Friday, 20th January 2017
Feature
  • Mother`s Day plays special role in indonesian history
    23rd December 2016
    Observed on December 22 every year, Mothers Day in Indonesia plays a special role in the countrys history, culture, and society. Mothers Day in Indonesia is not just for mothers but also for all women. No wonder, Women ...
  • Yearender - Police to continue cracking down on terrorist cells
    23rd December 2016
    Indonesian police have been successful in thwarting terrorists plans to bomb a number of targets during Christmas and New Year festivities. Since December 10, the National Polices anti-terrorist squad Densus 88 has ...
  • Walking beyond China-Myanmar border in Ruili City
    22nd December 2016
    There seemed to be no visible gap separating the lives of people from two different societies in Ruili, a Chinese county-level city bordering the neighboring Muse City of Myanmar. Within the jurisdiction of Dehong Prefecture ...
  • Yearender - Govt to operate six new toll roads in 2017
    21st December 2016
    To smooth traffic flows in Java and Sumatra, state-owned toll road construction company PT Jasa Marga is developing toll roads that will connect trans-Java and trans Sumatra highways. PT Jasa Marga aims to finish all toll ...
  • Yearender - Indonesia successfully fights forest fires in 2016
    17th December 2016
    Many inhabitants of Riau Province have a fleeting sense of relief since, for the first time in the past 18 years, they were not choked by haze coming from forest and plantation fires, thanks to all out efforts by Indonesian ...
  • Yearender - Indonesia`s agriculture has better prospects in 2017
    17th December 2016
    The El Nino weather phenomenon that struck Indonesia in 2015, bringing droughts and wide-spread forest and land fires, caused a reduction in the countrys agriculture production. Yet, the other weather phenomenon, the La ...
  • Yearender - Govt likely to delay establishment of holding firms
    16th December 2016
    The government plans to establish 15 state-owned holding companies to group by sector some 119 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) by 2018, according to the state enterprises ministry. Currently, SOEs are operating in 15 ...
  • Yearender - Violence against children increases in various regions
    16th December 2016
    Cases of violence against children are still on the rise in various regions across Indonesia, and the government has called on all relevant parties to enhance cooperation to prevent and eliminate the phenomenon. All parties ...
  • Yearender - Indonesia lends helping hand to Rohingya problem
    16th December 2016
    Indonesia has expressed concern over the problem in Rakhine State in Myanmar, where Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority continuously faces persecution and atrocities. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi conveyed the ...
  • Yearender - Indonesia needs to brace for global challenges
    15th December 2016
    Indonesia is expected to have a relatively improved economic performance in 2017, while still needing to prepare itself in the face of global and domestic challenges. Global economic uncertainties will continue to be felt ...