Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Feature
  • Pidie Jaya earthquake brings back memories of 2004 tsunami
    12th December 2016
    While many people were asleep, a strong shallow earthquake rocked Pidie Jaya and neighboring districts in Aceh Province, at 5:03 a.m. local time, on Dec 7. Following the tremor, they rushed out of their buildings and tried ...
  • Bali Democracy Forum calls for synergy of religions, tolerance and democracy
    11th December 2016
    The Bali Democracy Forum, attended by over 200 delegates from 96 countries and five international organizations, has called for a synergy of religions, tolerance and democracy during the two-day meeting that took place in Nusa ...
  • Indonesian govt sets gradual increases to attract 20 million tourists
    9th December 2016
    President Joko Widodos (Jokowis) administration has set a target of attracting 20 million foreign tourist arrivals in the country by 2019, that is, by the end of his term in office. To meet this target, since the beginning ...
  • Strengthening textile industry in Indonesia to remain competitive
    9th December 2016
    The government of Indonesia will continue to make every effort to strengthen and improve the textile industry and textile products to remain competitive. Strengthening the textile industry is very important because it is ...
  • Assistance flowing to quake-hit Aceh
    8th December 2016
    Aid is flowing into Aceh Province, particularly Pidie Jaya District, which was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday that killed 92 people and injured more than 200. The key agencies involved in relief work are ...
  • Being journalist after being inspired by Bung Karno, Bung Hatta
    7th December 2016
    When Bung Karno (the Indonesian proclamator) was imprisoned by Dutch colonizers in Boven Digul, Papua (formerly Irian), he wrote a very inspiring book for the Independence fighters entitled "Di Bawah Bendera Revolusi" (Under the ...
  • Indonesia musters support for UNSC non-permanent membership
    6th December 2016
    The government of Indonesia is continuing to muster support for the candidacy of the country as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2019-2020 period. Indonesia has once again ...
  • Sri Mulyani : No more corruption in Taxation Directorate General
    5th December 2016
    "There would be no more corruption in the Taxation Directorate General," Finance Minister Sri Mulyani has said. The statement is more an expression of strong will than a promise as the minister, even with the strong ...
  • Tour de timor cyclists thrilled by extreme topography of Timor
    3rd December 2016
    Fifty cyclists who participated in the cycling and tourism event, Tour de Timor (TdT), reached the finish line in Kupang, the capital of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Dec 2, 2016, after traversing through six districts of Lombok ...
  • Prohibiting cigarette sales to children
    3rd December 2016
    Smoking among youth can be significantly reduced by effectively enforcing prohibition of cigarette sales to children. Cigarette sales prohibition is considered an important component of comprehensive tobacco prevention campaign. ...