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KPK hopes judge will reject Setnov pretrial suit

Kamis, 28 Sep 2017 23:11 WIB

JAKARTA -- Chairman of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Agus Rahardjo hoped judge Cepi Iskandar will reject pretrial suit filed by Setya Novanto (Setnov) as suspect in e-ID (KTP-el) card procurement.  He said the decision...

G20 meeting discusses cybercrime: Sri Mulyani

Senin, 16 Okt 2017 21:12 WIB

WASHINGTON -- Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that cybercrime was one of the topics being discussed at the G20 Meeting in Washington DC, United States of America, on Sunday. "Cybercrime has been...

MUI awaits govt to file halal certification for MR vaccine

Kamis, 12 Okt 2017 16:51 WIB

JAKARTA -- Chairman of Fatwa Commission of Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), Hasanuddin AF, criticized Ministry of Health which has not yet files halal certification for measles-rubella (MR) vaccine. He also mention the situation...

Drought dries out several springs in South Karawang

Sabtu, 23 Sep 2017 17:35 WIB

KARAWANG -- Several springs in South Karawang near Pangkalan Sub-district, Karawang District, West Java, have dried up during the current drought. "Not only springs but rivers in our region have also dried up. The...

Malaysia in talks with US firm to resume MH370 search

Jumat, 20 Okt 2017 08:08 WIB

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia is negotiating with U.S.-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. MH370 vanished three years ago somewhere in the southern Indian...

Fishermen complain of sand dredging for Jakarta reclamation

Senin, 16 Okt 2017 16:43 WIB

SAMPIT -- Sand dredging in Ujung Pandaran Village, Teluk Sampit Sub-district, East Kotawaringin District, Central Kalimantan Province, for the Jakarta Bay reclamation project, has raised concerns among the local fishermen. "There is information (on...

Nikahsirri.com not aligned with Islam: MUI

Selasa, 26 Sep 2017 01:18 WIB

JAKARTA -- Chairman of the Fatwa Commission of the Indonesian Council of Ulemas (MUI) Hasanuddin AF stated services offered by nikahsirri.com not aligned with Islamic teachings. The services were not relevant to the...

Police extend arrest for 5 Chinese citizens in West Papua

Selasa, 17 Okt 2017 07:37 WIB

MANOKWARI -- Police in West Papua has extended the arrest of five Chinese citizens for alleged involvement in illegal gold mining activity in the Indonesian eastern province. The director of crime investigation of the...

Australian man faces charges of drug possession in Bali

Rabu, 11 Okt 2017 21:04 WIB

DENPASAR -- An Australian man has been detained in Bali after allegedly being found at the international airport with a mix of marijuana and tobacco, and dozens of sedative pills. Police confirmed Mr Baker,...

Singapore's deputy PM says understand disquiet about presidential election

Jumat, 22 Sep 2017 01:14 WIB

SINGAPORE -- Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has said he understands people's concerns about this month's uncontested presidential election, which was reserved for members of the minority Malay community. "It is encouraging that...

Luhut says no more problem in Jakarta reclamation project

Selasa, 26 Sep 2017 19:21 WIB

JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said there is no more problem in the development of the G island in the controversial Jakarta reclamation project. The problem with the G...

Six months have passed, why do Novel's case not yet solved?

Kamis, 12 Okt 2017 22:24 WIB

JAKARTA -- Criminal observer from Trisakti University Abdul Fickar Hadjar assessed the case of assault against senior investigator of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), Novel Baswedan, has been stagnant due to interests and hegemonic...

Govt must pay $4 billion for 51 stake in Freeport Indonesia

Selasa, 10 Okt 2017 00:44 WIB

JAKARTA -- Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Minister Ignasius Jonan said the 51 percent stake to be divested by Freeport Indonesia, is worth around US$4 billion. Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of U.S. mining giant...

Cash payment is still available on toll road

Rabu, 27 Sep 2017 22:01 WIB

JAKARTA –- Member of Toll Road Regulatory Agency (BPJT) Kuncahyo Pambudi said the implementation of non-cash payment on toll road can be applied 100 percent by the end of October. Neverthless, he said...

Philippine arrests widow for trying to recruit fighters

Rabu, 18 Okt 2017 16:16 WIB

MANILA -- Philippine law enforcement agents have arrested a woman who tried to spread radical ideas and recruit hundreds of foreigners to reinforce pro-Islamic State rebels occupying a southern city, the justice minister...