Indonesia Morning News For June 28

Indonesia Morning News For June 28

Indonesia morning news

Indonesia’s Debt to Singapore Reaches IDR677 Tln
Indonesia’s foreign debt as of Apri ofl 2017 has reached United States (US)$ 328.17 billion, or equivalent to IDR4,365 trillion. This debt figure is higher the debt of $326.45 billion in the previous month.
— Netralnews

Gov’t Seeks to Further Cut Dwell Time at Ports in Q4
The government seeks to cut dwell time at the country’s ports to less than two days from the current 2.9 days in the fourth quarter of this year and to reduce logistics costs through policies that provide support for logistics companies, a senior minister said on Monday (26/06).
— Jakarta Globe

Indonesia’s coffee exports fall to 9.1 mln bags in 2016/17
Indonesian coffee production declined to an estimated 10.8 mln 60-kg bags in 2016/17 from 11.4 mln a year earlier, due to an El Nino-induced drought in 2015 that interrupted flowering and ripening of the coffee cherries.
— AgraNet

Telkomsel’s data usage surges 136% during Lebaran
Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest telecommunications operator, recorded sharp increases in data usage during this year’s Lebaran to more than 6,000 terabytes, a 136 percent increase from last year’s recorded data usage during Idul Fitri.
— The Jakarta Post

House Must Quickly Revise Antiterrorism Laws, Says PAN Lawmaker
Lawmaker Mulfachri Harahap said on Tuesday (27/06) the attack that killed a police officer in Medan, North Sumatera, should speed up the legislature’s revisions of Indonesia’s antiterrorism laws.
— Jakarta Globe

Ministry, Moovit team up to provide extensive public transportation app
The Greater Jakarta Transportation Agency (BPTJ), part of the Transportation Ministry, has reached a deal with transportation app Moovit Indonesia to provide integrated information on public transportation in Jakarta and its neighboring cities.
— The Jakarta Post

Government predicts 0.5% inflation in June
The government and Bank Indonesia predict that inflation in June will reach around 0.5 percent, compared to 0.39 percent in May.
— The Jakarta Post

Indonesian consulate organizes first-ever manufactured-goods expo in Davao City
The Indonesian consulate office here said Indonesian manufacturers have signed up for the first manufactured-products exposition slated to be held here next month, as the Philippines’s neighbor mounts an aggressive business promotion in other cities in Mindanao this year.
— Business Mirror


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Stella-maris Ewudolu

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Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005.

Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. From 2010 – 2017 she worked as a freelance screen writer for ‘Nollywood’, Nigeria.

She joined AEC News Today in December 2016.

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