Thursday, 8th December 2016
Feature
  • Jokowi`s BBM price policy deserves appreciation and support
    1st November 2016
    State-owned energy company PT Pertamina has acted quickly in responding to bold policy of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) to use the same price of oil fuels (BBM) all over the country starting in Papua and West Papua. ...
  • Declaration of peace marks Jakarta gubernatorial election campaign
    29th October 2016
    The implementation of gubernatorial election in Jakarta has been considered as a barometer of other regional head elections (pilkada) to be held simultaneously in 101 regions across Indonesia on February 15, 2017. It is ...
  • Cattle imports must include heifers
    29th October 2016
    In its efforts to encourage cattle production at home and reduce imports which last year still reached 36 percent of domestic needs, the government requires importers to include heifers in their feedlot cow imports. The ...
  • Indonesia, Palestine explore closer trade, cultural cooperation
    29th October 2016
    Indonesia and Palestine have always shared a strong relationship and forged close cooperation despite the geographical distance between them. Palestine was among the first nations to have recognized Indonesias declaration ...
  • Maritime festival, a vivacious event in Riau Islands
    29th October 2016
    Indonesia, a maritime country with two thirds of its territory as waters, continues to develop its provinces, including the Riau Islands which is currently now holding a vivacious maritime festival. The festival is ...
  • Antiterrorism law revision must be finalized soon
    27th October 2016
    The draft revision of Law No. 15/2003 on Antiterrorism, which is under the deliberation of the House of Representatives (DPR), must be finalized soon. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Minister Wiranto ...
  • East Nusa Tenggara to hold its own version of Tour de Timor
    23rd October 2016
    East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province has decided to organize the Tour de Timor (TdT) biking and touring event of its own version. The event was initially planned to be organized jointly with Timor Leste to provide riders a ...
  • Food diversification needs to be promoted
    23rd October 2016
    The government of Indonesia needs to continuously promote diversification of food to reduce the public dependence on rice. Promoting the diversification of food will make the public realize that they have many other staple ...
  • New policy package to deal with e-commerce
    23rd October 2016
    The business of e-commerce in Indonesia, like in many other countries, is now developing, recording a total transactions of US$12 billion in 2014. This year it is estimated to reach $24.6 billion. The volume of e-commerce ...
  • Passion, essential for young entrepreneurs
    23rd October 2016
    Earlier this month, Minister of Trade Airlangga Hartarto encouraged young entrepreneurs to dominate priority industry sectors, which included food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, textiles, transport, electronics, and the creative ...