Sunday, 29th May 2016
Feature
  • Ulemas gather in Jakarta to promote Islam as middle path
    11th May 2016
    Islam is believed to be a religion of middle path and religion of peace. There is no radical Islam nor liberal Islam. However, there are two groups of extremists who misinterpret Islamic teachings in radical way or, ...
  • Increasing tourist visits to Wakatobi
    10th May 2016
    Efforts to start regular flight services connecting major cities in Indonesia to the Wakatobi district will increase the number of tourists visiting one of the worlds best marine tourism objects in Southeast Sulawesi Province. ...
  • Holding firm needed to implement economic packages
    10th May 2016
    The government needs to establish holding companies as per its plan in order to implement President Joko Widodos economic policy packages, particularly in the energy sector. "The economic policy packages could not be ...
  • Regions expected to follow up on Jakarta`s policy packages
    9th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said it is important for the regions to follow up on the economic deregulation measures launched by the central government. Regulations issued by regional administrations should not hamper ...
  • Gang rape case renews demand for gelding punishment
    8th May 2016
    The recent horrific case of gang rape and death of a 14-year old, YY, by 14 teenagers in the Rejanglebong District, Bangkulu Province, has once again triggered demands to mete out the punishment of castration to convicted ...
  • Indonesia offers scenic charms to cycling enthusiasts
    7th May 2016
    Several Indonesian regions will organize sports tourism events for cycling enthusiasts in May by offering them exotic routes passing through rural greenery with scenic charms and nice weather. The cycling plus tourism ...
  • Indonesia emerging as attractive destination for foreign investors
    6th May 2016
    The Indonesian governments efforts to introduce a series of economic policy packages since September last year and intensive investment promotions abroad have increased foreign investors interest and made Indonesia the ...
  • Jjeju Island: from exiled criminal island to tourism attraction
    6th May 2016
    Travelling to South Korea is considered incomplete without visiting the island, which has become the pride of the ginseng country: Jeju Island. Perhaps, the vast majority of Indonesians only know or have witnessed the ...
  • Indonesian govt on track to revitalize old markets
    5th May 2016
    The government has kept its promise of renovating 5,000 traditional markets in the country in the next five years. After revitalizing 1,002 traditional markets in first year of the program in 2015, the government this year ...
  • Indonesian govt to lift subsidy for 18 million electricity subscribers
    5th May 2016
    State-owned electricity company PLN confirmed that its verification of the firms subsidized household customers revealed that some 18 million of them were actually able to pay the normal power tariff. Hence, the government ...