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Indonesian president pledges to boost human resources development, infrastructure, debureaucratization

Indonesian president pledges to boost human resources development, infrastructure, debureaucratization

By Eddy Suprapto AsiaN Contributor Jakarta: The Plenary Session of the Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly today witnessed the swearing-in of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Vice President Ma’ruf Amin for the 2019-2024 term. The inauguration of President Jokowi was attended by Asean heads of state namely Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah from Brunei Darussalam, Singapore Prime Minister […]

Old Shoes for Mother: An inspiring life story that motivates great success

Old Shoes for Mother: An inspiring life story that motivates great success

  Jakarta: A bitter life experience could actually be a whip for success, Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto said as he attended a meeting with the production team of the film “Old Shoes for Mothers”. “In the course of my own life, 99 percent is a process, and success is only […]

“Parasite”: The best Korean movie in Indonesia

“Parasite”: The best Korean movie in Indonesia

The success of the film Parasite in South Korea seems to be contagious also in Indonesia. This film by famous director Bong Joon Ho is a best-seller from the Land of Ginseng in Indonesia. Jakarta: South Korea’s pop music (K-pop) and drama are not the only ones that began to assert themselves in the entertainment […]

Threat of energy crisis in Indonesia

Threat of energy crisis in Indonesia

The further erosion of Indonesia’s oil production is a real threat and it cannot be denied that it is a burden on state finance. The government must provide Rp.1 trillion per day to import oil so that Indonesia’s daily oil needs are met. Until now the country’s oil production meets only 48.75% of the one million […]

Indonesia Vision 2019-2024

Indonesia Vision 2019-2024

After being declared the winner of the general election by the General Election Commission, the pair Joko Widodo (Jokowi) – Ma’ruf Amin delivered a speech on Indonesia’s vision 2019-2024. President Jokowi’s speech was not as usual. This time it was no longer stale and it immediately stabbed on the fundamental problems of the Indonesian nation. […]

An earthquake in Bali

An earthquake in Bali

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck off Indonesia’s Bali Island earlier on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 7.18 WIB. The epicenter of this earthquake is in 83 southwest Nusa Dua, a depth of 104 kilometers. Although it does not have the potential for a tsunami, the earthquake has a unique mechanism, namely a combination of […]

The Breakthrough Diplomatic

The Breakthrough Diplomatic

South Korean diplomacy with Southeast Asian Nations had stopped for four years. Now, South Korean President Moon Jae-in will bring diplomatic breakthrough. President Moon Jae-in will be visiting three ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries next month—namely Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines—for the first time since assuming office May of this year. President Moon’s […]

Unstable World Leaders

Unstable World Leaders

North Korea young leader Kim Jong-un inspecting the new weapon and showing it being loaded into an intercontinental ballistic missile accompanied the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) report: “North Korea has succeeded in making a more developed nuke.” A photo of Kim Jong-un holding inspected a missile was released by State media on the 3rd […]

Indonesian democracy challenged by local customs

Indonesian democracy challenged by  local customs

Indonesia is a vast tropical country of sprawling archipelago with extremely diverse cultures and a demographic make-up of over 300 ethnic groups, and more than 700 living languages spoken. Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world and also has a significant Christian Protestant and Catholic population. Hindus mostly inhabit the island of Bali, […]

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