Saturday, 25th February 2017
Feature
  • History of Run Island to be presented in play
    25th January 2017
    The history of Run, a small postcolonial island in Banda Sea swapped by the British for another piece of North American land, now called New York, will be showcased in a play in the US. Ronald Jenkins, a professor of ...
  • Indonesia remains optimistic about bilateral ties with the US
    23rd January 2017
    The Indonesian government remains optimistic about its bilateral relations with the US following Donald Trumps inauguration as the 45th president of the global superpower, as Indonesias main concern is its exports to the US. ...
  • Military actively participating in food sufficiency program
    19th January 2017
    The Joko Widodo administration is committed to achieving food sufficiency, as the government aspires to transform the country into a global rice barn. "As an agrarian country, Indonesia is eyeing to become a global food ...
  • When will mineral ore exports be totally banned?
    19th January 2017
    Indonesia has, for years, borne witness to the disadvantageous exploitation of its rich mineral resources, losing added values as mining companies simply tapped them and exported mineral ores in raw material form. ...
  • Indonesia believed to be vital contributor to Middle East peace
    16th January 2017
    Indonesia was invited to attend a conference in Paris on January 15, 2017, as the country is believed to be an important contributor to peace in the Middle East. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister A.M. Fachir represented ...
  • Closely supervising temporary foreign workers
    16th January 2017
    Reports on arrests and deportations of foreign workers have become quite frequent lately, as regional authorities across the country have intensified supervision over foreigners to prevent violation of working permits or ...
  • CPO export drops but price on the rise
    15th January 2017
    Indonesias export of crude palm oil (CPO) and its derivatives fell by nearly 2 percent to 25.7 million tons in 2016 from 26.2 million tons in 2015. Despite export decline, the price of crude palm oil (CPO) is on the rise, ...
  • Indonesian govt threatens to revoke permits of mining companies
    14th January 2017
    Mining companies have, so far, benefited from exploiting and exporting Indonesias mineral ores without processing it at home, thereby causing losses to the nation. Hence, in 2009, the government had taken a decision to ban ...
  • Indonesia appreciates Saudi government for hajj quota increase
    12th January 2017
    Indonesian government has highly appreciated the Saudi Arabian government for an increase of the formers hajj pilgrims quota to 211,000 in 2017 from 168,800 last year. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the increase in ...
  • Govt should focus on tapping fisheries resources
    10th January 2017
    The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) should now focus on the utilization of the countrys abundant fisheries resources, and not on their supervision only. The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) ...