Monday, 5th December 2016
National
  • Nahdlatul Ulama: Friday prayer in public roads not valid
    24th November 2016
    General Chairman of the countrys largest non political Islamic organization Nahdlatul Ulama (PBNU) Said Aqil Siradj said Friday prayers in public roads are not valid according to Mazhab of Syafii and Maliki. "Friday ...
  • British Ambassador admires Indonesia`s culture of tolerance
    24th November 2016
    Moazzam Malik, British Ambassador to Indonesia, ASEAN and East Timor, has expressed his admiration for the culture of tolerance applied by Indonesia, and urged the countrys government and people to share their experiences to ...
  • Stalled electricity projects disadvantage people
    24th November 2016
    Indonesias state-owned electricity company PLNs Regional Director for Kalimantan, Djoko Rahardjo Abumanan, said the fact that 34 power projects have remained stalled will prove to be disadvantageous for the companys customers. ...
  • 20 naval attaches from friendly countries visit Marine troops
    24th November 2016
    Twenty naval attaches from friendly countries visited marine troops at the VIP room in the FX Soepramono international shooting range here on Wednesday. As part of the visit, the naval attaches also toured facilities at the ...
  • Jakarta police publicizes notice about Dec 2 rally
    24th November 2016
    The Jakarta citys police chief, General M Iriawan, has issued a notice cum appeal for peace in view of some protestors plans to hold rallies on Friday, December 2. "This was done to inform the people of the notice issued ...
  • Minister warns against possible infiltration in Dec 2 rally
    24th November 2016
    Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin has warned that mischievous elements can possibly infiltrate the rally being planned in the capital city Jakarta on December 2. The rally is to press for the demand for Ahoks ...
  • 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 ...