Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
Indonesia Top News
  • Government wants KPK to be reinforced: Kalla

    10 hours ago
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla stated that the government wanted the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to be strengthened. The vice president made the remarks in response to the tentative conclusion of the House of ...

  • House cancels plan to build apartment
    10 hours ago
    The House of Representatives (DPR) has finally canceled its plan to build an apartment to be used as residence for the members of the House, because the DPR official housing complex in Ulu Jami and Kalibata was still in good ...
  • Government confident of fruitful negotiation with Freeport
    11 hours ago
    The government has expressed hope that the negotiation between the Indonesian government and PT Freeport Indonesia would reach a common ground, one of which is the divestment of 51 percent. Vice President Jusuf Kalla stated ...
  • Strong protest to Malaysia needed: Mahfud MD
    22nd August 2017
    Indonesia needs to send strong protest to Malaysia against the incident in which Malaysia has printed the Indonesian national flag upside down in the SEA Games 2017 reference book, former constitutional chief justice Mahfud MD ...
  • President postpones launch of 16th economic policy package
    21st August 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has decided to postpone the launch of the 16th economic policy package indefinitely due to unfavorable conditions, a presidential spokesman said. "The announcement of the 16th economic policy ...
  • Government and Freeport end dispute on divestment and smelter: Jonan
    21st August 2017
    Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan said the government and PT Freeport Indonesia have concluded talks on divestment and smelter issues. "As for the divestment and smelter problem an agreement has in ...
  • Indonesia deplores national flag incident in Malaysia
    20th August 2017
    Indonesia has deeply regretted the incident in which its national flag has been printed in the reference book of Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2017 upside down. President Joko Widodo said here on Sunday that he deeply ...
  • President, VP attend countdown launching of Asian Games 2018
    18th August 2017
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla attended the countdown launch event for the 18th Asian Games 2018 at the National Monument (Monas) arena, here, Friday evening. Next years Asian Games will be ...
  • Indonesian police question Rizieq in Saudi Arabia
    18th August 2017
    Indonesian National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian said the Jakarta Police had questioned the head of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), Rizieq Shihab, in Saudi Arabia. "The investigating team went there (Saudi Arabia) ...
  • No Indonesian victims reported in Barcelona van attack

    18th August 2017
    The Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed here on Friday that there was no Indonesian among the victims of the van attack in Barcelona, Spain. "There is no Indonesian among the dead or the injured victims," ...