Thursday, 28th May 2015
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  • Indonesia tightens security measures as illegal fishing activities continue
    28th February 2015
    Despite the Indonesian governments war against poaching activities in its waters, foreign boats continue to fish illegally, prompting the countrys navy to tighten security measures in its maritime territory. Following ...
  • Indonesia Intensifies Economic Diplomacy To Boost Growth
    27th February 2015
    Indonesias economy only grew 5.02 percent last year and failed to meet the target set in the 2014 revised budget. Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro stated on Feb. 5, 2015, that the economic slowdown in 2014 was a ...
  • Indonesia develops infrastructure to prepare for AEC
    24th February 2015
    A free flow of goods, people and services will characterize the launch of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Economic Community (AEC) at the end of this year. Infrastructure facilities such as roads, airports and ...
  • Lampung Province urged to develop tourism sector
    22nd February 2015
    Given its numerous tourist attractions, the Indonesian province of Lampung has been encouraged to develop its tourism sector as an important source of foreign exchange and employment. The rapid expansion of the tourism ...
  • Execution of foreign drug convicts will affect ties temporarily
    22nd February 2015
    The execution of drug convicts given the death penalty in Indonesia is a matter of law enforcement, similar to the execution of terrorists, which is required to fight crimes that threaten the lives of people. In keeping ...
  • Anesthetic withdrawn after two deaths in Siloam
    21st February 2015
    The death last week of two patients after being administered Bunavest Spinal in Siloam Hospital in Tangerang, Banten, prompted the government to order the withdrawal of the anesthetic drug from all pharmaceutical industry ...
  • Papuans` aspirations for a smelter to be soon realized
    18th February 2015
    The aspirations of the Papuan provincial government and the local community to have a smelter will soon be met as the government and PT Freeport Indonesia have reached an agreement to construct it in Timika. Papuan ...
  • Jokowi Under Pressure To Appoint Untainted Police Chief
    11th February 2015
    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has the prerogative right to appoint a national police chief of his choice, but it becomes a polemic when his candidate is not favored by the public. On January 12, 2015, the head of state ...
  • Indonesia, Malaysia to foster closer ties
    7th February 2015
    - Indonesian President Joko Widodo left Kuala Lumpur for Brunei Darussalam on Saturday, after a two-day state visit to Malaysia that is believed to have strengthened relations between the two neighboring countries. ...
  • Government boosting biofuel development
    5th February 2015
    The government is boosting the development of biofuels in a bid to substitute conventional fuels as the countrys fossil fuel reserves are steadily depleting. The subsidies, which were earlier given to fossil fuels, are now ...