Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Preparations are underway for Indonesia's G20 presidency in 2022, as the government teams up with the academia.
Foreign Affairs & Trade
June 8, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Pandjaitan, in a report by Antara News on Tuesday, met with Foreign Minister of the People's Rep
May 31, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo stated that Indonesia would oppose all practices of trade protectionism in the guise of a campaign to protect the environment commi
May 25, 2021
Leanne Jorari – As popular support for West Papua grows more vocal, PNG officials walk a diplomatic tightrope.
May 20, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia's exports racked up their strongest rise in 11 years in April, boosted by a surge in prices of key commodities such as palm oil and copper, though the unexpectedly r
May 17, 2021
Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei have come out swinging against Israel and its "inhumane, colonial and apartheid policies" as Muslim-majority nations uni
April 24, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia once again urged the Myanmar military to end violence, but this time, right in front of the coup leader Min Aung Hlaing.
April 23, 2021
As members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are set to discuss Myanmar's governance crisis at a summit in Jakarta on Saturday, Amnesty International is calling on t
April 15, 2021
Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne has announced the appointment of Penny Williams as the country's new ambassador to Indonesia, making her the first wom
Jakarta – Indonesia's trade surplus shrank in March from a month earlier amid robust export growth and imports of raw material and machinery picking up the pace, presenting the latest i
April 12, 2021
Bisnis, Jakarta – The government predicts that Indonesia's latest trade balance will see the surplus trend to continue in the next months.
April 8, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia and the United Kingdom have agreed to improve trade and investment cooperation to boost economic recovery while strengthening initiatives in counterterrorism and eff
March 28, 2021
Tokyo, Japan – The defense ministers of Japan and Indonesia on Sunday agreed to send messages to the rest of the world that the two countries will strongly oppose any action by China th
March 22, 2021
Hillary Mansour – The 2021 'State of Southeast Asia' survey report by Singapore-based think tank ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute reveals some hard realities about Indonesians' attitudes t
March 20, 2021
Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo calls for Asean summit on the Myanmar crisis, as the death toll from the anti-coup protests rises.
March 19, 2021
Sebastian Strangio – The head of Indonesia's military has expressed deep concern about the deteriorating and increasingly violent political situation in Myanmar, as a group of parliamen
March 18, 2021
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo, disclosed the government's plan to import four basic commodities to ensure the supply ahead of this year's Eid al-Fi
March 16, 2021
Aristyo Rizka Darmawan – In early 2020 last year, dozens of people, mostly from fisher's associations, gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy in Jakarta.
March 14, 2021
Matt Brann – There have been all kinds of records broken in Australia's beef industry this year, including the price for cattle getting exported to Indonesia.
March 8, 2021
Zurich, Switzerland – Swiss voters on Sunday narrowly backed a free trade agreement with Indonesia that would abolish duties on industrial products including palm oil.
March 5, 2021
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian palm oil producers have recorded higher export sale value in 2020 amid the global coronavirus pandemic than in the previous year thanks to stronger
Nathalie Olof-Ors, Zurich, Switzerland – Switzerland votes Sunday on a free trade deal with Indonesia but the agreement, which opens up a vast potential market, could slip up over the i
March 4, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in an opening speech at the 2021 Trade Ministry national meeting on Thursday called for the development of local products to be han
March 3, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia names the safety of the Myanmar people a top priority – calling for a halt on Myanmar's military use of force against civilians.
February 26, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, or SECO, will provide grants of 65 million Swiss francs, or about $71.8 million, for the next four years