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Drought dries out several springs in South Karawang
Several springs in South Karawang near Pangkalan Sub-district, Karawang District, West Java, have dried up during the current drought. "Not only springs but rivers in our region have also dried up. The local inhabitants ...
09/23/2017 12:18 PM
Marsudi meets foreign affairs ministers of MIKTA member countries
Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi attended a meeting of her counterparts from MIKTA  (Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey, and Australia) member countries at the Consulate General of Turkey in New York on ...
09/23/2017 12:14 PM
Residents evacuate to Jembrana following rise in Mt Agung`s status
Evacuees of the Karangasem district community, Bali Province, have reached Jembrana District following an increase in volcanic activity at Mount Agung. Indonesias Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center raised ...
09/23/2017 11:46 AM
Ngurah Rai Airport unaffected by Mt Agung volcanic activities
Ngurah Rai International Airport in the Indonesian island resort of Bali remains unaffected by the volcanic activities of Mt Agung, according to airport management spokesman Arie Ahsanurrohim."Until now flights to and from the ...
09/23/2017 05:16 AM
Mt Agung`s danger status raised to highest level
Indonesias Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) raised the danger status of Mount Agung in Bali to highest level four starting from 8.30pm on Friday (Sept. 22). "Considering Mt. Agungs latest ...
09/22/2017 09:08 PM
9,421 evacuate after Mt Agung shows signs of increased activity
As many as 9,421 people have been taking refuge in 50 different places, since Mount Agung in Bali province showed signs of increased activities, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB). "The number of ...
09/22/2017 07:16 PM
Indonesia highlights right to freedom of religion at the UN
Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi, as one of the panelists at the Trygve Lie Annual Symposium held by the International Peace Institute (IPI), highlighted the right to freedom of religion. The symposium was ...
09/22/2017 12:36 PM
Bali safe for tourists despite increased activity at Mt Agung
The Bali provincial tourism office has made assurance that Bali Island is safe for tourists despite Mount Agung showing signs of increased volcanic activity for which an alert status has been declared. Circulars will be ...
09/22/2017 12:33 PM
Minister Marsudi meets ICRC president to discuss Rakhine crisis
Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi met with Peter Maurer, President of the International Red Cross Committee (ICRC), here, Thursday, to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Myanmars Rakhine State, and Bangladesh. The ...
09/22/2017 12:20 PM
West Papua police detain five foreigners for illegal mining activity
The West Papua Police arrested five foreign citizens, Thursday, for alleged illegal mining activity in Kasi River, Kebar sub-district, Tambrauw District, West Papua Province. "I have no comment. I have to report it to the ...
09/22/2017 12:17 PM
Alert status declared in Ggunung Agung
An alert status has been declared for the Gunung Agung volcano in Bali following an increase in volcanic activity that has forced thousands of local residents to evacuate. Since mid-August, the Gunung Agung volcano has ...
09/22/2017 06:15 AM
4+1 formula a way to resolve rohingya issue: Kalla
The 4+1 formula suggested by Indonesia was one of the approaches that the world could adopt to resolve the Rohingya issue in Myanmar, Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla stated. "The 4+1 formula that we have offered is acceptable ...
09/22/2017 05:31 AM
Indonesia signs nuclear weapon ban treaty
Indonesia, along with dozens of countries in the world, has signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Wednesday. Indonesia, which was represented by Foreign ...
09/22/2017 03:09 AM
Agriculture Ministry reaches 62 percent of artificial insemination target
The Agriculture Ministry said artificial insemination of cows has reached 2.5 million or more than 62 percent of the target of 4.03 million cows so far this year. "Pregnancy, however, reached only 850,450 cows or 28.19 ...
09/22/2017 02:55 AM
ASEAN Public Relations Conference strengthens bloc's global reputation
The 2017 ASEAN Public Relations (PR) Conference helps to strengthen the reputation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at an increasingly competitive global level. The conference is being organized by the ...
09/21/2017 10:34 AM
ASEAN public relations strengthen regional structure
Public relations and communication are keys to obtain public understanding and participation in order to strengthen the regional organization's position at the global level, Director General of Public Information and ...
09/21/2017 01:45 AM
Ancient statue in Larantuka smuggled into Australia
An ancient bronze statue, with historical value and a cultural heritage for the indigenous people of Larantuka, East Flores District, has been smuggled into Australia, East Nusa Tenggara Cultural Office Chief Sinun Petrus Manuk ...
09/20/2017 06:16 AM
Media play role in strengthening Indonesia, Malaysia ties: Journalist
Mass media have played a crucial role in maintaining the harmonious relations between Indonesia and Malaysia, the senior journalist said during the discussion on the conflict resolution here on Tuesday. "In order to ...
09/20/2017 12:21 AM
Indonesia, Sri Lanka to form parliamentary cooperation group
Indonesia and Sri Lanka will soon set up a parliamentary cooperation group to further strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various fields such as politics, economy, and culture. "Indonesia and Sri Lanka both ...
09/20/2017 12:13 AM
Deputy minister receives visit of Director General of WIPO
Indonesian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs A M Fachir received a visit of Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gurry, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jakarta on Tuesday. ...
09/20/2017 12:11 AM