Category: Featured

Telkom to Install Its Third Satellite in February

Despite last year’s delay, the state-controlled Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) plans to launch its third satellite worth US$199.7 million this February....

Indonesia to Build Papua Naval Base

According to General Gatot Nurmantyo of the Indonesian Military (TNI), Indonesia will deploy more military personnel in regions like Papua. Nurmantyo has stated that...

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Man Charged for Vandalizing Indonesian Flag

Indonesian police claim they have already charged a man believed to have desecrated the Indonesian flag with Arabic writing. The man, known to the media as NF, is...

Education Ministry to Consolidate Social Aid Data

The Ministry of Education and Culture has been assigned to distribute Smart Indonesia Cards (also known as KIP) to disadvantaged students.

111 Islets to Be Part of Indonesian Sovereignty

To secure the country’s defense and security, the Indonesian government hastened the registration of 100-plus islets around the country’s border areas.

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Jokowi Graces New Yogyakarta Int’l Airport Inauguration

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the New Yogyakarta International Airport will be formally held on Monday, January 23, with President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo gracing the...

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62 Foreigners Face Deportation for Multiple Immigration Violations

The office of North Jakarta Immigration will deport 62 foreign nationals, some of which are Egyptians and Nigerians, who were discovered to have committed multiple...

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Kiwi Woman Arrested In Bali Admits To Drug Smuggling

The New Zealand woman arrested in Bali last year for smuggling drugs has admitted to the crime.

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Indonesia Will No Longer Recoup Costs for Oil Exploration

On Wednesday, January 18, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry issued new decree basing new oil and gas contracts on the gross split scheme, instead of the cost...

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Megawati Backs Ahok-Djarot in Jakarta Gubernatorial Race

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri has officially confirmed she will be campaigning for the incumbent Jakarta governor...

British Council Pushes to Empower Indonesian Teachers and Students

The British Council-Indonesia partnered with HSBC and set a character-building programme for local teachers, principals and high school students.

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World Bank Projects Higher Than Expected Economic Growth in 2017

The economic growth for 2017 remains upbeat as the latest World Bank report projects it at 5.3 percent, higher than what the government initially expected.

Environment Ministry Urges for More Jobs to Cut Wildlife Crimes

According to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, providing more employment opportunities in relevant communities will considerably reduce wildlife crimes.

Narcotics Agency Blames Drug-Using Pilots for Indonesian Plane Crashes

The anti-narcotics agency head minced no words when he blamed pilots on drugs as one of the leading causes of aviation accidents involving Indonesian planes.