The Medan legislative council in North Sumatra on Monday rejected
Randiman Tarigan being sworn in as acting mayor, on the grounds that he
was under examination by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).
Presiding judge Wahyu Prasetyo on Monday refused the witnesses presented
by the prosecution in the trial of British journalists Neil Bonner and
Becky Posser for alleged immigration violations in Batam due to
objections by the defendants’ lawyer.
The Jakarta Post, Makassar | Mon, 10/05/2015 3:19 PM
Two days after the disappearance of an Aviastar airline light aircraft
carrying 10 passengers in South Sulawesi, a search and rescue team once
again returned to home base empty-handed, attributing the failure to bad
weather and difficult terrain.
Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Gianyar, Bali | Mon, 10/05/2015 3:10 PM
The government has encouraged the involvement of local breeders in the
preservation of Bali starlings (Leucopsar rothschildi), as efforts to
raise the endangered bird in natural wildlife environments have been
impeded by a range of difficulties.
Hasyim Widhiarto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 10/05/2015 3:07 PM
Defying public pressure, the North Maluku Police have reiterated that
they will continue their investigation into alleged defamation by a
local activist who uploaded to YouTube a video showing a Ternate Police
officer accepting money from a traffic violator.
The Jakarta Post, Kupang | Sat, 10/03/2015 3:21 PM
KUPANG: The 33rd congress of the Timor Evangelical Church (GMIT) on Rote
Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), appointed on Thursday evening Rev.
Mery Kolimon as the church’s leader, making her the first female leader
of the GMIT since its establishment in 1947.
The Jakarta Post, GIANYAR | Sat, 10/03/2015 3:20 PM
GIANYAR: Local administrations and customary functionaries in Bali have
agreed to propose awig-awig (customary rules) to help preserve the
population of Bali starlings on the resort island, which also serves as a
natural habitat for the critically endangered bird.
Suherdjoko, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Fri, 10/02/2015 3:10 PM
The Central Java Police in cooperation with the Diponegoro Military
Command have arrested a police officer and two soldiers for allegedly
robbing a car transporting Rp 5.7 billion (US$407,142) in cash belonging
to private company PT Advantage.