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  • Indonesia hemmed-in between benefits and hazards of tobacco

    Fri, February 28 2014 00:01

    The Indonesian government has not yet discussed whether it will ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), as it is still hemmed-in between economic benefits of tobacco and protecting the publics health..

  • Indonesia, Jordan Committed to Strengthening Bilateral Ties by Fardah

    Thu, February 27 2014 09:49

    Visiting King of Jordan Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations in various fields, including in defense, economic and investment..

  • Indonesia Optimistic Its Tourism Competitiveness Improves by Fardah

    Tue, February 25 2014 13:47

    Indonesia has seen that the number of foreign tourist arrivals is soaring every year with the growth of about seven to eight percent annually..

  • RI needs to reinforce economic resilience in border areas

    Sun, February 23 2014 14:39

    As a window and gate for outsiders, border areas reflect a countrys socio-economic, cultural and political resilience which is why the Indonesian government has to focus its development attention on its borders..

  • Tourists, local people join hands in Borobudur temple cleanup

    Sun, February 23 2014 14:29

    When Mount Kelud erupted on February 13, it spewed millions of cubic meters of volcanic materials mainly gravels and ash later blown by the wind up to Borobudur temple, the worlds largest Buddhist temple located in Central Java, which is around 280 km from the volcano..

  • CEAPAD II to focus on Palestine`s economic development capacity building

    Sat, February 22 2014 23:39

    Indonesia will host the Second Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD) in Jakarta, on March 1, 2014, with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah expected to give key speeches in the opening ceremony. ....

  • Indonesia`s local languages need preservation

    Sat, February 22 2014 20:56

    Indonesia joined with the world to observe International Mother Language Day on February 21, 2014 to promote the preservation of local languages in the country..

  • Indonesia to boost fisheries production and exports

    Sat, February 22 2014 19:16

    The Indonesian government, through the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMFA), will continue to increase exports of fish products and boost commercial fishing in an effort to expand the fishery industries at home..

  • Enggano island`s historical spots can become tourist attraction

    Thu, February 13 2014 20:48

    The remains of three colonial buildings on the Enggano Island in North Bengkulu district, should be preserved as a tourist attraction in the province of Bengkulu..

  • Yogyakarta intensifies village tourism promotion

    Wed, February 12 2014 18:33

    The special autonomous province of Yogyakarta, which boasts rich history and culture and has several tourist attractions, continues to intensify its efforts to promote its tourism villages..

Malaysian PM congratulates Joko Widodo

Malaysian PM congratulates Joko WidodoMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak congratulated the newly elected Indonesian President Joko Widodo shortly ...

Indonesian Red Cross donates Rp1 billion for Gaza

Indonesian Red Cross donates Rp1 billion for GazaThe Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has donated Rp1 billion to aid victims of Israeli military aggression in Gaza, ...

Transaction in Priok seaport should be in rupiah

Transaction in Priok seaport should be in rupiahCoordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Chairul Tanjung has reminded all parties that every transaction in Jakartas ...

Indonesian players win two titles at taiwan open

Indonesian players win two titles at taiwan openIndonesian womens and mens double players won champion titles at Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold 2014.

Popular Turkish singer causes outrage with anti-semitic Gaza tweets

Popular Turkish singer causes outrage with anti-semitic Gaza tweetsA popular Turkish female pop singer was under pressure Friday to make a public apology after she posted a succession ...