26March2017

        

  • Mar 23, 2017

    Online Transportation VS Conventional Transportation

    According to well-known French philosopher, René Descartes (read: Rene Decart), when human beings start thinking, this means that they exist. Because humans think, it can be ensured even though there is minor change. The huge change of human life in…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah48
  • Mar 21, 2017

    President Joko Widodo wants the revision of law on migrant workers protection to be immediately completed

    Sometime ago, President Joko Widodo asked the National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers -BNP2TKI to soon complete the revision of the laws on the protection of Indonesian migrant workers -TKI. In the future, the model of…
    setiorini41
  • Mar 20, 2017

    Pros and Cons on Revision of KPK Law

    A discourse to revise Law No. 30 of 2002 on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) reemerges and becomes a polemic among the public. It occurs after the House of Representatives Skills Agency (BKD) conducted socialization on the Law revision at…
    Setiorini35
  • Mar 20, 2017

    PROS AND CONS ON THE REVISION OF CORRUPTION ERADICATION COMMISSION (KPK) LAW

    A discourse to revise Law No. 30 of 2002 on the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) reemerges and becomes a polemic among the public. It occurs after the House of Representatives Skills Agency (BKD) conducted socialization on the Law revision at…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah29
  • Mar 15, 2017

    Turbulence in Turkish-Dutch Relations

    Turkish President Reciep Tayyip Erdogan was furious because the Netherlands had expelled two Turkish ministers who were going to campaign in the Netherlands. The campaign was to be carried out in the framework of the referendum in Turkey on 16 April…
    Setiorini81
  • Mar 14, 2017

    THE USE OF NUCLEAR FOR PEACEFUL PURPOSES

    On Monday, March 13, 2017, Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, at the opening of regional meeting and dialog related to nuclear nonproliferation agreement for Asia Pacific in Jakarta, stressed the importance of the use of nuclear…
    Maryati/Setiorini221
  • Mar 10, 2017

    Codes of conduct on South China Sea

    COMMENTARY, 10.03.2017 The discussion of Codes of Conduct on the South China Sea is entering a new phase. As reported by Reuters News Agency, China's Foreign Ministry claimed to have completed the initial draft of the Codes of Conduct for the South…
    Dee Nugraha/Ani Hasanah130
  • Mar 09, 2017

    National Music Day

    Today, Indonesian nation is commemorating the National Music Day –HMN. It was initiated by the association of Artists, Creators and Music Recording Indonesia (PAPRI) during the era of President Megawati Sukarnoputri. But, the National Music Day was…
    Setiorini116
  • Mar 08, 2017

    FOOD CRISIS IN SOMALIA

    The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit was held in Jakarta from March 5 to 7, 2017, which coincided with the 20 years of its establishment. One of the summit results is the IORA Concord, approved by all delegates on the last day of the…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah 191
  • Mar 07, 2017

    THE 2nd ROUND OF JAKARTA REGIONAL ELECTION BEGINS

    The first round of Jakarta Regional Head Election to choose the new governor and deputy governor which was held February 15, 2017 ran smoothly and safely. The number of voters listed in the fixed voter list at the first round of Jakarta election was…
    MaryatiAni Hasanah182
  • Mar 06, 2017

    Indonesia the Host of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit

    For the first time, Indonesia becomes the Summit of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) held 5-7 March 2017 at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Jakarta. Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) was officially established on 6 to 7 March 1997. In the…
    Setiorini128
  • Mar 02, 2017

    The last period of Tax Amnesty

    The period of reporting the wealth in the form of tax amnesty program will end March 31st, 2017. This is in accordance with the tax amnesty regulation which has been applied since July 1st and will end March 31st, 2017. For the government of…
    and/Setiorini106
  • Mar 01, 2017

    KING SALMAN’S TOUR

    At an age which is no longer young, 81 years old, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz ascended the throne in January 2015. Two years later, in late February and in March 2017 the king embarked on a goodwill tour to Asia and Jordan. The visit with quite a…
    MaryatiAni Hasanah242
  • Feb 28, 2017

    WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF KING SALMAN’S VISIT FOR INDONESIA?

    King Salman of Saudi Arabia and the entourage are scheduled to visit Indonesia from 1 to March 9, 2017. On March 1 to March 3, they are scheduled to visit Jakarta and Bogor. Then the King and his entourage will be leaving for a vacation in Bali.…
    MaryatiAni Hasanah235
  • Feb 27, 2017

    INDONESIA-AUSTRALIA BILATERAL RELATIONS

    The relationship between Indonesia and Australia has a long history, namely since the struggle for Indonesian independence. Australia is one of the first countries in the world that recognizes the rights of Indonesia's independence. In its…
    andy/setiorini129
  • Feb 24, 2017

    New Regulation of Deportation on Illegal and troubled Immigrants under Donald Trump’s Administration

    COMMENTARY, 24.02.2017 Without finding the best solution of immigration policy that refuses Muslim immigrants, the government of President Donald Trump has issued a new regulation that might pose a new polemic. The new regulation about immigration…
    Dee/Ani Hasanah163
  • Feb 23, 2017

    Indonesian-Australian Economic Cooperation Agreement to Be Immediately Completed in 2017

    The dynamics of relations between Indonesia and Australia often undergo ups and downs. Although problems sometimes occur, as close neighbors, both countries are very integral. Moreover, both Indonesia and Australia also need each other in terms of…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah176
  • Feb 22, 2017

    THE PROBLEM OF KIM JONG NAM MURDER

    The murder of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, is still under investigation of the authorities in Malaysia. Related to this, Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi, initiated a tripartite meeting with…
    Maryati/Setiorini311
  • Feb 21, 2017

    BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND PT FREEPORT INDONESIA

    PT Freeport Indonesia -PT F I is an affiliate company of Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. In its activities, the company mines, processes and explores ore containing copper, gold, and silver. PT Freeport Indonesia operates in a plateau in Mimika,…
    Maryati/Setiorini241
  • Feb 20, 2017

    A JUST AND EVENLY DISTRIBUTED DEVELOPMENT

    Indonesia is a country with a large area, more than 1 million 904 thousand square kilometers. With such conditions, Indonesia should be able to implement equitable development so that there will be no gap among the regions. But it has to be admitted…
    andy/setiorini181
  • Feb 17, 2017

    The impact of Michael Flynn resignation on the continuation of the US dialogue with Russia

    COMMENTARY, 17.02.2017 President of the United States, Donald Trump has to lose one of his trusted officials shortly after his government operates officially. His National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn resigned from his position, as a result of…
    Dee Nugraha/Ani Hasanah162
  • Feb 16, 2017

    Indonesia’s simultaneous elections

    Simultaneous regional head elections across Indonesia in 2017 took place simultaneously in 101 regions across Indonesia on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. According to the General Election Commission -KPU, there are more than 41.8 million voters…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah173
  • Feb 15, 2017

    NORTH KOREA LAUNCHES MISSILE AGAIN

    Sunday (February 12th), North Korea fired a ballistic missile that flew from Banghyon air base, up to 500 kilomenter to the east and crashed in the sea of Japan. South Korean defense ministry spokesman could not confirm the type of the missile. But…
    Maryati/Setiorini265
  • Feb 14, 2017

    BLACK CAMPAIGN

    Currently, Indonesia is entering quiet period ahead of simultaneous regional head elections which will take place on 15 February 2017. These elections will be followed by 7 provinces namely Aceh, Bangka Belitung, Jakarta, Banten, Gorontalo, West…
    Maryati/Setiorini201
  • Feb 07, 2017

    REGIONAL HEAD ELECTION AND MONEY POLITICS

    The political climate in several regions in Indonesia is heating up ahead of the Simultaneous Regional Head Election on February 15, 2017. Certainly, the pairs of candidates of Regional Head and Deputy Regional Head are trying hard to win this…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah268
  • Feb 01, 2017

    MUSLIM ACTIVIST MURDERED IN MYANMAR

    Still fresh in memory the violence committed by the security forces of Myanmar to the minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine. Now the world's Muslim community were shocked by the murder committed against a Muslim leader in Myanmar. Ko Ni, a Muslim…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah183
  • Jan 31, 2017

    REGIONAL HEAD ELECTION AND ISSUES ON ETHNICITY, RACE, AND RELIGION

    Indonesian People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) chairman Zulkifli Hasan some time ago said issues on race, ethnic origin, and religion are over. Whereas, it turns out that in some areas, especially ahead of regional head elections in Jakarta, they…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah152
  • Jan 27, 2017

    The construction of the US-Mexico border wall and anticipation of changes in foreign policy of the United States

    In addition to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, US President Donald Trump implements one of his campaign promises, namely to build the US-Mexico border wall. When signing the executive order on the border wall two days ago, President…
    dee/setiorini245
  • Jan 26, 2017

    The meeting between President and Chairman of the People Consultative Assembly

    President Joko Widodo and the Chairman of the People's Consultative Assembly –MPR, Zulkifli Hasan held a meeting at the State Palace in Jakarta on Tuesday to discuss the current situation in the country. This meeting is considered important…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah237
  • Jan 25, 2017

    President of the United States Donald Trump, has fulfilled one of its promises

    President of the United States Donald Trump, has fulfilled one of its promises while campaigning for his election, to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership-TPP. Donald Trump not only the repealed US TPP membership but also threatened to impose…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah244
  • Jan 24, 2017

    INDONESIA’S HOPE TO THE NEW US PRESIDENT

    Last Friday January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. His leadership is expected to bring something good to the nation in the world, especially Indonesia, the predominantly Muslim country.…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah261
  • Jan 23, 2017

    INDONESIA’S EFFORTS TO HELP ROHINGYA

    The crisis experienced by Rohingya Muslim in Myanmar has become an international issue. The crisis, which started from the enactment of the 1982 Burma Citizenship Law excluding the Rohingya as one of ethnic groups recognized in Myanmar, has…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah283
  • Jan 20, 2017

    OIC discusses the future of Rohingya

    COMMENTARY, 20.01.2017 Organization of Islamic Cooperation -OIC held a ministerial meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday (19 January) to discuss measures to be taken in addressing the problem of Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine state, Myanmar. At…
    Dee Nugraha/Ani Hasanah239
  • Jan 19, 2017

    BUILDING A SENSE of SECURITY

    Recently, the political situation in Indonesia has caused anxiety among businesspeople. Ahead of simultaneous regional elections in Indonesia, especially in Jakarta, political uproar also has brought about fears among investors. The potential of…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah277
  • Jan 18, 2017

    PARIS CONFERENCE FOR PALESTINE

    COMMENTARY 18.01.2017 Tomorrow, on January 20, 2017 will be a historic day for the United States, as Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the US. Instead being pleased that Trump become President, Palestine is worried even angry, because…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah287
  • Jan 17, 2017

    THE INDONESIAN MILITARY (TNI) ASKED TO ANTICIPATE RAPID GLOBAL CHANGES

    COMMENTARY 17.01.2017 When briefing in the Indonesian military (TNI) 2017 leadership meeting on Monday, January 16, 2017, President Joko Widodo requested that the military must always anticipate the rapid global changes. The policy making decisions…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah231
  • Jan 16, 2017

    INDONESIA-JAPAN RELATIONS

    COMMENTARY 16.01.2017 Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) received the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java, on Sunday afternoon (January 15, 2017). Indonesia became the first country…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah229
  • Jan 13, 2017

    OBAMA began and ended his presidency well

    COMMENTARY, 13.01.2017 Barrack Obama has started and ended his position well as President of the United States. This expression seems right to become a note for him. Recently, he has delivered his final speech as president and left the White House…
    Dee Nugraha/Ani Hasanah244
  • Jan 12, 2017

    Foreign mass organizations expected to contribute optimally

    COMMENTARY 12.01.2017 Late last year marked the beginning of a new phase operation of foreign organizations (International Non-Governmental Organization -NGO) in Indonesia following the enactment of Government Regulation (PP) No. 59/2016. This…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah245
  • Jan 11, 2017

    THE END OF TIMOR-LESTE AUSTRALIA AGREEMENT DISPUTE

    COMMENTARY 11.01.2017 In a joint statement on Monday (9/1), Timor Leste and Australia have agreed to terminate the agreement on maritime border in the Timor Gap. Since 10 years ago, the two sides have disputed over boundary waters to the south of…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah247
  • Jan 10, 2017

    WAR AGAINST FALSE NEWS

    COMMENTARY 10.01.2017 The incessant coverage on the arrival of tens of millions of workers from China to Indonesia some time ago has disturbed the Indonesian public. The news has forced Indonesian President Joko Widodo to give explanation. After…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah239
  • Jan 09, 2017

    TOWARDS A BETTER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

    Traffic congestion becomes a problem that cannot be solved in big cities in Indonesia, especially in Jakarta. As if road construction continuously done by the government is unable to accommodate the increasing number of vehicles from year to year.…
    Andy/Setiorini250
  • Jan 06, 2017

    Maintaining good relations between Indonesia and Australia

    COMMENTARY, 06.01.2017 Relations among neighboring countries may undergo ups and downs or escalate. So may the relations between Indonesia and Australia. Recently, the relations between the two countries, especially in terms of defense or military…
    Dee/Ani Hasanah258
  • Jan 05, 2017

    Building the icon of Bali’s cattle through the program of Bali’s beef

    COMMENTARY 05.01.2017 The government of Indonesia through the Ministry of Agriculture, Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health in collaboration with the provincial government of Bali in 2017 will build Bali Beef Program. This is aimed at…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah257
  • Jan 03, 2017

    INDONESIAN AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY PENETRATES FOREIGN MARKETS

    The year of 2016 ended with good news from Indonesia’s aircraft industry. PT Dirgantara Indonesia –PT DI managed to sell air CN235-220M Multi Purpose to some foreign countries. The Air Force of Senegal added to the long list of customers of…
    nuke/setiorini244
  • Dec 29, 2016

    Indonesia's economy in 2017

    The year 2016 will soon end. It seems that during 2016, the Indonesian Economy could not escape the influence of the global economy. As a result, it still experienced deficit which became stagnant even increased, totaling trillions of rupiah. Along…
    dee/setiorini352
  • Dec 27, 2016

    Between Tolerance and Unity in Diversity

    The word tolerance comes from Latin. The meaning of tolerare is to patiently let anything happen. So widely, the notion of tolerance is an attitude or behavior of someone who appreciates or respects others' actions, of course, as long as not to…
    nuke/setiorini267
  • Dec 23, 2016

    Berlin terror and its solution

    Berlin, Germany was shaken again. Last March 2016, a terrorist detonated a car bomb and before Christmas comes, a stranger rammed a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. As a result of the brutal act, 6 people were killed and many were…
    nuke/setiorini224
  • Dec 22, 2016

    Terror occurs again

    Act of terrorism occurred again. Yesterday, Special Team of Anti-Terrorism (Detachment 88) Headquarters of the Indonesian Police -INP found live bomb at a house in South Tangerang. In addition to the three bombs that Have been foubnd, the police…
    Nuke/Ani Hasanah189
  • Dec 21, 2016

    DIPLOMAT SHOOTING IN TURKEY

    COMMENTARY, 21.12.2016 Violence happened again in Turkey. If the normally, incidents in Turkey lately were in the form of bomb blasts in public places, last Monday (December 19) it was a single shooting a foreign diplomat. The victim was the…
    Dee/Ani Hasanah418

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