Friday, 31st July 2015
National
  • Kaligis resigns from National Democratic Party: General Chairman
    15th July 2015
    The general chairman of the National Democratic Party (Nasdem), Surya Paloh, said here on Wednesday that they will not issue a sanction to O. C. Kaligis, the chairman of a party tribunal, because he has resigned. "He ...
  • Indonesian new army chief of staff to improve soldiers` capabilities
    15th July 2015
    New Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mulyono said after his induction here on Wednesday that he will focus on improving the capabilities of soldiers during his term of office. "This will be done simultaneously with ...
  • Rupiah losses 0.58 percent of its value in June
    15th July 2015
    The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said the Indonesian currency rupiah lost 0.58 percent of its value against the US dollar in June. The weakest middle rate was recorded in third week of June at the level of 13,306.43 ...
  • Jakarta police arrest members of Hong Kong drug syndicate
    15th July 2015
    The Jakarta Police have seized 360 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine worth Rp574.4 billion and arrested a number of drug traffickers part of a syndicate from Hong Kong. "Some perpetrators were arrested in an apartment in ...
  • Thousands of Lebaran travelers stranded at Merak Port
    15th July 2015
    Thousands of the 2015 Idul Fitri, or Lebaran holiday travelers were stranded at Merak port in Banten province on Wednesday morning, according to Muslim, a Roll On-Roll Off (Ro-Ro) ship passenger. "It is very crowded. We ...
  • Indonesia welcomes Iran`s nuclear agreement
    15th July 2015
    The Indonesian government welcomes the agreement between Iran and six world powers on Tehrans nuclear program. Under the agreement in Vienna on July 14 between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and ...
  • Illegal immigrants from Bangladesh ready for deportation: Aceh immigration
    15th July 2015
    At least 230 illegal immigrants from Bangladesh now accommodated at former immigration office in Lhokseumawe,Aceh, are ready for deportation after Idul Fitri. Head of the Lhokseumawe immigration office M. Akmal said here ...
  • Indonesia to repatriate 30 migrant workers from Syria
    15th July 2015
    The Indonesian Embassy in Damascus will repatriate 30 Indonesian migrant workers via Lebanons capital, Beirut, on Wednesday (July 15). Based on information received by ANTARA News from the Indonesian Embassy in Damascus, ...
  • Indonesian government proposes free Schengen visa
    14th July 2015
    The Indonesian Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is working with the governments of Schengen member countries to impose a visa-free policy for Indonesians. "Yesterday, I met the vice president of the ...
  • Jakarta authorities forecast increase in number of homebound travelers
    13th July 2015
    The Jakarta authorities have forecast a three percent increase in the number of homebound travelers leaving the capital city to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, or locally called Idul Fitri Islamic festivities, with relatives in their ...