Indonesia maritime affairs - updates

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Beijing 'gravely concerned' after Indonesia sinks Chinese boat

May 21, 2015 - 6:38 PM

China is asking the Indonesian side to make clarifications

SINKING SHIPS. This picture taken on December 5, 2014 shows a Vietnamese fishing boat in flames after Indonesian Navy officers blew up the vessel due to illegal fishing activities in the remote Anambas Islands. Indonesia blew up and sank three empty Vietnamese boats on December 5, the navy said, as the world's biggest archipelago nation pushes to stop foreigners from illegally fishing in its waters. Photo by Sei Ratifa/AFP

Jokowi’s tough new maritime policy takes shape

Dec 10, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Indonesia s actions against illegal fishing boats send a message to China

SINKING SHIPS. This picture taken on December 5, 2014 shows a Vietnamese fishing boat in flames after Indonesian Navy officers blew up the vessel due to illegal fishing activities in the remote Anambas Islands. Indonesia blew up and sank three empty Vietnamese boats on December 5, the navy said, as the world's biggest archipelago nation pushes to stop foreigners from illegally fishing in its waters. Photo by Sei Ratifa/AFP

Indonesia sinks 3 Vietnamese boats to stop illegal fishing

Dec 05, 2014 - 7:56 PM

Explosives were attached to the boats before two government vessels fired on them from a distance

ILLEGAL FISHING. Indonesia says it will sink foreign ships caught illegally fishing in Indonesian waters like this Chinese ship that was caught illegally transhipping frozen tuna in 2012.  File photo by EPA

Why is Indonesia fixated on Fisheries Minister Susi?

Dec 03, 2014 - 10:01 AM

Indonesia’s most popular cabinet minister is a straight talking high school dropout and self made millionaire Can she get the job done?

Menteri Kelautan dan Perikanan Susi Pudjiastuti bukan tipikal menteri seperti biasa. Foto oleh Jet Damazo-Santos/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 2, 2014

Dec 02, 2014 - 11:01 AM

Jokowi flies commercial again FPI appoints its own Jakarta governor the military is looking for the best way to sink illegal ships and more

NO TO AHOK. Members of FPI burn an effigy of Jakarta Governor Basuki 'Ahok' Tjahaja Purnama during a protest outside the governor's office in Jakarta on December 1, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 14, 2014

Nov 14, 2014 - 11:47 AM

Jokowi presents maritime vision in Myanmar Jakarta wants to charge higher vehicle ownership taxes subsidized fuel price hike hurdles and more

HIGHER TAXES. Jakarta wants to impose higher taxes on vehicle ownership. File photo by AFP