5:06 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
The South Jakarta District Court has granted a pretrial challenge against the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) that was filed by the country's former tax director general Hadi Poernomo over an alleged bribery case involving one of the country's top private banks.
4:32 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Acting Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leader Johan Budi says that the case against former KPK deputy commissioner Bambang Widjojanto can be settled through a “deponeering” order issued by Attorney General H.M. Prasetyo, pending the approval of President Joko Widodo. Deponeering means the Attorney General’s Office drops a case for the sake of public interest […]
4:30 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. North Jakarta Maritime, Agriculture, and Food Security Agency, along with North Jakarta Police on Tuesday collected 60 rice samples during an inspection of 20 traditional markets. The samples were collected for examination at the agriculture ministry’s laboratory, North Jakarta Mayor Rustam Effendi said on Tuesday. “This inspection is necessary and will be intensified, following reports of […]
3:14 pm May 26, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesia's Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), is planning to put artificial rice on the market to support the government's food diversification program.
3:09 pm May 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bogor Police's narcotics division have arrested two people suspected of distributing marijuana in three cities in West Java and one in Banten.
2:31 pm May 26, 2015 | 6 Comments
Jakarta. In a move that will surprise few, the National Police have terminated a graft investigation against Deputy Police Chief Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan. “As leader of the investigation, I have instructed to stop any cross examination of Budi Gunawan,” Brig. Gen. Victor Edison Simanjuntak, a spokesman for the National Police’s detectives’ unit (Bareskrim), told news site Kompas.com on Tuesday. Victor […]
1:51 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The National Police have revealed the identity of convicted terrorist and explosives expert they say is a key target in a terrorist network led by Indonesia’s most wanted radical Santoso. “Besides Santoso, another [main] target is Basri. He’s the one we are also chasing after,” National Police chief Comr. Gen. Badrodin Haiti said in Jakarta on […]
12:08 pm May 26, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesia’s embassy in Pnhom Penh has criticized Cambodian authorities for failing to take action against a “mafia-style casino” that allegedly took 16 Indonesian migrant workers hostage and physically abused them.
9:05 pm May 25, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, or Kadin, will form an institute to solicit funding and draw more investment to accelerate development in eastern Indonesia. The institute will be named the East Indonesia Development Funds.
8:56 pm May 25, 2015 | 8 Comments
President Joko Widodo said on Monday that he wants the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to be led by people with different expertise and skill sets to expedite the country’s fight against graft and better tackle cases that are getting increasingly sophisticated and complex.
8:25 pm May 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jakarta. Jakarta Police arrested on Monday the alleged leader of an Internet fraud ring targeting troubled government officials in China, run by Chinese and Taiwanese nationals. The 42-year-old man, identified as L.S., was arrested in the Sudirman Central Business District area of South Jakarta. “We arrested a man that we suspect is the boss of […]
6:14 pm May 25, 2015 | 8 Comments
Jakarta. Indonesia’s home minister called for a police investigation into the suspected contamination of rice with plastic, saying it may be an attempt at sabotaging the government, media reported on Monday. President Joko Widodo has called for calm after reports that tainted rice may have caused the hospitalization of a girl in Medan on Sunday […]
5:59 pm May 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
Jakarta. Monday’s scheduled preliminary hearing of a pretrial motion filed by senior Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigator Novel Baswedan at the South Jakarta District Court, has been postponed until Friday due to a National Police no-show. “Representatives from the National Police were absent today because our legal team is still in the process of coordinating […]
4:02 pm May 25, 2015 | 4 Comments
Jakarta. Indonesia’s Internet security agency is tracking a suspect who allegedly hacked into its website for nearly ten hours on Monday, an official said. “No data was stolen because [the hacker] did not get to the server directly. We are currently pursuing the suspect,” Rudi Lumanto, chief of the Indonesia Security Incidents Response Team on […]
3:53 pm May 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Environmental and human rights activists have called on the police to publicly reveal the identity of the person suspected of murdering activist Jopi Peranginangin, amid speculation that the alleged culprit is a member of the military.