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Demographic bonus emerges as solution to break middle-income trap

Denpasar, Dec. 5 -- Deputy Finance Minister Suahasil Nazara believes that Indonesia's demographic bonus holds huge potential to become a solution to escape the middle income trap. "For the labor sect... Read More


Jokowi upbeat about US businesses tapping opportunities in Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited business persons from the United States to capitalize on opportunities in Southeast Asian nations, especially Indonesia. "I am optimistic... Read More


President Jokowi receives US-ASEAN Business Council delegation

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received a delegation of the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (US-ASEAN) Business Council, led by its chairman Alexander C. Feidma... Read More


Indonesia's economy forecast to record 5.05 percent growth in 2019

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- Vice Finance Minister Suahasil Nazara has projected Indonesia's economy to register a slower paced growth in 2019 as compared to the previous year owing to the impact of the global ... Read More


Indonesia's profuse green energy may reduce current account deficit

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is optimistic about Indonesia's copious green energy aiding the country to improve its current acco... Read More


BNN chief, security minister discuss death row convicts

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- National Narcotics Agency (BNN) Chief Commissioner General Heru Winarko discussed issues related to Indonesia's war on drug, including a need to execute death row convicts, with top... Read More


UNP awards honorary doctoral degree in education to Jusuf Kalla

Padang, Dec. 5 -- Former Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in quality assurance in education by the Padang State University (UNP) on Thursday. In his speech... Read More


Laksmi Pamuntjak releases third novel

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- Laksmi Pamuntjak, a prominent Indonesian author, released her third novel, 'Fall Baby', presenting a multi-theme of women, visual art, history and identity. Fall Baby tells the sto... Read More


Hyundai general manager receives KPK summons as bribery case suspect

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) summoned Hyundai Engineering and Construction general manager and PT Kings Property Indonesia director as suspects in a bribery case over... Read More


Indonesia's Joko Widodo named as the Straits Times Asian of the Year

Jakarta, Dec. 5 -- The President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has been named as the Straits Times Asian of the Year 2019, the Singapore-based newspaper announced in a written statement received here on Th... Read More