Panca Nugraha, The Jakarta Post, Mataram | Sat, 02/16/2013 3:41 PM
Muhamad Ilham, a 9-month-old baby with liver damage, needs a liver transplant that will cost Rp 22 billion (US$2.27 million) to save his life. His parents, Aris Widadi and Amini, cannot afford to pay the surgery as they only earn money by selling vegetables.
Ruslan Sangadji, The Jakarta Post, Palu | Sat, 02/16/2013 10:56 AM
Central Sulawesi Police chief Brig. Gen. Dewa Parsana acknowledged that
his force currently lacked operational funds to restore security in the
province, despite security threats in Sigi regency and Poso city, and
measures needed for the Morowali regency repeat election.
Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Bandung | Sat, 02/16/2013 10:44 AM
Energy-independent villages need support in the form of economic empowerment, says a study.
study was conducted by Darma Persada University’s Community Service and
Partnership Research Institution in Tangsi Jaya hamlet, Gunung Halu in
West Bandung regency, West Java. The study was part of a project funded
by USAID-Support for Economic Analysis Development in Indonesia (SEADI).
Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Sat, 02/16/2013 10:36 AM
The Semarang Corruption Court on Friday sentenced former Tegal Police
chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Agustin Hardiyanto to three years in prison and
fined him Rp 100 million (US$10,341) in a corruption case on the
misappropriation of the 2008 regency election security operational fund.
Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jayapura | Fri, 02/15/2013 3:45 PM
Yet again the streets of Papua were left bloody after another violent incident occurred at Kampung Pugo, East Paniai district, Paniai regency on Thursday. The victim was identified as Warigan, 48, an ojek (local motorcycle taxi) driver.
The Jakarta Post, Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands | Fri, 02/15/2013 1:50 PM
Refugees board a
bus at a detention center in Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands, for a trip to
Medan North Sumatra, on Friday. More than 130 refugees will be put up
at a community center in Medan as they await trips to third countries
Bambang Muryanto and Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang/Yogyakarta | Fri, 02/15/2013 9:08 AM
Women’s activists, university students and housewives in Yogyakarta and
Semarang, Central Java celebrated Valentine’s Day on Thursday with a
campaign against gender-based violence. In Yogyakarta, some 200
activists, university students and street art community members joined
the global One Billion Rising (OBR) movement along the city’s legendary
Jl. Malioboro, to say no to sexual violence against women.
Panca Nugraha, The Jakarta Post, Mataram | Fri, 02/15/2013 9:07 AM
The Mataram Police foiled an attempt to smuggle mobile phones from
Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), to Jakarta by confiscating at least
4,428 BlackBerry devices and iPhones worth Rp 20 billion (US$2 million)
and detained three people, identified only by their initials R, H and S.