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Lebaran travelers jostle each other to get ferry tickets

26 July 2014

An unending flow of passengers packed ticket windows, and jostled each other for ferry tickets at Torobulo ferry port in Konawe Selatan District here to cross to Tampo Muna District of Southeast Sulawesi, on Saturday. Till … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Money talk: A small-change vendor waits for customers on Jl. Veteran, Surabaya. The need for new banknotes increased as Idul Fitri approached because of the tradition of giving money to the needy, relatives and children during the holiday. (Antara/Suryanto)

Street money changers proliferate

26 July 2014

Money talk: A small-change vendor waits for customers on Jl. Veteran, Surabaya. The need for new banknotes increased as Idul Fitri approached because of the tradition of giving money to the needy, relatives and children during the holiday. (Antara/Suryanto) Small change vendors are thriving in many cities across the country a week ahead of Idul […]

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Health Authority Warns Mudik Travelers to Take Extra Care on the Roads

26 July 2014

Jakarta. As millions of Indonesians journey home for the Idul Fitri holiday, Indonesia’s health ministry reminded travelers embarking on one of the world’s largest exoduses to remain alert and avoid risks. Tjandra Yoga Aditama, chief researcher at the ministry, said travelers should not get behind the wheel if they are feeling sick or tired or are taking medication. “These […]

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Lippo Karawaci's First-Half Profit Rises 23%

26 July 2014

Lippo Karawaci's First-Half Profit Rises 23% Jakarta. Lippo Karawaci, the property arm of the Lippo Group, reported a 23 percent increase in profit in the first half of the year, boosted by its urban development and health-care businesses. The property developer reported net income rose to Rp 672 … Full News here – Read more […]

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Jokowi`s resignation letter is on its way

26 July 2014

The resignation letter of the elected President, Joko Widodo, from his current post as Jakarta governor is under legal process and waiting to be published, an official stated here Friday. “Currently, we are … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Lombok Prosecutor Sentenced to 10 Years for Bribery

26 July 2014

Mataram. A West Nusa Tenggara court has sentenced a prosecutor to 10 years in prison after he was found guilty of receiving bribes in a land dispute case. Presiding Judge Sutarno said the defendant, Subri, had been found guilty of receiving $ 8,200 in one hundred-dollar bills from a businesswoman, Lusita Ari Razak. “What he […]

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President inaugurates Gatot Nurmantyo as army chief of staff

26 July 2014

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurated Lieutenant General Gatot Nurmantyo as the new Indonesian army chief of staff in a ceremony held at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta. Yudhoyono read the pledge, which was … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Ahok returns to East Belitung for Idul Fitri holidays

26 July 2014

Jakarta deputy governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama said on Friday that he was returning to his hometown in East Belitung for the Idul Fitri holidays. This would be the first time he spent his Idul Fitri holiday back home since becoming vice governor in 2012 because he traveled to Bali with his family last year, […]

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Prabowo team to deliver evidence in 15 steel vehicles

26 July 2014

Member of the Prabowo-Hattas team of lawyers Habiburokhman said that the team would transport election fraud documents in 15 steel vehicles to the Constitutional Court (MK). “The documents will be delivered in 15 steel … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Prabowo team to deliver evidence in 15 steel vehicles

26 July 2014

Member of the Prabowo-Hattas team of lawyers Habiburokhman said that the team would transport election fraud documents in 15 steel vehicles to the Constitutional Court (MK). “The documents will be delivered in 15 steel … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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MK to begin hearings on Prabowo lawsuit in August

26 July 2014

The Constitutional Court (MK) will begin hearings on Aug. 6 on the lawsuit filed by Prabowo Subianto’s and Hatta Rajasa’s team of lawyers against the General Elections Commission’s (KPU) final vote tally of the presidential elections. MK head Judge Hamdan Zoelva said the court had been ready to receive the lawsuit from the Prabowo-Hatta lawyers […]

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PKB to prevent formation of election special committee

26 July 2014

The Nation Awakening Party (PKB) has planned to initiate political efforts to reject the formation of a special committee in the House of Representatives (DPR) to discuss fraud allegations in the recent presidential election. … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Prabowo Allegations of Foreign Hackers Stealing Votes Completely Without Foundation: Police

26 July 2014

Jakarta. The campaign team of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto arrived outside Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Friday with a 200-strong army of lawyers in tow in a last-ditch bid to nullify the election result. Indonesia voted on July 9 to elect a new president to replace Susilo Bambang Yuhoyono, who is reaching the end of his […]

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Jakarta Gov. Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency, Tally Shows

26 July 2014

Jakarta Gov. Widodo Wins Indonesian Presidency, Tally Shows Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo won 53 percent of the vote in Indonesia's presidential election, according to a final tally released Tuesday by the country's Election Commission. Widodo, a former furniture maker who entered national politics only two years … Full News here – Read more on NPR […]

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New Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Saifuddin. (Antara Photo/Regina Safri)

New Religious Affairs Minister Supports State Recognition of Baha’i Religion

26 July 2014

Jakarta. The new religious affairs minister has indicated that the Baha’i religion should be the seventh religion to be recognized by Indonesia as an official faith. “Baha’i is a religion, not a sect,” Lukman Saifuddin tweeted from his Twitter account @lukmansaifuddin on Thursday. “There are 220 believers in Banyuwangi, 100 in Jakarta, 100 in Medan, 98 in […]

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