Thursday, Nov 9


Indonesia to encourage equal trade treatment in APEC


Indonesia will encourage equal treatment among trade partners during the 25th summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Forum held in Vietnam, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated here, Thursday.

Kalla opens ISEF 2017


Vice President Jusuf Kalla opened the Indonesia Sharia Economic Festival (ISEF) 2017, which is one of the biggest sharia financial and economic event in the country to integrate the financial and real sectors.

Government carries out construction of 245 infrastructure projects in 2017


The Central Government will carry out construction of 245 infrastructure projects including toll roads, airports and seaports.

S Korean President visits Bogor Trade Mall


Visiting President Moon Jae-in of South Korea visited Bogor Trade Mall (BTM), along with President Joko Widodo, on Thursday evening.

Indonesia, S Korea sign three cooperation agreements


Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, witnessed the signing of three cooperation agreements between the two countries at Bogor State Palace here on Thursday evening.

Indonesia expects APEC to remain open and free


Indonesia has expressed hope that the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will continue to serve as an open and free regional forum.

Indonesia, S Korea to step up relations into special, strategic partnership


Indonesia and South Korea have agreed to step up their partnership to make it a special and strategic one.

Jokowi, Moon discuss security situation in Korean Peninsula


Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) discussed security situation in the Korean Peninsula with his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-In, during bilateral talks at the Bogor Palace on Thursday.

Indonesia elected as UNESCO`s Executive Board member


Indonesia was elected as a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizations (UNESCOs) Executive Board for the 2017-2021 term during the world bodys 39th general conference held in Paris on ...


UAE cabinet meets amid 1.5 million titles at Sharjah Book Fair


A lot becomes evident about the cultural values of a nation and the leadership’s vision for its people when a mass book fair transforms into a venue for high-level discussions. In what became the first-ever event of its kind ...


NTT Communications named Best Global Wholesale Carrier (Data) and Best North American Wholesale Carrier at Global Carrier Awards 2017


NTT Communications (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (TOKYO:9432), was named Best Global Wholesale Carrier (Data) and Best North American Wholesale Carrier at the Global ...


Earthquakes hit several regions in Indonesia


A series of earthquakes with different intensities hits the Indonesian provinces of North Maluku, Bali, and Lampung on Thursday.


Indonesia to push for conclusion of three bilateral negotiations


The government is pushing for the conclusion of three negotiations in the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) here to be the basis to boost the countrys exports and economic growth.


Single-fuel price program likely to fall behind target


The government has launched a single-fuel price program in certain areas across the country since January this year, as part of its efforts to provide fuels at equal prices for consumers.

Field study held to revitalize Jakarta-Surabaya railway connection


Directorate General of Railways and the Assessment and Application of Technology Agency (BPPT) have cooperated with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to conduct a field study to revitalize the medium-speed ...

Task forces to be to accelerate ease of doing business


Indonesia, which has been able to improve its ease of doing business index from 91 to 72, will establish task forces for ease of doing business in order to further improve its business climate.

Over one thousand villages to have electricity


The Secretary of the Directorate General of New Energy, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, Wawan Supriatna, said here on Wednesday that 1,096 villages will have a power grid, provided by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral ...

Finance minister to study middle and upper class consumption pattern


Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati will study the consumption pattern of middle and upper class societies who give a significant contribution to household consumption.

Indonesia to broadcast live 38 events of Asian Games 2018


Indonesia will broadcast 38 sports events live during the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra, in August 2018.

The organizing committee needs Rp800 billion to broadcast Asian Games 2018


The organizing committee of the 2018 Asian Games (INASGOC) needs Rp800 billion for the cost of broadcasting the matches of 38 sports, opening ceremony and closing ceremony of the Asian Games.

Bappenas expects more private involvement in infrastructure projects


The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) expects more private companies to be involved in financing a number of infrastructure projects under the Non-Budget Investment Financing (PINA) scheme or the Government - ...

5.5 magnitude quake occurs in Bali on Thursday morning


A tectonic quake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale occured in Bali at 5.54 am on Thursday.

Wednesday, Nov 8


Wedding ceremony of Jokowi`s daughter modest: Kalla


Vice President M Jusuf Kalla has remarked that the wedding ceremony of Kahiyang Ayu, the only daughter of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), and Bobby Afif Nasution, had been organized modestly.

Attorney general`s office detains BKKBN chief


The Attorney Generals Office on Wednesday detained the chief of the National Demography and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN) on corruption charges.

Police name seven suspects in Nusakambangan prison riot


Police have named seven suspects in an inmate brawl that led to one dead and three injured in Permisan Penitentiary of Nusakambangan Island, Cilacap District, Central Java.

Indonesia eyeing West African market to export health products


Indonesia is eyeing export of health products by participating at the "Medic West Africa & Medlab West Africa Exhibition" (MWA), the largest exhibition of tools and health products in West Africa, held in Landmark Center, ...

Bandung Air Show 2017 to attract 100,000 visitors


The organizer of Bandung Air Show (BAS) 2017 has set a target to attract up to 100,000 visitors, according to Col. M. Iman Handojo, commander of Husein Sastranegara airbase.


Investment has grown in line with business confidence: Finance minister


Investment has grown positively in the third quarter owing to business confidence in the countrys economic conditions, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stated.


Jakarta Bay reclamation project being implemented in two stages


The Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs has explained that the Jakarta Bay reclamation project is being implemented in two stages to protect the state capital from the threat of land subsidence.


LEGO® Education brings STEAM learning to preschool classrooms


LEGO® Education announced today its new Early Learning solution, STEAM Park