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ASEAN youth gather to solve transnational crimes through technology

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:41:47 +0700

(image) As many as 37 young emerging leaders from 10 ASEAN countries participate in a two-day technology workshop on transnational crimes and security, as part of the activity of Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI). ...



N Maluku to boost maritime sector through fishing tourism

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:10 +0700

(image) With an eye on foreign, as well as domestic tourists, the Provincial Government of North Maluku has continued to heighten its effort to develop its tourism industry. The Indonesian province of North Maluku is one of the ...



Government relies on consumption for growth

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:22:04 +0700

(image) In line with its forecast of improved household consumption, investment, and export performance in 2018, the government has set a 5.4 percent economic growth target, slightly higher than its 2017 target of 5.2 percent. If ...



One-price fuel program for just equitable economic development

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:51:37 +0700

The Joko Widodo (Jokowi) Administration has a strong political will to implement just and equitable economic development across Indonesia, including in remote and outermost regions. Development is not only for Java Island, ...



Health challenge in 72nd year of independence

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:12:50 +0700

The challenge of the health sector in the 72nd year of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia is to unite and integrate cross-ministerial programs in support of healthy Indonesian society. Synergy and collaboration ...



Indonesia fights cyber-fraud syndicate from China

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:05:28 +0700

It seems that a cyber-fraud syndicate from China had found Indonesia as a heaven for their illegal operation and therefore they set up headquarters in several big cities in the country. More than hundred Chinese criminals, ...



Government continues to develop renewable energy-based power plants

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:58:33 +0700

The government continues to build power plants in a bid to provide adequate electricity to consumers while avoiding the use of conventional or fossil-based resources that are depleting. Hence, the government is making ...



Lake Maninjau favorite tourist destination

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:54:40 +0700

(image) The Indonesian province of West Sumatra continues to promote its diverse cultural and natural attractions in order to boost tourism in the province. Some of the popular natural attractions include the Twin Lakes in Solok ...



Fisheries centers built to improve fishermen`s welfare

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:46:18 +0700

(image) Indonesian fishermen are among the countrys underprivileged population, although they have the vital role in providing the peoples need for high protein, especially from fish. To improve the welfare of fishermen, the ...



Uniting ASEAN through literature

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 08:32:11 +0700

(image) In the opening night of the 4th ASEAN Literary Festival, held in Jakarta on August 3-6, the Culture and Education Ministrys general director of culture Hilmar Farid delivered a public lecture about how culture should be used to ...



Music conference to make Ambon an international city of music

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 21:02:15 +0700

(image) The upcoming Music Conference in the eastern Indonesian city of Ambon is considered an important event to lead the center of Maluku provincial administration to an international city of music. The conference, which is ...



South China Sea challenges ASEAN at 50

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 06:02:56 +0700

(image) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. During the five decades of its existence, it has successfully maintained and promoted regional peace and stability. At the same ...



Indonesia expected to improve achievement in SEA Games

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 05:52:36 +0700

(image) Prior to the South East Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will be held from August 19 to 30, the Indonesian government has prepared a team of 755 athletes to compete in the biennial sports event. The ...



Plan to use hajj fund for infrastructure development

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 23:00:20 +0700

The Religious Affairs Ministry has, so far, managed funds deposited or invested in sukuk by would-be Hajj pilgrims, and the profit obtained from them has enabled the government to offer subsidies to pilgrims. According to ...



Victory for Palestine as Al-Aqsa reopened

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:12:27 +0700

(image) Israel imposed restrictions nearly two weeks ago after three Palestinians, citizens of Israel, shot dead two Israeli police officers outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on July 14. The Palestinians responsible for the ...



Salt scarcity needs to be investigated

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 21:42:44 +0700

The current salt scarcity in Indonesia needs to be investigated to check involvement of salt business mafia to increase the price of the essential commodity. According to a researcher, it need to be explored whether the ...



Aceh province continues to develop halal tourism

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:46:51 +0700

(image) After winning the prizes in the National Halal Tourism Competition (KPHN), the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh continues to develop its halal tourism in an effort to become a world-class tourism destination. In ...



Better efforts needed for disaster preparedness and mitigation

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:36:17 +0700

Natural disasters that have hit Indonesia up to June 2017 include floods (37.4 percent), whirlwinds (29.2 percent), landslides (28.9 percent), earthquakes, and forest fires, among other things. Floods have claimed a total ...



Indonesia should learn from Malaysia

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:17:06 +0700

In the past, Malaysia highly depended on the presence of Indonesian teachers and lecturers at its schools and universities. This situation, however, has now become part of the countrys history. Instead, more and more ...



The alarm of Pancasila: saving state’s ideology from the brink of bankruptcy

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 23:50:44 +0700

Imagine if the people of Indonesia had never heard of Pancasila. The ideology that guides our citizenship affairs since independence, for most of us, take it for granted. Mention it in daily conversation and you’ll be responded ...