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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,…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…