Indonesia

Indonesia’s popular president to be sworn in for final term

Indonesia’s popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world’s …

by · Sunday, 20 October 2019 · Indonesia, Philippines

‘It’s okay to be poor’: Why fighting poverty remains challenging in Indonesia

Poverty remains an ingrained problem in Indonesia despite the country’s success in cutting its poverty rate to a single-digit level for the first time in …

by · Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Indonesia, Thailand

Duterte names acting heads of agriculture and budget departments

He added that “the main problem is that the rural poverty incidence in the country is 30%, which is more than two times that of Indonesia, Vietnam, and …

by · Monday, 5 August 2019 · Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam

Indonesia sets to reduce poverty rate to 9 percent

Indonesia has set a target to reduce its poverty rate to 9 percent at the end of this year, from 9.66 percent in 2018.(Photo: indonesia-investments.com).

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Turkey, Indonesia sign MoU on social sectors

We heard that Indonesia has succeeded in reducing poverty, which is something we really respect,” he added. The ministers also agreed to send their …

by · Monday, 22 July 2019 · Indonesia, Turkey

To end school violence, a superhero is born

Eighteen-year-old Rizka Raisa Fatimah Ramli is the winner of UNICEF’s and Comics Uniting Nations’ End Violence in Schools Superhero Comic Contest. Her winning concept is a 15-year-old superhero named Cipta, who turns drawings into real-life objec…

by · Monday, 15 July 2019 · Indonesia

To improve competitive edge, Indonesia needs better jobs

The country needs to focus on improving education and skills training to improve job quality and quantity.

by · Monday, 12 March 2018 · Indonesia