India Reiterates Its Stance on Food Stockholding

December 7, 2013 Ika 0

A Gloomy grey clouds were hanging on WTO’s 9th Ministerial Conference after a press conference held in Pecatu Hall, Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in December 5th in the afternoon. At the press conference, Minister […]


Frankincense: The Politicization of a Dying Trade

November 7, 2013 Difa 0

The History of Frankincense in Indonesia Frankincense has long been stuff of legend. Used by the Arabs since Biblical times, the crystals from the boswellia sacra were originally brought to Europe by returning Frankish Crusaders […]


Self-Sufficiency VS Import Policy

October 18, 2013 Ika 0

No matter how bad the image of the New Order’s regime is in today’s Indonesian society, there is at least one good lesson from the Soeharto government. With a primary focus on the development of […]


Who should Pay for Tesso Nilo?

October 6, 2013 Rina Hutajulu 0

As posted in The Jakarta Post  Prior to its elevation to national park status, the Tesso Nilo forest was a Limited Production Forest (HPT), which covered an area of 83,064 hectares (Ha). In 2004 the […]


No More Discourse about Virginity Test

September 26, 2013 Ika 0

As a country that cling to eastern culture, Indonesian people are already bound by many norms and unwritten rules since ancient times. As the example, holding tight to the religious values as the basis of […]