4:00 am March 31, 2015 | No Comment
Megawati Soekarnoputri is slated to continue as chairwoman of the country’s biggest political party for a fifth consecutive term despite strong public demand for a new brand of leadership.
10:47 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Search and Rescue Agency, or SAR, personnel and local residents on Monday have recovered all known victims of a landslide that claimed 12 lives and caused untold damage to houses in Sukabumi, West Java.
10:45 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
The rift inside the Golkar Party reached a new height on Monday with the party’s House of Representatives, or DPR, caucus office turning into a dramatic scene.
9:56 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
The National Police and the Indonesian Army are planning to deploy 30 snipers to beef up security during the upcoming Asia-Africa Conference in Bandung. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first Asia-Africa Conference, also in Bandung, that set out to promote economic and cultural cooperation in the newly independent countries of Asia and Africa.
6:21 pm March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Monday that he disagreed with changes to Indonesia's education system, which now give schools the sole responsibility for students' graduation, rather than national exams.
6:17 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian Maritime Security Agency (Bakamla) and Australia’s Border and Custom Protection Service are hosting the sixth Maritime Security Desktop Exercise in Yogyakarta this week, an event aimed at enhancing cooperation on maritime security and maritime-resource protection. Nineteen guest countries are scheduled to attend the three day long gathering, which started on Monday and runs until Wednesday. “We’re hosting […]
6:00 pm March 30, 2015 | 3 Comments
Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has violated the law and the prevailing code of ethics by overruling the City Council in the dispute over Jakarta's 2015 budget, an inquiry committee formed by the council declared on Monday.
4:09 pm March 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
A Jakarta Police officer has been caught on video handcuffed to a flagpole for resisting arrest while allegedly being under the influence of crystal methamphetamine.
4:07 pm March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Indonesia's government has stepped up repatriations of Indonesians living in Yemen after Iranian-backed Houthi fighters forced President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile last week and plunged the country deep into civil war.
12:42 pm March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Police have named two men suspects for allegedly producing and selling contaminated ice.
11:35 am March 30, 2015 | 4 Comments
One worker died in a fire at a South Jakarta construction site early on Monday, officials said.
4:45 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Prominent feminist and artist Dewi Candraningrum exhibited her visual artworks "Dokumen Rahim," or "Documents of a Womb," in Yogyakarta's Sangkring Art Project earlier this March.
11:25 pm March 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
President Joko Widodo returns home from his trip to Japan and China with more tokens from the latter, raising question as to how this will influence Indonesia’s geopolitical stance in the region and whether it will gravitate more toward China.
10:43 pm March 29, 2015 | No Comment
Musim Mas, one of Indonesia’s biggest traders in palm oil, has announced that it has joined the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge, environmental group Greenpeace said in its press release.
9:10 pm March 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
About 200 laborers staged a protest at Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta on Sunday, but Vice President Jusuf Kalla says the government's decision to increase the price of subsidized fuel over the weekend was necessary for national development.
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