PT Dahana to build explosives plant in Timor Leste

Jakarta, Nov. 12 -- State-run explosive manufacturer PT Dahana (Persero) will construct an explosives plant in Timor Leste in 2020. The company's President Director, Budi Antono, affirmed that develo... Read More

Minister points to construction industry's slow digital adoption

Jakarta, Nov. 12 -- Public Works and Public Housing Minister Basuki Hadimuljono conceded that Indonesia's construction industry had been slow at digital adoption that is the key to boosting the nation... Read More

Instant noodle packaging among worst polluters in Indonesia

Jakarta, Nov. 12 -- Plastic waste arising from local food and beverage products, mostly instant noodle brands, chiefly constituted the waste collected in the brand audit conducted by Greenpeace Indone... Read More

Judge expounds on rejection of Nahrawi's request for judicial review

Jakarta, Nov. 12 -- South Jakarta District Court's sole judge Effan explained rejection of ex-youth and sports minister Imam Nahrawi's request for a judicial review of the Corruption Eradication Commi... Read More

"Stinky" elephant foot yam flowers found growing in Banyumas yard

Purwokerto, Nov. 12 -- Flowers of the "stinky" elephant foot yam of the Amorphophallus paeoniifolius species were found growing in the house yard in Banyumas, Central Java, which house owner, Imanudin... Read More

Bali welcomes ASEAN, South Korean artists performing at ATO 2019

Denpasar, Nov. 12 -- Bali Deputy Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati welcomed ASEAN and South Korean artists scheduled to perform at the "Asia Traditional Orchestra" (ATO) 2019 at the Ksirarn... Read More

SMEs empowerment to be integrated in Omnibus Law: minister

Jakarta, Nov. 11 -- The cooperatives and small and medium enterprises sector will be integrated in one law through the Omnibus Law in connection with the creation of jobs, Cooperatives and Small and M... Read More

President unveils story behind being nicknamed "Jokowi"

Jakarta, Nov. 11 -- President Joko Widodo uncloaked the story behind his nickname "Jokowi" through some social media posts on his official Twitter and Instagram accounts visited on Monday. "My name i... Read More

Indonesia must have adequate defense capabilities: Minister

Jakarta, Nov. 11 -- Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto affirmed that Indonesia should possess sufficient defense capabilities based on its huge territory and profuse natural resources. "We want adequa... Read More

President receives KPU executive board members at Merdeka Palace

Jakarta, Nov. 11 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received several members of the General Election Commission (KPU) executive board at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on Monday. At the meeting that be... Read More