Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Science/Tech

70 percent of Indonesian villages have access to internet

31st January 2017
The Indonesian Ministry of Village, Disadvantaged Region Development and Transmigration stated that approximately 70 percent of more than 74 thousand villages in the country had access to the Internet. "Only 30 percent of ...
Other Latest News
  • Lapan to build observatory with largest telescope in SE Asia
    22nd February 2017
    A national observatory being built in the mountains of Timau, Amfoang Tengah sub-district, Kupang district, East Nusa Tenggara Province, would be the largest observatory with a 3.8 meters telescope in the Southeast Asian ...
  • LIPIi to conduct bathymetric mapping in Indian Ocean
    20th February 2017
    The Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) will conduct bathymetric mapping (mapping of sea floor topography) in the Indian Ocean to determine and monitor potential threats of earthquakes in Indonesia. "LIPI will conduct ...
  • Scientists discover new frog species in Tanzania
    16th February 2017
    A new and unique species of frog has been discovered in eastern Tanzania, a development which is expected to boost tourism potential for amphibian lovers and researchers in the east African nation. Charles Meshark, ...
  • 70 percent of Indonesian villages have access to internet
    31st January 2017
    The Indonesian Ministry of Village, Disadvantaged Region Development and Transmigration stated that approximately 70 percent of more than 74 thousand villages in the country had access to the Internet. "Only 30 percent of ...
  • Facebook should provide filter for fake news: Ilham Habibie
    31st January 2017
    Facebook and other social media, which act not only as tech companies but also as media platforms, must provide a special tool to filter the spread of fake news, Chairman of Institute for Democracy through Science and Technology ...
  • Indonesian researcher explores Antarctica`s geology
    28th December 2016
    Gadjah Mada University (UGM) Yogyakartas researcher Nugroho Imam Setiawan arrived in Antarctica on Friday (Dec 23) to explore the geological conditions of the Earths southernmost continent together with a Japanese Antarctic ...
  • Too much "lurking" on social media makes you miserable: Study
    25th December 2016
    Excessive use of social media without connecting with others is more likely to make you miserable, a study showed. The study, published recently in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, was conducted ...
  • 48 countries participate in International Junior Science Olympiad
    3rd December 2016
    Forty-eight countries have sent their representatives to participate in the 13th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO), which will be here from Dec 2 to 11, 2016. "This is the best time for us, as we host the 13th ...
  • Zuckerberg offers Indonesia Internet connection in remote areas
    24th November 2016
    Facebook CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg has offered Indonesia a solution to increase Internet network in remote areas using unmanned aircraft (drone) designed by Facebook to boost the growth of small and medium industries (SMI). ...
  • First woman in space says Russians will be first on Mars
    22nd November 2016
    The first female cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (79) said she believed Russians would be the first to land on Mars and she would have been ready to go to the Red Planet herself, if it was not for her age. Tereshkova made ...