Wednesday, 31st August 2016
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  • President Jokowi sees peace, stability as key for global economic growth
    28th May 2016
    A war is not only bloody, cruel and expensive but also detrimental to economic growth. The reality was highlighted by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in his key speech during the Outreach Meeting at the G-7 Summit attended ...
  • Politicians, activists laud new govt regulation on child protection
    28th May 2016
    Politicians and child protection activists have lauded the issuance of Government Regulation No. 1 of 2016, which is the second amendment to Law No. 23 of 2002 on Child Protection, giving judges enough room to impose heavier ...
  • Indonesian govt prioritizes regions for railway projects
    28th May 2016
    The Indonesian government is focusing on developing railway projects outside Java in an effort to improve transportation and establish connectivity among regions across the country. Regions outside Java are being accorded ...
  • Rapists-cum-murderers deserve harsh punishment
    26th May 2016
    More and more horrific and brutal rape-cum-murders have been reported across the country lately even as the public and the government continue to debate harsher punishments that should be meted out to the criminals. Among ...
  • Maupora atoll requires intensive promotion
    25th May 2016
    The office of Southwest Maluku Distrit (MBD) Culture and Tourism in the Indonesian province of Maluku should have intensively promoted the Maupura atoll, secluded in the east of Romang mainland. Waters around Maupora atoll ...
  • Banjarmasin`s rivers as drivers of urban development
    21st May 2016
    Banjarmasin, the capital city of South Kalimantan province, stands proudly on the banks of many rivers, with its brilliant blue skies and its many vantage points to watch the world go by. Perfectly situated near the ...
  • Annual Tour de Flores helps promote NTT internationally
    21st May 2016
    The ongoing Tour de Flores (TdF) is being organized for the first time this year, yet it has surprisingly attracted cyclists from several countries. The cycling race was flagged off by Coordinating Minister for Maritime ...
  • RI secures certification for timber exports to Europe
    21st May 2016
    Indonesia, through the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), has secured the Forestry Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) certification for the exports of timber products to the European Union. The FLEGT-VPA ...
  • Indonesia, Russia keen on boosting economic ties
    20th May 2016
    Before attending the ASEAN-Russia Summit, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a bilateral meeting to discuss efforts to expand cooperation in various fields, particularly to increase ...
  • Character education begins at home
    19th May 2016
    Character education, or the teaching of virtues, should start at home where children can learn through positive examples and encouragement from their parents. Although character education is imparted in schools, it is not ...