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Minister vows to improve logistics flow in East Indonesia

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:03:28 +0700

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi vowed to improve the logistic flow in Eastern Indonesia, considering the gap between the countrys Eastern and Western sides, which results in the East not receiving the best ...

President Jokowi issues decree on illegal levies eradication

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:45:26 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has issued a Presidential Regulation, number 87/2016, for setting up a task force to eradicate illegal levies and regulate efforts in this regard. "While signing the regulation, he also sent ...

Election commission returns computers it sought from Jakarta administration

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:37:04 +0700

The General Election Commission of the Jakarta special region has decided to return 25 computers and 21 laptops it received from the Jakarta provincial administration to maintain its neutrality in the 2017 regional election. ...

VP urges all parties to stop talking about SARA issues

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:29:12 +0700

Vice President Jusuf Kalla has urged all parties not to rake up racial, religious and ethnic (SARA) issues in regional elections. "We should be careful while discussing racial, religious and ethnic (SARA) issues. In a ...

Man who attacked policemen used to chat frequently with ISIS: Police

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:26:29 +0700

SA, the man who had attacked policemen in Tangerang, Banten, recently had often chatted with ISIS members, it is now known. National police chief General Tito Karnavian disclosed here on Friday that SA was a member of ...

Detatchment 88 investigates motive of attacker in Tangerang

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:47:57 +0700

Indonesias elite anti-terrorism unit Detachment 88 is investigating the motive of a 22-year-old man, identified as SA, who has attacked policemen with a knife and homemade bombs at Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan, Tangerang. ...

Indonesian Radio Station promotes national radio digitalization

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:43:35 +0700

Indonesian Radio Station (RRI) and Private Radio Institution are promoting radio digitalization in Indonesia to meet peoples needs for information and respond to technological development. "The government should pay more ...

Govt boosts national aviation industry through innovations

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:40:28 +0700

The Transportation Ministry is boosting national aviation industry through innovations that can improve national competitiveness, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said here on Thursday. "In aviation industry, the ...

Minister discusses smart cards with president

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:34:51 +0700

Education and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendi met with President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Thursday to discuss priority programs, including the development of the Indonesia Smart Card (KIP), an educational assistance scheme for ...

Minister to evaluate aviation schools

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:31:38 +0700

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said he would evaluate all aviation schools after repeated accidents involving trainer planes. "I have ordered the director general of air transportation to conduct a thorough ...

Indonesian people should stay alert against ISIS: Minister

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:27:47 +0700

Indonesias Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu urged the Indonesian people to remain alert about the threat that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) poses to the country. The ministers statement came following an ...

President asks governors to take concrete steps to combat illegal levies

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:21:00 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked governors to take concrete steps to eradicate illegal levies, a malpractice people still encounter in their daily life. "Today, I have asked the governors to take concrete steps to ...

House endorses bill on Paris Agreement

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:52:34 +0700

The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) approved on Wednesday the Draft Law on the Paris Agreement on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2015. Vice Chairman of the House of Representatives ...

Indonesia records 69 terror attacks since 1999: Agency

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:43:56 +0700

Indonesia recorded 69 terror attacks between 1999 and 2016, according to the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT). "Most of the terror attacks targeted vital objects and public places like in western countries," BNPT ...

BPJS-kesehatan now has 170 million members

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:40:21 +0700

Nearly 170 million Indonesian citizens have become members of the Health and Social Security Management Agency (BPJS-Kesehatan). "The numbers have been increasing progressively. I have called upon all hospitals to enhance ...

President inaugurates airport in Miangas

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:56:14 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Wednesday inaugurated Miangas airport, which is located on North Sulawesis outermost island Miangas, as well as two airport terminals in Central Sulawesi. Widodo headed to Miangas in ...

Jakarta police hold seminar on security ahead of polls

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:38:01 +0700

The Jakarta police on Tuesday organized a seminar on security and law enforcement during the 2017 regional elections. "The seminar is aimed at distinguishing between administrative violations, disputes among participants ...

Nations attend interfaith dialog to address threat of terrorism

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:33:16 +0700

Delegates from five countries -- Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey, and Australia (MIKTA.

Indonesia to ship rail carriages to Myanmar

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:30:27 +0700

Indonesias state-owned rail company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI) will send its old and unused rail carriages to Myanmar to help improve the railway operations of that country. "Indonesia has around 600 carriages that ...

National police urge people not to misuse social media

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:53:46 +0700

The Indonesian National Police called on people not to misuse social media to provoke each other. "If the police find signs of misuse, they will trace the guilty party to enforce the law," National Police spokesperson Brig. ...