Indonesian President pledges to modernise army World

Indonesian President pledges to modernise army

Indonesian President Joko Widodo stated on October 5 that the Indonesian military (TNI) has built new combat organisations counting a number of joint commands, divisions and task forces within the last five years.
Indonesia postpones national exams due to COVID-19 World

Indonesia postpones national exams due to COVID-19

Indonesia has decided to put the national exams for elementary, secondary and high school students in 2020 on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said a member of the Indonesian House of Representatives on March 24.
Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia World

Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia

Indonesia authorities on August 12 announced that a plane carrying seven passengers and two crew members crashed at remote mountainous area in the eastern part of the country, killing eight people.
Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines World

Indonesia backs peace process in southern Philippines

Indonesian Deputy President Jusuf Kalla on February 1 received a delegation of the south Philippines-based Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which is visiting Indonesia to learn from the successful peace process in Aceh province.
Indonesia: 4 soldiers killed in exercise World

Indonesia: 4 soldiers killed in exercise

The Indonesian military said on May 18 that at least four Indonesian soldiers were killed and eight others were injured when a canon malfunctioned during an exercise on Tanjung Datuk island in the East Sea.