Sunday, 29th May 2016
Feature
  • Moratorium imposed on Jakarta Bay reclamation
    25th April 2016
    Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Rizal Ramli announced on April 18 the governments decision to impose moratorium on Jakarta Bay reclamation till the pros and cons of the multi-billion reclamation deal are studied. ...
  • Drought hits East Nusa Tenggara
    25th April 2016
    A drought has parched parts of East Nusa Tenggara Province in Indonesia and is feared to cause crop failures, slow down economic growth, and disrupt water supply. Some parts of the province are now reeling under the ...
  • "Wonderful Indonesia" echoes in various countries
    23rd April 2016
    Indonesia is currently introducing its tourism potential through "Wonderful Indonesia," a campaign it is promoting in many countries, such as Montenegro, China, Monaco and the United Arab Emirates. In Monaco, the Indonesia ...
  • Belgian King praises Indonesia`s economic development
    23rd April 2016
    "Indonesias economy is remarkable," King of Belgium Philippe told President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) when they met at the Royal Palace in Brussels, the Belgian capital on April 21, 2016. He has followed the economic development ...
  • President Jokowi concludes European visit
    23rd April 2016
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has completed a five-day state visit to Germany, Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands that started on April 17, 2016 with the hope that it will strengthen the countrys ties with the ...
  • Assessing maritime security`s legal framework governing vessel hijacking
    22nd April 2016
    The recent hijacking of Indonesian-flagged vessels off the Philippines coast by the Abu Sayyaf group has prompted numerous comments and analyses by experts and observers in the media. However, explanations from the ...
  • Ten new tourist destinations planned in Indonesia
    22nd April 2016
    Having more than 17,000 small and large islands, Indonesia is known for its amazing natural beauty, which continues to attract tourists from throughout the world. Endowed with lovely mountains covered by lush forests, ...
  • Indonesian Christians, Muslims look forward to visiting Jerusalem
    22nd April 2016
    Every Christian and Muslim in Indonesia aspires to visit Jerusalem, where Jesus (Prophet Isa in Islam) was born and the Prophet Muhammad ascended to Heaven from Al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site for Muslims after the ...
  • Downstream fishery development key to improving fishermen`s welfare
    21st April 2016
    After some progress was achieved in the upstream sector, the country now needs to encourage the development of the downstream fishery industry in an effort to offer opportunities to idle fishermen and improve their welfare. ...
  • Indonesia`s planned moratorium on oil palm concessions lauded
    21st April 2016
    President Joko Widodos announcement last week about a plan to impose a moratorium on new permits for oil palm plantations has been lauded by some parties, particularly NGOs. The moratorium policy is aimed at preserving ...