Bali governor has high hopes for new national police chief

After Indonesia’s new national police chief was freshly sworn in Wednesday, Bali’s governor is expressing high hopes for the improvement of police performance. President Joko Widodo selected new Kapolri Tito Karnavian to lead the country in fighting crime, terrorism, and corruption. “I know Gen. Tito well. He has already been around long and indeed we […]

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Golkar party congress opens in Bali

Motorcyclists riding past large flags of the Golkar party, which officially started its national congress in Bali. The meeting of Indonesia’s second- biggest party in Parliament was opened by President Joko Widodo. Eight leaders are contesting for the chairmanship of Golkar, with political pundits saying the front runners are House Speaker Ade Komarudin and his […]

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About Bali December : Ngurah Rai Airport

Welcome to About Bali section, where you can learn and feel about BALI itselfs. December Series will be diffrent from other series. At December we will give you image, photos or picture gallery of beautifull places around bali. And absolutely a short description. This time we will take look at one of Bali International Airport, […]

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Julie Bishop arrives in Indonesia

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has landed in Indonesia for her first visit since the Bali Nine executions. Ms Bishop will spend the day in Padang, west Sumatra for the Indian Ocean Rim Association Ministerial meeting. Padang is currently blanketed in a thick haze from illegal forest fires burning in Sumatra. Concern over the fires which […]

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Jokowi decline bids from Japan and China

After Indonesia’s enthusiastic election last year of Joko Widodo, the country – desperately in need of new infrastructure for its booming population of more than 250 million people – began to weigh bids for its first high-speed railway. The new link would have connected the gridlocked capital of Jakarta with Bandung, the nation’s third largest […]

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Jokowi kicks off LRT construction

The first phase of building Jakarta’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) has started, with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo pushing the button to officially kick off construction in Jakarta on Wednesday, a week after signing the relevant presidential regulation (Perpres). “We talked about this project three years ago with Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama – then deputy […]

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