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The Ministry of Trade held the 12th Gambir Trade Talk

Saturday, November 25 2023 - 06:48 IWST

Ministry of Trade Holds 12th Gambir Trade Talk 'Indonesia's Foreign Trade Outlook in 2024'

The Ministry of Trade held the 12th Gambir Trade Talk (GTT) Policy Dialogue with the theme "Indonesia's Foreign Trade Outlook 2024" in a hybrid manner at the Aryaduta Hotel, Bandung, West Java,…

Asia Tea Alliance on August 23, 2023 in Savoy Homann, Bandung, Indonesia. (Photo: The Committee)

Thursday, August 24 2023 - 19:28 IWST

Asia Tea Alliance Unveils Five-Point Action Plan for Sustainable and Prosperous Tea Industry

The Asia Tea Alliance (ATA), a coalition of preeminent tea organisations from the major tea-producing nations of Asia, announced a comprehensive five-point action plan at their third Annual…

Wilmar International & Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) visit to the Orangutan conservation area in Pilang Village, Pisau Island, Central Kalimantan. (Photo: SSMS Public Relations)

Wednesday, August 23 2023 - 10:23 IWST

Wilmar International and LDC Visit Orangutan Conservation Area on Salat Island

Wilmar International & Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) visited the Orangutan conservation area, which is a partnership between PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS) and Borneo Orangutan Survival…

The oil palm plantation atmosphere owned by PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk during the oil palm harvest. (Photo: HRD Sawit Sumbermas Sarana)

Thursday, June 15 2023 - 10:14 IWST

Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Prioritizes Commitment to Protect the Environment in Realizing Sustainable Palm Oil

PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS) carries out sustainable business practices and maintains environmental conditions.

Alternative tobacco products. (Photo:

Tuesday, April 04 2023 - 12:52 IWST

Prevent Hoaxes, Research on Alternative Tobacco Products Needs to be Improved

Jakarta - Various false information, as known as hoaxes, about alternative tobacco products are still widely circulated in the community. To reduce this misinformation, it is necessary to increase…

Asian Productivity Organization

Tuesday, March 28 2023 - 18:10 IWST

APO Launches New Center of Excellence on Climate-smart Agriculture

In efforts to enhance agricultural productivity, improve farmers' profits, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the sector regionwide, the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) announced…

Alternative tobacco products. (Photo:

Tuesday, October 04 2022 - 20:52 IWST

Indonesia Needs New Breakthrough to Reduce Smoking Prevalence

The number of Indonesian adult smokers has increased significantly in the last 10 years. The government is advised to implement a new strategy in reducing the prevalence of smoking by supporting…

Launch of OKINO C100, tiny vape with O-Tape Coil technology. (Photo: OKINO Public Relations)

Thursday, September 29 2022 - 15:38 IWST

OKINO C100, Tiny Vape With O-Tape Coil Technology

The consumption of e-cigarettes in Indonesia continues to increase. The Indonesian Personal Vaporizer Association (APVI) estimates that there are currently 2.2 million e-cigarette (vape) users.…

Alternative tobacco products. (Photo:

Wednesday, September 21 2022 - 11:20 IWST

Indonesia Needs to Encourage Alternative Tobacco Products Research Collaboration

The scientific studies development on alternative tobacco products in Indonesia is still too minimal. The Indonesian government is suggested to encourage research collaboration on alternative…

Alternative tobacco products. (Photo:

Wednesday, September 14 2022 - 12:30 IWST

Adult Smokers Entitled to Valid and Reliable Information of Alternative Tobacco Products

Public owns the rights to obtain valid and reliable information to improve their health quality. The same rights is also owned by adult smokers, particularly to pertinent information about the…

Tikki Pangestu, the former Director of Policy Research and Cooperation of World Health Organization (WHO). (Photo:

Tuesday, September 06 2022 - 19:10 IWST

Alternative Tobacco Products, Strategy to Reduce Smoking Prevalence

The high smoking prevalence has been closely associated with increased smoking-related diseases. Alternative tobacco products are predicted to be one of the solutions that can help reduce smoking…

President Jokowi plants “genjah” coconut trees, in Boyolali, Central Java province (Photo: PR Office of Cabinet Secretariat / Dindha)

Saturday, August 13 2022 - 00:20 IWST

President Jokowi Plants “Genjah” Coconut Trees with Farmers in Boyolali, C. Java Province

President Joko”Jokowi” Widodo planted “genjah” coconut trees (a variety of coconut tree that has a shorter trunk and produces more coconuts in a shorter period) together with farmers…

Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA)

Tuesday, November 16 2021 - 18:58 IWST

Constellar Launches Singapore’s First Dedicated Exhibition Platform In Agri-Food Tech

Constellar has launched Singapore’s first focused exhibition platform for food production technology - Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA) - bringing together industry stakeholders in local and…

President Jokowi inspects mangrove forest at Ngurah Rai Grand Forest Park in Bali province (08/10) (Photo by: Presidential Secretariat’s Press, Media, and Information Bureau/Laily)

Friday, October 08 2021 - 23:10 IWST

President Jokowi: Bali’s Mangrove Rehabilitation Model to Become Pilot for Other Provinces

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Friday (08/10) expressed desire that mangrove rehabilitation model at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Grand Forest Park is also to be adopted in other provinces in…

President Jokowi delivers his press statement after visiting Klamesen subdistrict in Sorong regency, West Papua province to plant corn seeds (04/10). (Source: Official YouTube of Presidential Secretariat)

Wednesday, October 06 2021 - 11:40 IWST

President Jokowi Calls for Measures to Improve W. Papua’s Agricultural Productivity

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Monday (04/10) expressed optimism that the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua will become a major producer of agricultural commodities in eastern Indonesia.

Salat Island is become a conservation area for Orangutan by the management of PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS). (Foto: Public Relations of PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk)

Saturday, July 24 2021 - 12:15 IWST

Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Preparing RSPO Virtual Tour for August 2021

PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS), a public firm of palm oil firm listed in the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), plans to hold a RSPO Virtual Tour on August 2021. It is a measure to support…

Groundbreaking of PT KCC Glass Indonesia at the Batang Integrated Industrial Zone, Central Java province, Thursday (20/5). (Photo: PR of Central Java Provincial Government)

Monday, May 24 2021 - 19:06 IWST

SEA’s Largest Glass Company to Launch Groundbreaking at Batang Industrial Zone

The Government Thursday (20/05) kicked off the groundbreaking of Southeast Asia’s largest glass company PT KCC Glass Indonesia.

President Jokowi has a discussion with local farmers in Malang regency (29/04/2021)

Friday, April 30 2021 - 17:00 IWST

President Jokowi Inspects Rice Milling Unit in Malang Regency

After meeting representatives of the families of 53 crew members of KRI Nanggala 402 submarine in Sidoarjo regency, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Thursday (29/04/2021) headed to Kanigoro…