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Indonesia, Qatar discuss enhancement of economic cooperation

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Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) discussed ways to boost economic cooperation during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, on Wednesday.

Indonesia, Qatar to form cooperation working team

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Indonesia and Qatar will set up a working team to follow up on the cooperation agreements that were discussed during a bilateral meeting between the two countries leaders in Bogor West Java, Wednesday.

Jakarta governor sees off VP to turkey for D-8 Summit

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New governor of Indonesian capital city Jakarta, Anis Baswedan on Wednesday night saw off Vice President Jusuf Kalla who left to attend the Developing Eight (D-8) Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct 20.

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Energy Ministry sets 35 percent revenue growth

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The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) is projecting a growth of 35 percent in state revenue from the energy and mineral resources sector by the end of 2017.

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Asahi Kasei's Microza™ hollow-fiber membrane selected for desalination plant in Kuwait

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Microza™ hollow-fiber membrane for water treatment from Asahi Kasei was selected as pretreatment membrane for the Doha Phase 1 reverse osmosis (RO)1 seawater desalination plant to be built near Kuwait City by Doosan Heavy ...

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Axalta focuses on waterborne coatings for sustainable future at the National Polymer Symposium XI in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, was recently invited to showcase its high performance products and speak at the National Polymer Symposium XI hosted by Indonesian ...

President denies Perppu on Ormas repressive

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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) denied the government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) on mass organizations (Ormas) was repressive, since in reality, its draft was made democratically.

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Herbalife Nutrition survey reveals APAC consumers concerned about aging-related health issues but underestimate the importance of nutrition in healthy aging

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Premier global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) today released findings from its Asia Pacific Healthy Aging Survey, of 6,000 respondents aged 40 and above from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, ...

Tuesday, Oct 17

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President calls for social media education in Islamic boarding schools

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President Joko Widodo has called on the Islamic boarding school to educate the students about social media utilization in order to avoid negative thoughts.

Indonesia, Saudi to draft new term on migrant workers

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Manpower Minister, M Hanif Dhakiri, and the Saudi Arabian Social Development Minister, Ali Bin Nasser Al-Ghufais, have signed an agreement on drafting a new term to regulate the migrant workers.

Indonesia`s exports to non-traditional markets begin to increase

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Indonesias exports to non-traditional markets have begun increasing, as part of the effort to expand the export market for its commodities, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said.

Indonesia, Belarus improve bilateral cooperation

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Indonesia and Belarus are committed to enhance their bilateral cooperation for the benefit of the communities of both countries.

President asks public to supervise village fund

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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the public to participate in supervising the use of village funds from the central government in order to avoid irregularities.

President calls for preparation to face changes

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President Joko Widodo has urged all elements of the community to brace themselves for a dynamic change that will happen due to the arrival of advanced technology.

Indonesian farmer receives FAO "model farmers" awards

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Ulus Primawan, a farmer from Lembang of West Java, has received the "Asia-Pacific Model Farmers" award from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Luhut reiterates RI`s stance on Freeport

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The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, has reiterated Indonesias stance regarding the divestment of PT Freeport Indonesia, during his meeting with the US Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross.

Surveys serve as means for government correction: President

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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) believes that surveys conducted on his government should serve as a means to make corrections for improving its performance and is not a measure of its electability.

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VP sees no urgency to set up anti-corruption special detachment

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Vice President Jusuf Kalla sees no urgency to set up an anti-corruption special detachment (Densus Tipikor) and asks the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the National Police and the Attorney Generals Office to work ...

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Sigma Systems appoints Vladimir Mitrasinovic as Senior Vice-President of Sales and Managing Director for EMEA and APAC

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Sigma Systems, the leader in catalog-driven software, has appointed Vladimir Mitrasinovic as Senior Vice-President of Sales and Managing Director for EMEA and APAC.Mr. Mitrasinovic was previously Head of the Cloud and Software ...

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Governor Baswedan, Deputy Governor Uno tour Jakarta City Hall

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New Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan and his deputy Sandiaga Salahudin Uno toured the Jakarta City Hall as they arrived for the first time in their new office on Tuesday morning.

IMF, World Bank monitor developments of active Mount Agung

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) are monitoring the developments of Mount Agung that has been active and can potentially erupt, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated.

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President delivers scientific address at Diponegoro University

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) delivered a scientific address during an event to celebrate Diponegoro Universitys 60th anniversary at the universitys stadium, Semarang, on Tuesday.

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New Savi Ocean ETA brings unmatched accuracy and transparency to shipments at sea

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Savi™, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software, and sensor technology, today announced the launch of its new Ocean ETA capability, bringing precise, live streaming ...

President Jokowi to visit three areas in one day

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President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was scheduled to visit Semarang, Garut, and Bandung on Tuesday for a number of event agendas.

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Bentley Systems announces winners of 2017 Be Inspired Awards

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The Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference – Bentley Systems,

Indonesia important for China's economy

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Indonesia is considered important for Chinas economy since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) established by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013.In order to promote this strategy of regional economy integration, Chinese local ...

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Two elephants die of electrocution in Sumatra

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Two Sumatran elephants were found dead due to suspected electrocution in East Aceh District of Sumatras Province of Aceh on Sunday.

September export performance down 4.51 percent

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The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) noted a decrease in Indonesias export performance in September 2017 by 4.51 percent from the previous record of 15.22 billion US dollars to 14.54 billion US dollars.

Authority foils attempt to smuggle endangered hornbills in Makassar

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The Security and Law Enforcement Agency (BPPH) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry for Sulawesi has foiled an attempt to smuggle four endangered knobbed horbills (Rhyticeros Cassidix) to Makassar, capital of South ...