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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…

President Jokowi accompanied by Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo and President Director of the State Logistic Agency (Bulog) Budi Waseso Plenary visited Indramayu (21/04/2021).

Wednesday, April 21 2021 - 21:35 IWST

President Jokowi Inspects Rice Harvest in Indramayu

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Wednesday (21/04/2021) inspected rice harvest in Wanasari village, Indramayu regency, West Java province.

President Jokowi inspects Humbang Hasundutan Food Estate in North Sumatra. (Photo by: BPMI Documentation)

Wednesday, April 21 2021 - 20:45 IWST

President Jokowi Kicks off His Working Visit to W. Java, C. Java

During his working visit, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, on Wednesday (21/4), is slated to inspect a rice harvest location in Indramayu Regency, West Java Province and Batang Integrated…

Tukul Dam Greenbelt Area, Pacitan, East Java. (Photo by: PR of Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing)

Thursday, April 15 2021 - 12:55 IWST

Gov’t Plants Trees with Economic Value in Greenbelt Area of Tukul Dam

Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) has decided to plant trees with economic value in the greenbelt area of Tukul Dam, which is located in Pacitan Regency, East Java Province,…

SMILE to Empower Smallholders

Thursday, October 29 2020 - 08:35 IWST

Kao Corporation, Apical & Asian Agri Join Hands to Empower Smallholders with SMILE Program

SMILE or the SMallholder Inclusion for better Livelihood & Empowerment program to help independent oil palm smallholders in Indonesia improve their yields, acquire international certification,…

Ilustration Palm Oil (RSPO)

Friday, August 21 2020 - 20:05 IWST

Shared Responsibility Boosts Sustainable Palm Oil Absorption In Indonesia

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been upholding the shared responsibility concept after its adoption in the 15th General Assembly in 2018.

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Friday, June 19 2020 - 13:40 IWST

RSPO Independent Smallholders Ride The Rough Patch of Covid-19

While the spread of COVID-19 has threatened the income of independent oil palm smallholder farmers in Indonesia due to low fresh fruit bunch (FFB) prices, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil…

Veolia Water Technologies

Thursday, May 21 2020 - 08:09 IWST

Veolia Water Technologies Paves The Way for Soluble Fertilizer Revolution in Australia

Perth-based Salt Lake Potash Ltd. is developing the Lake Way potash mining project to produce 245,000 tons per year of SOP (K2SO4) from dry salt lake deposits in the Northern Goldfields region…