Tuesday, 28th June 2016
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  • Holding firm needed to implement economic packages
    10th May 2016
    The government needs to establish holding companies as per its plan in order to implement President Joko Widodos economic policy packages, particularly in the energy sector. "The economic policy packages could not be ...
  • Regions expected to follow up on Jakarta`s policy packages
    9th May 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said it is important for the regions to follow up on the economic deregulation measures launched by the central government. Regulations issued by regional administrations should not hamper ...
  • Gang rape case renews demand for gelding punishment
    8th May 2016
    The recent horrific case of gang rape and death of a 14-year old, YY, by 14 teenagers in the Rejanglebong District, Bangkulu Province, has once again triggered demands to mete out the punishment of castration to convicted ...
  • Indonesia offers scenic charms to cycling enthusiasts
    7th May 2016
    Several Indonesian regions will organize sports tourism events for cycling enthusiasts in May by offering them exotic routes passing through rural greenery with scenic charms and nice weather. The cycling plus tourism ...
  • Indonesia emerging as attractive destination for foreign investors
    6th May 2016
    The Indonesian governments efforts to introduce a series of economic policy packages since September last year and intensive investment promotions abroad have increased foreign investors interest and made Indonesia the ...
  • Jjeju Island: from exiled criminal island to tourism attraction
    6th May 2016
    Travelling to South Korea is considered incomplete without visiting the island, which has become the pride of the ginseng country: Jeju Island. Perhaps, the vast majority of Indonesians only know or have witnessed the ...
  • Indonesian govt on track to revitalize old markets
    5th May 2016
    The government has kept its promise of renovating 5,000 traditional markets in the country in the next five years. After revitalizing 1,002 traditional markets in first year of the program in 2015, the government this year ...
  • Indonesian govt to lift subsidy for 18 million electricity subscribers
    5th May 2016
    State-owned electricity company PLN confirmed that its verification of the firms subsidized household customers revealed that some 18 million of them were actually able to pay the normal power tariff. Hence, the government ...
  • Al madinah`s red white domed mosque is center of excellence
    5th May 2016
    A green-domed mosque is common. So is a yellow-domed mosque. Theres a blue-domed mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul, Turkey as well as in Pondok Indah, Jakarta. A golden-domed mosque stands in Depok, West Java. But a ...
  • Lesson learned from 10 Indonesians` hostage rescue
    5th May 2016
    Ten Indonesian sailors have been reunited with their families following their release on Sunday after they were held captive by the Philippines Abu Sayyaf militant group since March 26. Indonesian President Joko Widodo ...