Saturday, 21st January 2017
National
  • 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, ...
  • Indonesia to seek more international support for Palestine: Minister
    11th January 2017
    Indonesia will seek more support for the Palestinian independence through two state solution, Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi stated. "Indonesia will never waver in its commitment to support the Palestinian struggle ...
  • Three names proposed for air force chief of staff post
    11th January 2017
    Indonesian Military (TNI) Chief General Gatot Nurmantyo has proposed three names to President Joko Widodo as the potential candidates to replace Indonesia Air Force Chief of Staff (KASAU) Marshall Agus Supriatna. "I have ...
  • House speaker confirms meetings on E-ID project
    10th January 2017
    House Speaker Setya Novanto, who was grilled by the anti-graft agency, Tuesday, confirmed the meetings between the House Commission II and the Home Affairs Ministry in connection with the electronic identify card (e-ID) ...
  • Indonesia to register 14,752 officially named islands with UN
    10th January 2017
    The Government of Indonesia has officially named as many as 14,752 islands across the archipelago in 2016, an official said here, Tuesday. The government will now register the names of these islands with the United Nations ...
  • President preparing "gotong royong" economic policy
    10th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is preparing a Pancasila-based, or "gotong royong" (mutual help) economic policy, which will be made public in the near future. The president made the statement in an address to thousands of ...
  • megawati is a fighter for democracy: jokowi - (d)
    10th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has highlighted that Chairperson of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Megawati Soekarnoputri was a fighter for democracy and had firmly stood by her principles. The president ...
  • Police investigating alleged ISIS-linked flows of funds
    10th January 2017
    The Indonesian National Police (Polri) is investigating the alleged fund transfers made by ISIS activist Bahrun Naim through technology-based financial services (Fintech). The alleged money transactions were monitored by ...
  • 7.3-magnitude quake hits Sangihe Islands
    10th January 2017
    A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale hit the waters northwest of the Sangihe Islands in North Sulawesi province, Tuesday afternoon, but it did not trigger a tsunami, a report said. The epicenter of ...