Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island World

Highways hasten urbanisation speed on Indonesia’s Java island

The urbanisation progress on Java, which is home to 60 percent of the Indonesian population, will be accelerated as highways will mushroom on the world’s most populous island in the couple of years, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Housing.
Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech World

Indonesian election: Widodo makes victory speech

Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo, accompanied by his running mate Ma’ruf Amin, made a victory speech in Central Jakarta on May 21, following the official announcement of the results of the presidential and legislative elections.
FAO supports Indonesia in organic rice production World

FAO supports Indonesia in organic rice production

Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has collaborated with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to launch a programme to support farmers in West Kalimantan to adopt organic methods for rice production.
New Zealand provides assistance to Indonesia for tsunami recovery World

New Zealand provides assistance to Indonesia for tsunami recovery

New Zealand Deputy Prime and Foreign Minister Winston Peters has announced that his country contributed 1 million USD to the International Federation of the Red Cross Emergency Appeal to help Indonesia’s recovery efforts following the recent devastating tsunami.
Condolences extended to Indonesia over tsunami Politics

Condolences extended to Indonesia over tsunami

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong, and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 23 conveyed their condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo over the massive material and human losses caused by the deadly tsunami that devastated Indonesia’s Banten and Lampung provinces on December 22.
Vietnamese Ambassador meets leader of Indonesian party Politics

Vietnamese Ambassador meets leader of Indonesian party

Vietnamese Ambassador to Indonesia Pham Vinh Quang on December 10 spoke highly of Indonesia’s vanguard role in the ASEAN, while paying a courtesy call on President of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Megawati Sukarnoputri, who is former President of Indonesia.
Can Tho, Indonesia look to boost coordination Business

Can Tho, Indonesia look to boost coordination

Authorities of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a working session with Indonesian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Hanif Salim on October 4 to discuss the prospect of multifaceted cooperation in the near future.
Indonesia to cut automobile import by 700 million USD World

Indonesia to cut automobile import by 700 million USD

The Indonesian Ministry of Industry has set the goal to reduce automobile import value by about 700 million USD this year from 3.3 billion USD in 2017 through import restrictions, especially targeting luxury cars.
Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia World

Eight killed in plane crash in Indonesia

Indonesia authorities on August 12 announced that a plane carrying seven passengers and two crew members crashed at remote mountainous area in the eastern part of the country, killing eight people.
Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.