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Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

06 March 2015

Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an illegal migrant from Bangladesh. They pelted […]

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No moratorium on death penalty: foreign ministry

06 March 2015

Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir confirmed here Friday that Indonesia had not imposed a moratorium on the death penalty, denying a report on the issue by the Australian media. “The Australian media … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Ferrari’s RI sales top Asean market

06 March 2015

Even though the nation’s macroeconomic situation has fluctuated for the past few years, Indonesia remains at the top when it comes to sales of the luxury Italian car brand Ferrari in the Southeast Asian market. Arie Christopher, CEO of Ferrari’s authorized distributor in Indonesia, PT Citra Langgeng Otomotif, said that around 35 percent of the […]

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Bali governor upbeat that tourism won’t be affected by executions

06 March 2015

Bali governor Made Mangku Prastika said he is optimistic the relations between Jakarta and Canberra, which turned sour following the imminent execution of two Australian drug convicts, Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, will not impact tourism in Bali in any significant way. Made said he was unsure Australian tourists would individually decide not to visit […]

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Police not dragging feet to probe UPS graft

06 March 2015

The Jakarta Police have moved quickly to investigate graft allegations related to the procurement of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) devices for schools and offices from the 2014 city budget. The investigation is stepping up less than a week after Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama reported alleged city budget irregularities to the Corruption Eradication Commission […]

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JCI rises 0.30% on Friday morning

06 March 2015

The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) opened on a positive note on Friday as it rose by 0.30 percent to 5,467.15, supported by positive sentiments from both global and domestic markets. Shares of the blue chip companies strengthened by 0.43 percent to 950.67. “Positive sentiments from the regional market help improve the performance of the JCI […]

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Jakarta Love Story Episode 21 FULL – JLS 3 Maret 2015 – Jakarta Video

06 March 2015

Jakarta Love Story Episode 21, Jakarta Love Story Episode 21 FULL Jakarta Love Story Episode 21 Jakarta Love Story Episode 21 Jakarta Love Story Episode 21 Jakarta Love Story 3 Maret 2015 … Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Why criminalization of press should end

06 March 2015

Why criminalization of press should end The Central Jakarta District Court sentenced Bambang to one year imprisonment and his appeal was rejected. Fortunately, the Supreme Court overturned the lower courts' judgments. However, other editors became likely more cautious from publishing … Full News here – Read more on Jakarta Post

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Bank Indonesia to set ATM merger policy

06 March 2015

Bank Indonesia (BI) said that it supported the central government’s plan to merge ATMs of state-owned banks. BI Deputy Governor Ronald Waas said the integration would help create efficiencies in the country’s financial payment system. “We are going to set the policy for state-owned banks that wish to integrate their ATM system,” Ronald said as […]

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Rupiah opens at Rp 12,972 per dollar on Friday

06 March 2015

The rupiah interbank trade rate in Jakarta on Friday morning strengthened slighly by three basis points to Rp 12,972 per US dollar from Rp 12,975 per US dollar in earlier trade. “Bank Indonesia’s statement regarding the rupiah have made the market players less worried about the nation’s economy. It helped stabilize the rupiah in the […]

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Papua issue looms again

06 March 2015

Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has completed her one-week tour of four pacific nations, including three members of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG), which has just received another membership application from a Papuan resistance group. Retno arrived in Jakarta on Wednesday after concluding her diplomatic trip in New Zealand. Previously, she visited and met with the […]

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Indonesian government repatriates 27 citizens from Yemen

06 March 2015

The Indonesian government repatriated 27 more people from Yemen by a Yemen Airways flight, the foreign ministry noted in a statement, Thursday. The Indonesian nationals departed from the Sanaa International Airport in Yemen … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Indonesia rejects Australia`s prisoner swap offer

06 March 2015

Indonesia has indicated that it rejects Australias offer to swap prisoners, stating that this method was not known in the countrys legal system. “The foreign affairs minister (Retno L.P. Marsudi) told her Australian … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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National scene: Planned decree won’t limit KPK: Govt

06 March 2015

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is planning to issue a decree to accelerate the fight against corruption. The draft of the decree, which is currently under review at the Cabinet Secretariat, has drawn criticism that it is another way to undermine the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the leader in the war against corruption for the past […]

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Irreconcilable: Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama (left) and Jakarta City Council Speaker Prasetio Edi Marsudi attend a Home Ministry-brokered meeting intended to end a rift between the governor and the council over the overdue 2015 budget. The conference ended in a screaming match between Ahok and members of the council. JP/Awo

Ahok, City Council deadlocked

06 March 2015

Irreconcilable: Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama (left) and Jakarta City Council Speaker Prasetio Edi Marsudi attend a Home Ministry-brokered meeting intended to end a rift between the governor and the council over the overdue 2015 budget. The conference ended in a screaming match between Ahok and members of the council. JP/Awo A mediation session […]

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