2018

Knowing Buddha Organization founder Awakening the World…..

  Bangkok – Anyone visiting Bangkok these days will see the  Knowing Buddha Organization (KBO) signs at the airport on arrival,  starting at immigration desk, on billboards driving into the city, on displays and exhibitions at Buddhist temples throughout Thailand. All this is designed to raise awareness  about the misuse of Buddha’s image as decoration […]

“Bali Nine” Lawrence banned from entering Indonesia for life

Denpasar, Bali – Renae Lawrence, a member of “Bali Nine” drug smugglers, has been banned from re-entering the Indonesian territory for life, after her release and deportation to her home country Australia in November. “Certainly, she would be banned from entering Indonesia for the rest of her life. As of now, she is in the […]

Indonesia is more peaceful than other islamic countries: Kalla

Bandung – Vice President Jusuf Kalla said that Indonesia, as the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, was more peaceful than other Islamic countries today. “We are grateful that Indonesia, despite having experienced conflicts in the past, is now one of the most peaceful countries compared to other countries. We are not […]

5.3-magnitude jolts South Bali

Denpasar – An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale jolted South Bali on Thursday at 1:23 a.m. local time, but it did not have potential to trigger a tsunami. The quake`s epicenter was located at 9.42 degree southern latitude, 115.41 degree eastern longitude, at a depth of 20 km, and 78 km southwest of […]

Three important things Indonesia has to learn from Chinese industrial film

Nusa Dua – President of China Film Group Corporation Le Kexi revealed that there are three important things from the progress of the Chinese film industry that Indonesia must learn. “First, there must be regulations, policies or regulations for the international community. Because this is the most basic thing to develop the film industry,” Le […]

Health laboratory results awaited on JE virus spread in Bali

Jakarta – Health Minister Nila Moeloek confirmed that she still awaits the health laboratory center results on the issue of spread of the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus in the island of Bali. “It is still being explored. We ask whether the health center laboratory is correct or not (the case),” Moeloek stated at the Ministry […]

Vice President leads ceremony to observe Heroes` Day in Jakarta

Jakarta – Vice President M Jusuf Kalla led a ceremony to commemorate Heroes` Day at the Kalibata heroes` cemetery, here, Saturday. Kalla and his spouse, Mufia Jusuf, arrived at the cemetery at 7:55 a.m. local time. The Vice President acted as the inspector of ceremony, with Colonel Rizayan as the commander of ceremony. The function […]

Direct flights to attract more Russian Tourists to Indonesia: Ambassador

Denpasar – Indonesian Ambassador to Russia M. Wahid Supriyadi said the number of tourists from Russia to Indonesia could be increased by opening direct flight between the two countries. “Direct flights between Moscow and Denpasar (Indonesia) would have big impact with more foreign tourist to visit Bali,” Wahid Supriyadi said when attending the ceremony welcoming […]

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