Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Source: AP)

Indonesia promotes development of blue economy

The Indonesian Government is focusing efforts on developing its blue economy in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supported by technology, tourism and energy innovations.

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Indonesia cancels plan to close Kodomo Island

The Indonesian Government decided to cancel the planned shutdown of Komodo Island, a popular destination in the eastern region as populations of the rare lizard Komodo remain stable despite influx of visitors.

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Indonesia calls for RoK’s investment in battery industry

The Indonesian Government is calling on enterprises of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest in the battery industry for electronic vehicles in the country, just weeks after Jakarta announced a ban on the export of nickel ore to develop its domestic processing industry.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks at the event (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Indonesian President shares vision in second term

The Indonesian government will prioritise infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create more jobs and bolster growth in the coming time, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has said.
Fruit palm at a garden in Medan, Indonesia (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Indonesia threatens to ban some European goods

The Indonesian government will boycott planes, vehicles and other products from the European Union if it bars the country’s crude palm oil (CPO) from being used as raw material for bio-fuel, a senior minister said on March 20.