Indonesia’s Wiranto hospitalised after assassination attempt (video)

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, General Wiranto (who uses one name), remains hospitalised tonight after an assassination attempt was foiled earlier today (Oct 10). The former Indonesian National Armed Forces (INAF) commander was attacked while visiting the Mathla’ul Anwar Islamic Boarding School in Labuan, in Indonesia’s westernmost province of Banten, on […]

Thailand English-language News For May 22, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 22, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has said he is happy with the junta’s achievements since seizing power three years ago, but has warned that there are still people who are attempting to discredit the government and tarnish its reputation, despite its achievements. • […]

GFP 2016 Ranks Indonesia As Asia-Pacific’s Military Might

GFP 2016 Ranks Indonesia As Asia-Pacific’s Military Might

With its well-equipped and highly-trained land, sea, and air forces Indonesia sits at the apex of Asean in terms of military might, easily besting the nine other Asean Community (AC) members. With a population of almost 261 million and a GDP of $936.243 billion, Indonesia’s position as Asean’s military might probably comes as no surprise to some. […]