Saturday, 28th May 2016
Feature
  • Jakarta Bay reclamation project might marginalize urban poor
    18th April 2016
    The Jakarta Bay reclamation project has become controversial after a bribery case concerning the mega project came to light, and demonstrations against the project were staged by fishermen and the urban poor affected by it. ...
  • Indonesia targets to attract tourists from Middle East, China
    18th April 2016
    Indonesia is intensifying its tourism promotional activities in the Middle East and China in an effort to attract 12 million foreign tourists this year and 20 million by 2019. In a bid to lure international tourists from ...
  • Tax amnesty breakthrough or step backward?
    18th April 2016
    Observers are split over the tax amnesty bill proposed by the government. Some said it is a breakthrough, but other call it a step backward. Tax amnesty is no new in the world, although politicians could easily ...
  • President Jokowi`s Europe Visit Expected to Boost Economic Ties
    17th April 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is slated to make a European trip that will take him to Germany, Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands from April 17 to 23, to boost economic ties. The visit is expected to gain concrete ...
  • Indonesia Declares War on Drugs, Needs To Plug Smuggling from Malaysia
    17th April 2016
    The Indonesian government has declared a war against drugs and the authorities have intensified security measures to thwart illicit drug smuggling into the country. In the latest success, the Indonesian army personnel ...
  • Indonesia faces fresh hostage crisis as four more sailors kidnapped
    16th April 2016
    With the Indonesian authorities still struggling to secure the release of the 10 sailors kidnapped by the Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf group, the nation is now facing yet another hostage crisis in which four more Indonesians ...
  • Majapahit Travel Fair aims to promote tourism in East Java
    15th April 2016
    The ongoing Majapahit Travel Fair (MTF), with travel exchange as its key program, is being held at the Grand City Surabaya on April 14-17, 2016, to promote the tourist destinations in East Java Province. MTF is an ...
  • Indonesia to actively participate in UN
    14th April 2016
    Indonesia will actively participate and play a leadership role in the United Nations (UN), Indonesias new Permanent Representative to the UN Dian Triansyah Djani stated while presenting his credentials to UN Secretary General ...
  • Palestine promotes tourism in Indonesia
    14th April 2016
    Palestine is promoting its tourism attractions in Indonesia to draw more Indonesian tourists and to create greater opportunities to establish joint cooperation for public-private partnership, including among travel agents. ...
  • Tax amnesty must also target tax dodgers at home
    14th April 2016
    The government has submitted a proposal of a draft law on tax amnesty to the House of Representatives (DPR) aimed at repatriating money or assets stacked abroad. The amount of money stashed in overseas banks is believed to ...