Friday, 31st October 2014
Feature
  • Indonesian haze begins escalating to neighboring countries
    17th September 2014
    At least eight provinces in Indonesia currently have an increasing number of hotspots producing smoke from forest and land fires, causing disturbance to neighboring countries. "Hotspots detected by MODIS satellite in the ...
  • Price hike sparks consumers` switch to subsidized LPG
    17th September 2014
    As expected, consumers are switching to subsidized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in three-kilogram cylinders following the governments recent decision to increase the price of same gas supplied in 12-kilogram cylinders. ...
  • Government responds to call for addressing drought
    17th September 2014
    The Indonesian government on Monday announced it has mapped out alternative water sources for the countrys drought-hit provinces and was coordinating with the Ministry of Agriculture to immediately address the problem. The ...
  • Indonesia convinced to meet oil lifting target
    16th September 2014
    Indonesian oil officials are optimistic that the government will meet its oil lifting target this year, although it fails to meet the target in the first half of 2014. The government has set an oil lifting target of 818 ...
  • Jokowi ready to raise fuel prices
    14th September 2014
    While a group of students in Malang, East Java, staged a protest against his plan, President-elect Joko Widodo said in Karanganyar, Central Java, he will go ahead with the plan to raise fuel oil prices. He said he was ...
  • Indonesian government PKN program beneficial to fishermen
    13th September 2014
    The traditional fishermen in Indonesia have been reaping the rewards of the Fishermen Welfare Improvement (PKN) program implemented by the government in 2011. According to data from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and ...
  • Pertamina aims to achieve viable gas price by mid-2016
    11th September 2014
    State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina has laid a gradual price increase roadmap for its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in an effort to reach economically viable gas price at about Rp11,944 per kilogram by mid-2016. ...
  • Drought hits numerous regions of Indonesia
    11th September 2014
    Drought has parched Indonesias numerous regions and is feared to cause losses to crops, slow down economic growth, and disrupt water supply. The hardest hit are some districts in Central and East Java, West and East Nusa ...
  • Indonesia sees Kazakhstan as gateway to central Asia
    11th September 2014
    Despite huge geographical distance, Indonesia and Kazakhstan have a lot in common as both the countries have a moderate Muslim majority, rich cultural diversity and abundant natural resources. Indonesia and Kazakhstan ...
  • Indonesia, Singapore set new milestone in bilateral ties
    5th September 2014
    As immediate neighbors, Indonesia and Singapore fully realize that it is crucial to agree on border lines that geographically separating them, to prevent unnecessary territorial claim in the future. Before his tenure ends ...