After starring in dozens of sinetron (local soap opera), actress Asmirandah will direct her first film, Teman Bayangan (Shadow Friend), which is included in an omnibus, Isyarat (Signs).
State-owned airport operator Angkasa Pura I is designing the new terminal at East Kalimantan’s Sepinggan International Airport to include meeting facilities in a bid to capture the current demand by thebusiness community in Balikpapan, as well as helping to increase non-aeronautical revenue.
During his meeting with visiting Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Thursday, Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa made no effort to hide that Indonesia was in no rush to return relations to normal after revelations of Australia’s suspected wiretappings of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife in 2009.
Indonesian mining companies are facing shutdown after the House of Representatives rejected a government proposal to ease the ban on exporting unprocessed ore, which is set to take full effect at the beginning of next year.
Last minute efforts by negotiators to reach a compromise on the agriculture issue at the ninth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Meeting could be in vain, with talks reaching their final day on Friday.