Terpeka toll road to facilitate smooth goods' distribution in Sumatra

Mesuji, Nov. 15 -- State-run toll operator PT Hutama Karya's President Director, Bintang Perbowo, believes the Terpeka (Terbanggi Besar-Pematang Panggang-Kayu Agung) toll road, once operational, will ... Read More

BI projects 158 million Muslim tourists by 2020

Jakarta, Nov. 15 -- Bank Indonesia (BI) has estimated Muslim tourists in the global halal tourism industry to reach 158 million by 2020. BI Deputy Governor Dody Budi Waluyo stated at the Indonesia Ha... Read More

Build narrative of harmony to stamp out radicalism: VP Ma'ruf

Jakarta, Nov. 15 -- Vice President Ma'ruf Amin urged all societal elements to build a narrative of harmony to thwart radicalism while concurrently abstaining from the use of words that could incite in... Read More

New capital construction to start in 2021: Pandjaitan

Jakarta, Nov. 15 -- The construction of Indonesia's new capital in Penajam Paser Utara and Kutai Kertanegara Districts in East Kalimantan Province will begin in 2021, the Coordinating Minister of Mari... Read More

Police arrest 19 terror suspects after Medan blast

Palu, Nov. 15 -- The police took into custody 19 suspected terrorists in several regions after a suicide bombing incident at the Medan city police headquarters in North Sumatra, Indonesian Police Chie... Read More

LAPAN to collaborate with Cenderawasih University

Jakarta, Nov. 15 -- The National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) will join hands with Papua's Cenderawasih University to coin an analytical review on environmental impact (amdal) for plans ... Read More

West Java's Karawang waters again polluted by Pertamina's oil spill

Karawang, Nov. 15 -- The waters off Karawang, West Java, have, again, been polluted by oil spilled from Pertamina's Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) Block after the state-run oil firm vouched plugging ... Read More

President highlights need to streamline BPJS management

Lampung, Nov. 15 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has reaffirmed the need for the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) to improve its management as a means to curtail the deficit in... Read More

Aftershocks jolt North Maluku following 7.1-magnitude earthquake: BMKG

Jakarta, Nov. 15 -- Jailolo Subdistrict in Halmahera Barat District, North Maluku Province, was rocked by three aftershocks within 30 minutes on Friday morning following the 7.1-magnitude earthquake t... Read More

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts North Maluku

Manado, Nov. 15 -- A 7.1-magnitude earthquake jolted the areas of Jailolo Subdistrict in Halmahera Barat District, North Maluku Province, on Thursday at around 11:17 p.m. local time, but there were no... Read More