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Ministry orders 100 ships from local shipyards

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:04:46 +0700

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi disclosed plan to order 100 ships from some local shipyards, including those in Juwana, Pati district, Central Java. "I heard that in Juwana we have experts in ship construction. ...



Financial Service Authority supports social finance progam

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:02:30 +0700

Financial Services Authority (FSA) supports the issuance of financing instruments for social finance programs to build social projects such as in health, education, and economic empowerment. "The program, which is based on ...



Fluctuation of rupiah against foreign currencies remains stable: BI

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:49:10 +0700

The fluctuation of the rupiahs exchange rate against foreign currencies remains stable thanks to the countrys strong economic fundamentals, Bank Indonesia (BI) said. The indicators of the improving national economy can be ...



UNWTO lauds Indonesia`s move to use mobile positioning data

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:51:05 +0700

(image) The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has lauded Indonesia for making a breakthrough by using the Mobile Positioning Data (MPD) to collect data on the number of tourist arrivals. The use of MPD in tourism ...



Jokowi meets wife of Bill Gates

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:06:08 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo met Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, here on Thursday, who hailed Indonesias non-cash social aid program. Melinda met Jokowi before the latter departed ...



President Jokowi wants Galang dam project finished earlier

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:59:15 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), who was visiting Batam, said he had asked to speed up completion of the Sei Gong dam in Galang, Batam. The plan was the dam with a capacity of holding 11 million cubic meters of water was ...



No reason for not granting Indonesia investment grade: Senior Minister

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:54:52 +0700

(image) Chief Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said the government has shown that the international rating agency Standard and Poors (S&P) has no reason for not raising the Indonesian debt rating to investment grade. "We ...



Indonesians promote sharia economy in UK

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:17:10 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Sharia Economic Community in the UK (MES UK) organized road shows in cities in the UK to promote Sharia economy through various channels, MES UK Secretary General Randi Swandaru informed ANTARA News here, ...



President Jokowi to inspect construction of dam project in Batam

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:42:05 +0700

(image) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana left for Batam, Riau Islands Province, on Thursday to inspect the construction of a dam project. The president and his entourage departed aboard presidential aircraft ...



Indonesian Railway waiting for land clearing by AP I to build airport track

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:18:44 +0700

(image) The Yogyakarta branch of the Indonesian state-owed railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) said it would start building the rail track to the location where a new airport would be built in the sub-district of Temon after ...



Indonesia supports compact with Africa program: Sri Mulyani

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:26:53 +0700

(image) Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said Indonesia supports the program of "Compact with Africa", raised in the meeting of G20 finance ministers earlier this month to boost development in Africa. "The agenda is aimed ...



Govt always tries to better protect workers in tobacco industry

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:29:25 +0700

The Indonesian government will always try to improve the protection of workers in the cigarette and tobacco industry, Manpower Minister M Hanif Dhakiri said. "The government in this case the Manpower Ministry has interest ...



PLN invests US$1,7 million for Gili Gede tourist site in W Nusa Tenggara

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:27:08 +0700

The National Electricity Company, PLN, is setting up investment funds amounting to Rp23 billion (US$ 1.7 million) to install submarine power cables that will light up the tourist area of Gili Gede, in West Lombok district, West ...



No agreement yet between government and Freeport: Official

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:12:48 +0700

The government and PT Freeport Indonesia (FI) have not reached an agreement on new mining contract, an official said here on Wednesday. "We agreed not to talk first before we have made a deal. The point is special mining ...



Bangka Belitung invites Thailand to develop agricultural technology

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:08:22 +0700

The Bangka Belitung Islands Provincial Administration invites Thai investors to invest in agricultural and plantation technology in order to improve welfare of the local farmers. "We will promote investment potential of ...



Trade Ministry monitors basic commodity supplies

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:06:19 +0700

The Trade Ministry will monitor the supply and distribution of basic commodities to keep their prices stable ahead of the fasting month and post-fasting month festivities this year. For its part, the Trade Ministry held a ...



AEOI regulations to be issued, goodbye to banking secrecy: Minister

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:03:42 +0700

Indonesia is set to adopt a tough policy against tax evasion after deadline of its tax amnesty program by the end of this month. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said by May, 2017 the government would finish ...



International trading restores economy: Minister

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:17:48 +0700

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that international trade was necessary for every country to restore its economic performances in the face of global uncertainty. "International trade is still an important issue ...



Indonesian economy may grow 5.2 percent this year: Finance minister

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:13:27 +0700

(image) The Indonesian economy in 2017 may grow 5.2 percent or above the target of 5.1 percent by strengthening domestic sources of growth, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said. "If domestic demand is better and stronger, ...



Jangkrik gas to be utilized for electricity generation, fertilizer industry

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:03:13 +0700

The gas output from the Jangkrik field in the Muara Bakau Block will be utilized for electricity generation and the fertilizer industry, according to Upstream Oil and Gas Business (SKK Migas) Special Task force. Head of SKK ...