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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


Canadian Stocks Edging Higher After Flat Start

India, March 21 -- The Canadian stock market is edging higher after a flat start on Thursday amid cautious moves by investors after the U.S. Federal Reserve said there will not be any rate hikes this ... 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


Number of air passengers expected to decrease in Eid 2019

Jakarta, March 21 -- The number of air passengers is expected to go down during the Idul Fitri (Lebaran) this year, in contrast to the common trend of increasing during this time in the past. Secreta... Read More


Papua's government to relocate residents from Cycloop nature reserve

Jayapura, March 21 -- The local government in Papua had been planning to relocate residents who live in the Cycloop nature reserve area in a bid to avoid future flash floods. Papua's Governor, Lukas ... Read More


Nepal U-19 cricket team defeats Andhra Pradesh in practice match

KATHMANDU, March 21 -- Half centuries from Rohit Kumar Paudel and Sandeep Jora helped Nepal U-19 cricket team to a 62-run win over Andhra Pradesh U-19 cricket team in the first practice match in India... Read More