World

Indonesia likely to not import rice in 2013

Indonesia is likely to not import rice in 2013 as local farmers can produce sufficient rice to meet the domestic demand, said Indonesian State-owned Enterprise Minister Dahlan Iskan.
ASEAN

Indonesian police set up bombing info centre

The National Police (Polri) Headquarters of Indonesia has set up a bombing information centre as a means of communication and information exchange between the police and the public, local news agency reported.
ASEAN

Indonesian presidential election kicks off

More than 176 million voters in Indonesia , from Jayapura, capital of the easternmost province of Papua to the southernmost province of Aceh , went to the polls on July 8 for the 2009 presidential election, local media reported.
World

Coal mine explosion in Indonesia causes many deaths

An underground coal mine in Sawahlunto, West Sumatra of Indonesia exploded because the appearance of methane, killing three miners while 30 others were still trapped under the rubble, local news sources said on June 17.