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Indonesia, Norway to Form Forest Joint Committee

Indonesia and Norway are in the process of forming a joint committee to follow up on a forestry agreement between the two countries, Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan has said. “The governments of Indonesia and Norway will form a joint committee,” Zulkifli said at the presidential office here on Wednesday. He explained that the joint committee would be formed to discuss ... Read More »

Joint Press Briefing at The Opening of Oslo Climate and Forest Conference

TRANSCRIPT JOINT PRESS BRIEFING THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA AND PRIME MINISTER OF NORWAY AFTER THE OPENING OF OSLO CLIMATE AND FOREST CONFERENCE HOLMENKOLLEN PARK HOTEL RICA, OSLO-NORWAY MAY 27, 2010 Prime Minister of Norway Welcome to this press conference. First of all, I would like to express how glad I’m together, to be with together to with ... Read More »

People in Border Areas Now Enjoy TVRI Broadcasts

People in the border regions in East Kalimantan which have merely been watching Malaysian television, can now watch Indonesian television, especially TVRI, following the introduction of satellite. “Now 14 regencies and towns are receiving information broadcasts, especially people in the RI-Malaysia border regions,” head of East Kalimantan TVRI station Kemas Tolib said here Monday. Tragically, they knew more about Malaysian ... Read More »

Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Indonesia and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Oslo proudly invite you to participate in the 2010 Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship Programme to be held in Bandung (West Java), Denpasar (Bali), Solo (Central Java), and Surabaya (East Java) on 26 July to 22 October 2010. The programme, which aims ... Read More »

SBY Meets Iceland President in Bali

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono arrived in Bali on Monday morning and met with volcano-embattled Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson as a global conference on geothermal energy got underway at the Westin resort in Nusa Dua. Indonesia – the world’s most volcanic nation with over 130 active volcanoes, two of which are in Bali – is to present at the meeting ... Read More »

Indonesia, China to Provide US$800 Million for Infrastructure

The Indonesian and Chinese governments will provide US$800 million to finance four toll road and bridge building projects in Indonesia by the middle of this year, a minister said. “We have a commitment with China to implement the four projects with a `tied loan` of US$800 million,” Public Works Minister Djoko Kirmanto said after attending a coordination meeting at the ... Read More »

Maritime Minister to Launch Sail Banda in Ambon

faMaritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Fadel Muhammad is scheduled to launch Sail Banda in Ambon on April 17, 2010. “We are making preparation for the launch of the international marine event on April 17,” Sail Banda local committee spokesman Cak Saimima said here on Wednesday. Saimima said the maritime affairs and fisheries minister was appointed by Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono ... Read More »

$1.6 Million in Grants for Geothermal Projects

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has committed US$1.6 million in grants for feasibility studies for two private geothermal projects in West Java and Halmahera. The commitment was signed by USTDA’s director Leocadia I. Zak on Tuesday, the US Embassy said in a press statement. “USTDA is pleased to announce that over $1.6 million is being committed to help ... Read More »