Saturday, 3rd December 2016
Feature
  • Preparing brighter future for Papua Island
    21st October 2016
    Some 2.7 million families living in 12,569 villages across Indonesia reportedly still have no access to electricity in the current modern era. Most of them living literally in the dark are villagers in Papua and ...
  • Anemia during pregnancy may lead to stunted growth
    20th October 2016
    Women who are underweight and anemic during pregnancy are more likely to have stunted children, perpetuating the inter-generational transmission of stunting. Iron deficiency anemia and poor maternal nutrition during ...
  • Second-period tax amnesty program to target smes, professionals
    20th October 2016
    The second phase of the tax amnesty program that began on October 1 and will last till December 31, 2016, offers a redemption tariff of three percent. This is slightly higher than the two percent tariff offered during the ...
  • Jokowi`s emotional relationships with Papua
    18th October 2016
    Joko Widodo, better known as Jokowi, has been only two years as president, but has set foot on the countrys most backward regions of Papua and West Papua more often than any of his predecessors. His most recent visit ...
  • Better maritime connectivity will boost development, enhance unity: President Jokowi
    15th October 2016
    The Indonesian government is in the midst of a program to ensure better maritime connectivity through a sea toll road development program which will ensure the development of border and remote regions and add to ...
  • WCF Bali Declaration focuses on culture to drive sustainable development
    14th October 2016
    The World Culture Forum 2016 (WCF 2016), held in Nusa Dua, Bali, ended on Thursday with the Bali Declaration, which has 10 commitments to strengthen the mainstreaming of culture to drive sustainable development. Themed ...
  • A glimpse of hope for clean government
    12th October 2016
    The government has announced move to crack down on rampant illegal levies and smuggling which have not been touched by the Corruption Eradication Commissions (KPK). KPK with its Caught Red Handed Operation (OTT), has ...
  • Asmat Cultural Festival a great initiative
    12th October 2016
    The annual Asmat Cultural Festival, which is currently underway in the easternmost province of Papua, is a great initiative and has its full backing. Spearheaded by the Diocese of Agats-Asmat, the festival, which is being ...
  • Time to apply pro-farmer system in plantations
    12th October 2016
    The conflict between farmers and an oil palm plantation company in East Kota Waringin District, Central Kalimantan, needs serious government attention and a review of cooperation between farmers and companies. In East Kota ...
  • Jakarta Giant Sea Wall to prevent sea water intrusion
    12th October 2016
    An ambitious plan to build a 24-kilometer long Giant Sea Wall will help prevent Jakarta from sinking below sea level, prevent salt water intrusion, and is also expected to be a source of raw water for the residents of the ...