Thursday, 29th September 2016
Feature
  • Saving Indonesia`s future from the drug menace
    26th August 2016
    The National Narcotic Agency has taken a 16-year-old teenager into custody for possession of 256.80 grams of marijuana, brought from the United States, which he planned to sell in Indonesia. Agency personnel have named ...
  • Papua`s Arfak Mountains draw tourists like a magnet
    26th August 2016
    Well-known for its tropical rain forests with endemic animals and plants, the Arfak mountains in Manokwari, West Papua, continues to attract tourists from around the world. Papua and West Papua have many natural ...
  • Lombok becomes more popular as halal tourism destination
    26th August 2016
    The first half of the year is usually a lean season for tourism industry in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Province, a center for halal tourism. This year, however, the Lombok Island enjoyed a significant increase in ...
  • Independence Day Carnival highlights Lake Toba charm
    24th August 2016
    Cheers and joy were in the air as hundreds of decorated vehicles carrying beautiful ladies and gentlemen wrapped in Batak traditional clothes took part in an Indonesian Independence Day Carnival dubbed Lake Toba Charm in ...
  • Long waiting list may lead pilgrims to seek short cut
    24th August 2016
    The fact that would-be hajj pilgrims currently booking a slot will be able to depart for the Holy Land only after a wait of more than ten years could have caused some pilgrims to seek a short-cut method. Before 2013, ...
  • Raising cigarette prices to reduce smoking
    23rd August 2016
    Raising cigarette prices is considered one of the most effective ways to prevent and reduce smoking, especially among teenagers. People start smoking due to varying reasons, and once they get into the habit, it can be ...
  • Indonesia hopes Turkey united
    23rd August 2016
    The relationship between Indonesia and Turkey was established back when the largest archipelago country in the world was still under the colonial rule hundreds of years ago. During the Ottoman Caliphate era (1299-1924) in ...
  • Government warned of cigarette price increase
    21st August 2016
    The governments reported plan to significantly hike cigarette prices has sparked pros and cons reactions from various circles such as cigarette industries, lawmakers and other quarters. Chairman of the Indonesian White ...
  • Lake Toba organizes carnival to boost tourism
    21st August 2016
    Indonesias largest lake of Toba is organizing a two day-carnival in conjunction with the 71st anniversary of Indonesias Independence Day to promote North Sumatras tourism. Dubbed as the Lake Toba Charm Independence Day ...
  • Allocating budget for infrastructure
    20th August 2016
    Adequate infrastructure, including connectivity, is vitally important for economic development and prosperity of the country. As a country of more than 17 thousand islands, Indonesia needs to build connectivity to ...