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Election candidates must pass narcotic test: Anti-Narcotic Agency

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 04:06:28 +0700

(image) The National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) will participate in the preparations for the regional elections, scheduled to be held in February next year, in various regions in Indonesia. "Due to the increasing reports of ...



PT PAL finishes second warship ordered by the Philippines

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:49:39 +0700

(image) State-owned shipbuilding company PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) has finished building the second warship ordered by the Philippines. It is expected to roll out the ship from its yard in Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, East Java, on ...



Indonesia, EU agree to strengthen economic cooperation

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 03:36:32 +0700

(image) Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and vice president of the European Union, Federica Mogherini, met and agreed to strengthen economic cooperation between Indonesia and EU. The bilateral meeting was held on Friday ...



Death toll of Garut flash flood up to 30

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:14:12 +0700

(image) Three more bodies were found on Friday, bringing to 30 the death toll from the flash flood that affected West Javas Garut district on Tuesday night (Sept. 22) "So far, 30 bodies have been found," chief of the public ...



Agus Yudhoyono-Sylviana pair registers with Jakarta General Election Commission

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:09:30 +0700

(image) Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and Sylviana Murni, candidates for the post of governor and deputy governor, respectively, registered with the Jakarta General Elections Commission on Friday afternoon. The Agus-Sylviana pair left ...



Indonesian minister hands over compensation to ex-East Timor families

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:51:54 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Khofifah Indar Parawansa handed over the compensation amount to 24 families of former of East Timorese but currently residents of Kediri, East Java. "The compensation amount that ...



Indonesian National Police Chief asks Jakarta Police to secure gubernatorial election

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:47:40 +0700

(image) National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian has asked the new chief of the Jakarta Metro Jaya Police, Inspector General Mochamad Iriawan, to ensure that the upcoming gubernatorial election (pilkada) scheduled for early next ...



Attorney general to provide legal aid for suspected prosecutor

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:06:09 +0700

The attorney general office said it will provide legal aid for West Sumatra high prosecutor Farizal, who is charged by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) with receiving bribe money over case of illegal imports of sugar ...



Anies another contender in Jakarta gubernatorial election

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:02:10 +0700

The coalition of two political parties Gerindra and PKS has nominated former Education Minister Anies Rasyid Baswedan candidate for the next governor of Jakarta. Anies with running mate businessman Sandiaga Uno will make ...



Cikeas coalition convinced Agus-Sylviana pair can win Jakarta election

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:56:31 +0700

The Cikeas Coalition, an alliance of four parties, is convinced that the Agus-Sylviana pair will win the Jakarta gubernatorial election slated for next year. The coalition, comprising the Democratic Party, the National ...



Death toll of Garut flooding increases to 27

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:31:23 +0700

The death toll of flooding that hit Garut District, West Java, last Tuesday evening has reached 27, while 22 others are still missing. "By Friday at 10:30 a.m. local time, the Search and Rescue (SAR) team found one more ...



Agus-Sylviana seen as ideal pair for Jakarta

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:26:19 +0700

Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and Sylviana Murni will prove to be a good pair of candidates to run for the Jakarta gubernatorial offices in February next year. Four political parties supporting this duo for the posts of ...



Bio Farma promotes Indonesia`s geopark at UNESCO conference

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:56:12 +0700

State-owned vaccine manufacturer and distributor Bio Farma is introducing and promoting Wonderful Geopark of Indonesia at the 7th International Conference of UNESCO on Global Geopark held in Torquay, English Riviera, about ...



Agus-Sylviana to contest Jakarta gubernatorial election challenging incumbent pair

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:51:50 +0700

(image) Son of former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono army major Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono has been named candidate to contest the next Jakarta Gubernatorial election in 2017. Deputy Jakarta governor for tourism and ...



Chinese company builds infrastructures in N Kalimantan

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:40:01 +0700

China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) is ready to build infrastructures in North Kalimantan province, according to a statement issued by the provincial administration on Thursday. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ...



President Jokowi pledges to settle Munir`s case

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:36:17 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) made a promise here on Thursday he would settle all unsettled cases of the past including the death case of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib. The president made the statement during a ...



Challenges in dealing with terrorism growing: Foreign minister

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:30:25 +0700

The challenges being faced by countries fighting terrorism are growing, Indonesias Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi said. The minister made the statement during the plenary session of the seventh Ministerial Meeting of ...



2 Chinese nationals sentenced to death for drug possession

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:12:36 +0700

The West Jakarta court has sentenced to death two Chinese citizens for their involvement in the possession of 18 kilograms of methamphetamine. Chief Judge Mochamad Taufik Tatas said during a session here on Thursday that ...



Indonesia`s Fisheries Ministry to share data with Google

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:24:21 +0700

Indonesias Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has cooperated with "Global Fishing Watch," sharing its data transparently in a program initiated by non-governmental organizations and Google. "We have become one of ...



Indonesia, PNG to strengthen cooperation for welfare of region

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:18:13 +0700

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has held a meeting with her counterpart from Papua New Guinea, in which they agreed to continue strengthening their cooperation for the welfare of the region. "As neighboring ...