Thursday, 19th January 2017
Business
  • Government maintains 35,000 megawatt electricity target
    5th January 2017
    The government said it maintains its target to build new power plants with a total capacity of 35,000 megawatts until 2019 is set in the National Energy General Plan (RUEN). "It was already decided in RUEN. Although it is ...
  • Agriculture ministry to stop corn imports in 2017
    5th January 2017
    Indonesias Agriculture Ministry has targeted to stop the import of corn that is used as raw material for producing livestock feed in 2017, an official of the ministry stated. The ministry has expanded the corn plantation ...
  • Industry minister to revise standard for agriculture tools
    5th January 2017
    The Industry Ministry will revise the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) for domestic agriculture tools, including hoe, Director General of the Small- and Medium-Scale Industry of the ministry Gati Wibawaningsih stated. "We ...
  • Pertamina needs Rp1,000 trillion investment to catch up with Petronas
    5th January 2017
    PT Pertamina said it needs an investment of at least Rp1,000 trillion and 10 years to catch up with Malaysian rival Petronas. An additional investment of at least Rp1,000 trillion in 10 years would be needed to increase ...
  • Making Kupang city a flamboyant tourist area
    4th January 2017
    Tourists planning to visit the East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) provincial city of Kupang in Indonesia are advised to consider embarking on their journey in November and December when the magnificent Flamboyant trees are in full ...
  • Poverty rate 28.54%, slightly lower in Papua
    4th January 2017
    The Indonesia Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said poverty rate in the countrys poorest region Papua dropped slightly to 28.4% in September, 2016 from 28.54 percent in March in the same year. The rate was much ...
  • Bali`s exports up 1.56%
    4th January 2017
    Bali exported US$463.64 million worth of goods in the first 11 months of 2016, up 1.56 percent from US$456.51 million in the same period in the previous year. In November alone Balis exports were valued at US$44.19 ...
  • Pupuk Sriwijaya to build new fertilizer production unit
    4th January 2017
    PT Pupuk Sriwijaya Palembang (Pusri) said it hopes to build a new production unit called Pusri III-B this year under its revitalization program to boost production and improve efficiency. President Director of the ...
  • Pertamina targets 264 thousand BOEPD oil, gas production
    4th January 2017
    PT Pertamina EP and contractors under the Oil and Gas Special Unit are targeting 264,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD) of oil and gas production in 2017. PT Pertamina EP is a subsidiary of the National Oil and ...
  • Economy will be managed professionally: Sri Mulyani
    4th January 2017
    Despite lingering global challenges, the countrys economy will continue to be managed professionally, accountably and transparently, Indonesias finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said here, Tuesday . "It has not yet ...