Wednesday, 24th May 2017
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  • Promoting tourism attractions of Biak
    18th March 2017
    Biak Numfor District was a popular tourist destination in Papua in 1990s, before Raja Ampat was "discovered." The district offers several types of tourist attractions from the beauty of nature, historical wreckage of World ...
  • New president director expected to optimize Pertamina`s teamwork
    18th March 2017
    The newly appointed President Director of PT Pertamina, Elia Massa Manik, is expected to optimize teamwork at the state-owned oil and gas company. Pertamina needs a leader, who is able to achieve teamwork, and not ...
  • EARTH WIRE -- Coral reef destruction during recent shipwreck hurting Raja Ampat tourism
    18th March 2017
    Roughly 1,600 square meters of coral reefs in Raja Ampat District, West Papua Province, are said to have been damaged beyond repair in a recent shipwreck and this could hurt the tourism sector in the district. The coral ...
  • Expanding red fruit crops in Papua
    17th March 2017
    The Papua provincial government has made every effort to expand the crops of red fruit tree, found very effective for curing various diseases. Papua and West Papua provinces are known to have abundant biodiversity which ...
  • Mental health issues should be prioritized
    16th March 2017
    The World Health Organization (WHO) at the end of February declared depression as the single leading cause of disability worldwide. An estimated 322 million people suffered from depressive disorders in 2015, indicating an ...
  • Caledonian Sky shipwreck brings huge loss to Raja Ampat
    15th March 2017
    The British-owned cruise ship MV Caledonian Sky, which ran aground onto a coral reef off Raja Ampat District in West Papua on March 4, 2017, has brought a huge loss to the district. Raja Ampat District Government stated ...
  • ASEAN Unity key to promote peace, stability in Southeast Asia
    14th March 2017
    Maritime security has remained a critical issue in the cooperation between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Joint Statement of the Japan-ASEAN Commemorative Summit in December 2013 had ...
  • EARTH WIRE -- Kendari promoting mangrove ecosystem tourism
    13th March 2017
    The Kendari city administration in the Indonesian province of Southeast Sulawesi, in coordination with the local communities, is intensively promoting mangrove ecosystem tourism on Bungkutoko Island. This small island, ...
  • Tax amnesty program improves tax compliance
    13th March 2017
    Most observers were skeptical about the government program of tax amnesty especially as many countries have failed in launching such program. Indonesia also failed twice in launching tax amnesty program earlier. ...
  • Historic and memorable visit of King Salman Al-saud to Indonesia
    13th March 2017
    The just ended visit of King Salman bin Abdulazis al-Saud to Indonesia is historic as this is for the first time a sitting Saudi King has visited Indonesia in 47 years. ...