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Indonesian President and Laos Prime Minister Agree to help on Rohingya Problem

VOI NEWS 14.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 12.10.2017 

Indonesian President Joko Widodo  recieved the visit of the Prime Minister  of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, Thongloun Sisoulith at Bogor Palace, West Java on Thursday. At the meeting, the two leaders agreed  to help resolve the Rohingyas minority issue in Rakhine State, Myanmar. President Joko Widodo said that Indonesia has agreed to help resolve the problem in Rakhine State, Myanmar. In addition, the two heads of states also discuss various ASEAN and regional issues.  President Joko Widodo hoped in the meeting, bilateral relation is increasingly tied. Joko Widodo President also delivered his appreciation to the Laos Prime Minister who has held various events to tied bilateral relations. The President further said that within 60 years of bilateral relations the two countries uphold the principle of mutual trust and mutual respect// trs-yati//rol 


President Jokowi opens Trade Expo Indonesia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially inaugurated the 32nd Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) at the Indonesian Convention Exhibition in BSD City, Tangerang, Banten Province, on Wednesday.  The head of state outlined three efforts to boost Indonesian trade, the first being to improve product quality and the delivery of goods.  President Joko Widodo said in his opening remarks that buyers should pay attention to the aspect of specifications of the goods that should be in accordance with the order. Another important factor is the budget, meaning the price should be competitive, and the delivery should be on time.  Secondly, Indonesian products must be able to penetrate non-traditional markets in Africa, Eurasia, the Middle East, South Asia, and South America, among others.  The president urged Indonesian embassies overseas to identify products in demand that Indonesian businessmen could meet.  The third aspect is taking precautionary steps and adapting to the current shift in trade from offline to online.  Digital change is unavoidable and should be embraced to boost the nations trade//   Voi.ant


Selayar Regency Launches 2018 Calendar of Events

Selayar Islands Regency launched its 2018 Calendar of Events at Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Sapta Pesona Building, Jakarta, Wednesday (11/10). With the target of 11.000 tourists, the launching of calendar of events is an effort of Selayar government to promote the region and increase tourist visits to Selayar Regency. In his speech, Vice Regent of Selayar  Islands Dr. H. Zainnudin said he was confident to promote the Selayar Islands due to its competitive tourism objects.

"I said, the Selayar Regent has more competitive tourism objects than other regencies. Promoting Selayar is reasonable, because our tourism objects, especially the natural ones, are very sexy and charming. And at least, we have 176 objects with legal standing," he said. 

Furthermore Zainuddin said, the Selayar Islands Regency will prioritize its culture and nature, especially maritime tourism, because it is in line with the the local government vision of prosperous maritime people. Meanwhile, Head of Selayar Tourism Agency Ince Rahim said, not only focusing on 2018 agenda, the Selayar Regency government is targetting 20.000 tourist visits, considering Selayar will be part of Sail Indonesia in 2019//  Trs.Steve


Tourism Ministry Appreciates Selayar Calendar of Events 2018

Indonesian Tourism Ministry appreciated the 2018 Calendar of Events of Selayar Regency which was launched at Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Sapta Pesona Building in Jakarta on Wednesday (11/10). The appreciation was conveyed by the Tourism Ministry's National Tourism Marketing Development Deputy, Esthy Reko Astuti in her remarks during the same occasion. Esthy Reko Astuti said that this year, the Selayar Regency becomes the fastest region to launch its 2018 Calendar of Events.

“…Selayar regency becomes the first and the fastest region to launch its 2018 Calendar of Events. So, we need to appreciate it. And, I had seen almost all core events. It has 50 events consisting of 12 core events and 38 supporting events.” she said. 

Nevertheless, Esthy Reko Astuti expects that all dates in Selayar Regency's Calendar of Events have been fixed, because some agendas are still tentative. Besides, she also asked the Selayar Regency government to develop its tourism potential and promotion by cooperating with other regions around the regency// (Steve)


Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affaris hopes Indonesia Included in the Top 10 Halal Producer

Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs, Lukman Hakim Saifuddin hoped  Indonesia  included in the world top 10 halal producer of the world.  Minister Lukman Hakim on the inauguration event of Board of Halal Product Guarantee Organizer said in Jakarta on Wednesday that one of efforts  to make  Indonesia included in the top 10 of the world halal producer of Global Islamic Economy Indicator 2017 version, is by arranging a good governance for Halal Product Guarantee. Theminister added, currently the government has inaugurated the Agency of Halal Product Guaranteewhich later becomes the starting point of improving the competitiveness of halal products.  He believes that it will be achieved with the support, cooperation, synergy and togetherness of all parties//  ant.trs-yati


Towards Indonesia VS Cina

Indonesia relies on players in women's singles, women's doubles and mixes in the last eighth round of BWF World Junior Championship 2017. This was stated by Indonesian team manager, Susi Susanti. After successfully defeating Spain with a score 3-0, Susi said on Wednesday that she has prepared the team as well as possible to be able to give the best achievement for Indonesia. According to Susi, in the eighth round, the strength of the team has been already more evenly. She will try to take point in the sector which is more possible. Overall, five numbers to be performed must be prepared well.

"The sector which has great opportunity is taken. Which sector that we have more opportunity is. The opportunity is in the single female, double female and mixed players, even though we are ready for mixed men players and single players." she said. 

Meanwhile, Coach of China team, Zhu Wii Lun said that Indonesia is as the strong team. So, his team will focus on every number to gain victory. He did not mention the number which becomes priority, because according to Zhu Wii Lu,  Indonesian team has the best player in each number.  Zhu Wii Lun  also promised that he will give interesting game for public who come to Amongrogo sport hall// (Par)


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