• International students, professionals empower fellow Indonesians to go global

    International students, professionals empower fellow Indonesians to go global0

    Thirty six Indonesian students and professionals living all around the world grouped under the nonprofit organization Indonesia Mengglobal (IM) are empowering their compatriots to pursue their education and careers abroad. Founded by Indonesian students at Stanford University in the United States in 2012, the organization believes many Indonesians have the potential to study at world

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  • Former Chief Editor of Banjarhits Sued Six Months in Prison for News

    Former Chief Editor of Banjarhits Sued Six Months in Prison for News0

    BANJARMASIN – Diananta Putra Sumedi, dituntut enam bulan penjara atas dugaan kasus pelanggaran UU ITE yang ia lakukan di website Kumparan. Eks Pemimpin Redaksi Banjarhits itu dinilai menyebar isu SARA lewat berita berjudul ‘Tanah Dirampas Jhonlin, Dayak Mengadu ke Polda Kalsel. Konten ini terbit, pada 8 November 2019 lalu. Tuntutan disampaikan oleh Jaksa Penuntut Umum

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  • Govt to disburse Rp2.7 trillion to 21,000 Islamic boarding schools

    Govt to disburse Rp2.7 trillion to 21,000 Islamic boarding schools0

    Jakarta – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has said that the government will disburse Rp2.7 trillion in funds to support 21,000 Islamic boarding schools (pesantren) in implementing online learning activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Religious Affairs kept the funds and would distribute it to the Islamic boarding schools, Amin said in a video

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  • W. Java military academy cluster detected after cadet visited doctor for boils: Army chief

    W. Java military academy cluster detected after cadet visited doctor for boils: Army chief0

    The first confirmed COVID-19 cases at the Army’s Officer Candidate School (Secapa) cluster in Bandung, West Java, were detected after one of the cadets visited a doctor because he was suffering from boils, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Andika Perkasa said on Saturday. Addressing an audience of army cadets during his visit to the military academy,

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  • Trade deal to cut Indonesia’s trade deficit with Australia: minister

    Trade deal to cut Indonesia’s trade deficit with Australia: minister0

    Jakarta (ANTARA) – Trade Minister Agus Suparmanto said the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) is expected to help slash Indonesia’s trade deficit with Australia, which had reached US$3.2 billion in 2019. “Indonesia still recorded a trade deficit of US$3.2 billion in 2019 with Australia. This is quite a big deficit, hence the IA-CEPA is

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  • National steel producer PT GRP pumps in Rp12 trillion investment

    National steel producer PT GRP pumps in Rp12 trillion investment0

    Jakarta – National steel producer PT Gunung Raja Paksi Tbk (GRP) invested an additional US$850 million, or some Rp12 trillion, to boost production efficiency and to facilitate market expansion. “We want to ensure our increasingly solid position as a market leader in the national steel industry,” PT GRP Tbk President Director Tony Taniwan noted in

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