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Government urges Indonesian citizens to evacuate from Yemen

28 March 2015

The Indonesian government continues to encourage its citizens in Yemen to evacuate from the country amidst rising tensions in the region. The Indonesian government has announced an evacuation impetus due to security … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Protect rogue thinkers

28 March 2015

The experience of an undercover cop teaches us that we should protect and support those willing to take risks, not leave them out in the cold when it goes wrong. John (not his real name) used to be a police officer, who joined the force to make a difference. While working as an intelligence officer, […]

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President Jokowi meets NPC Chief

28 March 2015

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) here on Friday visited the National Peoples Congress (NPC) and was received by NPC Chief Zhang Dejiang at the reception room of the Great Hall of the People. During the meeting, … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Seven ways to get the most out of a conference

28 March 2015

Getting the most out of any high-level gathering takes practice and a bit of luck. Dominique Turpin shares his insights inspired by this year’s trip to Davos. It is easy to be dazzled by high-level events. Even for seasoned conference-goers like me, this year’s annual World Economic Forum gathering of global leaders in Davos was […]

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Guess What?: Dul defends his single against critics

28 March 2015

JAKARTA: Abdul “Dul” Qodir Jaelani, son of rockstar Ahmad Dhani has responded to critics who accuse him of copying US rock band Nirvana on his newly released single. He posted his response on his Instagram account, kapanlagi.com reported on Friday. “Look how Kurt Cobain also attempted to copy a song titled ‘Eighties’ from the band […]

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Guess What?: Sophia Latjuba promotes local food

28 March 2015

JAKARTA: There are so many ways to save the earth and actress Sophia Latjuba does it by being a picky eater. The 44-year-old beauty said recently that she ate only locally produced, organic food.  “I always try to consume local food so it does not need to be flown-in, causing high emissions, to reach our […]

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1D ONE DIRECTION – MIDNIGHT MEMORIES live in Jakarta, Indonesia 2015 – Jakarta Video

28 March 2015

ONE DIRECTION ON THE ROAD AGAIN WORLD TOUR LIVE IN JAKARTA – INDONESIA at GELORA BUNG KARNO STADIUM March 25, 2015. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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President Jokowi invites Chinese investors for maritime cooperation

28 March 2015

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited Chinese investors to develop cooperation in the field of maritime as both countries share a common vision for the sector. President Jokowi extended the invitation while … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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City, ministry sign MoU to develop cattle breeding technology

28 March 2015

The Jakarta administration and the Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in cattle breeding technology. Previously, the ministry in cooperation with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and private cattle-breeder PT Karya Anugerah Rumpin (KAR) reported a successful artificial insemination program for cattle that produced […]

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Indonesian govt prioritizes renewable energy development

28 March 2015

The Indonesian government is focusing on the development of renewable energy and other alternative sources in the face of the depletion of its fossil-based fuel energy reserves. In an effort to develop alternative sources … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Geospatial Information Agency to verify 3,000 Indonesian islands

28 March 2015

Geospatial Information Agency will verify some 3,000 unnamed islands in Indonesia and put their coordinate on the map. “Therefore, the official number of our islands may increase from 13,466 to around 17,000,” Head of … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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Indonesia evacuates citizens from Yemen

28 March 2015

Indonesia has evacuated 141 of its 175 citizens who have registered themselves to be evacuated from Yemen due to unsafe conditions in that country, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday. Some 4,159 Indonesian citizens are … Full News here – ANTARA News –

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TNI deployment in Poso for training, not to chase terrorists

28 March 2015

The ongoing tri-service military exercise in Poso, Central Sulawesi, was being held not to hunt down the notorious Santoso-led terrorist group but was purely an exercise, Indonesian Army chief spokesman Brig. Gen. Wuryanto said on Thursday. “It is purely a military exercise involving the Army, Navy and Air Force,” he said referring to the Exercise […]

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Indian companies scramble to find women directors

28 March 2015

As Indian companies scramble to meet a deadline to appoint women to their boards, some wealthy business owners have a solution that meets the letter if not the intention of the law: appointing their wives. India’s market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, has set a final deadline of April 1 for all […]

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Thai airlines face scrutiny over safety, bans on new flights

28 March 2015

Thailand is facing bans on new international flights and increased inspections after the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged significant concerns about the country’s aviation safety, officials said Friday. The ICAO’s designation of Thailand as a “significant safety concern” has not been announced publicly by the U.N. agency but governments were informed last week. Kwak Young-pil, […]

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