Indonesia, S. Korea Agrees to Boost Trade Values Reply

BY ADITYA BUDIMAN TEMPO.CO Monday May 16, 2016

SEOUL President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and South Korean President Park

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Geun-hye, has agreed to partner up to boost investment in the industrial sector during President Jokowi’s state visit to South Korea, where he was received by President Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae Palace in Seoul, South Korea on May 16, 2016. More…

Malaysia’s success story clouded by overly politicised issues, says PM Najib Reply

 

The Malay Mail Online Monday May 16, 2016

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak attending the foundation-laying ceremony of Project Legacy in Embassy Gardens, London, May 16, 2016. — Bernama pic

LONDON – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said  that the reality of Malaysia’s continuing economic success is often clouded by issues that are overly politicised.

He lamented that this was due to some people trying to paint a different picture of Malaysia for their own selfish ends when the nation’s economic underlying fundamentals had consistently been strong. More…

Indonesia to Establish First EU Licensing Scheme for Legal Timber Exports Reply

FROM JAKARTA GLOBE, INDONESIA

Jakarta Globe Friday April 22, 2016

JAKARTA –  Indonesia will be the first country to implement a timber licensing scheme for exports to European Union, as part of the country effort to reduce illegal logging and promote trade to the economic bloc.

The country has been negotiating the Indonesia-EU Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with the EU for over a decade. The agreement is aimed at promoting trade in legally produced timber between the two parties and to improve forest governance and law enforcement. More…

European Tourists Visiting Bali Increase Reply

TEMPO.CO  Thursday April 28, 2016

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A French surfer wearing white kebaya at Kuta Beach, Bali, April 21, 2016. TEMPO/Johannes P. Christo

JAKARTA,Indonesia – Bali recorded about 1 million tourists visiting the island in the first quarter of 2016. Of the number, 20 percent or 218,497 people were from Europe. More…