Govt. Backs Trash Bank Initiatives Across Country

The Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises will team up with the Environment and Forestry Ministry to support the country's trash bank initiatives.

06 January 2017 | 03:03 PM


Sylviana Murni Urged Not to Conduct Forced Evictions

Residents living along Krukut River, Tamansari, West Jakarta, have requested Sylviana Murni not to conduct forced eviction is she is elected as deputy governor.

06 January 2017 | 03:01 PM


December Inflation at 0.42% With Total Annual Inflation Reaching 3.02%

Central Statistics Agency Head Suhariyanto reports overall inflation in 2016 is the lowest since 2010.

06 January 2017 | 02:49 PM


Finance Ministry Publishes 2016 State Budget Expenditure & Revenue

The 2016 state budget deficit is at 2.46% of GDP slightly wider than the 2.35% target, but it stayed within the safe margin, which the government has been quick to take credit for.

06 January 2017 | 02:47 PM


Authorities Detain 112 Illegal Foreign Citizens in Central Java in 2016

Central Java Justice and Human Rights Ministry Office says most of the detained illegal foreigners do not own a passport and proper visa.

06 January 2017 | 02:34 PM


Nuclear, Missile Tests Show 'Qualitative' Improvement in N.Korea Capabilities: US

The United States said on Thursday (05/01) North Korea had demonstrated a "qualitative" improvement in its nuclear and missile capabilities after an unprecedented level of tests last year, showing the needed to sustain pressure on Pyongyang to bring it back to disarmament negotiations.

06 January 2017 | 02:32 PM


TNI Temporarily Suspends Joint Operations With Australian Counterparts

The Indonesian Military spokesperson Major Gen. Wuryanto says that the halt came into force in December and a broad range of activities were affected.

06 January 2017 | 02:29 PM


PLN Raises Electricity Rates in Phases for Enabled Households With 900 Volts

Central Statistics Agency Head Suhariyanto says that the electricity tariff hike will not impact January inflation.

06 January 2017 | 02:25 PM


Kalla Urges for Rupiah Redenomination Policy to Be Passed Into Law

Bank Indonesia Governor Agus Martowardojo says in the redenomination bill, there are 18 articles to be discussed at the House of Representatives this year.

06 January 2017 | 02:23 PM


Pasuruan Flood Damages

A resident inspects agricultural land damaged after flooding in Purwosari, Pasuruan, East Java, on Friday (06/01). The flooding was caused by an overflow of the nearby Juri river damaging homes, roads and farmland. (Antara Photo/Zabur Zaruru)

06 January 2017 | 02:10 PM