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[Indonesia Report] Indonesian President grants clemency to drug-related convicts

[Indonesia Report] Indonesian President grants clemency to drug-related convicts

Drugs convict, Schapelle Corby, an Australian, has been once again granted clemency by Indonesian Authority. Earlier, Indonesian President granted 5 years clemency to her 20 years prison term on May 15, 2012. This August, Indonesian authority granted 6 months remission to her sentence, making her eligible to apply for a parole. The remission was given on the occasion of the Indonesia […]

[Indonesia Report] Australian PM to attend ceremony to remember Bali bombing incident despite terror threat

[Indonesia Report] Australian PM to attend ceremony to remember Bali bombing incident despite terror threat

It was ten years ago today (Oct. 12) when more than 200 people were killed in a bomb blast in Bali, Indonesia. According to Kompas.com, Indonesian internet media, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, told journalists on Wednesday (October 10) that she was determined to go to Bali to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Bali Bombing that killed 88 Australian, despite a […]

[Indonesia Report] Indonesia to import three submarines from South Korea

[Indonesia Report] Indonesia to import three submarines from South Korea

On Tuesday, October 2, Indonesian House of Representatives ratified Bill of Defense Industry to be a lawful regulation. According to Vivanews’, Indonesian Mass Media, reported that The House of Representatives believe that Indonesia does not need to import the main tools of weapon system anymore if Indonesian domestic industry can produce it. This would be […]

Indonesian Workers Go On Nationwide One-day Strike Seeking Pay Hike

Indonesian Workers Go On Nationwide One-day Strike Seeking Pay Hike

Factory workers shout slogans during a protest in medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Indonesian unions say more than 2 million factory workers have gone on a one-day strike across the country to call for higher wages and protest the hiring of contract workers. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara) news@theasian.asia

[Indonesia Report] Ambon, home for high quality pearls

[Indonesia Report] Ambon, home for high quality pearls

Pearl is one of women’s favorite jewelries. In Ambon, Maluku Province in Indonesia, domestic and international tourists come there for Pearls. Ambon is well-known for pearl for a long time. Reputedly, pearl in Dutch Queen’s crown is come from Ambon. Jewelries such as necklace, bracelet, ring to earring and other accessories made of pearls are […]

[Indonesia Report] Villagers in some regions suffer from clean water shortage

[Indonesia Report] Villagers in some regions suffer from clean water shortage

Some Indonesian live in Nusa Tenggara Timur Province found living in a clean water shortage, forced to drink salty water to survive. Kompas,com, an internet media,  reported that Maumere Social Development Foundation’s (Yaspem) Program Manager, Aleksius Arman Jaya, said “Eastern Flores, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, inevitably consume salty water from their wells because of a long-drought that cause […]

[Indonesia Report] Nine terrorist suspects arrested in major cities

[Indonesia Report] Nine terrorist suspects arrested in major cities

Indonesia Counter-terrorism Squad, Detachment 88, arrested another terrorist suspect in Mondokan Village in Solo, Indonesia on Sunday (Sept 30). Indonesian police and army forces seized the location around 11 a.m. local time to clear the crime scene when Detachment 88 arrested JP, Kompas, Indonesia Mass Media, reported. According to a local resident, Tini, JP house […]

[Indonesia Report] Protests against anti-Islam film cause closure of U.S. embassy

[Indonesia Report] Protests against anti-Islam film cause closure of U.S. embassy

Friday (Sept 21) United States Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, was closed due to protest by some groups of Indonesians against the film of ‘Innocence of Muslims’. Indonesian’s faction of Justice Prosperous Party (PKS)’s meeting, scheduled on Friday (sept 21), with United States Ambassador to Indonesia was cancelled due to the protesting. “Today PKS faction should have […]

[Indonesia Report] Reward offered to those who arrest Indonesian President during his visit to Britain

[Indonesia Report] Reward offered to those who arrest Indonesian President during his visit to Britain

The Free West Papua, pro-independence group campaigning for Wes Papua freedom, offered 50,000 British pound or about $81,000 reward to anyone who put Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, under “citizen’s arrest” during his visit to Britain that is scheduled for October 31 to November 2. Indonesia Presidential House through its spokesperson, Julian Aldrin Pasha told […]

[Indonesia Report] Endangered Sumatran elephant gives birth to a female baby

[Indonesia Report] Endangered Sumatran elephant gives birth to a female baby

An endanger Sumatran Elephant gave birth to a female calf on early morning of Tuesday (Sept. 28) at Conservation Response Unit Sampoiniet in Aceh Jaya, Aceh. Suci, a trained Sumatran Elephant, 20 years old, did not show any sign of labor, Wahdi Azmi, field manager for the Aceh branch of Flora & Fauna International, a […]

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