Thursday, 26th May 2016
Feature
  • House urges development of military base in Natuna
    25th March 2016
    The House of Representatives (DPR) has stressed on the need to build a military base on Natuna Island as part of its defense system in the central part of Indonesia. DPRs Commission I on Defense and Foreign Affairs raised ...
  • Counterterrorism Actions Must Uphold Human Rights
    23rd March 2016
    The Indonesian government has been working to strengthen its Special Detachment (Densus) 88 counterterrorism squad by seeking a revision of a law on terrorism and increasing the allocation of funds for the unit. ...
  • Indonesia`s Firm Stance on China`s Territorial Violations Lauded
    22nd March 2016
    Indonesias Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti was seemingly furious when she received a report about a Chinese flagged fishing vessel and a coast guard vessel violating the countrys territorial waters off ...
  • Tidore to develop tourism facilities
    22nd March 2016
    The Tidore city administration in the Indonesian province of North Maluku is making every effort to develop several tourism facilities and infrastructure in the island of Tidore to provide comfort to the tourists. As a ...
  • Banyuwangi lures tourists with train ride, scenic nature
    22nd March 2016
    Banyuwangi is the right choice for families looking for a tourist destination that offers a fun trolley train ride that will take them to picturesque mountainous areas, lush green plantation areas, and a historical tunnel. ...
  • Power consumption goes down during Earth Hour
    20th March 2016
    The Earth Hour campaign brings down electricity consumption as lamps and other electronic devices were turned off for one hour on Saturday. In Bali, for example, state-owned electricity company PLNs Bali office predicted ...
  • Indonesia to import 3.22 milion tons of raw sugar
    19th March 2016
    The Indonesian government has allocated a quota for the importation of 3.22 million tons of raw sugar to meet the needs of the countys food and beverage industry for refined sugar in 2016. "The figure increased by five ...
  • Bilateral, multilateral cooperation needed to fight illegal fishing
    18th March 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) instructed to partly blow up FV Viking, so the other part could be turned into a monument to serve as a reminder of the fight against illegal fishing activities. Jokowi decided to make FV ...
  • Popularity of Indonesian language growing in China
    17th March 2016
    Indonesias national language bahasa is no longer considered a foreign language, especially by a majority of traders in the Silk Market, one of the famous markets in Beijing, China. The merchants are able to speak fluently ...
  • More signs of all-out war against drug abuse
    17th March 2016
    The governments plan to upgrade the National Narcotics Agencys (BNNs) status is an indication of its all-out efforts to fight narcotics abuse in the country. "The president is determined to upgrade the status of BNN. The ...