Tender winner awaited for Komodo Airport’s development

Kupang, E Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – National Development Planning Minister/Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang P.S. Brodjonegoro said the central government has targeted that the Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara, would have been developed to be an international airport but its construction still awaited the winner of the tender process. … Read more

Indonesia’s digital economy growth highest in ASEAN: Bekraf

Purwokerto, C Java (ANTARA) – Indonesia has recorded the highest growth of digital economy among ASEAN member countries, with 90 percent of growth during 2015-2017, Deputy of Infrastructure of the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) Hari Santosa Sungkari said. “During 2015-2017, the growth of Indonesia’s digital economy has almost reached 90 percent,” Sungkari told reporters on the … Read more

Pela Village develops Water Hyacinth Industry

Samarinda (ANTARA) – Pela village, Kota Bangun Sub-district, Kutai Kartanegara District, continues to develop creative industries, in a bid to empower rural communities. As the development of food and craft industries has been slow, Pela village began to look at the creation of derivative processing industries from water hyacinth. Pela Village Chief Supyan Noor was contacted … Read more

Soetta’s third runway to commence operation in July: President

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo has targeted to commence operations at the third runway of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, in July 2019. “Currently, 86 percent (of the construction of the runway) has been completed; we hope that by the end of this month it will be 100 percent complete and commence … Read more

Citilink Indonesia makes first flight to Cambodia

Phnom Penh (ANTARA) – The low cost carrier, Citilink Indonesia, made its first flight from Jakarta to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Friday. Citilink’s Airbus A320-200 with flight number QG512 carrying 67 passengers took off from the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, at 10.55 a.m. local time and arrived at Phnom Penh International Airport at 02.25 p.m. … Read more

Indonesian batik clothing at ATF Trade Expo enthralls South Africans

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Various Indonesian batik clothing and fabrics featured at the Indonesian Pavilion at the 2019 Apparel Textile and Footwear (ATF) Trade Exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa, on June 12-14, 2019, captivated the South African visitors. “Batik has long been recognized by the people of South Africa. We admit that our presence here … Read more

Indonesia aspires to increase coffee exports to Marseille

London (ANTARA) – Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution paid a visit to the Henry Blanc coffee industry in Marseille, France, on Friday (June 14), in a bid to intensify the exports of Indonesian coffee. Marseille was the second city to be visited by Nasution after Grasse as part of his agenda to promote deeper economic … Read more

Telkomsel set to offer 5G network in Indonesia

Kupang (ANTARA) – Telkomsel, a cellular operator subsidiary of state-owned communications company PT Telkom Indonesia, is prepared to invest and conduct digital transformation to provide 5G networks to customers in Indonesia. “After introducing the first-time 5G technology in Indonesia during the 2018 Asian Games, we continue to innovate our service by preparing 5G network connections … Read more

BKPM projects double-digit investment growth in 2019

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Investment Coordinating Agency (BKPM) Head Thomas T. Lembong has forecast that Indonesia’s domestic and foreign investment would record double-digit growth, or over 10 percent, by the end of 2019. “My forecast is that domestic and foreign investment growth in 2019 will return to double digits,” Lembong, or popularly known as Tom, claimed … Read more

Raja Ampat prepares three locations for Maritime Festival

Waisai, Papua (ANTARA) – The Raja Ampat District Government, West Papua Province, has prepared three locations for the Maritime Festival in October 2019. The head of Raja Ampat Tourism Office, Yusdi Lamatenggo, said Tuesday in Waisai that the 2019 Maritime Festival will be held in Waisai, the capital city of Raja Ampat District, Sapokren Village … Read more
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