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Strengthening textile industry in Indonesia to remain competitive

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:34:06 +0700

(image) The government of Indonesia will continue to make every effort to strengthen and improve the textile industry and textile products to remain competitive. Strengthening the textile industry is very important because it is ...



Assistance flowing to quake-hit Aceh

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:20:59 +0700

(image) Aid is flowing into Aceh Province, particularly Pidie Jaya District, which was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday that killed 92 people and injured more than 200. The key agencies involved in relief work are ...



Being journalist after being inspired by Bung Karno, Bung Hatta

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:44:37 +0700

(image) When Bung Karno (the Indonesian proclamator) was imprisoned by Dutch colonizers in Boven Digul, Papua (formerly Irian), he wrote a very inspiring book for the Independence fighters entitled "Di Bawah Bendera Revolusi" (Under the ...



Indonesia musters support for UNSC non-permanent membership

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:11:28 +0700

(image) The government of Indonesia is continuing to muster support for the candidacy of the country as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2019-2020 period. Indonesia has once again ...



Sri Mulyani : No more corruption in Taxation Directorate General

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:53:13 +0700

"There would be no more corruption in the Taxation Directorate General," Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has said. The statement is more an expression of strong will than a promise as the minister, even with the strong ...



Tour de timor cyclists thrilled by extreme topography of Timor

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:34:28 +0700

Fifty cyclists who participated in the cycling and tourism event, Tour de Timor (TdT), reached the finish line in Kupang, the capital of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Dec 2, 2016, after traversing through six districts of Lombok ...



Prohibiting cigarette sales to children

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:31:05 +0700

Smoking among youth can be significantly reduced by effectively enforcing prohibition of cigarette sales to children. Cigarette sales prohibition is considered an important component of comprehensive tobacco prevention campaign. ...



"United Nusantara" celebrates "unity in diversity" of Indonesia

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:14:28 +0700

Indonesia, the worlds largest archipelagic country, is blessed with more than 17 thousand islands, 700 tribes, and over 1,100 different local languages and dialects. Although over 80 percent of its population of more than ...



Govt upbeat about its investment target

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:54:47 +0700

The investment climate in Indonesia in the last two years has been favorable following investment reforms and an improved business climate. As a result, the government is optimistic of achieving its investment target this ...



Govt considering inviting foreign investors to manage airports

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:43:17 +0700

The Indonesian government is considering inviting the private sector to manage some of the countrys airports as the state budget may not be enough to speed up the development of infrastructure in the transportation sector. ...



Plan to reinstate Novanto as House Speaker triggers controversy

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:16:33 +0700

Indonesias political situation has been very dynamic and interesting following a plan to reinstate Setya Novanto as House Speaker, a position he had given up in December 2015 over the "Papa asks for share" case. Golkar ...



Indonsian govt mixes optimism with prudence on issue of growth

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 23:05:24 +0700

(image) The government is mixing optimism with prudence in forecasting and assuming the rate of economic growth in the state budget for 2017, which is lower than what many institutions predicted. According to Finance Minister Sri ...



Indonesians urged to pray for and help prosecuted Rohingya

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:13:39 +0700

The Rohingya ethnic group living in Myanmars Rakhine State is one of the worlds most persecuted minority groups. The United Nations (UN) has acknowledged the tragedy and the world was well aware of it, but Rohingya people ...



Indonesia to focus on sports tourism development

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:46:48 +0700

Indonesia is developing its sports tourism through the launch of running, biking and rock climbing events in tourism destinations, as part of its efforts to promote and advance its tourism sector. According to Youth and ...



Acceleration of infrastructure development is today`s catchword

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:53:14 +0700

(image) The key to success in transforming backwardness into modernity is infrastructure. Indeed civilization is often gauged by the condition and availability of infrastructure. The past glory of the ancient Hinduism and ...



Improving welfare of people of Afrak mountain district

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:34:50 +0700

Although the Arfak mountain area had separated from the Manokwari District to become self-autonomous in 2012, it continues to lag behind other regions in the east Indonesian province of West Papua. The Arfak Mountain ...



Developing Gunung Kidul into international tourism destination

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:31:07 +0700

Blessed with many natural and marine tourist attractions, Gunung Kidul, in the special autonomous province of Yogyakarta, is making every effort to develop the district into a national and international tourist destination. ...



Another rally not needed while Ahok blasphemy case going on

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:26:12 +0700

The public are expected to calm down and follow the developments of the legal process handled by the Crime Investigation Department (Bareskrim) of Indonesian Police (Polri), regarding the blasphemy case involving Basuki Tjahaja ...



Indonesia aims to become major fruit exporter

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:03:07 +0700

(image) Fruit is an integral part of Indonesias culture, as many local rituals and ceremonies make use of fruits. Every region in Indonesia has its respective specific tropical and exotic fruits that have been cultivated in large ...



Yangtze's megacities seek closer ties with ASEAN

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:43:06 +0700

(image) Notwithstanding incessant rains lashing the Jiangsu Province of China for days after Typhoon Haima made a landing in the Philippines last month-end, a group of 15 journalists from ASEAN member countries toured the Yangtze River ...