Tuesday, 28th March 2017
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  • Hoping for a calm cooling-off period of simultaneous "pilkada"
    9th February 2017
    Over 40 million eligible voters are expected to go to polling stations in 101 regions across Indonesia for the upcoming regional head elections, or locally called pilkada, which will take place simultaneously on Feb 15, 2017. ...
  • Jokowi kicks off ball marking start of President Cup 2017
    5th February 2017
    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) kicked off the ball, marking the opening of President Cup II 2017 national soccer championship, at Maguwohardjo International Stadium in Sleman, Yogyakarta, on Saturday. The ...
  • Indonesia needs to rejuvenate palm oil plantations
    4th February 2017
    With some 11.6 million hectares of plantations, Indonesia needs to rejuvenate its palm oil trees to maintain its position as the worlds largest crude palm oil (CPO) producer. The country needs to rejuvenate its palm oil ...
  • Government planning to certify Islamic religious preachers
    4th February 2017
    The government, through the Religious Affairs Ministry, is contemplating certifying religious clerics and preachers of Friday prayers in a bid to offer standardization guidelines and to reinforce religious propagation in the ...
  • Indonesia hopes US would remain open, tolerant country
    4th February 2017
    Thank God, Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority country, is not on the list of "Muslim travel ban" executive order signed by new US President Donald Trump on Jan 27, 2017, a week after his presidential inauguration. ...
  • Garuda Indonesia expands flights in Papua
    31st January 2017
    The easternmost provinces of West Papua and Papua, which were formerly one province called Irian Jaya before they were split into two provinces in 2003, have difficult geographical conditions for transportation services. ...
  • Indonesia`s fishery exports growing amid global slump
    31st January 2017
    The global economy is still hit by slump. Big economies are still struggling to lift themselves from the protracted crisis, which began in the United States and Europe. The World Bank Bank has predicted a moderate ...
  • Indonesia intensifies participation for creating world peace
    28th January 2017
    Indonesia has decided that its foreign policy in 2017 will focus on intensifying interactions with other countries to protect the nations interests, security, ideological objectives, and economic prosperity. To this end, ...
  • Vocational schools need specific subjects
    28th January 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said students of vocational schools need to be taught not only regular lessons, but also more specific technical subjects. By teaching specific technical subjects to the students of vocational ...
  • EARTH WIRE -- Indonesia poised to achieve 23 percent energy mix by 2025
    26th January 2017
    Indonesia is determined to reduce its use of conventional fossil fuels and continues to promote new and renewable sources of energy and increase share of renewables in its energy mix to 23 percent by 2025. According to ...