Tuesday, 1st September 2015
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  • Jokowi optimistic of realizing renewable energy development projects
    21st August 2015
    The government will continue to encourage the development of new and renewable energy projects during the next five years, while trying to reduce the dependence on fossil-based fuels as their reserves are depleting. The ...
  • Immediate efforts paramount to achieving next year`s plans
    20th August 2015
    The government must now begin preparing actions in response to its work plans based on the macroeconomic assumptions set in the draft 2016 state budget. These efforts must be made amid gloomy economic developments both at ...
  • Government reaffirms continued war against illegal fishing
    20th August 2015
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has expressed his deep concern over illegal fishing activities that have inflicted huge financial losses on Indonesia. "Illegal fishing and fish thefts have caused huge losses to the state," ...
  • Deficit widens in 2016 on more fund for infrastructure
    17th August 2015
    The government has allowed the deficit to widen in the 2016 draft state budget for the sake of its ambitious infrastructure program. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) proposed a draft state budget to the parliament on ...
  • Rupiah depreciation chance to boost exports
    16th August 2015
    Indonesias rupiah currency has continued to depreciate against the US dollar where since early this year until the middle of August it has dropped from about Rp12,580 to Rp13,800 per US dollar. The weakening of the ...
  • Dream of living in world free of nuclear weapons continues
    12th August 2015
    "May one cry rise up from every land---say no to war and violence and yes to dialog and peace," Pope Francis said on the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki tragedy. "With war, one always loses. The only way to win a ...
  • Economy expected to grow better in second semester
    12th August 2015
    The Indonesian government hopes that the countrys economy would perform better in the second semester of 2015 after registering slower growth in the first semester. Indonesias economy grew 4.67 percent in the second ...
  • Indonesia to import cattle to overcome beef shortage
    11th August 2015
    The Indonesian government has decided to import 50 thousand heads of cattle and to conduct market operations as a short-term solution to overcome the current shortage of beef in various regions. "During a coordination ...
  • Govt to boost tax receipts through reinvention policy
    8th August 2015
    The government is introducing a reinvention policy in an effort to boost tax receipts, which as of the second half of this year have not reached 50 percent. Director General of Taxation Sigit Priadi Pramudito of the ...
  • Central Sulawesi gears up to welcome Sail Tomini`s guests
    7th August 2015
    The Central Sulawesi administration is gearing up to welcome international and domestic guests participating in the international maritime event Sail Tomini 2015 next month. The preparations for the implementation of Sail ...