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Kupang to build new cement factory

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:51:32 +0700

The plan to build the Kupang Cement Indonesia factory in Kupang will soon be materialized, Governor of East Nusa Tenggara Frans Lebu Raya noted. "The preparation phase has been completed. The groundbreaking ceremony is ...



Surabaya to build modern fish market on 5 ha of land

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:33:08 +0700

The Surabaya city government is preparing five hectares of land in Romokalisari area to build a modern fish market starting April 2017. The construction of the fish market is scheduled for completion at the end of this ...



Kendari New Port to be soon constructed

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:33:21 +0700

Kendari New Port will soon be constructed with the investment value of Rp936 billion, after some problems are completely resolved. "The construction is still hampered by some problems including the existence of a bridge and ...



Commodity prices to revive in 2017: BI official

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:06:29 +0700

A central bank official has predicted that the most strategic commodity prices would rise this year to boost exports as one of the important components to drive economic growth. The Director of Bank Indonesias (BI) ...



President lauds E Nusa Tenggara`s effort to achieve high growth

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:48:39 +0700

President Joko Widodo has praised all the elements of East Nusa Tenggara province for their efforts to achieve higher economic growth in the past few years, Governor Frans Lebu Raya said. "The economic growth in East Nusa ...



Chappy Hakim resigns as president director of Freeport Indonesia

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:11:52 +0700

(image) PT Freeport Indonesia announced the resignation of Chappy Hakim as the companys president director on Saturday. "It is an honor for me to have been the president director of Freeport Indonesia, and I highly respect the ...



Indonesia, Sweden to jointly develop renewable energy to generate electricity

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:53:34 +0700

Indonesia and Sweden have agreed to jointly develop renewable energy to generate electricity. By cooperating with Sweden which has more sophisticated technology for new and renewable energy, the domestic electricity ...



Indonesia, Germany agree G20 for economic development

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:49:00 +0700

At a bilateral meeting between Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel in Bonn on Thursday (Feb 16), both sides agreed that the G20 foreign ministerial meeting can be addressed to ...



Indonesia to strengthen commitments with Iran in energy sector

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:43:11 +0700

Indonesia will strengthen its commitment to developing the energy sector with Iran, including investment in an oil field in that country, Deputy Minister of Energy Arcandra Tahar said here on Friday. "Commitments in the ...



Indonesia, Russia explore ways to cooperate in tourism sector

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:07:42 +0700

The Russian government and the Makassar city government in Indonesia are exploring ways to cooperate in the fields of trade, tourism and investment. "We came here today for further discussions on strengthening the ...



BUMN tasked with building adequate infrastructure: President

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:27:10 +0700

State-owned enterprises, especially those operating in the construction and infrastructure sectors, are in charge of building as much infrastructure as possible, President Joko Widodo stated. "Their duty is to build as ...



"Rumah Kita" warehouses to start operations in March

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:22:48 +0700

Indonesias Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has said logistic warehouses, also called Rumah Kita, built to support the sea toll program, can begin their operations in March. "This March, God willing (Insya Allah), ...



Agriculture minister calls on Bulog to purchase farmers` maize

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:10:42 +0700

Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman has urged state-owned logistics board (Bulog) to purchase the farmers maize at Rp3,150 per kilogram (kg) in a bid to maintain the commoditys price during the grand harvest season. The ...



Australia keen to promote Manado as tourist destination

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:02:37 +0700

Australian Consul General to Indonesia Richard Mathews is interested in promoting Manado, North Sulawesi Province, as a tourist destination and is keen to bring Australian travelers to the city. Vice Mayor of Manado Mor ...



President encourages non-state budget funding implementation

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:11:01 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has suggested that more infrastructure development projects be undertaken through non-state budget funding scheme. "Other countries such as Canada and Malaysia, our closest neighbor, have used ...



NTT should increase agriculture, fisheries productivity: President

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:35:33 +0700

President Joko Widodo has stressed the importance for East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) to increase its agriculture and fisheries production to improve the welfare of its people. "If we take production into consideration, about ...



Tourist arrivals up 15.54 percent last year

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:24:55 +0700

The number of tourist arrivals in Indonesia rose 15.54 percent to 12.023 million in 2016 from a year earlier, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The figure is 23 thousand ahead of the target of 12 million ...



Bali adjudged best island for 12th successive year

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:18:44 +0700

(image) The DestinAsian Readers Choice Award (RCA) 2017 was bestowed on Bali for being named the best island destination for the 12th consecutive year. "We laud the award given in Singapore on February 15, 2017," Deputy for ...



Accelerated infrastructure development is key to N. Sumatra`s welfare: President Jokowi

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:20:23 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) held a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Office, Thursday, to specifically discuss accelerated infrastructure development in North Sumatra, which is believed to be the key to boosting the ...



Indonesia, US strengthen sustainable development of fisheries sector

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:24:31 +0700

(image) Indonesia and the US will strengthen regional cooperation to promote the maritime sector and sustainable fisheries in the Indonesian archipelagos marine ecosystems that have rich diversity. "We face the same challenges in ...