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Malaysia’s King, Queen on friendship-boosting visit to Indonesia

Malaysia’s King, Queen on friendship-boosting visit to Indonesia

  Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s King Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah will make a state visit to Indonesia from August 26 until Aug 29, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. He will be accompanied by Queen Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah and the delegation will include Minister of Economic Affairs Mohamed Azmin Ali, who […]

Ambassador to promote South Korean culture in five Indonesian cities

Ambassador to promote South Korean culture in five Indonesian cities

  Jakarta: South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia Kim Chang Beom will promote his country’s culture, tourism and traditional food in the five Indonesian cities of Jakarta, Cirebon, Brebes, Solo, and Surabaya. The event entitled Korean Friend to Java, known as “Teko Nang Jawa” in Javanese language ” will be held from September 2 to 7, […]

Indonesia’s police targeted in 74 percent of terror attacks in 2017-2018: Study

Indonesia’s police targeted in 74 percent of terror attacks in 2017-2018: Study

Jakarta: The police came under attack in 74 percent of the terror cases in Indonesia during 2017-2018, according to a study. “Some 74 percent of the terrorist attacks in Indonesia during the 2017-2018 period had made the police the prime target,” Director of Program and Research of the Habibie Centre Muhammad Hasan Ansori remarked during […]

Indonesia, Africa to be huge power if united: President Jokowi

Indonesia, Africa to be huge power if united: President Jokowi

  Bali: President Joko WIdodo (Jokowi) said that Indonesia and Africa could become a huge power if they are united through concrete cooperation to boost the welfare of the peoples. “Indonesia is ready and pleased to forge cooperation with our brothers in Africa. Indonesia is your true partner, your trusted friend,” Jokowi said in his […]

Indonesia: We do not want to be just consumers of technology

Indonesia: We do not want to be just consumers of technology

 Jakarta: The power of improved quality of human resources would enable Indonesia to actualize its vision to be a developed country, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said. “Through such determination, the 2020 fiscal policy is drawn up with the theme ‘A State Budget to Accelerate Competitiveness through Innovation and Improved Quality of Human Resources’,” the […]

Happy 74th Anniversary Republic of Indonesia: Commitment to integrity stressed

Happy 74th Anniversary Republic of Indonesia: Commitment to integrity stressed

  Jakarta: Indonesia celebrated its 74th anniversary as a republic with great fanfare with President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stressing that the integrity of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) must be placed in the most important position. “The integrity of NKRI should not be sacrificed. NKRI’s integrity must be placed in the […]

Malaysia, Indonesia advocate for greater media role in strengthening relations

Malaysia, Indonesia advocate for greater media role in strengthening relations

    Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian and Indonesian press have agreed to play a complementary role in further strengthening bilateral relations between the two neighbouring countries through ‘out-of-the-box’ expansion of the traditional role of the media. Noting that the role of the media should not be confined to news reporting and promoting better understanding among […]

Greater Jakarta plunges into darkness following major blackout

Greater Jakarta plunges into darkness following major blackout

  Jakarta: A major blackout has darkened Indonesia’s Greater Jakarta and West Java where thousands of homes and public facilities as well as transportation lines were affected. The electricity outage on Sunday was attributed by Indonesia state electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to problems at several power stations on Java. According to the […]

Lucky escape for visiting Malaysian journalists as powerful earthquake rocks Indonesia

Lucky escape for visiting Malaysian journalists as powerful earthquake rocks Indonesia

  By Nasir Yousoff Contributor to AsiaN Jakarta: It was a lucky escape for several Malaysian journalists currently on a media trip to Indonesia after they felt the tremors caused by a powerful earthquake that hit the Banten province in Java, 120 kilometers from the capital. The quake, put at a magnitude of 7.4, struck […]

130-year old Indonesian man to perform Haj

130-year old Indonesian man to perform Haj

  Jeddah: An Indonesian man claiming to be 130 years old has arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to perform the annual pilgrimage (Haj). Ohi Aidros Samri arrived at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in the Red Sea city of Jeddah with six members of his family. He is being hosted by the King Salman’s Hajj […]

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