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Three more bodies of AirAsia victims to Surabaya hospital 17-01-2015 16:16:00

SURABAYA - Three more bodies of victims of AirAsia flight QZ8501 were brought to Bhayangkara Regional Police Hospital in Surabaya, East Java, by Casa NC212 from Gusti Syamsir Alam Stagen Airport o ...

Fuel prices lowered, again 16-01-2015 23:23:00

JAKARTA - Indonesians will enjoy lower fuel, cooking gas and cement prices next week, yet prices of other goods and services may not immediately follow suit as business struggle with a weakening c ...

President dismisses Sutarman as national police chief 16-01-2015 22:14:00

JAKARTA - President Joko Widodo officially announced the dismissal of General Sutarman as the National Police chief. "From now on, starting this moment, I carried out a presidential decree (about ...

Alleged terrorists shot dead three villagers in Poso 16-01-2015 10:44:00

PALU, CENTRAL SULAWESI - Three villager in the district of Poso , Central Sulawesi have been shot dead by alleged terrorists, police said on Friday. ...

Indonesia to execute six drug convicts 16-01-2015 00:15:00

JAKARTA - Indonesia's attorney general announced on Thursday, January 15, that the country is ready to carry out the execution of 6 people on death row on Sunday. "The preparations for the impleme ...

Bank Indonesia maintains benchmark interest rate at 7.75% 15-01-2015 18:34:00

JAKARTA - Bank Indonesia announced on Thursday it decided to maintain its benchmark interest rate (BI rate) at 7.75 percent with lending facility interest rate at 8 percent and deposit facility at ...

House approves Budi Gunawan as police chief 15-01-2015 12:03:00

JAKARTA - The House of Representatives (DPR) plenary session here Thursday approved Commissioner General Budi Gunawan as the Indonesian Police Chief to replace General Sutarman after the House lea ...

Government to announce another cut in fuel prices on Friday 14-01-2015 17:52:00

JAKARTA - The government is set to announce another cut in the prices of subsidized premium gasoline, diesel oil, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on Friday (Jan. 16). Energy and Mineral Resource ...

Fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 recovered 14-01-2015 17:48:00

JAKARTA - Chief of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) F. H. Bambang Soelistyo said here on Wednesday that the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been recovered. "The fuselage wi ...

Floods inundate 16 districts and cities across Indonesia 14-01-2015 14:18:00

JAKARTA - Floods have inundated thousands of houses in 16 districts and cities across Indonesia over the past few days, stated an official. ...

Minister: 'Cockpit voice recorder already lifted' 13-01-2015 12:45:00

PANGKALAN BUN, CENTRAL KALIMANTAN - The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the doomed AirAsia QZ8501 has already been lifted, Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan stated here on Tuesday. It is yet ...

Indonesian Navy sinks Filipino fishing boat 13-01-2015 11:42:00

SURABAYA, EAST JAVA - The Indonesian Navys Eastern Indonesian Fleet Command (Koarmatim) has sunk a Filipino fishing boat MV Gerry 12 in the waters of Tahuna Bay, Apengsembeka village, Sangihe Isla ...

Densus 88 arrests wanted terror suspect 12-01-2015 15:27:00

JAKARTA - The polices anti-terrorist unit Densus 88, on Monday, arrested another wanted terror suspect linked to the Indonesian Eastern Mujahidin (MIT) network led by Santoso, who is now still at ...

Archaeology office unearths prehistoric bracelets in Jayapura 12-01-2015 12:09:00

JAYAPURA, PAPUA - The Archaeology Office of Jayapura, Papua, has discovered prehistoric bracelet artifacts made from coral sea shells in Puay Village, East Sentani Sub-District, Jayapura, Papua. " ...

Fallen tree kills four, injures 21 in Bogor Botanical Garden 12-01-2015 06:56:00

BOGOR, WEST JAVA - Fallen tree which occurred in the Bogor Botanical Garden in Bogor city on Sunday, left four persons died and 21 sustained injuries, an official quoted police as saying. ...

Oil subsidy set at Rp81 trillion in revised 2015 budget 09-01-2015 18:45:00

JAKARTA - The Indonesian government has set a fuel subsidy of only Rp81 trillion in the 2015 revised budget, down from Rp276 trillion set previously in the 2015 budget. "The value includes carryov ...

Indonesia plan to ban low-cost carrier operation regrettable 09-01-2015 18:15:00

JAKARTA - Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonans plan to ban low-cost carrier operation in Indonesia is unfortunate as it will deprive consumers of cheap flight fares, said former Chairman of Ind ...

Indonesian government freezes 61 more flight permits 09-01-2015 17:40:00

JAKARTA - The Indonesian government froze 61 more flight permits of five airline companies on Friday. "Based an audit results, 61 flight permits were issued to five airline companies, which have b ...

Profesional divers to lift AirAsia plane`s tail 09-01-2015 14:40:00

PANGKALAN BUN, CENTRAL KALIMANTAN - The National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) has deployed 20 professional divers, divided into two teams, to lift the tail of the ill-fated AirAsia QZ8501 f ...

Pinger locators of AirAsia QZ8501 not yet operated 08-01-2015 16:13:00

JAKARTA - Pinger locators that can help detect the black box of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 have yet to be operated in the search area where the jets tail was found, the Indonesian search agency authori ...

SAR agency believes many bodies trapped in AirAsia plane`s fuselage 05-01-2015 07:37:00

JAKARTA - Head of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) Vice Marshal F Henry Bambang Soelistyo believed many bodies of AirAsia crash victims are trapped in the planes fuselage as the nu ...

Bad weather hampers AirAsia QZ8501 search 04-01-2015 16:37:00

JAKARTA - The head of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) Vice Marshal F Henry Bambang Soelistyo said bad weather hampered the diving efforts to search and evacuate the missing AirAsi ...

Search and rescue team finds AirAsia plane wreckage 03-01-2015 09:40:00

JAKARTA - The National Search and Rescue Team (Basarnas) said it discovered two large objects at sea in Pangakalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, which it suspects are part of the wreckage of the Air As ...

Basarnas: '30 bodies of AirAsia victims evacuated' 03-01-2015 06:14:00

JAKARTA - Some 30 bodies of the victims of the ill-fated AirAsia QZ8501 aircraft have been evacuated, according to National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) chief Rear Marshal F Henry Bambang S ...

Indonesia sets basic fuel prices 02-01-2015 16:44:00

JAKARTA - Effective January 1, 2015, the basic prices of all fuel oils (BBM) will be determined by the government, including that of non-subsidized RON 92 Pertamax gasoline, an energy ministry off ...

22 bodies of AirAsia victims recovered 02-01-2015 15:50:00

PALANGKA RAYA, CENTRAL KALIMANTAN - US ship USS Sampson has found the bodies of 12 victims of crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 on Friday taking the total number of bodies recovered so far to 22. ...

Indonesian inflation in 2014 down slightly to 8.36% 02-01-2015 09:36:00

JAKARTA - Indonesia succeeded in controlling its inflation down to 8.36 percent in 2014 despite recent cut in subsidies on energy. ...

Malaysian ship discovers AirAsia victim`s body and luggage 01-01-2015 17:00:00

PANGKALAN BUN, CENTRAL KALIMANTAN - A Malaysian ship involved in evacuation operations recovered a body and luggage believed to be of the victim of AirAsia flight QZ8501 carrying 162 people from S ...

SAR chief confirms debris belongs to missing aircraft 30-12-2014 18:49:00

JAKARTA - Chief of National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) F.H. Bambang Soelistyo said the debris found at Karimata Strait definitely belongs to AirAsia Flight QZ8501. "I can confirm now that ...

SAR deploys 21 divers to search for AirAsia plane 30-12-2014 16:39:00

JAKARTA - The Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) has deployed 21 divers to look for AirAsia QZ8501 plane around Pangkalanbun waters, Central Kalimantan. ...

Sidoarjo mudflow 31-05-2010 01:25:00

May 31, 2010 - Hundreds of people and activists staged a rally to mark the fourth year since the Sidoarjo mudflow submerged thousands of houses in Sidoarjo, East Java. Meanwhile, hundreds of other ...

Terrorism in Indonesia 13-05-2010 03:25:00

May 13, 2010 - The police’s counterterrorism squad has captured 17 terrorist suspects alive and shot dead five others in a series of raids conducted since Thursday last week. Spokesman for t ...

West Sumatra earthquakes 06-11-2009 00:41:00

November 6, 2009 - Thousands of survivors of an earthquake that devastated Indonesia's West Sumatra Province are still grappling with a lack of clean water and adequate sanitation more than a mont ...

Earthquakes in Indonesia 09-10-2009 23:43:00

October 10, 2009 - As relief efforts are ramped up following the West Sumatra earthquake on 30 September, aid groups have warned that thousands of survivors of an earlier quake on the Indonesian i ...

Mexican Flu in Indonesia 04-09-2009 03:54:00

26 August 2009 - According to the Department of Health in Indonesia, there were 28 new cases of H1N1 Mexican flu in the country. Only laboratory confirmed cases are counted. In total there are now ...

Papua conflict 28-07-2009 08:29:00

23 July 2009 - Gunmen have killed two people in an attack at the world's largest gold mine in Indonesia's Papua Province. This is the latest in a series of attacks that began on July 11. Local aid ...

Forest fires 24-06-2009 02:31:00

26 May 2009 - Thick smoke caused by forest fires in the province of Riau on the island of Sumatra has hampered school activities. A number of schools in the district of Rokan Hilir has been forced ...

Mount Krakatau (Krakatoa) volcano 08-05-2009 01:17:00

6 may 2009 - The alert status of the Mount Krakatau volcano has been raised from 'careful' to 'dangerous' earlier today. The change of the status was decided upon after the volcano increased the n ...

5 Best Bali Temples You Must Visit

Bali is the famous island to visit, many people who come to see the beautiful nature and the unique cultures. There are many places of interest at this Paradise Island such as, the beaches, moun ...

Raung Mount Eruption Stop Flight to Bali

The eruption of Raung mount made several domestic and international flight canceled at Ngurah Rai International airport . Raung mount located at east java compound near by Bali west national pa ...

Expantion of Garuda Indonesia

The Expansion of PT Garuda Indonesia Tbk (GIAA) it seems never stop. Now, this government airline targets will add the fleet to 450 units in the next 5 years.This amount almost tripled from the fl ...

Bali Held a Month of Arts Festival

Bali provincial government allocated Rp 6.000.000.000 for the implementation of the Bali Arts Festival 37th centered on Cultural Park, Denpasar, from June 13 to July 11 2015.Dari funds, the majori ...

28 Country Joining Bali and Beyond Travel Fair 2015

The event was attended by tourism businesses from around the world and attended by participants from both Bali also travel businesses and government agencies,Some participants of the local Indon ...

Did You Know Turmeric Can Minimize Occurrence Of Cancer? 07-05-2015 16:55:36

Turmeric is a kind of spice that is pretty much known and often used as a spice in cooking. Turmeric is also easily available and cheap."The yellow naturally in turmeric, called curcuma, believed ...

Ngurah Rai Airport be The 7th Best Airport In The World

Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport included in the order of seven categories of airports with the best service level in the world. This assessment is known from the results of a survey of the A ...

Bali Best Bartender Got Semi Final At Diageo World Class

The first round of the prestigious bartenders competed in Jakarta and Bali since last March.Nine bartender from Bali and a bartender from Yogyakarta finally, selected to advance to the semi-finals ...

Find Out A Old Turtle in Turtle Island

Place of interest at Tanjung Benoa Badung now become one of the favorite destinations of tourists in filling the holidays in Bali. In addition to providing water attractions, Tanjung Benoa also pr ...

Bali Museum No Longer As Museum

Giri Natha, Denpasar city residents who worked as a tourism guide complained Bali Museum is no longer worthy to be called a Museum. It was conveyed during speeches at Podium Bali Free Talk Anythin ...

Buleleng Export Mangosteen To China

Other than mangoes produced in Depaha Village, District Kubutambahan, Buleleng has komuditi local fruit that is able to penetrate overseas markets. Bali local fruit was none other than the mangost ...

Balinese Udeng Sold Out at PDI-P Congress in Sanur

The participant of thousands of sympathizers outside the PDI-P congress at the Inna Grand Bali Beach, Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, on Thursday (04/09/2015) be a blessing for the traders or trinkets a sp ...

1200 Rooms Prepared For PDI-P Congress

Regional Committee for the Fourth Congress of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) has prepared 1,200 hotel rooms from 12 hotels for congress participants.

Indonesia Military Will Secure PDI-P Congress

Region IX / Udayana prepare five thousand Indonesia military  to secure the IV Congress of the PDI-P to be held at the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel at April, 8th – 12th 2015

Bali and Beyond Travel Fair - BBTF 2014

Bali and Beyond Travel Fair 2014 or BBTF 2014 is an international travel fair held in Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center to meet the overseas buyers and domestic sellers.

A Unique Celebration of Ngembak Geni Day in North Part of Bali 21-04-2014 21:45:36

Les Village gives a unique Celebration of Ngembak Geni Day located in Singaraja, North Part of Bali with traditional night market on the beach for 2 days.

Indonesian Nets European Tourist at WTM London 30-10-2013 11:45:36

Indonesian Tourism Promotion on World Tourism Mark (WTM) at London is a great effort from Indonesian government to recapture European Travelers on one of the biggest tourism fair in Europe.

Indonesian Tourism Needs Parallel Promotion 29-10-2013 12:25:36

Indonesian Country need parallel promotion for tourism sector to grab much more tourists from foreign countries via online either travel trade shows at several countries to send their tourists to ...

Bali Has New Toll Road 8 km from Sanur to Nusa Dua 23-07-2013 17:25:36

Bali Island has a new toll road stretch 8 km from Sanur to Nusa Dua breaking the mangrove forest and Tanjung Benoa peninsula sea to anticipate the daily traffic jump occur in this island.

Bali Has 55.000 Rooms for Tourists 23-07-2013 06:45:36

Bali Island is the world class tourist destination completed by fifty five guest rooms where the most spread out in south part of the island and most of the new hotel s built is the city hotel cla ...

Bali Airport Partially Closed in October 2013 22-07-2013 23:21:36

I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport is an international airport located in Denpasar, center of Bali Island will be closed partially during the great international conferences of APEC CEO Summit 2013 which ...

Pandawa Beach, Bali New Tourist Site 19-07-2013 03:15:00

Pandawa Beach is a beautiful secret beach situated in the tranquility of Kutuh Village, south part of Bali Island and appointed as a new tourist site in this island because it offer a complimentar ...

Indonesian president's lead over election rival sharply cut: Poll - Aljazeera.com 20-03-2019 06:01:00

Indonesian president's lead over election rival sharply cut: Poll  Aljazeera.comLatest survey shows Joko Widodo's support may be shrinking among mature Millennials as well as Baby Boomer ...

Sungjee Construction Signs MOU with Indonesia on Tanjung Sauh Container Port Development - BusinessKorea 20-03-2019 05:30:00

Sungjee Construction Signs MOU with Indonesia on Tanjung Sauh Container Port Development  BusinessKoreaSungjee Construction Co. announced on March 15 that it has signed a memorandum of u ...

Fake news spikes in Indonesia, weeks ahead of elections - The Guardian 20-03-2019 03:08:00

Fake news spikes in Indonesia, weeks ahead of elections  The GuardianDozens of posts containing disinformation spread, with fears people may not trust results of a legitimate election.

Indonesian president's lead over election rival cut in new survey - Reuters UK 20-03-2019 02:59:00

Indonesian president's lead over election rival cut in new survey  Reuters UKA new Indonesian election survey shows President Joko Widodo's big lead over his challenger, retired general ...

Churchill Mining Can't Revive $1.3B Claim Against Indonesia - Law360 20-03-2019 00:51:00

Churchill Mining Can't Revive $1.3B Claim Against Indonesia  Law360Churchill Mining PLC said Tuesday that it failed to revive a $1.3 billion claim against Indonesia over canceled coal mi ...

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89 - USA TODAY 19-03-2019 08:30:00

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89  USA TODAYIndonesia flood death toll rises to 89 as dozens still missing  The TelegraphView full coverage on Google News

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing - Phys.Org 19-03-2019 07:53:10

Indonesia flood death toll rises to 89, dozens missing  Phys.OrgAt least 89 people are known to have died after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia's Papua region, with th ...

Job skills for young Indonesians a key concern ahead of election - Reuters 19-03-2019 06:40:00

Job skills for young Indonesians a key concern ahead of election  ReutersRival campaigners in Indonesia's elections next month are sparring over ways to fix the education system in South ...

Indonesia well-positioned to generate economic growth - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post 19-03-2019 06:28:00

Indonesia well-positioned to generate economic growth - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta PostDespite the expected challenges facing the global economy this year, Indonesia and other ASEAN count ...

Orangutan Mother Blinded by Air Gun Pellets in Indonesia - TIME 19-03-2019 05:58:03

Orangutan Mother Blinded by Air Gun Pellets in Indonesia  TIME(SIBOLANGIT, Indonesia) — An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on In ...

Indonesia election mired in claims of foreign hacking and 'ghost' voters - The Guardian 19-03-2019 04:57:00

Indonesia election mired in claims of foreign hacking and 'ghost' voters  The GuardianFears of Chinese influence and 'Russian propaganda' dog the last weeks of campaigning before vote in ...

Indonesia Investment Chief Warns of Market Slump If Jokowi Loses - Bloomberg 19-03-2019 04:44:00

Indonesia Investment Chief Warns of Market Slump If Jokowi Loses  BloombergIndonesia's investment chief warned of a severe sell-off in the nation's currency and stocks if voters deliver ...

At least 50 killed in flash floods in Indonesia - CNN 18-03-2019 10:19:00

At least 50 killed in flash floods in Indonesia  CNNIndonesia earthquake: Lombok struck by quake as landslides and floods in Papua kill 79  Express.co.ukBaby Reunited With Dad ...

Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over Fraser Anning's Christchurch remarks - The Guardian 18-03-2019 08:02:00

Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over Fraser Anning's Christchurch remarks  The GuardianThe Indonesian foreign ministry has summoned the Australian ambassador in Jakarta to expres ...

Jokowi Widens Lead in Indonesia Election as Voting Day Nears - Bloomberg 18-03-2019 03:59:00

Jokowi Widens Lead in Indonesia Election as Voting Day Nears  BloombergIndonesian President Joko Widodo's lead over his challenger Prabowo Subianto widened to almost 26 points a month ou ...

Indonesia gambles with a tax on e-commerce. Will it pay off? - South China Morning Post 18-03-2019 01:30:06

Indonesia gambles with a tax on e-commerce. Will it pay off?  South China Morning PostIn April, Indonesia is set to tax businesses in its digital sector, which is predicted to be worth U ...

Second M'sian killed in Lombok landslide identified - Malaysiakini 17-03-2019 23:23:00

Second M'sian killed in Lombok landslide identified  MalaysiakiniIndonesia earthquake MAP: Is Bali affected? Lombok earthquake kills TWO  Express.co.ukTourists killed, injured ...

Flash floods cause devastation in Indonesia – video report - The Guardian 17-03-2019 11:10:00

Flash floods cause devastation in Indonesia – video report  The GuardianFlash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have left at least 50 people dead and 59 people injured. ...

Indonesia Says Election Under Attack From Chinese, Russian Hackers - Bloomberg 12-03-2019 21:00:00

Indonesia Says Election Under Attack From Chinese, Russian Hackers  BloombergChinese and Russian hackers are attacking Indonesia's voter data base in a bid to disrupt the country's upcom ...

Indonesia's Komodo Dragons Could Face Risks From More Tourism - NPR 12-03-2019 17:11:00

Indonesia's Komodo Dragons Could Face Risks From More Tourism  NPRIndonesia, the only country with Komodo dragons in the wild, wants to double the number of tourists at a national park w ...

Indonesia is grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after a crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people - INSIDER 11-03-2019 10:40:00

Indonesia is grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after a crash in Ethiopia killed 157 people  INSIDERIndonesia has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 planes after the model was invol ...

Hollywood Finds a New Golden Age of Cinema in Indonesia - Bloomberg 04-03-2019 08:00:00

Hollywood Finds a New Golden Age of Cinema in Indonesia  BloombergHollywood studios and global cinema chains are funding a new golden age in Indonesia's movie industry as box-office rece ...

Rescuers At Indonesia Mine Collapse Fear The Worst - NPR 02-03-2019 08:00:00

Rescuers At Indonesia Mine Collapse Fear The Worst  NPRThe desperate shouts for help from gold miners who have been trapped for days under debris on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi hav ...

Indonesia's polluted river clean-up shows slow progress - Aljazeera.com 02-03-2019 08:00:00

Indonesia's polluted river clean-up shows slow progress  Aljazeera.comA year passed since the government launched the clean-up programme, but an action plan was put in place only recentl ...

South China Sea: Indonesia And Vietnam Prove Duterte Wrong - Forbes 28-02-2019 08:00:00

South China Sea: Indonesia And Vietnam Prove Duterte Wrong  ForbesIndonesia's and Vietnam's moves have proved Duterte wrong: standing up to China doesn't lead to war.

Songs by Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Others Have Been Banned in Indonesia's Most Populous Province - TIME 27-02-2019 08:00:00

Songs by Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Others Have Been Banned in Indonesia's Most Populous Province  TIMEA broadcasting commission in Indonesia has placed a ban on more than a dozen Englis ...

3 dead as dozens trapped heard 'screaming for help' after illegal Indonesian gold mine collapses - CNN 27-02-2019 08:00:00

3 dead as dozens trapped heard 'screaming for help' after illegal Indonesian gold mine collapses  CNNJakarta, Indonesia (CNN) An illegal gold mine in Indonesia has collapsed and buried d ...

Indonesia's consumer confidence up, ranks third in the world - The Jakarta Post - Jakarta Post 25-02-2019 08:00:00

Indonesia's consumer confidence up, ranks third in the world - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta PostIndonesian consumer confidence rebounded in the fourth quarter of last year after having slip ...

Indonesia to Ease Trading Rule to Lure Mom-and-Pop Investors - Bloomberg 24-02-2019 08:00:00

Indonesia to Ease Trading Rule to Lure Mom-and-Pop Investors  BloombergIndonesia's stock exchange plans to cut the minimum trading price for shares and shrink the lot size in its drive t ...

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures - CoinDesk 18-02-2019 08:00:00

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures  CoinDeskAn Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges i ...

China becomes Indonesia's No. 2 investor with infrastructure drive - Nikkei Asian Review 01-02-2018 08:00:00

China becomes Indonesia's No. 2 investor with infrastructure drive  Nikkei Asian ReviewJAKARTA -- China became Indonesia's second-biggest source of foreign direct investment in 2017, and ...