28May2017

        

  • May 25, 2017

    Indonesia keeps tolerance and inspires other countries

    President Joko Widodo remarked that many other countries are jealous of Indonesia. Despite having differences in various aspects such as tribe, language, culture and even religion, Indonesia is still harmonious and full of tolerance, full of…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah22
  • May 24, 2017

    MANCHESTER BOMBING AND BRITISH ELECTION

    Ariana Grande may never have dreamed that during her concert in Manchester on Monday (May 22, 2017) there would be a tragedy. When the concert of one of the world's pop stars took place, there was a bomb explosion not far from the concert location.…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah67
  • May 23, 2017

    THE ARAB ISLAMIC AMERICAN SUMMIT: A PARTNERSHIP MESSAGE OF ISLAMIC WORLD WITH THE US

    On Sunday, May 21, 2017, Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia said that the meeting has an important meaning to send a partnership message of Islamic world with the United States. In addition…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah46
  • May 22, 2017

    NATIONAL AWAKENING: A REFLECTION FOR INDONESIA’S UNITY

    Every May 20, Indonesian people commemorate National Awakening Day that was the establishment of Boedi Oetomo organization in 1908. At first, Boedi Oetomo only engaged in education, culture and social aspects. The organization was founded by Dr.…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah58
  • May 18, 2017

    President Joko Widodo met with inter-faith figures

    Some interfaith figures have met with President Joko Widodo at the State Palace in Jakarta more recently. They expressed their support to the government to stop all efforts that could pose conflict in the community. They also appeal to the public,…
    Setiorini148
  • May 17, 2017

    PRC AMBISSION WITH ONE BELT ONE ROAD

    One Belt One Road (OBOR), that's the idea brought by the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the broadest economic path. The idea is inspired by the Silk Road trading route. During the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum on International…
    Maryati/Setiorini157
  • May 16, 2017

    Cooperatives Ready to Take Information Technology Innovation

    In the current era of information technology, all elements of the society must be able to modernize themselves towards the progress of that era. Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in charge of cooperatives in Indonesia…
    Setiorini115
  • May 15, 2017

    INDONESIA AND MODERN SILK ROAD

    China was the host of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation Summit on May 14, 2017. The summit aims to further discuss effort to revive the Silk Road, an idea put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013. The summit, attended…
    Maryati/Setiorini229
  • May 10, 2017

    FRANCE HAS A NEW PRESIDENT

    COMMENTARY 10.05.2017 The second round of France’s presidential election is over. The winner, Emanuel Macron, has been decided, and just waiting for the inauguration only. On May 14, Macron, who is 39 years old, will be the youngest president in…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah218
  • May 09, 2017

    WATCH OUT RADICALISM IN CAMPUS

    Issue on radicalism in Indonesia has spread in line with political developments that began to heat up. So what exactly is the meaning of radicalism itself? There are many definitions concerning the notion of radicalism. In Indonesian Dictionary for…
    Maryati/Setiorini189
  • May 08, 2017

    DISSOLVING ANTI-PANCASILA MASS ORGANIZATION

    The government of Indonesia is now reviewing the existence of anti-Pancasila mass organizations in the country. After the meeting with Vice Rectors of State and Private Universities in Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi areas in Jakarta on…
    Maryati/Setiorini239
  • May 04, 2017

    World Press Freedom Day

    On May 3, 2017 yesterday, the world community commemorated World Press Freedom Day. This year, the peak of the commemoration was held in Indonesia. Various activities were undertaken prior to the D-day which essentially promoted the importance of…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah73
  • May 03, 2017

    JAPAN AND TENSIONS IN KOREAN PENINSULA

    COMMENTARY 03.05.2017 In addition to South Korea, Japan is also deeply concerned with a series of ballistic missile tests conducted by North Korea recently. In some tests, the missiles were directed to the east of North Korea and fell in the sea of…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah332
  • May 02, 2017

    Accelerating Equal and Qualified Education

    COMMENTARY 02.05.2017 Every May 2nd, Indonesia celebrates National Education Day. The day coincides with the birth of Indonesian hero, Ki Hadjar Dewantara who was born in Yogyakarta in 1889. Ki Hajar Dewantara whose real name is Raden Mas Soewardi…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah140
  • May 01, 2017

    INTERNATIONAL LABOR DAY 2017

    International Labor Day which is also commonly referred to as May Day is celebrated on 1 May every year. This time, the labor day falls on Monday 1 May 2017. The history of Labor Day comes from a series of struggles of workers who demand their…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah218
  • Apr 26, 2017

    FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

    The French presidential election was held on Sunday (23/4). The result gave a surprise to the parties that had dominated the political world of the country. Emanuel Macron, the leading politician who progressed through an independent party got the…
    Maryati/Setiorini286
  • Apr 24, 2017

    INDONESIAN GOVERNMET’S EFFORTS IN SOLVING THE ECONOMIC GAP

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially opened the Indonesian Muslims Economic Congress (KEU) held by the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) through the Commission on Economic Empowerment in Jakarta on Saturday (22/4). The Muslim Economic…
    Maryati/Setiorini349
  • Apr 21, 2017

    New Tension on the Korean Peninsula

    The tension on the Korean Peninsula emerges again. It is triggered by a US maneuver that has sent one of its carriers closer to North Korean waters. Based on the maneuver of Washington, Pyongyang government immediately reacted violently and declared…
    dee/Setiorini196
  • Apr 20, 2017

    Victory of Jakarta’s regional election for unity and diversity

    The hustles of the regional head election -Pilkada in Jakarta have already ended. Over the last few months, the atmosphere between sympathizers and supporters of the governor candidates was heating. But, it is now easing with the victory gained by…
    Setiorini373
  • Apr 19, 2017

    REFERENDUM AND THE FUTURE OF TURKEY

    In the midst of euphoria in the camp of Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan after winning the referendum, the opposition led by the Turkish People's party (CHP) requested a recount for more than 40% of the votes.The Opposition suspect foul play…
    Maryati/Setiorini368
  • Apr 18, 2017

    THE EFFECT OF JAKARTA REGIONAL ELECTION FOR INDONESIA

    Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Jakarta as the capital city of Indonesia will hold regional elections to elect its new Governor and Deputy Governor. This will be the second round election after the first one held last February 15, 2017 when…
    MaryatiAni Hasanah386
  • Apr 17, 2017

    Infrastructure Development in Joko Widodo Era

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated the operation of Tanjung Priok toll road access, North Jakarta, Saturday, April 15, 2017. The 11.4 kilometer long road that provides access to intermodal land, sea and rail is integrated from and to the…
    Setiorini238
  • Apr 14, 2017

    Bomb terror in Borussia Dortmund Club

    COMMENTARY, 14.04.2017 The bomb attack directed to the bus of football players of Borussia Dortmund team has become world news in a short time. This tragedy has led to numerous allegations about who the bombers are and what the motive of the brutal…
    Dee/Ani Hasanah212
  • Apr 12, 2017

    Efforts To Settle Conflict In Syria

    Foreign intervention in settling Syrian civil war is increasingly felt since the attacks using chemical weapons. The warring parties seemed to rely on the intervention of the two major countries: the United States and Russia. The United States step…
    Setiorini205
  • Apr 07, 2017

    President Duterte’s domestic and foreign policy

    COMMENTARY, 07.04.2017 President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte has strong support from the people when he won the presidential election last year. In December last year, Duterte obtained 83-percent support. But a poll from an agency published…
    Dee Nugraha/Ani Hasanah415
  • Apr 06, 2017

    Jointly Combatting against narcotics and drug abuses

    A few years have passed since the implementation of death penalty to the grant convicts of hazardous narcotics and drugs. But such extraordinary crime does not stop at all. In its report, the National Narcotics Agency -BNN also mentioned that there…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah124
  • Apr 05, 2017

    BOMB BLAST IN SAINT PETERSBURG

    The World has not forgotten the attacks in London which occurred 10 days ago. Yet, now it has been shocked again with a bloody bomb attacks that killed at least 10 people in Saint Petersburg subway station, Russia. A series of attacks apparently…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah 462
  • Apr 04, 2017

    The Selection of General Election Commission (KPU) and Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) Members

    On Monday, April 3rd, House of Representative’s Commission II started carrying out fit and proper test to select commissisoners of the General Election Commission (KPU). As for the General Election Supervisory Board –Bawaslu, the test is held on…
    Maryati/Ani Hasanah 221
  • Apr 03, 2017

    THE END OF TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM

    Tax amnesty program initiated by President Joko Widodo since July 2016 ended on Friday (31/03/2017) at 24.00 Western Indonesia Time. Indonesian Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani Indrawati expressed her gratitude, encouragement and hope marking the…
    Andy/Setiorini378
  • Mar 30, 2017

    Land redistribution policy

    In the 16th working meeting of Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association –Hipmi that has taken place in Jakarta recently, President Joko Widodo said that the government is preparing a policy package on just economic equality. The meant economic…
    Andy Romdoni/Ani Hasanah93
  • Mar 29, 2017

    SINO JAPAN RELATIONS

    Last week, a Japanese official of ministerial-level visited Taiwan for a tourism promotion event. Although he did not stay long, the one-day visit has caused a problem with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Hua…
    Maryati/Setiorini390
  • Mar 28, 2017

    INDONESIA NO LONGER IMPORTS RICE

    Several days ago at a meeting, Indonesian Vice President, Jusuf Kalla was praised by Vietnamese delegation, as Indonesia no longer imports rice for 2016-2017 periods. Even, Indonesian Minister of Agriculture, Amran Sulaiman said that if necessary…
    Maryati/Setiorini447
  • Mar 27, 2017

    NEUTRALITY OF GENERAL ELECTON COMISSION (KPU)

    Members of the General Elections Commission (KPU) 2012-2017 period will end their term of office on 12 April 2017. However, until now the Commission II of the House of Representatives (DPR), which among other things oversees home affairs and…
    Andy/Setiorini405
  • 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 Hasanah569
  • 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…
    setiorini244
  • 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…
    Setiorini245
  • 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 Hasanah226
  • 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…
    Setiorini275
  • 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/Setiorini524
  • 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 Hasanah327
  • 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…
    Setiorini301
  • 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 461
  • 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 Hasanah454
  • 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…
    Setiorini290
  • 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/Setiorini243
  • 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 Hasanah524
  • 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 Hasanah493
  • 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/setiorini322
  • 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 Hasanah352
  • 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 Hasanah302

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