Wednesday, 28th September 2016
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  • Olympic gold medal is gift on Indonesian Independence Day
    18th August 2016
    Indonesia received one of the most memorable gifts on its Independence Day, when its shuttlers Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir bagged the countrys first gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 17. "This ...
  • Government sets high deficit rate to boost economic growth
    18th August 2016
    The budget deficit for 2017, set by the government and announced by President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) before the parliament on Tuesday, is relatively high, reaching 2.41 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). The budget ...
  • Lawmakers give mixed reactions to economic growth target
    18th August 2016
    Lawmakers have given different reactions to the economic growth target of 5.3 percent set by the government in the Draft 2017 State Budget (RAPBN 2017). The growth target is being viewed as realistic by a House of ...
  • Saving remaining Sumatran tigers
    18th August 2016
    Indonesia is one of the 13 countries in the world that have tigers living within their borders. India has the largest number of tigers, currently estimated to be be 2,226 in numbers, followed by Russia (433), Indonesia ...
  • Maintaining peace for development in Aceh
    16th August 2016
    Commemorating the 11th year of peace in Indonesias westernmost province of Aceh on August 15, 2016, Governor Zaini Abdullah urged the local people to maintain harmony for sustainable development of the province. On August ...
  • Preventing migrant workers from becoming drug couriers
    14th August 2016
    Last year, the South China Morning Post had reported that Hong Kongs triad was targeting Indonesian migrant workers to smuggle drugs into the workers own country. Organized crime gangs from Hong Kong and southern China had ...
  • Infusing Indonesia Independence Day with spirit of revolution of mind
    14th August 2016
    Every year on August 17, since 1945, Indonesians across the country commemorate the anniversary of Independence Day with festivities and celebrations. Preparations for the occasion begin well in advance with decorations ...
  • FTFs pose grave threat to global peace, security
    14th August 2016
    Watch out for individual terrorists returning home after fighting alongside terror groups overseas such as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Middle East. That was the message from the International Meeting ...
  • Kenyan farmer uses music to boost milk production
    13th August 2016
    A Kenyan dairy farmer has devised a unique method of using entertainment to make his cows produce more milk. Arnold Njau, who hails from Nakuru county in northwestern Kenya, came up this bold move and introduced TV sets in ...
  • Capital market hopes for success of tax amnesty program
    11th August 2016
    The Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) is of the view that industry players in the capital market expect the tax amnesty program to succeed and have a positive impact on the countrys economic development. "The Indonesian ...