Saturday, 8 Rabiul Akhir 1440 / 15 December 2018

Saturday, 8 Rabiul Akhir 1440 / 15 December 2018

INDEX BERITA

Florida is investigating apparent new case of locally transmitted Zika

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, FLORIDA -- Florida health officials are investigating a new non-travel- related case of Zika virus in Palm Beach County, but it is not yet clear whether the person...

Analyst: Indonesian capital market gains greater confidence

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Foreign investors have greater confidence in the Indonesian stock market after better than expected data of the country's economy in the second quarter of this year,...

Military chief: Special forces ready to free hostages

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian military Chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo said Indonesian military (TNI) special forces have been ready anytime to set free Indonesian hostages held by Abu Sayyaf group...

Garuda crowned the 'most loved' airline based on Skytrax's survey

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has been crowned the "most loved" airline in the world based on a survey conducted by SkyTrax, an independent airline...

Japan warns China of worsening ties over East China Sea dispute

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TOKYO -- Japan warned China on Tuesday that ties were "deteriorating markedly" over disputed East China Sea islets, and China's envoy in Tokyo reiterated Beijing's stance that the...

Thai junta chief Prayuth reiterates election in 2017

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK -- Thailand will hold a general election in 2017, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, seeking to allay concerns his military government might delay plans for...

Weightlifter Eko Yuli wins second silver medal for Indonesia

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, RIO DE JANEIRO -- National weightlifter Eko Yuli Irawan won the second silver medal for the Indonesian contingent in the men's 62 kilogram (kg) category in the 2016...

UN chief urges large nations to ratify Paris climate accord

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BUENOS AIRES -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Argentina and other large nations to ratify the Paris climate accord at a Buenos Aires conference on Monday, and Argentina's...

Minister bids farewell to pilgrims heading to holy land

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 14:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin gave a send-off to the first group of Hajj pilgrims of Jakarta embarkation from the Pondok Gede Hajj Dormitory in...

Indonesian, Australian universities explore cooperation on research

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 09:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAKASSAR -- The Australian Technology Network (ATN) of Universities, a networking of five leading universities is exploring cooperation on research with Hasanuddin University in Makassar, South Sulawesi province.The...

Govt unable to secure quick release of hostages as they are abroad

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 09:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- President Joko Widodo admitted here on Monday that the government could not act fast to secure the release of Indonesian citizens being held hostage in the...

Police to block sites carrying radical content

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 09:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Police have coordinated with the Ministry of Communication and Informatics to block content on certain websites that reflected a call to radicalism."We have cooperated with the...

Pertamina, Iran cooperate on oil fields development

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 09:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The oil and gas state-owned company, Pertamina, and the Iranian National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) have signed a memorandum of understanding for a pre-study to develop...

BKPM: Uncertainty casts shadow on investors' decision

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Uncertainty cast a shadow on investors' decision whether to invest in Indonesia throughout the second quarter of 2016, the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) noted.Based on data...

President expects more assets will be declared in September

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- President Joko Widodo said here on Monday that assets worth Rp9.27 trillion have been declared under the government's tax amnesty program."I have been often checking and...

TNI forms team to probe soldiers' involvement in drug offenses

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Defense Forces (TNI) Headquarters has set up an investigation team to further probe the alleged involvement of soldiers in drugs networks, TNI Chief General...

Tri Rismaharini has same change as other governor candidate

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Surabaya Mayor Tri Rismaharini will have the same chance as other candidate if she runs for the Jakarta governorship in 2017, an Indonesian Democratic Party of...

RI's citizens to obtain internship agriculture sector in Japan

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- Agriculture Ministry has sent 40 Indonesian citizens from various circles to obtain internship opportunities in agriculture sector in Japan."There are 40 interns in Japan, they were...

Ricardo Garcia wins third stage of Tour de Singkarak

Tuesday, 09 Aug 2016 07:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PASAMAN BARAT -- Ricardo Garcia, part of the Kinan Cycling Team Japan, emerged as the fastest rider in the third stage of the 2016 Tour de Singkarak held...

BI to wait for right time to ease monetary policy

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 22:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia has admitted that various macro-economic indicators have been supportive for easing the monetary policy but the central bank has decided to wait for the...

PHE overshoots gas production target for whole year

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 22:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- PT Pertamina Hulu Energi (PHE), a subsidiary of the state owned energy company PT Pertamina already overshot its gas production target by the end of the...

House: Govt should urge Philippines to implement trilateral agreement

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 22:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian government should urge the Philippines to implement trilateral cooperation agreed to among Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia to handle robbery and hostage-taking cases in...

Development of Cisolok-Cisukarame geothermal to cost Rp3 trillion

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 22:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANDUNG -- PT Jabar Rekind Geothermal, holder of the geothermal concession in Cisolok-Cisukarame, Sukabumi District said development of the geothermal reserve would cost around Rp3 trillion.PT Jabar Rekind...

Mancini to receive two million euros of compensation from Inter Milan

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 22:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MILAN -- Management of football club Inter Milan has ended the cooperation with its coach Roberto Mancini. Inter Milan has announced this decision on Monday (8/8).Both parties had...

Bantul police arrest suspected meth dealers and users

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 17:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANTUL -- The Bantul Police have arrested three people suspected of using and dealing with methamphetamine.Head of the Bantul Police Drug Unit Rudy Prabowo stated in Bantul on...

Japan urges China not to escalate East China Sea tension

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TOKYO -- Japan said on Monday it would respond firmly after Chinese government vessels had intruded into what Tokyo considers its territorial waters near disputed islands in the...

Seven envoys attend Baliem Valley Cultural Festival

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WAMENA -- Seven ambassadors and diplomats of different countries attended the gala evening hosted by the Jayawijaya District Government as part of the implementation of the Baliem Valley...

Japan's Emperor worries age may make it tough to perform his duties

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:54 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TOKYO -- Japanese Emperor Akihito, 82, said in a rare video address to the public on Monday that he worried that age may make it difficult for him...

Denpasar Mayor: OWHC beneficial for preservation of culture

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR -- A regional meeting of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) for Asia and the Pacific held in Sanur, Bali, is beneficial for the preservation of...

Minister says competition among workers unavoidable

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Manpower Minister Hanif Dakhiri said competition among workers can’t be avoided. Especially during the era of competition nowadays."Now, the competition can’t be avoided. Competition among workers...

Ministry still verifying one Indonesian citizen kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's foreign affairs ministry is still verifying information about one Indonesian citizen has been kidnapped by armed group Abu Sayyaf.Director for the Protection of Indonesians Citizens...

President to inaugurate of Institute of Public Administration

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SUMEDANG -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate 2,139 graduateS of Institute of Public Administration (IPDN) at Campus IPDN Jatinangor, Sumedang, West Java, on Monday (8/8).Based...

Italian Ambassador pleased to be invited to Baliem Valley Festival

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WAMENA -- Italian Ambassador to Indonesia Vittorio Sandalli has expressed happiness on being invited to attend the Baliem Valley Cultural Festival being organized in Walesi Sub-district, on August...

Officials: American, Australian kidnapped in Afghan capital

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KABUL -- Afghan authorities are searching for an Australian and an American who were kidnapped by gunmen in the capital, Kabul, officials said on Monday.The pair, believed to...

Legislator: Do not trim defense budget

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government should not trim the budget for defense and security as it would reduce Indonesia's combat ability in the region, stated member of House of...

Hundreds of foreign tourists throng locations of Baliem Festival

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WAMENA -- Some two hundred foreign tourists from various parts of the world, such as China, Australia, and Singapore, thronged the locations of the 27th Baliem Valley Cultural...

TdS to offer long-term benefits to West Sumatra's tourism sector

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- The ongoing international cycling race Tour de Singkarak (TdS) will offer long-term benefits to West Sumatra's tourism sector, according to Chairman of the Association of Indonesian...

Inter Milan fire Mancini officially

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID,MILAN -- Inter Milan ended it's cooperation with Roberto Mancini. The Nerazzurri will announce this decision on Monday (8/8) afternoon local time. Mancini's position will be replaced by Dutch...

Heavy rains, floods take at least 20 lives in Macedonian capital

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 08:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SKOPJE -- At least 20 people died on Saturday night in the Macedonian capital of Skopje as it was hit by heavy rains and floods. Six others were...

Economist: Fiscal expansion boosts growth

Monday, 08 Aug 2016 08:38 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government's fiscal expansion strategy by increasing its expenditure is effective in boosting economic growth in the second quarter of 2016, economists said.However, the economists expressed...