Monday, 5th December 2016
Feature
  • Increasing halal certification in West Nusa Tenggara
    14th September 2016
    The province of West Nusa Tenggara is among several Indonesian regions that can become an icon of halal tourism but the halal certification process for hotels and restaurants in the province is still lacking. The Lombok ...
  • Jakarta Bay reclamation to resume
    14th September 2016
    The government has finally decided to resume the controversial Jakarta Bay reclamation project, which was suspended in the middle of this year. Despite being dubbed by the Jakarta government as the best solution to Jakarta ...
  • Arcandra to be reappointed minister?
    12th September 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), during his second cabinet reshuffle on July 27, appointed Arcandra Tahar as energy and mineral resources (ESDM) minister, replacing Sudirman Said. However, he dismissed the new minister on ...
  • Preserving biodiversity for a prosperous Papua
    11th September 2016
    The Agirway dancers of Papua performed the exquisite Ballads of Cendrawasih (Birds of Paradise) dance, marking the opening of an International Conference on Biodiversity, Eco-Tourism and Creative Economy (ICBE), and showcasing ...
  • Raja Ampat, home to more than 300 bird species
    11th September 2016
    Besides known as an object of beautiful marine tourism, the Raja Ampat Islands District in the Indonesian province of West Papua also holds the potential wealth of outstanding land with more than 300 species of birds in its ...
  • Arafah, where muslims go to answer Prophet Ibrahim`s call
    11th September 2016
    Over 2 million Muslims from all over the world started moving from Mecca towards Arafah on Saturday for Wuquf, which marks the peak of the Hajj pilgrimage rites. Wuquf falls on Sunday, September 11 or 9 Dhul-Hijjah 1437, ...
  • Budi Gunawan seen competent to lead Indonesian Intelligence Agency
    4th September 2016
    President Joko Widodos (Jokowis) decision to appoint Commissioner General Budi Gunawan as the head of the National Intelligence Agency (BIN) to replace Sutiyoso has been lauded by many. Budi Gunawan (BG), who is now ...
  • Biak Numfor keen to host Sail Cenderawasih
    4th September 2016
    Attempting to develop the Biak Numfor district in Indonesias easternmost province of Papua into a leading international tourist destination, the local government is keen to host Sail Cenderawasih Bay as part of Sail Indonesia. ...
  • Police uncover online child prostitution
    3rd September 2016
    Police have uncovered a case of online prostitution involving underaged children being made to serve homosexuals in a hotel in Cipayung in Puncak area, West Java. Over the past years, prostitution has slowly but ...
  • Tax amnesty program not for small taxpayers
    3rd September 2016
    Taxpayers belonging to the middle and low-income strata should not worry about the governments tax amnesty program because it will be enforced only on big taxpayers. According to Chief Economic Minister Darmin Nasution, ...