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Antiterrorism law revision must be finalized soon

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:41:19 +0700

The draft revision of Law No. 15/2003 on Antiterrorism, which is under the deliberation of the House of Representatives (DPR), must be finalized soon. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Minister Wiranto ...

East Nusa Tenggara to hold its own version of Tour de Timor

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:58:30 +0700

(image) East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province has decided to organize the Tour de Timor (TdT) biking and touring event of its own version. The event was initially planned to be organized jointly with Timor Leste to provide riders a ...

Food diversification needs to be promoted

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:43:04 +0700

(image) The government of Indonesia needs to continuously promote diversification of food to reduce the public dependence on rice. Promoting the diversification of food will make the public realize that they have many other staple ...

New policy package to deal with e-commerce

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:16:55 +0700

(image) The business of e-commerce in Indonesia, like in many other countries, is now developing, recording a total transactions of US$12 billion in 2014. This year it is estimated to reach $24.6 billion. The volume of e-commerce ...

Passion, essential for young entrepreneurs

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:04:04 +0700

(image) Earlier this month, Minister of Trade Airlangga Hartarto encouraged young entrepreneurs to dominate priority industry sectors, which included food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textiles, transport, electronics, and the creative ...

Govt to issue logistics policy package

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:20:13 +0700

The Indonesian government has since September 2015 issued 13 economic policy packages which have improved the countrys investment climate through simplifying regulations which so far impeded investment. The economic policy ...

Indonesia faces an increasing elderly population

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:08:30 +0700

Indonesia is facing the problem of a growing number of elderly people who are expected to reach over 32 million in the next two decades. Indonesias elderly in 2010 was 4.9 percent, or 11,878,236 people, and this number is ...

What has been achieved in tourism industry in two years

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:47:09 +0700

Two years have past since Joko Widodo (Jokowi) took over the presidency in October 2014. Jokowi has done a lot amid the turbulent period. He has set a number of ambitious targets for his government to achieve when he ...

Expanding Indonesian export markets to Africa and South Asia

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:13:42 +0700

(image) The 31st Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) this year surprised many as several Asian and African countries dominated business transactions, replacing the US and European countries which used to be traditional major buyers during ...

Jokowi`s economic development gets good response

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:06 +0700

The economic development in two years of President Joko Widodos (Jokowis) government has gained positive responses from an economic analyst, financial authority and businesses. The Jokowi-Jusuf Kalla (JK) government is ...

Preparing brighter future for Papua Island

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:15:58 +0700

Some 2.7 million families living in 12,569 villages across Indonesia reportedly still have no access to electricity in the current modern era. Most of them living literally in the dark are villagers in Papua and ...

Anemia during pregnancy may lead to stunted growth

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:21:59 +0700

(image) Women who are underweight and anemic during pregnancy are more likely to have stunted children, perpetuating the inter-generational transmission of stunting. Iron deficiency anemia and poor maternal nutrition during ...

Second-period tax amnesty program to target smes, professionals

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:57:15 +0700

The second phase of the tax amnesty program that began on October 1 and will last till December 31, 2016, offers a redemption tariff of three percent. This is slightly higher than the two percent tariff offered during the ...

Jokowi`s emotional relationships with Papua

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:26:11 +0700

Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, has been only two years as president, but has set foot on the countrys most backward regions of Papua and West Papua more often than any of his predecessors. His most recent visit ...

Better maritime connectivity will boost development, enhance unity: President Jokowi

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 19:53:15 +0700

(image) The Indonesian government is in the midst of a program to ensure better maritime connectivity through a sea toll road development program which will ensure the development of border and remote regions and add to ...

WCF Bali Declaration focuses on culture to drive sustainable development

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:45:53 +0700

(image) The World Culture Forum 2016 (WCF 2016), held in Nusa Dua, Bali, ended on Thursday with the Bali Declaration, which has 10 commitments to strengthen the mainstreaming of culture to drive sustainable development. Themed ...

A glimpse of hope for clean government

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:19:53 +0700

(image) The government has announced move to crack down on rampant illegal levies and smuggling which have not been touched by the Corruption Eradication Commissions (KPK). KPK with its Caught Red Handed Operation (OTT), has ...

Asmat Cultural Festival a great initiative

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:59:40 +0700

(image) The annual Asmat Cultural Festival, which is currently underway in the easternmost province of Papua, is a great initiative and has its full backing. Spearheaded by the Diocese of Agats-Asmat, the festival, which is being ...

Time to apply pro-farmer system in plantations

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:32:55 +0700

The conflict between farmers and an oil palm plantation company in East Kota Waringin District, Central Kalimantan, needs serious government attention and a review of cooperation between farmers and companies. In East Kota ...

Jakarta Giant Sea Wall to prevent sea water intrusion

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:16:06 +0700

An ambitious plan to build a 24-kilometer long Giant Sea Wall will help prevent Jakarta from sinking below sea level, prevent salt water intrusion, and is also expected to be a source of raw water for the residents of the ...