Inclusion, sustainability should be cornerstones of policies: APEC

Jakarta, Dec. 11 -- The 2020 Chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials, 2020 APEC host, sought broader opportunities for people and more inclusive growth across Asia-Pacif... Read More

Indonesian mangrove cover increased to 3.56 million hectares in 2019

Madrid, Dec. 11 -- Indonesia's mangrove forest cover grew to 3.56 million hectares in 2019, Director of Environment and Disaster Management of the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Aff... Read More

High taxes hamper Indonesian exports to Africa

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- High import tax in destination countries in Africa has hampered Indonesian exports to the continent, a researcher of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has said. "We have ... Read More

Chinese Taipei adds contribution towards inclusive growth initiatives

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- Chinese Taipei has voluntarily contributed US$550,000 to support APEC initiatives that advance regional economic integration and inclusive sustainable growth across the Asia-Pacifi... Read More

Harness APEC's strength to overcome challenges: PM Mahathir

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has urged APEC member economies "to be united and harness collective strength to overcome issues and challenges, realign faith and charge ... Read More

Jokowi highlights economy-boosting pointers for agriculture-fisheries

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) drew attention to three areas to enable the agriculture and fisheries sectors to drive Indonesia's economic growth. "Firstly, our attention had only... Read More

Jokowi stresses on raising financial literacy to boost micro economy

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has put his weight behind improving financial literacy and inclusion among Indonesians to access banking services to drive micro economic growth. "T... Read More

Indonesia begins to tap carbon trading potential

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- Indonesia has begun exploring the potential of carbon trading since some 75-80 percent of the global carbon credit is derived from its forests, mangroves, peatlands, seaweed, and c... Read More

Indonesia, Taiwan accord to boosting economic cooperation

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- The Taiwanese government reiterated its commitment to boosting investment and trade cooperation with Indonesia on account of the myriad new-fangled opportunities sprouting up in va... Read More

Deputy Chief alleges revised KPK law non-adherent to UNCAC

Jakarta, Dec. 10 -- The amended law on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) fails to comply with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), Deputy Chief of KPK Laode M. Syarif st... Read More