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Taiwanese company cultivates cordyceps in Indonesia

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 22:18:13 +0700

(image) Cordyceps, a fungus that grows in Mount Baekdu, China, has been successfully cultivated by a Taiwanese company in a factory located in Jakarta and processed to become a herbal product offering many benefits."At first, Cordyceps ...



Indonesia Energy Ministry expedites budget allocation 2017 implementation

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:05:49 +0700

(image) The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) is speeding up the implementation of its Development Budget Allocation List (DIPA) for 2017 so that it can expedite its work program. "In the implementation of the State ...



Japan to build deep sea water project in Indonesia

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:00:25 +0700

(image) Japan plans to develop a deep sea water project in Indonesia to produce renewable energy and electrify remote islands in the country, Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has said. "The technology will be ...



Garuda to fly wide body airplanes to Jayapura

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:28:09 +0700

(image) National carrier Garuda Indonesia will begin operating wide body aircraft such as the Airbus 330 or the Boeing 777 to Jayapura, in the eastern province of Papua, next year. The operation of wide body airplanes to Jayapura ...



Malang to have second unit of cold storage with larger capacity

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:48:28 +0700

The district administration of the regency of Malang, East Java, plans to build a second unit of cold storage with a capacity of 500 tons of fish in the sub-district of Turen. The second unit of cold storage will be ...



Indonesia invites potential U.S investors

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:25:03 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Consulate General in New York, United States, invited investments from US investors at an Indonesian-style banquet on Tuesday (Dec 6). A press release from the Consulate General received by ANTARA News here ...



Thousands of Kenyan single mothers, widows use mobile money to escape poverty

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:03:02 +0700

(image) Almost 200,000 Kenyan households, many headed by poor, rural women, have lifted themselves out of poverty using mobile money services, experts said, calling for the technology to be introduced in other developing countries. The ...



Garuda the most loved airline in the world

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:02:27 +0700

The nations flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has received a citation of "The Worlds Most Loved Airline" from the Skytrax, the world airline rating agency. Garuda Indonesia President M Arif Wibowo said when receiving the ...



Indonesia`s rice stocks enough to last until May 2017

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:47:59 +0700

The Indonesian government has assured that the country has enough rice stocks to meet its consumption needs until May 2017. The rice stocks are being held by traders and state logistic agency (Bulog), Trade Minister ...



Infrastructure development can create more jobs: ILO Chief

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:45:59 +0700

(image) Boosting infrastructure development can help create more jobs amid a sluggish global economy, Director General of the International Labour Organization Guy Ryder has said. In a country as big as Indonesia, infrastructure ...



Jokowi`s calls for unpegging rupiah from dollar quite realistic: Indef

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:03:57 +0700

Suggestion by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to not gauge Indonesias economic fundamental on the rupiahs exchange rate only against the US dollar, but also against currencies of other major economies, is "quite realistic and ...



Global uncertainties in 2017 to affect Indonesian economy: Minister

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 02:31:28 +0700

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has predicted that uncertain global conditions will significantly affect Indonesias economy in 2017. "Global conditions greatly affect Indonesias economy now, and this trend is ...



President Jokowi asks for greater attention to increasing investment

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:50:23 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asks all relevant government agencies to give greater attentions to increasing capital inflows to boost investment in the country . Investment is one of the main drivers of the countrys ...



President Jokowi hands over development budget allocation lists

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:35:01 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) handed over the Development Budget Allocation Lists (DIPA) for 2017 to the relevant ministries, institutions, and provincial offices at the State Palace here on Wednesday. "The handing over ...



Minister stresses importance of credible tax institutions

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:33:45 +0700

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stressed the importance of credible tax institutions in an effort to reform taxation and to increase state revenue. She made this remark in response to the plan of the Directorate General of ...



Indonesia, S Korea develop environmentally friendly businesses

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:12:14 +0700

Indonesia and South Korea are developing environmentally friendly small-medium enterprises (SMEs) or green businesses that emphasize efforts to reduce emissions in product processing. SMEs should participate in cutting ...



President: Greenback no longer relevant economic benchmark for RI

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:21:17 +0700

President Joko Widodo said the rupiah rate against the US dollar could no longer be seen as an appropriate economic benchmark for Indonesia. "It is no longer an appropriate economic benchmark," the president told a ...



President asks investors to focus on import substitution

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:11:28 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has asked that investment flowing into the country be focused on industries that produce import-substitution commodities. "We are going to focus our investment on import-substitution ...



Bank account holder target at 76 percent by 2019: President

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:09:14 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has set a target for at least 76 percent of the countrys population to have bank accounts by 2019. "I told the coordinating minister (for economic affairs), bank account holders in 2019 should ...



President attends workshop of 100 Indonesian economists

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:06:46 +0700

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended a workshop of 100 Indonesian economists organized by the Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef), here, Tuesday. Participating economists included Anggito Abimanyu, ...