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BNI prepares Indonesia-Hong Kong worker card

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:18:27 +0700

State-owned PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) will be launching Indonesia-Hong Kong Worker Card (KPIH), a multi-function card for Indonesian employees in Hong Kong. The Bank had previously launched Indonesia-Singapore Worker ...



Agriculture Ministry to develop cattle farm in Nusakambangan prison

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:14:01 +0700

The Agriculture Ministry is cooperating with the Justice and Human Rights Ministry to develop a cattle farm and livestock feed production center in the Nusakambangan penitentiary. "The memorandum of understanding is ...



Citilink to concentrate on flights to eastern Indonesia

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:02:07 +0700

Chief Executive of Citilink Indonesia Albert Burhan said the airline would focus on expanding flights to eastern Indonesia this year. Albert said there are potential routes to eastern Indonesia, which have not attracted ...



Commodity price increase to boost growth in 2017: Economist

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:00:15 +0700

The increase in the global commodity prices will help galvanize Indonesias economic growth, which is expected to reach 5.3 percent in 2017, an economist said. "Prices will not only boost exports but also help improve the ...



NTT hopes to chalk up 30 percent increase in number of tourists

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:58:18 +0700

East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) hopes to chalk up a 30 percent increase in the number of visits by tourists in 2017, head of the provincial Tourism and Creative Economy office Marius Ardu Jelamu said here on Monday. "We will work ...



Govt applies new scheme for electrical power from renewable energy

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:56:17 +0700

The Indonesian government plans to apply a new scheme to set the tariffs of electrical power from new and renewable energy power plants. The government is making every effort to make the tariffs transparent, accountable ...



Trump`s protectionist policy may affect Indonesia`s maritime fishery products

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:45:43 +0700

(image) The Executive Director of Maritime Studies for Humanities Abdul Halim said here on Monday that Trumps protectionist policies, if implemented, would have a negative impact on Indonesias maritime and fishery sectors in the long ...



Raja Ampat to organize various festivals to lure tourists

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:56:43 +0700

(image) The district administration of Raja Ampat in West Papua Province will organize various festivals to lure tourists to the island. The planned festivals will be part of the tourism campaign for the region, according to the ...



Indonesian govt set to channel Rp110 trillion in people`s business credits

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:45:12 +0700

(image) The government has set itself the target of channeling Rp110 trillion in peoples business credits (KUR) to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Indonesia this year. The annual interest rate of the loans was set at 9 ...



Bantul adds three cultural villages in 2016 to preserve arts

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:05:14 +0700

(image) Bantul Administration has added three cultural villages on the 2016 list for preserving local arts and culture. "Based on the Governors decree, cultural villages are required to preserve the artistic and cultural sites, ...



Bali expected to lure 40% of 2017 tourist arrivals

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:43:09 +0700

(image) Bali is expected to attract 40 percent of the total target of 15 million foreign tourists to Indonesia in 2017. The province has been given a bigger portion than other regions because it still remains the prime ...



Minister lauds Yogyakarta for supporting construction of new airport

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:33:57 +0700

(image) Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has praised the governments of Kulon Progo District and Yogyakarta special province for their support to realize all phases of the construction of a new airport in Temon Sub-district. ...



Pelindo II to build international port in W. Kalimantan

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:25:45 +0700

(image) State-owned port operator PT Pelindo II will immediately start the development of an international port in Kijing, West Kalimantan, at a cost of around Rp5 trillion. "This development is urgent, especially with regards to ...



Lippo explores investment possibilities in border with Timor Leste

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:01:18 +0700

(image) Lippo Group is exploring investment possibilities in the eastern province of Nusa Tenggara, which borders Timor Leste, to generate development and improve living standards in the region. "Increased investments in the ...



Refer to law on SOE regarding foreign directors says VP Kalla

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:14:38 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla told relevant parties to refer to Law No. 19 (2003) on state-owned enterprises (SOE) with regards to appointing foreigners as president directors. "SOEs must look at all ...



Indonesian Minister hopes Garuda`s operations will continue undisturbed

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:09:55 +0700

(image) Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi hoped that Garuda Indonesias operations will not be impacted by the naming of its former president director as a suspect in a case of alleged bribery. Former Garuda president ...



Tax office to summon Google to clarify data on revenue

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:34:37 +0700

(image) Director General of Tax Ken Dwijugiasteadi gave an assurance on Wednesday that he would summon Google representatives to confirm data that it submitted regarding the companys revenue in Indonesia. "I have the data, so I will ...



Indonesia to closely monitor developments in U.S., China

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:14:19 +0700

(image) Global risk management through close monitoring of developments in the US and China would be the key to overseeing the performance of the countrys 2017 budget, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stated. "We remain ...



Indonesian govt approves Rp6.43 trillion for infrastructure improvements

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:09:07 +0700

(image) The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing has approved 952 contracts for infrastructure improvements in Indonesia worth Rp6.43 trillion. Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono, said on Wednesday ...



Indosat Ooredoo ready to launch 4.5G technology

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:02:48 +0700

(image) PT Indosat Ooredoo is ready to launch its 4.5G technology in 2017 that is two times faster than its 4G predecessor, said a company spokesman. "We have been developing the 4.5G technology since 2012 and we are ready to launch ...