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Indonesia initiates UNSC meeting on Palestine: Envoy

Jakarta, Feb. 12 -- Indonesia and Tunisia successfully pushed for a UN Security Council (UNSC) special meeting to hear Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' statement in New York, Feb 11, after announc... Read More


Respect native Papuans' cultural norms, traditions: military officer

Jayapura, Feb. 12 -- XVII/Cenderawasih Regional Military Command Commander Major General Herman Asaribab reminded soldiers joining the task force of territorial duties in Papua and West Papua province... Read More


Riau prepares for land and forest fires this year

Pekanbaru, Feb. 12 -- Riau Governor Syamsuar issued a land and forest fire emergency preparedness status, effective Feb 11-Oct 31, 2020, as wildfires sporadically ravaged certain areas of 10 of the pr... Read More


Novel Baswedan receives anti-corruption award from Malaysia's PIACCF

Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 12 -- Senior investigator of Indonesia's Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Novel Baswedan received the International Anti-Corruption Award 2020 from the Perdana International ... Read More


FAO announces partnership to assist agriculture statistics adoption

Jakarta, Feb. 11 -- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced new partnerships to help countries adopt cost effective technologies to produce agriculture statistics, as the Asia Pacifi... Read More


Spodoptera frugiperda attacks maize plantations in Sikka

Kupang, Feb. 11 -- Head of the Agriculture Office of Sikka District, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Mauritius Terwinyu da Cunha said that some 2,540 hectares of maize plantations in the district were attack... Read More


Indonesia's economic growth may slow down after coronavirus

Jakarta, Feb. 11 -- The novel coronavirus outbreak has become a new challenge for the world's economy and Indonesia is predicted to suffer a slowdown in its economic growth of around 0.23 percent as a... Read More


IHSG strengthens slightly while investors cautious over Coronavirus

Jakarta, Feb. 11 -- The Indonesian composite index (IHSG) closed slightly higher Tuesday evening at 2.31 points, or 0.04 percent, to 5,954.4 while investors were cautious over the spreading of Coronav... Read More


Indonesia's first-quarter economic growth projected at five percent

Bogor, Feb. 11 -- Mari Elka Pangestu, newly appointed World Bank's managing director of development policy and partnerships, projects Indonesia's 2020 first-quarter economic growth to remain in the fi... Read More


Government not to repatriate Indonesian ex-ISIS-fighters

Bogor, Feb. 11 -- The government has decided not to accept Indonesian citizens who joined terrorist networks abroad, including the ISIS, Coordinating Minister for Legal, Political and Security Affairs... Read More