Tuesday, 3rd May 2016
Feature
  • Govt to intensify fight against drug trafficking
    26th February 2016
    President Joko Widodo has called for intense efforts to fight the distribution of narcotic drugs in view of the growing seriousness of the problem. In a limited meeting with the chief officials of offices concerned with ...
  • Kampong Al-Munawar gearing up for total solar eclipse tour
    25th February 2016
    Palembang is expected to emerge as one of the favorite cities catering to tourists and scientists wanting to watch the total solar eclipse scheduled to occur on March 9 this year. The city administration has been gearing ...
  • Indonesia to bring banking rate down to single digit
    25th February 2016
    In order to make the countrys economy more efficient and competitive as it faces the ASEAN Economic Community, the Indonesian government is formulating steps to bring down banking interest rates to a single digit. Vice ...
  • Capital inflow expected to double this year
    24th February 2016
    The governments step to launch a series of economic policy packages and the effort by the Indonesian central bank (Bank Indonesia/BI) to lower its benchmark rate are expected to boost foreign capital inflows to Indonesia. ...
  • Revision of anti-graft law finally postponed
    23rd February 2016
    The planned revision of Law No.30/2002 on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is finally postponed after President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with the leadership of the House of Representatives (DPR) and of the KPK on ...
  • Time to invest in fish processing industry
    22nd February 2016
    Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Rizal Ramli said the time is right for expansion of fishery industry in the country. "It is a good momentum to develop fishery industry . We have allowed foreign investors to ...
  • KPK law revision only if it strengthens anti-graft agency
    21st February 2016
    Controversy about the planned revision of Law No. 30 Year 2002 regarding the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) continues to drag on with the opponents of the move raising their objections vociferously. The move to ...
  • Way Kambas to be leading tourist destination
    20th February 2016
    The East Lampung district government in Lampung province is making every effort to turn Way Kambas National Park (WKNP or TNWK) into an international tourist destination. Providing an excellent bird-watching location with ...
  • Indonesia needs more time to decide on joining TPP
    18th February 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has stated that Indonesia is still calculating the benefits and disadvantages of joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement that the United Sates has forged with 11 other countries. ...
  • Indonesia, South China Sea, and US-ASEAN Summit
    18th February 2016
    The US-ASEAN leaders have wrapped up their special summit in Sunnylands, California, on Tuesday with a declaration that is favourable for the White Houses position in dealing with the South China Sea problem. This favorable ...