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Int'l Islamic University construction completed in 2020: Jokowi

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- The work to construct the International Islamic University of Indonesia, as a place of Islamic study, will be completed in 2020, according to President Joko Widodo (Jokowi). "As a ... Read More


Malaysians dominate foreign tourist arrivals to Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- During 2019, tourists of Malaysian nationality dominated the number of foreign visitors arriving in Indonesia, with 2.58 million, or constituting 18.94 percent of the total number o... Read More


PT KAI launches Dharmawangsa train

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI), Indonesian major railway operator, launched the Dharmawangsa Train on the Pasar Senen-Surabaya Pasar Turi-Pasar Senen route along with enactment of... Read More


November inflation rises 0.14 percent following commodity price hikes

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- Indonesia's inflation rate swelled 0.14 percent in November 2019, triggered by commodity price hikes following a surge in demand ahead of Christmas 2019 and New Year's Eve 2020 cele... Read More


Successes in IMO expected to boost Indonesia as global maritime axis

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- Indonesia's successes in being re-elected as council member of category C for the 2020-2021 period of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and an external auditor of IMO c... Read More


Jokowi hopes infrastructure in 5 "new Balis" to be completed in 2020

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has expressed his hope that the construction works of infrastructure to support tourism industry in five "new Balis" to be completed in 2020. "I hope... Read More


KPK summons Commissary of PTPN VI over imported sugar bribery case

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) summoned PT Perkebunan Nusantara (PTPN) VI Commissioner M. Syarkawi Rauf in connection with investigation over corruption in a sugar dist... Read More


Jakarta governor vociferously lauds 212 reunion rally

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan unequivocally praised the peaceful manner in which this year's 212 reunion rally ran, thereby mirroring Indonesia's unity in diversity. Addressin... Read More


FPI, Rizieq do not endanger Indonesia's unity, integrity: analyst

Kupang, Dec. 2 -- The Islam Defenders Front (FPI) and its leader, Habib Rizieq Shihab, are no threat to the Indonesian nation and state's unity and integrity, political analyst at the Kupang-based Muh... Read More


KPK summons four witnesses in crude oil trade graft case

Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) issued a summons to four witnesses over investigation into a bribery case linked to crude oil trade and refinery products at Pertamina En... Read More