Indonesia Tells World Of Threat Of ISIS Lone Wolves

Nusa Dua – The Indonesian government on Wednesday warned countries of the damage that could be caused by individual terrorists returning home after fighting alongside ISIS in the Middle East. Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Law, Security and Political Affairs Wiranto said individual terrorists, known as “lone wolves” provided a new challenge in the fight against […]

Drug Agency Reports Drug Handling Cooperation to President

Jakarta – The Chief of the National Narcotics Agency, Budi Waseso, met President Joko Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday to report the cooperation arrangements made with ASEAN countries to deal with drugs circulation. “Today I reported my experience of working in Batam, Riau Islands with the ASEAN for interdiction cooperation,” Waseso […]

Indonesia-Australia to Conclude Trade Agreement

Jakarta – Australian Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo is visiting Indonesia this week to conclude a free trade agreement with Indonesia, the Australian Embassy here said on its website on Monday. “This week I am visiting Jakarta to build further momentum for concluding a free trade agreement with Indonesia,” he said as quoted […]

AG offers apology for lack of precise information about executions

Jakarta – Indonesias attorney general HM Prasetyo has offered an apology for the lack of transparency when it came to information he gave regarding the execution of four death row drug convicts early Friday morning. “I am sorry I gave an impression of closing access to information because I wished to assure smooth and orderly […]

Attorney general yet to reveal time of prisoners` executions

Jakarta – Attorney General M Prasetyo has yet to reveal the time for the executions of 14 convicts who have been isolated in the Batu detention center in Nusa Kambangan, Cilacap, Central Java. “This is a matter of someones life. Despite their status as convicts, they need to be respected. Lets not speculate on the […]

Indonesian, Australian air forces hold joint exercise

Pekanbaru, Riau – Five F-16 fighter planes based at Air Squadron 16 Fighting Falcon, Roesmin Nurjadin Air Force Base in Pekanbaru, Riau will be participating in the joint exercise called Pitch Black 2016 which will take place in Darwin, Australia. The planes with 62 personnel — 12 pilots and 50 crew members and technicians — […]

President Jokowi names Sri Mulyani as finance minister

Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has named Sri Mulyani Indrawati as the finance minister to replace Bambang Brodjonegoro as part of the second cabinet reshuffle of his two-year-old administration. “I have been striving optimally to improve the efficiency of the Working Cabinet through installing a solid team that supports each other,” President Jokowi stated […]

Death row prisoner Merry Utami moved to Nusakambangan

Cilacap – Death row prisoner, Merry Utami, has been moved from the Tangerang prison in Banten, to the Nusakambangan island off this southern Java coastal city. Merry arrived at the Wijaya terminal here on Sunday morning with a tight police guard to be ferried to the notorious island, where a number of drug death convicts […]