Friday, 31 October 2014

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President wants concrete steps to rehabilitate Sinabung victims

Friday, 31 October 2014 4:52 pm

Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants concrete steps to expedite the rehabilitation of the victims of Mount Sinabungs eruption in North Sumatra and reconstruction of their damaged houses, a spokesman has said.”Mr President …

1,970 homes flooded in West Sumatra`s Solok district

Friday, 31 October 2014 4:50 pm

At least 1,970 homes in Solok district, Indonesia’s West Sumatra province, were flooded on Friday due to the overflowing of Batang Lembang river.
The floods triggered by incessant downpours in the past two days forced …

Another suspect named in TransJakarta corruption case

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:38 pm

The Attorney Generals Office on Friday named another suspect in the alleged case of corruption in procuring packages I and II of articulated buses worth Rp150 billion for the TransJakarta Busway network in 2012.
The …

New Indonesian Maritime Affairs Minister declares war against illegal fishing

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:32 pm

Indonesia, the worlds largest archipelagic nation, has abundant marine resources with economic prospects touching Rp3,000 trillion (US$257 billion) per year.
But, Indonesian waters (almost 70 percent of its national …

Indonesia hopes its citizen can become Imam at Masjidil Haram

Friday, 31 October 2014 2:23 pm

Indonesias Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Syaifuddin has expressed hope that in the future, an Indonesian citizen can become an imam at the Masjidil Haram or Nabawi mosque.
“I hope and will propose the appointment …

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