Indonesia aims to attract 6.4 billion USD in three SEZs World

Indonesia aims to attract 6.4 billion USD in three SEZs

The Indonesian Government is looking for an investment of nearly 89.6 trillion IDR (6.4 billion USD) in three newly-established special economic zones (SEZs) of Singhasari in East Java, Kendal in Central Java, and Likupang in North Sulawesi.
Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods Politics

Vietnam sends sympathies to Indonesia over floods

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 6 extended sympathies to Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over recent flooding triggered by heavy rains in West Java.
Indonesia: Mount Merapi spews into life World

Indonesia: Mount Merapi spews into life

Mount Merapi in Indonesia’s Central Java province spewed hot ash on January 4, causing mild ash rain over the Boyolali regency, according to the Boyolali Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD).
Indonesia: 98 percent of rivers polluted World

Indonesia: 98 percent of rivers polluted

Head of Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency Doni Monardo has said that 98 percent of rivers in the country have been polluted, especially in major cities.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.