Oyos Saroso H.N., The Jakarta Post, Bandarlampung | Fri, 03/15/2013 9:35 AM
The death toll from Tuesday’s fatal clash between members of two rival
groups of shrimp farmers at the PT Central Pertiwi Bahari (CPB) shrimp
farm in Dente Teladas district, Tulang Bawang regency, Lampung, has
risen to four.
Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Fri, 03/15/2013 9:25 AM
Prosecutors sought on Thursday a 15-year prison sentence and a fine of
Rp 750 million (US$77,319) for suspended Semarang Corruption Court ad
hoc judge Kartini Juliana Magdalena Marpaung for allegedly receiving a
Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Thu, 03/14/2013 8:19 PM
Commission (KPK) prosecutors have demanded 15 years imprisonment and a fine of Rp
750 million (US $77,000) for ad hoc judge Kartini Juliana Magdalena Marpaung
over bribery charges.
Syamsul Huda M.Suhari, The Jakarta Post, Gorontalo | Thu, 03/14/2013 8:04 PM
Hotels and motels in Gorontalo City have been encouraged to provide condoms and Qurans following news that the city registered 55 people infected with HIV/AIDS, making it the region in Gorontalo province with the highest number of infections. Providing condoms and Qurans is part of early prevention measures the administration is working on to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS which continues to threaten local residents.
Slamet Susanto, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta | Thu, 03/14/2013 6:21 PM
Joint research on the effects of malaria infections and parasites on orangutans conducted by Gadjah Mada University’s School of Veterinary and the Czech Republic’s Masaryk University found that there were many new parasite species currently infecting orangutans.
Jon Afrizal, The Jakarta Post, Jambi | Thu, 03/14/2013 5:10 PM
The Sumatra chapter of Food Farmers Network (JARITANGAN) has asked for support from the Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) to push Batanghari regency and Jambi administration to revoke permits of five palm oil plantations on or near agricultural land belonging to local communities.
Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Thu, 03/14/2013 4:31 PM
District Court has sentenced Rosmalinda Sinaga, a crystal methamphetamine
courier to life imprisonment. Rosmalinda was found guilty of transporting 7.74
kilograms of crystal meth worth Rp 16.1 billion (US$1.7 million) into the country.
Yuli Tri Suwarni, The Jakarta Post, Bogor | Wed, 03/13/2013 6:10 PM
Depok City Police have named Bogor Regent Rachmat Yasin a suspect
concerning an election violation, a police official said. He said the
had gone ahead and begun campaigning without prior permission from a
Jon Afrizal, The Jakarta Post, Jambi | Wed, 03/13/2013 6:05 PM
The Cooperatives and Small and Medium
Enterprises Agency belonging to the Jambi administration was preparing to close more than
1,000 cooperatives due to lack of performance, a local official has announced.
Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Papua | Wed, 03/13/2013 4:39 PM
Newly elected Papua Governor Lukas
Enembe has vowed to improve the implementation of Papua’s Special Autonomy (Otsus) Law
No. 21/2001. He said improvements were necessary as many Papuans continued to complain about the lack of benefits.
Ansyor Idrus, The Jakarta Post, Palembang | Wed, 03/13/2013 4:37 PM
Military Commander Maj. Gen. Nugroho Widyatomo said the military police had
named six soldiers suspects in a clash between military and police personnel,
during which soldiers set ablaze the Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU) Police
headquarters in Baturaja, South Sumatra.
The Associated Press, Medan, North Sumatra | Wed, 03/13/2013 4:31 PM
A rare Sumatran tiger has mauled a farmer to death on Sumatra
island, prompting terrified villagers to call for the animal to be
killed, a park official said Wednesday. The same animal is suspected in
attacks on five other people.
Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Wed, 03/13/2013 9:15 AM
The Constitutional Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by five Papua
gubernatorial candidate pairs against the Papua General Elections
Commission (KPUD) regarding the recent Papua election, in which Lukas
Enembe and Klemen Tinal were declared the victors.
Fadli, The Jakarta Post, Batam | Wed, 03/13/2013 9:10 AM
The Batam Legislative Council (DPRD) passed a regional bill (Perda) on
Monday to eliminate human trafficking in the city’s entertainment
industry. Under the new regulation, all business players within the
Batam entertainment industry and/or agencies that recruit workers for
the industry must provide a letter stating the origins of a worker.