Monthly Archives: December 2017

Indonesia looks to New Year with high hope

Jakarta – Hopes are high that the countrys economy would recover faster in 2018. International financial agencies, the government, even observers, all give rise to optimism that the country would fare better next year.

The …

Single-price fuel program to continue despite difficulties

Jakarta – The Joko Widodo (Jokowi) administration is determined to continue the implementation of the single-price fuel program for remote and outermost regions despite difficulties posed by rough terrains and long distance.

The hardship is …

Vice President Kalla visits evacuees of Mt Agung

Karangasem, Bali – Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla visited the local residents displaced by Mount Agungs eruptions at the Tanah Ampo command post, Rendang Village, Manggis Sub-district, Karangasem District, Bali Province, here, Saturday.

The vice …

Bitcoin, risk or uncertainty?

Jakarta – Forget a while about a safe and stable investment, now some people worldwide are more attracted to trade and invest a digital currency Bitcoin.

Launched in 2009 by a pseudonym computer programmer, Satoshi …

SARA issues expected to be rampant in five provinces: Minister

Yogyakarta – Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said that there are five provinces where political campaigners are more liable to resort to raising sensitive issues (SARA) related mainly to religious faiths and ethnicity to win …

Ukraine hostages freed after police storm post office

Kharkiv – Ukrainian police on Saturday (Dec. 30) freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by an man believed to be strapped with explosives, and arrested the hostage taker after an hours-long …