Thursday, 8th December 2016
Feature
  • Biak Numfor keen to host Sail Cenderawasih
    4th September 2016
    Attempting to develop the Biak Numfor district in Indonesias easternmost province of Papua into a leading international tourist destination, the local government is keen to host Sail Cenderawasih Bay as part of Sail Indonesia. ...
  • Police uncover online child prostitution
    3rd September 2016
    Police have uncovered a case of online prostitution involving underaged children being made to serve homosexuals in a hotel in Cipayung in Puncak area, West Java. Over the past years, prostitution has slowly but ...
  • Tax amnesty program not for small taxpayers
    3rd September 2016
    Taxpayers belonging to the middle and low-income strata should not worry about the governments tax amnesty program because it will be enforced only on big taxpayers. According to Chief Economic Minister Darmin Nasution, ...
  • Police, KPK join hand in fight against corruption
    31st August 2016
    No more "crocodile and gecko fight" as the Indonesian Police and the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) have agreed to forge closer cooperation in the fight against corruption practices in the country. The "gecko vs ...
  • Ending the crimes of human trafficking
    30th August 2016
    The government of Indonesia has made every effort to end and address the crimes of human trafficking, for this modern form of slavery is an affront to human dignity. Human trafficking engages issues of human rights and rule ...
  • Indonesian MOFA`s anniversary: facing more dynamic regional, global challenges
    30th August 2016
    When the founding fathers of the Republic of Indonesia declared the countrys independence from Dutch colonial masters 71 years ago, they worked quickly to establish an administrative structure to manage the newborn state. ...
  • Legal enforcement stepped up to combat forest fires
    29th August 2016
    Riaus inhabitants have long yearned to lead a haze-free existence as they have reeled under the impacts of smoke originating from forest and plantation fires over the past eight years, particularly in the dry season. Last ...
  • Cigarette price hike yet to be decided
    29th August 2016
    The government is yet to take a decision on increasing the excise rate and sales price of cigarettes in the country as it still has to conduct a study to evaluate the pros and cons. Since the proposal on the price hike was ...
  • All-out fight against forest fires in Sumatra, Kalimantan
    29th August 2016
    The Indonesian authorities had a fleeting sense of relief that there had been no haze from forest fires until early August this year, thanks to all out efforts to put out the fires by joint teams that included military and ...
  • Stop blaming goat meat for high blood pressure
    28th August 2016
    To reduce import of beef, the Indonesian government will focus on developing sheep and goat farming in the country to provide alternative animal protein for consumers at home. However, even though it is more of a myth than ...