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Daily working hours extend 10 during harvest season, says Yati
PTPN’s investments worth $66bn; ‘we want direct access to Egyptian clients’ says Budiman
Moeit to visit South Korea, meet with officials, investment bankers
Media reports of rescuers working to extract survivors trapped under crashed buildings
IS claims responsibility for attacks
The Indonesian tourism authority of Yogyakarta, affiliated to the Indonesian ministry of tourism, is intending to promote tourism to the city in the Middle East, especially Egypt, at the beginning of 2017. To achieve this plan, the authority is waiting for the approval of the city’s governor. The plan includes visiting Middle Eastern countries and showcasing …
In order to finance its budget deficit, the Egyptian government is negotiating with Indonesia to borrow $500m by the end of first quarter of 2017, according to a Ministry of Finance source who preferred to remain anonymous. The negotiations show that Egypt is no longer seeking financing from the Gulf countries, after receiving billions of …
Indonesia’s leading Islamic clerical body has issued a fatwa against the willful starting of forest fires in a bid to prevent the choking haze that smothered it and neighboring countries last year.
Indonesian police say they detained a Frenchman who trespassed on a military base while playing the augmented reality game “Pokemon Go.” The governor of Jakarta has said the game could be used to boost tourism.
Indonesia has introduced a tax amnesty as the government hopes to lure back capital parked abroad by wealthy citizens. But the measure has faced criticism from people unwilling to let evaders off the hook.
Indonesia is undergoing a rapid transformation from a rural to an urban economy, with the nation’s cities growing faster than in other Asian countries, says a new report. What challenges does this trend pose?
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of trying to leave Australia illegally on a small boat to sail to Indonesia. Officials believe the men wanted to join jihadis in Syria and ‘engage in hostile acts.’
The working dinner focused on challenges facing UN peace operations and how to overcome them
The official from Ujung Kulon National Park in Indonesia had a good reason to celebrate. Cameras in the park had captured three new calves of the endangered Javan rhinoceros on film. This was as significant as it was rare: The new sightings raise the number of Javan rhinos known to still exist in the wild from 57 to 60, a park official said. The images of the three calves – two males and one female – were captured a few months ago, in April, May and July, the officials added
Al-Sisi concludes his week-long Asian tour, which aimed at fostering economic and political cooperation with China, Singapore, and Indonesia
By Mohamed Alaa El-Din A recent report issued by GFK Institution ranked Egypt as having one of the highest smartphone sales in developing markets in 2015. According to the report, Egypt occupied eighth place in the list of countries that included India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Brazil, China and Indonesia. The report said Egypt’s sales of smartphones …
Unemployed pilots in Egypt escalate their demands of finding job opportunities, holding officials accountable for corruption
Prime Minister Mehleb puts emphasis on economic cooperation, Al-Sisi focuses on combating terrorism
Meanwhile Egypt’s imports from Indonesia include chemicals and fertilisers, readymade clothes, weaving and textiles, furniture, leather products and others.
Conference and side events held in commemoration of 60th anniversary of original anti-colonial Asian-African conference in 1955
Egyptian president and Indonesian delegation discuss role of Al-Azhar, as well as economic conditions
Recent WHO handbook states “there is no place for virginity testing” and it has “no scientific validity”
Egypt one of the largest Umrah markets with 945,000 pilgrims last year
Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.
Kerry visited Jakarta on Monday as part of an Asian tour, tensions flared over new espionage allegations in a weekend New York Times report, which said Australian spies targeted Indonesian officials during a trade dispute with the United States.
Trade agreement resulting from WTO’s ninth ministerial meeting, includes documents on trade facilitation, agriculture and development issues