Joint naval exercise takes place in Singapore ASEAN

Joint naval exercise takes place in Singapore

The Singaporean and Indonesian Navies are jointly holding the sixth Western Pacific Mine Countermeasure Exercise (WP MCMEX) from August 25-28 with the involvement of naval forces from 16 countries.
Indonesia central bank guards rupiah ASEAN

Indonesia central bank guards rupiah

Indonesia’s central bank has decided to hold the benchmark interest rate at 7.5 percent, which has been kept unchanged for six consecutive months, in an attempt to support the currency rupiah.
Second Indonesian plane crash black box found ASEAN

Second Indonesian plane crash black box found

Indonesian rescue forces retrieved the second flight data recorder of the passenger plane that crashed in the easternmost province of Papua on August 16, the country’s Transport Ministry said.
Indonesian airplane crashes into mountain World

Indonesian airplane crashes into mountain

A ATR 42-300 twin-turboprop plane operated by Indonesian carrier Trigana Air appears to have crashed into a mountain after going missing on August 16, said Air Transportation Director General Supraset
 Indonesia to steer away from consumerism ASEAN

Indonesia to steer away from consumerism

Indonesia will change its lifestyle paradigm of consumption to empower productive sectors to boost its economy, President Joko Widodo remarked at the annual People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR).
 Indonesian President reshuffles cabinet World

Indonesian President reshuffles cabinet

Indonesian President Joko Widodo reshuffled his cabinet on August 12 by replacing a number of leaders of important ministries in a bid to boost economic recovery, according to Antara news agency.