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  • Asian, African mayors to exchange ideas on making cities smarter

    Participating countries in the upcoming 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration (AACC) will make the most of the chance to hold meetings between relevant figures from the two continents, such as in…

  • RI to propose new platform to boost Asian-African business links

    Indonesia plans to propose the establishment of a business council to forge investment and trade cooperation between business communities in Asia and Africa during the upcoming 2015 Asian-African Business Summit…

  • QNB League to resume on April 25

    The Soccer Association of Indonesia (PSSI) will restart the nation’s premier soccer league, the QNB League, on April 25, despite its recent suspension by the Youth and Sports Ministry.

  • Police to pick new deputy chief this week

    The National Police said on Sunday that its Rank and Promotion Council for High-Ranking Officers (Wanjakti) would begin selecting prospective candidates for the position of deputy National Police this week…

  • Discourse: Asia, Africa need political will to move forward

    In an endeavor to forge stronger ties, representatives of Asian and African countries are meeting in Jakarta and Bandung to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1955 Asian-African Conference, as…

  • Police to apply traffic detours during conference

    The Jakarta Police will apply dozens of traffic detours in the capital city to facilitate the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference Commemoration (AACC), which kicks off on Monday.

  • Permanent AA forum needed: RI

    Indonesia hopes the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference Commemoration (AACC) will lead to the establishment of a permanent forum on both continents, an apparent attempt to counter critics who…

  • Say no to drugs

    Say no to drugs: Kaka, a member of the popular rock band, Slank, performs during the Drug-Free Asia-Africa concert in the National Monument (Monas) park in Jakarta on Sunday. The…

  • Rupiah may not remain strong for long

    Analysts have said that the rupiah’s recent appreciation may be short-lived, while Bank Indonesia (BI) is also expected to take action against the overstrengthening of the currency, which could pose…

  • Jokowi’s execution plan won’t jeopardize migrants

    The Foreign Ministry has defended President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s policy on the execution of foreign nationals convicted of drug offenses, saying that it would not jeopardize the fight to save…