Saturday, 28th March 2015
Business
  • Indonesia to host ASEAN Youth Fair 2015
    18th February 2015
    Indonesia will host the ASEAN Youth Creative Industry Fair (AYCIF) 2015 that will be held from February to June 2015 in Jakarta."AYCIF 2015 will be held in cooperation with the Japan ASEAN Integration Fund, ASEAN, Indonesian ...
  • Government to protect country`s steel making industry
    18th February 2015
    Minister for State Enterprises Rini Soemarno said the government will protect the state owned steel maker PT Krakatau Steel as other countries do for their steel making industry. The protection is against large imports of ...
  • Jakarta composite index closes higher on Tuesday
    17th February 2015
    The Jakarta composite index closed higher on Tuesday to follow the rupiah strengthening, analysts said. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 12.01 points or 0.23 percent to 5,337.50 points with index of ...
  • Indonesia targets to earn US$4 billion from marine tourism
    17th February 2015
    The Indonesian government has set a target to earn US$4 billion from marine tourism this year. "It is ironic that marine tourism just contributed 10 percent (of the total tourism earnings)," Tourism Minister Arief Yahya ...
  • Indonesia`s exports down 9.03 percent in January
    17th February 2015
    Indonesias exports in January 2015 fell 9.03 percent to US$13.30 billion from US$14.62 billion in December 2014, according to the Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The January 2015 exports also tumbled 8.09 percent compared ...
  • Government to lower subsidized diesel oil price
    12th February 2015
    The government will lower the price of subsidized diesel oil from Rp6,400 to Rp6,200 per liter in mid-February 2015, official said "Just wait for the announcement," the Secretary General of Energy and Mineral Resources ...
  • Rupiah loses value against US dollar on Thursday
    12th February 2015
    The Indonesian currency rupiah lost 148 points of its value to close at the level of 12,870 per US dollar on Thursday. The rupiah fall in value was caused more by external sentiments with uncertainty surrounding Greeces ...
  • External factors responsible for rupiah`s depreciation: President
    12th February 2015
    External factors have led to the current depreciation of the rupiah, President Joko Widodo stated here on Thursday. After opening the 3rd Jakarta Food Security Summit at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), the president ...
  • Food self-sufficiency achievable in two to five years: Jokowi
    12th February 2015
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo expressed optimism that Indonesia can achieve food self-sufficiency in the next two to five years by increasing its agricultural production. "I have discussed with the farmers who have ...
  • Jokowi receives JICA president
    12th February 2015
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo received the president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Akihiko Tanaka, at the State Palace complex here on Thursday. "The JICA president is at the State Palace complex ...