Thursday, 23rd October 2014
Feature
  • Councilors Blame FCTC For Cigarette Plant Closures
    20th May 2014
    The East Java Legislative Council has blamed foreign pressures --exerted through the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control-- for the closure of two hand-rolled cigarette factories in East Java, which forces 4,900 workers to ...
  • Indonesia Gears Up For Presidential Election
    20th May 2014
    The General Election Commission (KPU) has started the process of the implementation of the July 9 presidential election, after announcing the results of the parliamentary elections held on April 9, 2014. "We have sent ...
  • Indonesia Gears Up For Research In Unexplored Deep Sea
    19th May 2014
    Indonesia is the biggest archipelagic country in the world, with around 70 percent of its territory is waters and it has around 17,480 islands. Indonesias future basically lies in oceans expected to help sustain food ...
  • Government Working Out Roadmap for Seaweed Development
    18th May 2014
    Indonesia, the worlds third largest seaweed supplier, is working out a roadmap for integrated development of up-and-downstream seaweed industries to increase the economic value of the commodity at home. "The government, in ...
  • Indonesia Likely To Have Fewer Women In Parliament
    18th May 2014
    Despite the increase in the number of female candidates in the parliamentary elections held throughout Indonesia on April 9, 2014, the country would likely fail to meet its target of increasing womens representation in the ...
  • Three Alliances Likely To Compete in 2014 Presidential Race
    17th May 2014
    The Golkar Party and ruling Democratic Party (PD) are discussing the possibility of forming an alliance in a bid to field candidates for the upcoming July 9, 2014 presidential elections. Officials are expected to decide ...
  • CTI Center Expected To Make Manado World`s Coral Reef Capital
    17th May 2014
    The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF), a partnership of six countries formed in 2007, finally has a permanent secretariat in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The permanent ...
  • Wibisono to report objectively on human rights situation in Palestine
    16th May 2014
    Working on human rights issues is not new for Indonesian senior diplomat Dr Makarim Wibisono recently elected by UN Human Rights Council as special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel ...
  • Indonesia Considers Chemical Castration To Deter Pedophiles
    16th May 2014
    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono again chaired a limited cabinet meeting to discuss effective measures to protect children from pedophiles, following reports of an increasing number of children becoming victims of sexual ...
  • World Ocean Business Forum Marks Start Of World Coral Reel Conference
    15th May 2014
    More than 400 participants from 24 countries attended the World Ocean Business Forum (WOBF) held in Manado, North Sulawesi, on May 14, to mark the start of the World Coral Reef Conference (WCRC) taking place until May 17, ...