Tag archive for ‘Jakarta’
Mount Rani, Natuna Islands. Photo courtesy a-rabin, CC-2.0
By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Indonesia Gives Japan Green Light to Manage Island for Elderly Japanese

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, has given the green light to Japan to manage the Indonesia Morotai Island as a rest area for senior Japanese citizens. Mount More...

Indonesian military Chief Gatot Nurmantyo talks to reporters in the Indonesian capitals Jakarta on January 5. Beawiharta/Reuters
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Indonesia restores military ties with Australia after latest neighbourly dispute

Yohanes Sulaiman (TC) : The Indonesian government has confirmed that it will not suspend military cooperation with Australia after a top general said earlier in the week that ties between the two nations would be More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

At Least 23 Died in Indonesian Ferry Fire off Seribu Island

nsnbc : At least 23 have died on the Zaharo Express ferry off the coast of Seribu Island when a fire erupted on the vessel Sunday morning. The official death toll has risen from 17 to 23 reported Jakarta Disaster More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, December 30th, 2016

Indonesia Jumps on Social Media Censorship Bandwagon

nsnbc : Indonesia has jumped on the social media censorship bandwagon with Jakarta police announcing its “hunt” for social media accounts that are spreading conflict by publishing “false information”. Courtesy More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Deadly 6.5 Earthquake Struck Indonesia – 97 Confirmed Fatalities

nsnbc : An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale rocked Sumatra in Indonesia at 05.03 in the morning local time. So far, 97 fatalities have been confirmed and the death toll could rise.  Rescue and aid More...

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By Azly Rahman On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

The Cultural Logic of the Jakarta’s Riotous-Protest

Azly Rahman (nsnbc) :  A few weeks ago Indonesia’s capital city, Jakarta, saw a clash between the Islamic fundamentalists and the government in a protest seeking the removal of the governor, a Chinese Catholic. More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 28th, 2016

Jakarta to Cooperate with Denmark & Norway to Modernize Indonesia’s Fisheries

 nsnbc : Indonesia’s Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti said on Monday that Jakarta will cooperate with Denmark and Norway to give a push to innovation in the maritime sector. Earlier More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Indonesia & Papua New Guinea to Hold Border Liaison Meeting

nsnbc : Indonesia and Papua New Guinea have scheduled a border liaison meeting, to be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on November 7 – 8, 2016. The date of the meeting was announced by Suzanna Wanggai, More...

Bejo Untung was 17 when armed soldiers came to his village in 1965, forcing him on the run for years until he was caught, tortured and jailed. REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

For reconciliation, Indonesians need to embrace a new understanding of the 1965 ‘anti-communist’ purge

Yosef Djakababa (TC) : Over half a century after a bloody “anti-communist” purge, Indonesians remain divided about the events of 1965-1966, thanks to the 32-year hardline rule by former President Suharto, who More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Google’s Economic Activities in Indonesia not Tax Exempt: Finance Minister

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stressed that Google’s economic activities in the country are subject to taxes. Mulyani added that all countries are facing problems with Google and electronic More...