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Indonesia works on attracting tourists from Saudi Arabia

Jakarta, March 21 -- Indonesia is gearing up to work on attracting more tourists from Saudi Arabia at the Riyadh Travel Fair held at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ministry of Tourism's De... Read More


Papua New Guinea to emulate Indonesia as economic role model

Jakarta, March 21 -- Papua New Guinea is keen to take a cue from Indonesia, as its role model, on ways to boost economic development and enhance partnerships in the Pacific region. Papua New Guinea's... Read More


BEI responds positively to Lion Air's IPO plan

Jakarta, March 21 -- The Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) has responded positively to the plan of budget carrier Lion Airlines to make an initial public offering (IPO) of its shares at the stock exchang... Read More


Indonesia signs economic agreement with South Pacific countries

Jakarta, March 21 -- Indonesia signed a joint statement on the launch of a preferential trade agreement (PTA) respectively with Papua New Guinea and Fiji during the South Pacific Forum (ISPF) held in ... Read More


Indonesia forges regional cooperation to stabilize rubber prices

Jakarta, March 21 -- Indonesian rubber farmers have been hit by falling prices since Q4 of 2018, prompting the government to find ways to stabilize rubber prices, among other things, by forging cooper... Read More


Telkom makes Indonesia 'Global Digital Hub'

Jakarta, March 21 -- State telecommunication operator PT Telkom Indonesia Tbk has completed the sea cable communication system (SKLL) project called Indonesia Global Gateway (IGG), making the country ... Read More


Magnitude-4.2 earthquake hits Alor, NTT

Kupang, March 21 -- An earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale, hit Alor District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province, on Thursday at 9:53 a.m. local time, but it did not have the potential to t... Read More


UN Environment Assembly adopts five resolutions initiated by Indonesia

Jakarta, March 21 -- The Fourth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) adopted five resolutions initiated by Indonesia, respectively on sustainable production and consumption, susta... Read More


Kualanamu Airport records 20 percent drop in domestic passengers

Medan, March 21 -- The Kualanamu Airport in North Sumatra recorded a decrease of 20 percent in the number of domestic passengers at the start of 2019 as a result of the rising flight ticket prices. "... Read More


Jokowi reiterates call asking people not to believe in hoaxes

Bogor, March 21 -- Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reiterated his call for the entire nation not to believe in fake news, false information, and slander ahead of this year's presidential elec... Read More