Thursday, 30th March 2017
Feature
  • Indonesia`s economic growth to increase in 2017
    1st January 2017
    Many have predicted that while the global economic environment will remain uncertain in 2017 Indonesias economic growth next year will be higher than in 2016. In 2016, national economic growth was initially set at 5.3 ...
  • Yearender - Indonesia records highest number of natural disasters in 2016
    31st December 2016
    Indonesia was battered by 2,342 natural disasters in 2016, the highest in the past 14 years, making it one of the most violent years in recent memory. According to data from the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), ...
  • Yearender -- Indonesia`s role in handling maritime piracy in ASEAN
    31st December 2016
    Maritime piracy and sea border security has been one of biggest problems faced by countries in Southeast Asia region in 2016. Sailors and ship crews who came across sea borders in Southeastp Asia, for example in the ...
  • Indonesia should cut unnecessary electricity costs
    30th December 2016
    The price of electricity in Indonesia is relatively high due to high investment and production costs, reducing the global competitiveness of the countrys electricity board. The investment and production costs are high ...
  • Yearender - Wakatobi to increase tourist visits by 40,000 in 2017
    28th December 2016
    The scenic Wakatobi district, famous for its marine tourism, in Southeast Sulawesi Province, has been identified as one of Indonesias 10 flagship tourist destinations. As a result, the district government is committed to ...
  • Manado-Bitung toll road to be ready in two years
    27th December 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said the Manado-Bitung toll road is a priority for the government, and hoped that the road would be operational by 2018, as scheduled. This mega project in the Indonesian province of North ...
  • Govt needs to clarify rumors on illegal Chinese workers
    27th December 2016
    The government needs to clarify and provide comprehensive data on Chinese expatriates in Indonesia to scotch rumors on the influx of millions of illegal Chinese workers into the country. The public can just believe in ...
  • Hostage crisis finally ends with release of last two Indonesians
    27th December 2016
    The year 2016 was tainted by five hostage-taking incidents, occurring between March and July, with a total of 24 Indonesians being kidnapped for ransom by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group hiding in the Philippine forests. The ...
  • North Sulawesi to build a giant dam
    27th December 2016
    Expected to be completed in 2019, the Kuwil dam in Kawangkoan, North Minahasa District, will be a giant reservoir in the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi. Kuwil dam, with a perspective of a lake extending across 308 ...
  • Social solidarity called powerful tool for dealing with national problems
    25th December 2016
    Having more than 1,300 ethnic groups and 400 distinct languages and dialects, are certainly challenges for the 250-million population of Indonesia, the fourth most populated nation in the world, after China, India and the US. ...