Friday, 29th April 2016
Feature
  • NTT establishes terrorist prevention coordination forum
    3rd March 2016
    The Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has set up a terrorist prevention coordination forum in an effort to rid the islands province of terrorism and radicalism. This forum is expected to cooperate with all ...
  • Saving Young Indonesians From Being Radicalized
    2nd March 2016
    The Indonesian military and police have been launching a manhunt through the Tinombala Operation 2016 since January 10 to hunt Santoso and his men in the jungles of Poso, Central Sulawesi Province. But, as of Tuesday, the ...
  • Indonesia Beefs Up Security Measures Ahead of OIC Summit
    2nd March 2016
    The Indonesian authorities have beefed up security measures in Jakarta and surrounding areas for an Extraordinary Summit of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), scheduled to be held in the capital city on March 6-7, ...
  • Efforts to combat drug abuse suffer another blow
    26th February 2016
    The recent drug abuse case involving employees of the South Sumatra Provincial Youth and Sports Office has dealt another blow to the fight against narcotics in Indonesia. The National Narcotic Agency (BNN) Office in the ...
  • Government lowers interest rate for small businesses
    26th February 2016
    Micro and small-scale enterprises (SMEs) are one of the countrys economic pillars which are expected to compete in the frontline of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) era. In an effort to increase the countrys economic ...
  • Govt to intensify fight against drug trafficking
    26th February 2016
    President Joko Widodo has called for intense efforts to fight the distribution of narcotic drugs in view of the growing seriousness of the problem. In a limited meeting with the chief officials of offices concerned with ...
  • Kampong Al-Munawar gearing up for total solar eclipse tour
    25th February 2016
    Palembang is expected to emerge as one of the favorite cities catering to tourists and scientists wanting to watch the total solar eclipse scheduled to occur on March 9 this year. The city administration has been gearing ...
  • Indonesia to bring banking rate down to single digit
    25th February 2016
    In order to make the countrys economy more efficient and competitive as it faces the ASEAN Economic Community, the Indonesian government is formulating steps to bring down banking interest rates to a single digit. Vice ...
  • Capital inflow expected to double this year
    24th February 2016
    The governments step to launch a series of economic policy packages and the effort by the Indonesian central bank (Bank Indonesia/BI) to lower its benchmark rate are expected to boost foreign capital inflows to Indonesia. ...
  • Revision of anti-graft law finally postponed
    23rd February 2016
    The planned revision of Law No.30/2002 on Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is finally postponed after President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with the leadership of the House of Representatives (DPR) and of the KPK on ...