Friday, 24th February 2017
National
  • President receives courtesy call from Saudi Arabia`s Shura Council
    16th February 2017
    President Joko Widodo received a courtesy call from Chairman of the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Muhammed Al-Alsheikh at the Merdeka Palace here on Thursday. "The visit of Saudi Arabias King Salman bin Abdulaziz ...
  • Hundreds of Chinese workers apply for work permits in Palu
    16th February 2017
    Hundreds of Chinese citizens have recently applied for work permits in the Palu Immigration office in Central Sulawesi Province. The workers visited the office to extend their stay permits to work here, Sunaryo of the Palu ...
  • Incessant downpour triggers flooding in Pontianak
    16th February 2017
    Incessant and heavy downpour triggered flooding in several parts of the West Kalimantan provincial capital of Pontianak. Several roads were inundated, with floodwaters reaching heights of between 10 centimeters and 40 ...
  • Two quakes hit Pidie Jaya on thursday
    16th February 2017
    Two earthquakes measuring 5.5 and 5.4 on the Richter scale each hit Pidie Jaya district, Aceh province, early Thursday. The first quake struck at 02.47 p.m. at a depth of 14 kilometers. The quake was centered 5.18 ...
  • Floods hit seven sub-districts in Cirebon
    16th February 2017
    Floods have hit seven sub-districts in Cirebon District, West Java Province, following incessant rains that caused several rivers to overflow their banks. Senior Commissioner Yusri Yunus, spokesman of the West Java Police ...
  • 5.1-magnitude quake hits Garut district
    16th February 2017
    An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit Garut district, West Java, early Thursday, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). The epicenter of the quake which struck at 01.53 a.m. ...
  • Three Australian students receive awards for excelling in Indonesian language
    16th February 2017
    Three Australian students from the Parramatta High School, New South Wales (NSW), have won the Lottie Maramis Prize, an Indonesian language award, noted a press release from the Indonesian Consulate General, Sydney, received ...
  • Minister reports peaceful regional elections to president
    16th February 2017
    Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo met President Joko Widodo at the Presidential Palace on Thursday to report the peaceful implementation of the simultaneous regional elections across the country on Wednesday. "We ...
  • Ahok calls on supporters to remain solid
    16th February 2017
    Incumbent governor of Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) has called on all supporters to remain solid following the results of the vote on Wednesday that may lead to a run-off. "We wish all political parties that have ...
  • Supporters chanting "Agus for president"
    16th February 2017
    A number of supporters of Jakarta gubernatorial election candidate Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono chanted "Agus for President" at a press conference over the election here on Wednesday. "Agus for President," they said when the ...