sites in Talaga Bodas and Mount Papandayan, Garut Regent Rudy Gunawan said here, Wednesday. Mount Papandayan is located in ...
  • Police prepare security for public debate of election candidates
    12th January 2017
    Jakarta police have made preparations to assure security during public debate between gubernatorial election candidates scheduled on Friday. "We have assured security and coordinated with candidates with regard to their ...
  • Indonesia`s hajj pilgrims quota back to normal: Minister
    12th January 2017
    The quota for hajj pilgrims from Indonesia in 2017 is back to the usual 221,000 pilgrims, after this had been slashed by the Saudi government for the last few years due to the Haram Grand Mosques expansion project, Religious ...
  • Foreign Ministry launches safe travel mobile application
    11th January 2017
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a mobile application named "Safe Travel" for Indonesians traveling abroad either on temporary or permanent basis. "The application is expected to help the Ministry of Foreign ...
  • President targets 400,000 hectares of peatland restoration in 2017
    11th January 2017
    The government has outlined a target to restore 400,000 hectares of peatland areas in seven provinces in 2017, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated. "To achieve the target to restore peatland areas in 2017, the Peatland ...
  • Indonesia to intensify efforts to protect citizens abroad
    11th January 2017
    The Indonesian government will go the extra mile to protect its citizens abroad, especially its nationals who have been taken hostages, the foreign affairs minister declared. "The effort to protect our citizens abroad will ...
  • Police have evidence of fund transfers from Rachmawati
    11th January 2017
    Jakarta Metropolitan Police Chief Inspector General M Iriawan said the police had found evidence that Rachmawati Soekarnoputri had transferred funds to pay for the logistics of the meetings arranged to discuss efforts to topple ...
  • TNI-ADF military cooperation yet to resume: Army spokesperson
    11th January 2017
    The cooperation between the Indonesia military (TNI) and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has yet to resume, army spokesperson Brigadier General Sabrar Fadhilah stated, Wednesday. "We are still awaiting the final decision ...
  • Jakarta police seize 26,560 ecstasy pills
    11th January 2017
    The Jakarta Metropolitan Police seized 26,568 ecstasy pills and 2,258.42 grams of crystal meth between December 11, 2016 and January 9, 2017. After they launched a crackdown on drug abuse, the police arrested 12 suspects, ...