Minister Urges Indonesian Women To Be More Environmentally Conscious

Women Empo-werment and Child Protection Minister Yohana Yembise has expressed the hope that Indonesian women can be more environmentally cognizant, especially when it comes to their children and families. “Children are a great asset for preserving the environment. For that, women have an important role in educating them to become environmentally conscious,” the minister said […]

Government to Bring Modernity to 5,000 Backward Villages

The government said it will bring modernity to 5000 backward villages and will develop 2,000 self supporting villages until 2019. “The government will integrated overall village development movements to achieve the target,” Coordinating Minister for Human and Cultural Development Puan Maharani said here on Tuesday. Puan said the overall village development movement is a program […]

Pastika Invites People Not to Littering

Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika urged people in the island not to littering as it is the first step in preventing flood. “If you see trash, pick it up, do not be ignorant or even throw it into the gutter,” Pastika said while speaking at the podium of Bali Free Talk (PB3AS), in Denpasar. According […]

Indonesia Needs To Protect Its Agriculture: Academic

Indonesia, which is prioritizing agricultural development to achieve food self-sufficiency by 2017, should not nurse doubts about extending protection and subsidy to its agricultural sector, a chief researcher said. “Advanced countries have since the beginning done this (award subsidies) to protect their farmers. Indonesia should also do that,” Prof. Dr Wayan Windia, the head of […]

Pastika Assure US ambassador about Bali Tourism

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika convinced the US Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake that Bali will be a clean and organic tourist destination in the future. “Through programs of ‘Bali Mandara’ that is to realize the island of Bali into Organic and Green Province, one day it will be the most desirable destination […]

Government Optimistic of Luring 12 Million Tourists In 2015

JAKARTA ~ Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has expressed optimism that the number of foreign tourists expected to visit Indonesia in 2015 will reach 12 million. The government has increased its target of foreign tourist arrivals from 10 million to 12 million following a plan to significantly intensify tourism promotion activities, the minister stated here on […]

15 Types Culture in Badung are Almost Extinct

A total of 15 types of culture in Badung, Bali, are almost extinct due to lack of interest of the younger generation to continue the heritage of art and culture, according to Head of Culture Division of Badung, Ida Bagus Anom Basma. “A number of cultures that are almost extinct largely a sacred art that […]

Badung Government Invites Community to Promote Tourism Village

BADUNG ~ Government of Badung Regency, Bali, invites public to participate in promoting the tourist village to increase the number of tourists visiting the area. “This promotion is done to equally spread tourism development between the Southern and Northern parts of Badung,” said Head of Tourism Badung Cok Raka Darmawan during the implementation of the […]