Singapore is still the main market of Indonesian Tourism industry. Until 2015, the contribution of Singaporean tourists are always the greatest, before finally overtaken by Peoples’ republic of China in the second half of 2016. The Indonesian government, especially the tourism ministry thought that not enough promotion has been done in Singapore. In conjunction with the ITB Asia 2017 momentum in Singapore which will take place October 25 to 27, 2017, THe Indonesian ministry of tourism go all in and promote Indonesia as the sea-faring island nations.
The government has revoked the authority of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) to certify halal products, following the inauguration of the Halal Certification Agency by Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Halim Saifuddin on Thursday.
To commemorate the Indonesian Youth Pledge day that will be remembered on 28 of October 2017, Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia (abbreviated as Kemenpora) and the Batam City Government will held the welcoming and opening of Youth Pledge parade 2017 at Engku Putri town center Field for two consecutive day on 14th – 15th, Saturday to Sunday from 08.30 am till finish.
Dwi Hartanto, doctoral student at Technisse Universiteit Delft Netherlands, who has been mentioned as the successor of Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, the well known ex-president who built indonesia’s first Cesna class aircraft (The photo shows his selfies with mr.BJ Habibie). Dwi Hartanto posed himself on many TV shows in Indonesia as the expert in the field of satellite technology and rocket scientist, who turned out to be a big lie.
Indonesian government is preparing a land bill, which among other things, allows foreigners to own properties, whose construction is based on building-use permits (HGB). As of currently, the same building occupation rights certificates known as HGB (Hak Guna Bangunan) also been given to many local indonesian.
What mainstream Indonesian have in mind towards Chinese Indonesian according to Singaporean Research Institute
The latest research publication by the Singapore-based ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, titled Chinese Indonesians in the Eyes of the Pribumi Public, asked members of the majority group to quantify negative perceptions about the minority group as part of a larger survey project. According to the report’s executive summary, the two main takeaways are: