Indonesia, Russia To Foster Bilateral Relations
In a bid to expand trade relations with Russia, Indonesias Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita brought a mission to Moscow on August 3-5. Enggartiasto said that discussions with Russia focused on expediting the finalization of two agreements designed to boost trade with the country, namely the Indonesia-Russia Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) and the Indonesia-Eurasia Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Enggartiastos agenda during the Russia visit included promoting sustainable palm oil practices…
HASTO Kristiyanto stopped for a moment as he was about to take a sip from his mineral water in Tempo’s editorial meeting room last Friday. The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) secretary-general apologized for his petai, or stinky bean, breath. "Last night I was served stinky-bean fried rice by the President.