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Seven dead, 13 missing in boat tragedy

01 August 2014

Seven people, mostly children, have drowned and 13 others are feared missing after a fishing boat carrying 48 people reportedly sank in Sei Kubung waters in Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, late on Wednesday. As many as 28 passengers were rescued by fishermen. Police said they were still investigating the cause of the incident. The […]

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Seven dead, 13 missing in boat tragedy

01 August 2014

Seven people, mostly children, have drowned and 13 others are feared missing after a fishing boat carrying 48 people reportedly sank in Sei Kubung waters in Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, late on Wednesday. As many as 28 passengers were rescued by fishermen. Police said they were still investigating the cause of the incident. The […]

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President yudhoyono asks Australia to explain about Wikileaks` latest report

01 August 2014

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) has asked the Australian government to provide an explanation on the latest report released by WikiLeaks on Australian censorship order concerning a multimillion dollar corruption case. … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Jokowi to prioritize basic infrastructure

01 August 2014

Adopting similar strategies to his time as governor of Jakarta, president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo revealed that he would focus the first months of his administration on basic infrastructure, starting with the acceleration of the permit process that dogs construction projects. Jokowi has often said that his administration will not put a “100-day program” in place […]

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Jokowi to prioritize basic infrastructure

01 August 2014

Adopting similar strategies to his time as governor of Jakarta, president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo revealed that he would focus the first months of his administration on basic infrastructure, starting with the acceleration of the permit process that dogs construction projects. Jokowi has often said that his administration will not put a “100-day program” in place […]

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SPA PIJAT PILIH NOCAN , JAKARTA UNDERGROUND – Jakarta Video

01 August 2014

1. Fashion spa – Deluxe Room 180 k. – Super Deluxe 200 k. – Vip Room 220 k. Alamat : Jl. Gunung Sahari XII No.2 JAKARTA, Lt. 6 2. Cherry Spa Harga Tempat Spa…

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Lanny Jaya official calls for arrest of armed group members

01 August 2014

Lanny Jaya District Head Befa Jigibalon has urged the Indonesian military and police to arrest the members of an outlawed armed group that have disturbed security in the district so far. “I urge the senior officials of the … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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President Yudhoyono deplores online news reporting of Wikileaks report

01 August 2014

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has expressed regret over the publication by an online news site of a WikiLeaks report about rupiah printing in Australia implicating him and former president Megawati Soekarnoputri. … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Penitent: Prisoners ask guards for forgiveness in the yard at Cipinang Penetentiary in East Jakarta, on Monday. (JP/AWO)

Breaking the fast with a feast

01 August 2014

Forgiveness: Raden Ajeng Artie Ayya Fatimasari bows at the feet of her grandfather Yogyakarta Sultan Hamengkubuwono X as part of a traditional Lebaran ceremony asking for forgiveness at the Yogyakarta Keraton, on Wednesday. (JP/Tarko Sudiarno) The holy month of Ramadhan came to a close for most Muslims in Indonesia on Monday. As usual, the event […]

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Jokowi needs to announce fuel price policy

01 August 2014

Joko Widodo-Jusuf Kalla (Jokowi-JK) presidential pair has to announce fuel price policy as soon as they are inaugurated in October, an economist said. “The opportune moment to announce the fuel price policy is right after … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Court says fewer legislative election disputes this year

01 August 2014

Constitutional Court chairperson Hamdan Zoelva said that the number of complaints about the court’s decisions on legislative election disputes this year had decreased from the number of disputes in 2009. “There were complaints, but much fewer than in 2009. There used to be so many complaints that we had to ask for statements from the […]

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Seven dead, 13 lost after boat capsizes

01 August 2014

A boat carrying dozens of passengers was overturned in waters near Sei Berombang, Panai Hilir district, Labuhanbatu regency in North Sumatra on Wednesday night. So far seven people were found dead and 13 others were pronounced missing, Panai Hilir district staff member Hafifuddin said on Thursday. “The incident happened at around 11:30 p.m. and the […]

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Prabowo-Hatta team reports KPU to Bawaslu

01 August 2014

The Prabowo Subianto-Hatta Rajasa presidential ticket’s legal team filed a report on the General Elections Commission (KPU) with the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) for allegedly violating regulations by sending a notice to ask the regency level KPU to open ballot boxes. The team said this was a violation because the notice was sent on July […]

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Jakarta backs Singapore's higher fines for overseas polluters

01 August 2014

Jakarta backs Singapore's higher fines for overseas polluters The incoming president of Indonesia is backing Singapore's plan to levy bigger fines on overseas polluters. A year after the city-state endured its worst-ever air quality, Singapore presented a bill to parliament this month that would subject foreign … Full News here – Read more on South […]

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Ministry yet to shut down ISIS video

01 August 2014

The Communications and Information Ministry has yet to block a video on YouTube depicting Indonesian nationals encouraging others to join the militant group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) because there has been no formal complaint from the public. “We can only block content if a member of the community files […]

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