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 […]

Indonesia Tells World Of Threat Of ISIS Lone Wolves

Nusa Dua – The Indonesian government on Wednesday warned countries of the damage that could be caused by individual terrorists returning home after fighting alongside ISIS in the Middle East. Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Law, Security and Political Affairs Wiranto said individual terrorists, known as “lone wolves” provided a new challenge in the fight against […]

Drug Agency Reports Drug Handling Cooperation to President

Jakarta – The Chief of the National Narcotics Agency, Budi Waseso, met President Joko Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta on Thursday to report the cooperation arrangements made with ASEAN countries to deal with drugs circulation. “Today I reported my experience of working in Batam, Riau Islands with the ASEAN for interdiction cooperation,” Waseso […]

Indonesia-Australia to Conclude Trade Agreement

Jakarta – Australian Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo is visiting Indonesia this week to conclude a free trade agreement with Indonesia, the Australian Embassy here said on its website on Monday. “This week I am visiting Jakarta to build further momentum for concluding a free trade agreement with Indonesia,” he said as quoted […]