Thursday, 21st September 2017
Feature
  • Fisheries centers built to improve fishermen`s welfare
    8th August 2017
    Indonesian fishermen are among the countrys underprivileged population, although they have the vital role in providing the peoples need for high protein, especially from fish. To improve the welfare of fishermen, the ...
  • Uniting ASEAN through literature
    8th August 2017
    In the opening night of the 4th ASEAN Literary Festival, held in Jakarta on August 3-6, the Culture and Education Ministrys general director of culture Hilmar Farid delivered a public lecture about how culture should be used to ...
  • Music conference to make Ambon an international city of music
    5th August 2017
    The upcoming Music Conference in the eastern Indonesian city of Ambon is considered an important event to lead the center of Maluku provincial administration to an international city of music. The conference, which is ...
  • South China Sea challenges ASEAN at 50
    5th August 2017
    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. During the five decades of its existence, it has successfully maintained and promoted regional peace and stability. At the same ...
  • Indonesia expected to improve achievement in SEA Games
    5th August 2017
    Prior to the South East Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will be held from August 19 to 30, the Indonesian government has prepared a team of 755 athletes to compete in the biennial sports event. The ...
  • Plan to use hajj fund for infrastructure development
    4th August 2017
    The Religious Affairs Ministry has, so far, managed funds deposited or invested in sukuk by would-be Hajj pilgrims, and the profit obtained from them has enabled the government to offer subsidies to pilgrims. According to ...
  • Victory for Palestine as Al-Aqsa reopened
    2nd August 2017
    Israel imposed restrictions nearly two weeks ago after three Palestinians, citizens of Israel, shot dead two Israeli police officers outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on July 14. The Palestinians responsible for the ...
  • Salt scarcity needs to be investigated
    29th July 2017
    The current salt scarcity in Indonesia needs to be investigated to check involvement of salt business mafia to increase the price of the essential commodity. According to a researcher, it need to be explored whether the ...
  • Aceh province continues to develop halal tourism
    28th July 2017
    After winning the prizes in the National Halal Tourism Competition (KPHN), the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh continues to develop its halal tourism in an effort to become a world-class tourism destination. In ...
  • Better efforts needed for disaster preparedness and mitigation
    28th July 2017
    Natural disasters that have hit Indonesia up to June 2017 include floods (37.4 percent), whirlwinds (29.2 percent), landslides (28.9 percent), earthquakes, and forest fires, among other things. Floods have claimed a total ...