2:52 am October 2, 2014 | No Comment
Four political parties — the National Awakening Party, or PKB; People’s Conscience Party, or Hanura; the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P; and the National Democratic Party, or NasDem — walked out amid deliberations on selecting the speaker of the House of Representatives early on Thursday.
2:10 am October 2, 2014 | No Comment
Opponents of Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s incoming president, wasted no time ensure the House of Representatives would not be led by the president-elect’s Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, agreeing to elect leaders of key House posts just hours after the new batch of legislators was sworn in on Wednesday.
1:25 am October 2, 2014 | No Comment
People simply call him Tatang. He is no public servant, but for decades now Tatang has had his own space at the office of the Tanjung Barat urban ward administration, in South Jakarta. Tatang is in fact an infamous “calo,” an illegal middleman of sorts, for the Tanjung Barat administration.
1:20 am October 2, 2014 | No Comment
Fire burning dry forest in Mount Merbabu since last weekend has spread from western to eastern slopes, as police and Mount Merbabu National Park Agency, or BTNGM, officials sent firefighters Tuesday to the wildfires from escalating further out of control.
1:10 am October 2, 2014 | No Comment
The National Police say they are coordinating with the military to investigate the death of a police detective in a Maluku subdistrict, after he was allegedly attacked by a passing soldier.
6:31 pm October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Police in West Jakarta have announced the arrest of Taiwanese national on charges of drug trafficking after the man was caught in Bintaro with around six kilos of premium quality crystal methamphetamine.
6:24 pm October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Police in Aceh came across two tons of cannabis hidden in a truck after the vehicle broke down and the driver went looking for spare parts, Indonesian media reported.
5:52 pm October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia has detained three traders for attempting to illegally sell manta rays, the first such arrests since the world's biggest archipelago introduced legislation protecting the huge winged fish, conservationists said.
5:17 pm October 1, 2014 | No Comment
Golkar look set to take the House Speaker position following an endorsement from Prabowo Subianto’s Red-and-White coalition.