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Jokowi: Political campaigns should not be degraded into slanging match

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has told the people in a number of regions and districts, which will hold regional elections to maintain unity despite difference in their favorites for their regional …

Hiroshima University confers Doctor Honoris Causa on VP Kalla

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Japan-based Hiroshima University has awarded the highest academic title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla, an official stated here on Wednesday.

Vice President Kalla was bestowed the …

President Jokowi installs 17 new ambassadors

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) installed 17 new Indonesian ambassadors at the State Palace, here, Tuesday.

The ambassadors took their oaths of office during a swearing-in ceremony led by President Jokowi.

The …

Baswedan takes lesson from President Cup incident

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan said that he would take a lesson from the incident when he was prevented by a presidential guard from joining President Joko Widodo during the 2018 President …

Mt Sinabungs volcanic dust spreads to North and East Aceh

Lhoksukon, Aceh (ANTARA News) – Volcanic dust of Mt Sinabungs eruption in Tanah Karo, North Sumatra Province, has affected several regions in North Aceh and East Aceh districts on Tuesday, triggering fears of health problems …

Forest, land fires spread to 633 hectares in Riau

Pekanbaru, Riau (ANTARA News) – Forest and land fires have spread across Riau Province, reaching 633 hectares since Jan 14.

The most difficult and worst fires were found in Sepahat Village that shares its borders …