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Comments Off on Taxpayers can no longer hide assets overseas: Official

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG — The Indonesian government assures that taxpayers will no longer be able to hide assets overseas after the end of the tax amnesty program on March 31,…

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Comments Off on West Java Police have not transfer Habib Rizieq case file to High Court

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG — High Court of West Java have not received the case file of alleged insult on state emblem and defamation of former President Sukarno involving high priest…

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Comments Off on EU resolution reflects discriminative stance towards palm oil sector: Govt

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The European Parliament’s Resolution on Palm Oil and Deforestation of Rainforests reflects a discriminative action against the palm oil sector, according to the Indonesian government. According to…

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Comments Off on Assessment to move Indonesian capital to be conducted this year

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BADUNG — National Development Planning Minister concurrently Head of the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang Brodjonegoro is targeting to complete the assessment on moving the capital from…

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Comments Off on BMKG detects seven hotspots in Riau

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU — The Meteorological, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has detected seven hotspots indicating forest fires in Riau Province on Monday. “The hotspots are spread across Indragiri Hulu, Pelalawan,…

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Comments Off on 1.8 million senior high school students appear for national exam

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Some 1.8 million senior high school students appeared for a national examination (UN) that began on Monday across Indonesia. “This morning, a total of 1,812,035 students from…

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Comments Off on ESDM Ministry creates transparency in oil and gas industry: Arcandra

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Deputy Energy and Mineral Resource (ESDM) Minister Arcandra Tahar stressed the importance of transparency in all schemes of system supporting oil and gas explorations and exploitation. “We…

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Comments Off on Judicial Commission says Indonesian democracy heading to capital owner

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YOGYAKARTA — Chairman of the Judicial Commission Aidul Fitriciada Azhari said Indonesian democratic system were not heading to strenghten the people sovereingnty. He saw it was heading toward…

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Comments Off on President respects Constitutional Court's verdict

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG — President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated on Saturday that he respected the Constitutional Court’s verdict cancelling the home affairs ministry’s authority to annul problematic bylaws. “We actually want…

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Comments Off on Joint forces arrest one, shoot six alleged terrorists

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA — Six alleged terrorists were killed in a firefight with joint military police forces at 5pm in Tuban, East Java, on Saturday. “The chief of the police resort…

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Comments Off on AFC offers refresher course to 100 PSSI referees

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — As many as 100 referees of the All Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) are currently undergoing a refresher course of the Asian Football Federation (AFC). Ngadiman Asri, head…

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Comments Off on Police, military personnel hunt for five suspected terrorists

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TUBAN — As many as 30 police and military personnel were still hunting for five suspected terrorists who tried to shoot a police officer in Tuban district, East…

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Comments Off on BI estimates bank credit to grow 9 percent

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA- Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia Erwin Rijanto has said bank credits in the first quarter of this were estimated to grow nine percent year-on-year. In the first three…

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Comments Off on Palm oil price hike boosts South Sumatra's economic growth

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG — Palm oil price hike since early this year has boosted South Sumatra’s economic growth, Bank Indonesia has said.  Head of the advisory and economic development division of…

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Comments Off on Neighbouring countries replicating Indonesia's illegal fishing restriction

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Several Neighbouring countries are taking a cue from Indonesia’s regulation restricting illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the territory that has increased the fish catch. “Several…

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Comments Off on South Sumatra hopes to produce 3.4 million tons of CPO

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALEMBANG — South Sumatra has set a production target for palm oil at 3.4 million tons this year up 400,000 tons from last year. Chairman of the South Sumatra…

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Comments Off on China explores Jambi's potential for cooperation

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAMBI — China is exploring Jambi province’s potential and offering cooperation to the administration. Chinese Consul General for Sumatra Region, Zhu Honghai, during a visit to Jambi on Thursday,…

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Comments Off on We support the court to continue Ahok's trial on next Tuesday: Complainant

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – One of the complainant of blasphemy case involving Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok as a defendant, Pedri Kasman, argued that police request to postpone the plea…

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Comments Off on Police discriminative acts are obvious: Al Khaththath's lawyer

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Police discriminative acts were argued by Muhammad al-Khaththath’s lawyer, Ahmad Michdan, as obvious. He said Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), as the defendant of blasphemy case, was…

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Comments Off on Indonesia, China explore cooperation to construct four reservoirs

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Indonesia and China are exploring the possibility of establishing cooperation to build four reservoirs worth Rp4.5 trillion, or about US$337.6 million. “The Pelosika Reservoir in Southeast Sulawesi…

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Comments Off on BMKG detects two hotspots in Riau

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PEKANBARU – Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Council (BMKG) Pekanbaru Station detected two hotspots indicated as forest and land fire in Riau on Thursday (April 6). “Two hotspots are…

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Comments Off on Govt seeks evidence regarding illegal confinement of 300 TKI

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Indonesian government is searching for evidence related to the alleged illegal confinement of 300 Indonesian migrant workers (TKI) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. “We cannot declare yet…

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Comments Off on Densus 88 arrests three suspected terrorists in Lamongan

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The police’s anti-terror squad Densus 88 has arrested three suspected terrorists in Lamongan District of East Java on Friday. “Today, we have arrested three suspected terrorists from…

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Comments Off on Indonesia strongly rejects European Parliament's allegations

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said Indonesia rejects European Parliament’s allegations against Indonesian palm oil industry as groundless and despicable. “The allegation linking palm oil industry…

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Comments Off on Indonesia, Japan develop quake-predicting system

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Indonesian National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) and the Japanese Earthquake Prediction Research Centre (EPRC) are seeking to cooperate to increase the capacity of early detection…

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Comments Off on Indonesia's economy to grow higher than expected: ADB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Indonesia could witness higher-than-expected economic growth if it could implement a consistent structural reform, deputy country director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said. “Indonesia could see…

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Comments Off on Air Forces's parachutists fall, six injured

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Incident happened during the rehearsal of Indonesian Air Forces (TNI AU)’s 71st anniversary celebration. Six parachutists fell and injured on Thursday (April 6). “I was talking…

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Comments Off on Indonesia expects Freeport to divest 51 percent of shares before 2021

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Panjaitan has expressed hope that copper and gold mining firm PT Freeport Indonesia will divest 51 percent of its…

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Comments Off on Embassy promotes Indonesian food products in Wellington

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Indonesian Embassy has promoted Indonesia’s food and beverage products in the “ASEAN Southeast Asian Night Market” in Wellington, the embassy stated in a press release…

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Comments Off on Indonesia ready to develop Islamic Center in Afghanistan

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — The Indonesian government is ready to develop an Islamic Center in Kabul, Afghanistan, to disseminate the values of Islam as ‘rahmatan lil alamin’ (blessing for the…