Indonesia Infrastructure Investment Forum (IIIF) London 2018 Reply

Indonesia Infrastructure Projects: Investment and Financing Opportunities

Indonesia Minister of National Development Planning/ Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), H.E. Dr Bambang Brodjonegoro addressing delegates

LONDON, 15/16 March: Indonesia Infrastructure Investment Forum (IIIF) hosted a two-day forum, with Keynote Speech  by Indonesia Minister of National Development Planning/ Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), H.E. Dr Bambang Brodjonegoro  and remarks by United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Indonesia and ASEAN, Richard Graham MP,  at Great Eastern, Andaz Hotel , 15/16 March 2018. More…

PROSPERITY UK LONDON CONFERENCE  2018 Reply

GREEN BREXIT: A New Era for Farming, Fishing & the Environment

Tony Juniper (World Wildlife Fund) (left) during Q&A with Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

LONDON: – UK Prosperity hosted the LONDON CONFERENCE 2018 GREEN BREXIT: A New Era for farming, Fishing & the Environment, with a keynote address from the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,at County Hall, Thursday 15 March 2018. More…

Indonesia Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Minister Susi Pudjiastuti Visits Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior Reply

By ASTARI PINASTHIKA SAROSA  TEMPO.CO  Sunday March 18, 2018

Rainbow Warrior III ship belonging to greenpeace at Benoa Harbour, Denpasar, Bali (31/5). TEMPO/Johannes P. Christo

JAKARTA, Indonesia –  Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Minister Susi Pudjiastuti paid a visit to Greenpeace’s rainbow warrior at Sorong Papua yesterday to discuss a wide range of maritime issues with members of the NGO. More…

Historic Ship Rainbow Warrior to Sail Throughout Indonesia Reply

TEMPO.CO MONDAY MARCH 12, 2018

Rainbow Warrior III ship belonging to Greenpeace at Benoa Harbour, Denpasar, Bali (31/5). TEMPO/Johannes P. Christo

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Rainbow Warrior a historic ship of Greenpeace organization which will sail throughout Indonesia as a vehicle for environmental campaigns. Rainbow Warrior often sailed to remote areas to directly see the environmental issues in the region and immediately act against its destruction. More…

Jalan Tokong: A Stroll down Malaysia town Melaka’s harmony street Reply

By Kenny Mah  The Malay Mail Online Saturday February 11, 2018

The gate-pyramid or gopura of the Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple (left). The white pagoda-like minaret of the Kampung Kling Mosque (right)

MELAKA, Malaysia – Jonker Street (or its official name, Jalan Hang Jebat) is indisputably the focus of everything touristy in Melaka.  The historical heart of Malaysia has other heritage attractions, such as the Stadhuys and clock tower in the Red Square or the emblem of the town, the ruins of the A Famosa fortress. But by sheer throngs of visitors, Jonker Street has every other place beat.

Away from the shops selling antiques, souvenirs and more chicken rice balls than one can imagine possible in a single street, however, is one unique places in Melaka: Jalan Tokong. More…

There’s no place like Ubud, Bali for yoga Reply

NEWS DESK THE JAKARTA POST  Sun, March 11, 2018

BALI, Indonesia – Bali is not all about beaches and waves. Travelers may want to cool down in Ubud, Gianyar regency, after a few days of sunbathing, water sports and partying. Ubud, which means obat (medicine) in Indonesian, may indicate that the town has healing powers.

Those powers may come from the mystical temples and vast rice fields of Ubud, providing the perfect setting for wellness centers. Expect to find yoga classes and studios in many corners of the town. There are so many of them that Tempo.co commented, “yoga places are mushrooming in Ubud, just like minimarkets.” More…

Japan pledges $100,000 for each village building plan Reply

By Zaw Zaw Htwe The Myanmar Times March 9, 2018

Built with Japanese help: San Kya Monastery Post-primary School in Myin Chan, Mandalay. Zaw Zaw Htwe/The Myanmar Times

The Japanese government says it is ready to contribute US$100,000 (K133.7 million) for each community-centred infrastructure project in villages to help underdeveloped areas of the country. More…