Oyos Saroso H.N., The Jakarta Post, Bandar Lampung | Tue, 07/17/2012 6:00 AM
Education activists and parents in Lampung have urged the education minister to immediately review the policy on fee collection in schools. The issuance of Ministerial Decree No. 44/2012 in June is being seen as giving school principals the opportunity to demand illegal payments.
Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Bandung | Tue, 07/17/2012 6:00 AM
A local official has said data updates to the voter list (DP4) in the West Java gubernatorial election in 2013 would use statistics from the e-identity card system, but not entirely because the e-ID application process in the 26 regencies and mayoralties in the province had not yet been completed.
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Mon, 07/16/2012 7:05 PM
A masked robber made away with Rp 155 million (US$16,430) in cash from a
branch office of Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) in the Dr. Sardjito
Hospital in Yogyakarta on Monday morning after threatening its officers
that he would detonate a bomb inside the bank.
Rizal Harahap, The Jakarta Post, Pekanbaru, Riau | Mon, 07/16/2012 6:13 PM
Lack of announcements at Sultan Syarif Kasim (SSK) II Airport in
Pekanbaru, Riau, causes passengers to encounter several minor glitches
on Monday as state airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II starts operating
the new terminal.
Agnes Winarti, The Jakarta Post, Bali Daily/Denpasar | Mon, 07/16/2012 8:29 AM
The largest scale international conference on Bali, gathering more than
200 Bali specialists from around the globe, is finally being hosted for
the first time on Balinese soil from Monday to Wednesday.
Fadli, The Jakarta Post, Batam | Mon, 07/16/2012 8:26 AM
European companies have accused three Batam manufacturers of falsifying
their products, claiming that the exported goods were made in China, a
Batam Indonesia Free Zone Authority (BIFZA) official has said.
Kusumasari Ayuningtyas, The Jakarta Post, Surakarta | Mon, 07/16/2012 8:18 AM
The Surakarta municipal administration has decided to limit the
operational hours of entertainment spots in the city during the fasting
month of Ramadhan, which will start on Friday for some groups of Muslims
and on Saturday for
Balinese watch a traditional kite competition during a kite festival in Padang Galak, island of Bali, Indonesia, on Saturday. The three-day national kite festival was organized to promote tourism on the resort island.
The Papuan Legislative Council (DPRP) has submitted seven pairs of
gubernatorial candidates to the Papuan People’s Assembly (MRP) for
verification amid problems that have mounted ahead of the upcoming
The Kupang Kota Police District is still in the dark about the murder of
an unidentified woman, whose mutilated body was found in a white bag in
a garbage bin in Fontein subdistrict, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
Ainur Rohmah, The Jakarta Post, Semarang | Sat, 07/14/2012 7:09 AM
The Central Java Prehistoric Legacy Conservation Center (BP3) has
announced that a bunker found recently at the compound of the Dr Kariadi
General Hospital in Semarang, the provincial capital, is a cultural
Oyos Saroso H.N., The Jakarta Post, Bandarlampung | Sat, 07/14/2012 7:07 AM
The Lampung administration plans to build an agribusiness center in Way
Pisang in South Lampung’s Ketapang district that is expected to reduce
transportation costs and assist suppliers to transport their
Kusumasari Ayuningtyas, The Jakarta Post, Surakarta | Sat, 07/14/2012 7:06 AM
The municipal administration of Surakarta, Central Java plans to use
motorcycles assembled by local vocational high school (SMK) students as
official vehicles for the city’s 51 subdistrict heads to show
appreciation for domestic products.
Indra Harsaputra, The Jakarta Post, Surabaya | Sat, 07/14/2012 7:04 AM
The East Java administration has been urged to take stern action to stop
all activities that are believed to have damaged around 70 percent of
the total 118 hectares of coral reefs in the region, a member of a green