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Digital rupiah study to be completed in 2020: BI

Bank Indonesia head of transformation Onny Widjanarko said on Wednesday that a study on the possible issuance of digital rupiah by the central bank …

Digital Currency

WTO rules EU must change duties on Indonesia biodiesel | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of several challenges by Indonesia to anti-dumping duties imposed on its biodiesel exports to the European Union, saying the measures needed to be changed.<p>The ruling is the latest in a series of legal challenges to duties …

North Africa

Makassar New Port

Work in progress on a harbor development in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on Friday (26/01). The Makassar New Port Project, which involves the …

Jakarta

RSPO Aware of Complaint Kalimantan Villagers Filed Against It at OECD

<b>Jakarta.</b> The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil said it is aware of the complaint an Indonesian community rights group filed against it at the …

Rights & Freedoms

Indomie served in Milan halal restaurant

Indomie, the popular Indonesian instant noodle, is now available at a halal fast food restaurant in Milan, Italy.<p>According to <i>Antara</i>, Ckn & Ckn owner …

Italy

Marvel seeks to expand to fashion in Indonesia

American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate The Walt Disney Company is eyeing Indonesia as a potential market to …

Walt Disney Company

Goodbye Indonesia, I will miss you

Anything seems possible here even when so much is bloody difficult. I was recently trapped in floods in Jakarta. The eight-kilometre commute from my …

Asia

Palm Oil Association Urges Gov't to Revive Suharto-Era Transmigration Program

<b>Jakarta.</b> The Indonesian Palm Oil Association, or Gapki, urged the government to revive its now defunct transmigration program, first implemented …

Palm Oil

Indonesia warns against owning, selling, trading cryptocurrency

Bank Indonesia is taking a firm stance against cryptocurrencies as it urges all parties to refrain from owning, selling or trading the tokens.<p>“Owning …

Cryptocurrency

Pertamina Hulu Mahakam makes first crude oil shipment

PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam (PHM), the new operator of the Mahakam oil and gas block off East Kalimantan, has made its first crude oil shipment to …

Oil & Gas Industry

Bali volcano: Evacuees wait for signs of Mount Agung eruption

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bali is on volcano watch amid rumblings from Mount Agung and warnings that it could erupt at any time.<p>More than 75,000 people have now been evacuated from an exclusion zone around the volcano, which is around 70 kilometers (43 miles) north of Bali's main tourist areas of Kuta and …

Natural Disasters

Wiranto reject calls for tough action against Myanmar

Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto has rejected mounting calls for the government to expel Myanmar’s ambassador to …

North Africa

Malaysian, Singaporean win Gran Fondo New York Indonesia 2017

Athletes from Malaysia and Singapore came out as winners in the male and female categories respectively at the Gran Fondo New York Indonesia 2017 …

Asia

Borobudur tourism icon to receive another boost

The government has established the Borobudur Authority Body to boost tourism for one of Indonesia’s most iconic cultural destinations, the Borobudur …

Airports

Indonesia does not collect taxes from rich people optimally: Sri Mulyani

Finance Minister Sri Mulyadi Indrawati has admitted that the Directorate General of Taxation has not been able to optimally collect taxes from rich …

Regulation

No Indonesian casualties in Charlottesville: Ambassador

No Indonesian nationals were harmed in the violent, bigotry-laced riots that upended Charlottesville in the United States over the weekend.<p>Indonesian …

Washington D.C.

Jokowi promises to start Jember Airport expansion next year

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has promised to kick-off next year the expansion of Notohadinegoro Airport in Jember regency, East Java, for …

Asia

Sri Mulyani proposes more optimistic tax revenue target

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has asked the Directorate General of Taxation to increase tax revenues by Rp 20 trillion (US$1.49 billion) …

Taxes

Spa festival set to promote Indonesia's rejuvenating retreats

Those looking for a total body rejuvenation retreat but have no clue where to find it can check out the first Archipelago Spa Festival 2017 that will …

Luxury Lifestyle

Bekraf seeks to assist startups through Government Incentive Assistance

The Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) launched the Government Incentive Assistance (BIP) program, to provide capital access for creative economy …

Customers

Luhut urges Anies to continue reclamation

Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan has told Jakarta governor-elect Anies Baswedan and deputy governor-elect Sandiaga Uno that …

China

Jakarta's transit projects on track: Djarot

Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat has ensured President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo that the city administration will complete several mass …

Asia

Electricity firm PLN to offer tender for 6,000 MW power plant

State-owned electricity company PLN has announced a plan to hold a tender for a power plant construction project with a capacity of 6,000 megawatt …

Hydroelectric Power

Obama Visits Yogyakarta

<b>Jakarta.</b> Former US President Barack Obama and his family arrive in Yogyakarta on Wednesday (28/06) after spending five days holidaying in Bali.<p>Obama …

Asia

Growth in Air Passenger Numbers Exceeding Expectations: Transport Ministry

<b>Jakarta.</b> Airline passenger numbers grew 11.57 percent during the Idul Fitri holiday, exceeding government estimates, a senior official at the …

Airports

Stranded on Jakarta's Sidewalks

A group of around 30 asylum seekers live on the sidewalks near the offices of the United Nations refugee agency in Jalan Kebon Sirih Barat 1 in …

United Nations

Unilever Indonesia secures Rp 3 trillion standby loan for expansion

Publicly listed consumer goods giant PT Unilever Indonesia (UNVR) has secured a standby loan worth Rp 3 trillion (US$225 million) from Unilever …

Unilever

East Nusa Tenggara music festival entertains thousands of local, foreign visitor...

It was only 9:30 in the morning and people could be found flocking to the Resort TTU Insana Utara Sector Police station in North Central Timor (TTU) …

Music Festivals

Jakarta Police to deploy 10,000 personnel to anti-Ahok rally

The Jakarta Police are ready to beef up security ahead of Tuesday’s rally by several Muslim groups in front of the House of Representatives complex. …

Extremism

Tracing history of Indonesian culinary fare

When Manchester United soccer player Rio Ferdinand tried <i>nasi goreng</i> (fried rice) during a holiday to Singapore last year, he, like many others, …

Asia