Thursday, 30th March 2017
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  • Indonesia appreciates Saudi government for hajj quota increase
    12th January 2017
    Indonesian government has highly appreciated the Saudi Arabian government for an increase of the formers hajj pilgrims quota to 211,000 in 2017 from 168,800 last year. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the increase in ...
  • Govt should focus on tapping fisheries resources
    10th January 2017
    The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) should now focus on the utilization of the countrys abundant fisheries resources, and not on their supervision only. The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) ...
  • PSSI appoints Danurwindo as timnas technical director
    10th January 2017
    In the congress of the All-Indonesia Football Association (PSSI), the countrys highest soccer association appointed a former senior coach Danurwindo as the technical director of the national soccer teams or Timnas who will help ...
  • Jakarta LRT to be operational in two years
    10th January 2017
    The first phase of Jakarta Light Rail Transit (LRT), a type of rapid transit that uses electric-powered trains, will certainly be ready for operation in the next two years. Started in September 2015, the first phase, ...
  • Govt to revoke visa-free facility
    8th January 2017
    The Indonesian government has decided to revoke its visa-free facility for a number of countries but it has not disclosed how many countries of the 169 facility recipients will be affected as it will still carry out further ...
  • Foreign firms urged to float shares at stock exchange
    8th January 2017
    Foreign companies, whose assets and income originate in Indonesia, are being urged to float their shares on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) as an Initial Public Offering (IPO). There are some 52 foreign investment ...
  • Govt to set up cyber agency to fight fake news
    5th January 2017
    The Indonesian government will soon establish a National Cyber Agency to help overcome the threat of fake news that aims to spread slanderous messages and hatred through social media. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) had ...
  • Govt to retain focus on infrastructure development in 2017
    4th January 2017
    Infrastructure is one of the backbones of economic growth so the government will retain its focus on infrastructure development this year. Last year, infrastructure did not function optimally in supporting economic growth. ...
  • Gain and loss from visa-free travel policy
    3rd January 2017
    The Indonesian government has offered visa-free travel for tourists from more group of countries, hoping to lure in more visitors and boost the country tourism sector. Currently tourists from 174 countries are no longer ...
  • Indonesian agricultural programs deemed successful in 2016
    1st January 2017
    One of the aims of the Indonesian governments programs in 2016 was to advance the agricultural sector, in order to regain the countrys self-sufficiency in rice, as in the past. Due to its efforts to introduce mechanized ...