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Banyuwangi in Your Hand app launched

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:33:07 +0700

(image) Azwar Anas, the Banyuwangi district head, has launched an android-based tourism and culinary application called "Banyuwangi in Your Hand" to promote tourist destinations in the region. "Banyuwangi in Your Hand is an ...



Indonesia, US launch $20 million research program

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:39:44 +0700

Indonesia and the United States on Tuesday launched a US$20 million research program called USAIDs Sustainable Higher Education Research Alliances Program (USAID SHERA) for five Indonesian institutes of higher learning. ...



Indonesian and Japanese researchers collaborate through JAAI forum

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:38:10 +0700

(image) The Deputy Head of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Bambang Subianto said Indonesian and Japanese researchers are collaborating in the research and exchange of scientific information through a forum of the Alumni ...



Two Rafflesia arnoldii flowers bloom in Kaur forest, Bengkulu

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:30:27 +0700

(image) Two Rafflesia arnoldii flowers have fully bloomed in Kaur forest, Manau Village, Padang Guci Sub-district, Kaur District, Bengkulu Province. "Local villagers have found the rare flowers in full bloom in a forest near a ...



Bandung Institute of Technology develops electric transportation modes

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 05:12:58 +0700

The Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) in West Java is developing three electricity-based transportation modes, namely, those for buses, delivery vehicles and metro capsules. "In developing those technologies, we ...



Lapan to build observatory with largest telescope in SE Asia

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:08:37 +0700

A national observatory being built in the mountains of Timau, Amfoang Tengah sub-district, Kupang district, East Nusa Tenggara Province, would be the largest observatory with a 3.8 meters telescope in the Southeast Asian ...



LIPIi to conduct bathymetric mapping in Indian Ocean

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:01:56 +0700

The Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) will conduct bathymetric mapping (mapping of sea floor topography) in the Indian Ocean to determine and monitor potential threats of earthquakes in Indonesia. "LIPI will conduct ...



Scientists discover new frog species in Tanzania

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:20:44 +0700

A new and unique species of frog has been discovered in eastern Tanzania, a development which is expected to boost tourism potential for amphibian lovers and researchers in the east African nation. Charles Meshark, ...



70 percent of Indonesian villages have access to internet

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:32:34 +0700

(image) The Indonesian Ministry of Village, Disadvantaged Region Development and Transmigration stated that approximately 70 percent of more than 74 thousand villages in the country had access to the Internet. "Only 30 percent of ...



Facebook should provide filter for fake news: Ilham Habibie

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:27:17 +0700

(image) Facebook and other social media, which act not only as tech companies but also as media platforms, must provide a special tool to filter the spread of fake news, Chairman of Institute for Democracy through Science and Technology ...



Indonesian researcher explores Antarctica`s geology

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:35:51 +0700

Gadjah Mada University (UGM) Yogyakartas researcher Nugroho Imam Setiawan arrived in Antarctica on Friday (Dec 23) to explore the geological conditions of the Earths southernmost continent together with a Japanese Antarctic ...



Too much "lurking" on social media makes you miserable: Study

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 05:29:48 +0700

(image) Excessive use of social media without connecting with others is more likely to make you miserable, a study showed. The study, published recently in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, was conducted ...



48 countries participate in International Junior Science Olympiad

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:37:02 +0700

Forty-eight countries have sent their representatives to participate in the 13th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO), which will be here from Dec 2 to 11, 2016. "This is the best time for us, as we host the 13th ...



Zuckerberg offers Indonesia Internet connection in remote areas

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:50:32 +0700

(image) Facebook CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg has offered Indonesia a solution to increase Internet network in remote areas using unmanned aircraft (drone) designed by Facebook to boost the growth of small and medium industries (SMI). ...



First woman in space says Russians will be first on Mars

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:09:33 +0700

(image) The first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (79) said she believed Russians would be the first to land on Mars and she would have been ready to go to the Red Planet herself, if it was not for her age. Tereshkova made ...



Facebook CEO offers connectivity program to Indonesia

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:47:58 +0700

(image) Global social media networking service provider Facebook has offered connectivity program in Indonesian remote areas. "It happened that in the meeting just now, Mark (Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO) cited Indonesia as an ...



UN Chief: Some 422 m. people live with diabetes

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:50:37 +0700

(image) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Diabetes Day, 14 Nov 2016, said some 422 million people now live with diabetes. Diabetes is a leading cause of poor eyesight and blindness worldwide. ...



Indonesian student wins int`l technology award

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:42:53 +0700

An Indonesian student from the Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Ramadhan Chairan Maulana, has won an award at the 6th International Symposium on Technology for Sustainability 2016. "We are proposing a paper on a ...



OIC countries to join vaccine production training in Bandung

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 04:18:39 +0700

(image) As many as ten member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) are expected to join training in vaccine production here on November 16-18, an official stated. "During this vaccine production training, we ...



China boosts space programme with new heavy rocket launch

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:26:40 +0700

(image) China has launched its new Long March-5 heavy rocket, state media said, sending its payload into orbit in the countrys latest step in advancing its space exploration programme. The launch comes after China began its longest ...