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JAKARTA: The US, Japan and South Korea are keen to invest in Indonesia’s Natuna Islands as President Joko Widodo steps up efforts to rebuff Chinese claims over the resource-rich waters in the South China Sea.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Some 35 vessels weighing more than 75 gross tonnes owned by fishermen from Rembang, Central Java, are set to leave for the Natuna Sea following President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo’s instruction to utilise Indonesia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for the welfare of Indonesian fishermen.
JAKARTA - President Joko Widodo flew to the Natuna Islands on Wednesday (Jan 8) amid a stand-off between Indonesian warships and Chinese coast guard vessels and fishing boats in the rich fishing grounds between Malaysia and Borneo.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Cabinet on Wednesday (Jan 8) approved plans to send a firefighting and rescue team to Australia, which is currently facing one of its worst bushfire crisis, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo departed on Wednesday (Jan 8) morning for Natuna regency, Riau Islands amid the country’s ongoing spat with China over the latter’s controversial naval manoeuvres in Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the North Natuna Sea.
HANOI: Indonesia will send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, VNA quoted Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud as saying.“We want to mobilise our fishermen from Pantura at the northern coast of Java, and maybe from other areas too, to fish and conduct other activities there, ” he said on Monday as quoted by kompas.com.
JAKARTA: Indonesia will not compromise on its sovereignty in the South China Sea amid the recent sighting of foreign fishing vessels near the Natuna Islands, which lie between Malaysia and Borneo, President Joko Widodo said.
Jakarta: The year 2019 saw adherents of minority religions continue to struggle to exercise their beliefs, including trying to establish places of worship in many areas of the country.
Batam: Tourists seeking to visit the city of Batam in Riau Islands now have a new destination to explore.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Thousands of skywatchers gathered across parts of the Middle East and Asia on Thursday to glimpse the sun forming a ring of fire around the moon in a rare annular solar eclipse.