Tuesday, 5 Syawwal 1439 / 19 June 2018

Tuesday, 5 Syawwal 1439 / 19 June 2018

INDEX BERITA

Self-reliance in three main commodities difficult to achieve

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018 19:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia will still find it difficult to achieve self-reliance in rice, corn and soybean production due to limited farm land, agriculture observer Dwi Andreas Santosa said....

Apindo says case of PT IBU may lead to business uncertainty

Friday, 28 Jul 2017 19:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Employers' Association of Indonesia (Apindo) stated the confusion over the case of alleged fraud of PT Indo Beras Unggul (PT IBU) could affect future investment....

There is maladministration in the raid of PT IBU: Ombudsman

Friday, 28 Jul 2017 18:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA  -- Vice Chairman Ombudsman RI Lely Pelitasari Soebekti said there was a potential maladministration in the raid of PT Indo Beras Unggul (PT IBU)'s factory in Bekasi,...

KPPU asserts distribution chain of rice must be cut

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 07:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The distribution chain of rice should be cut in an attempt to bring down the prices, an official said. "Long distribution chain should be shortened whether it...

Observer predicts PT IBU case is about business competition

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 04:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Agricultural observer Khudori saw PT Indo Beras Unggul (IBU) has not made any mistake as accused by the police. However, the Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU)...

Food Task Force priority is to tackle rice mafias: Tito

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 04:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian said the police did not want to intervene the market as long as nobody is violating the regulations."There are rules...

Anton Apriyantono denies allegations of rice business fraud

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017 22:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Commissioner of PT Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Anton Apriyantono denied allegation that one of its subsidiary, PT Indo Beras Unggul (IBU), in Bekasi has been cheating...

Food Task Force seals rice milling plant in Bekasi

Saturday, 22 Jul 2017 08:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEKASI -- The police's Food Task Force has sealed PT Indo Beras Unggul, a rice milling plant in Kedungwaringin, Bekasi District, West Java, on grounds of committing business...

Pork rice issue, MUI says Muslim must ensure their food is lawful

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – The Council of Indonesian Ulama  (MUI) giving response about pork rice for sale in Lippomall Puri, West Jakarta that cause uproar because the seller is woman...

Minister launches Premium 7,500 rice

Monday, 29 Feb 2016 23:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CILACAP -- Agriculture Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman launched a new rice product, labeled as Premium 7,500 Rice, in Cilacap, Central Java, on Monday, in an effort to reduce...

Depok's ONDR programs revoked

Monday, 22 Feb 2016 19:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- After one day taking office, Depok Mayor Idris Abdul Shomat revoke one day no rice (ODNR) and one day no car (ODNC) programs. Idris sees the...

Indonesia not to import rice

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016 12:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JEMBER -- The domestic food production needs to be increased as Indonesia will not import rice, according to Agriculture Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman."We hope our rice production would...

RI needs 1.2 million tons of rice to build stock

Monday, 25 Jan 2016 19:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia needs 1.2 million tons of rice for its national buffer stock by the end of March, National Development Planning Minister Sofyan Djalil said.The rice stock...

Bulog distributes 53 thousand tons of rice through market operations

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 17:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Rice distribution during market operations conducted by state-owned logistics firm Bulog through the Cipinang Rice Market in Jakarta from November 21, 2015, until now has reached...

227 thousand tons of Imported rice enters Indonesia

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 08:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BOGOR -- A total of 227 thousand tons of imported rice from Vietnam had entered Indonesia. The imported rice was to ensure a safe supply of domestic rice."Imported...

Rice imports from Thailand will be canceled

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 08:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government would adjust import policy with availability of domestic rice. Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, said rice imports will be only from Vietnam....

Rice production in NTB increases by 10.12 percent

Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 16:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Central Statistics Agency (BPS) of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) estimated the rice production in the region during the growing season in 2015 reached 2.33 million tons....

Thousand tons of rice from Vietnam enter Indonesia

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2015 23:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- Thousand tons of imported rice from Vietnam entered North Sulawesi. It was government's efforts to maintain food reserves after the depletion of stocks."Today, there are rice...

Bengkulu's production of unhulled rice shrinks 50 percent

Thursday, 08 Oct 2015 14:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKULU -- The unhulled rice production of the city of Bengkulu shrank 50 percent in the first eight months of the year from the same period last year.Head...

Minister: Rice distribution for prosperous residents only reaches 32 percent

Sunday, 04 Oct 2015 23:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, GOWA --- Minister of Social Affairs, Khofifah Indar Parawansa, said that 13th distribution of rice for prosperous residents (Rastra), until now only reached 32 percent. "We have to...

Surplus predicted in rice production in S Kalimantan

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 16:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANJARMASIN -- South Kalimantan is expected to maintain surplus in rice production this year despite the lengthy drought that has caused harvest failure in a number of areas...

Minister: Raskin should be distributed in September

Sunday, 09 Aug 2015 01:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LEBAK -- The social affairs minister has ordered all regional heads to immediately issue letters of instruction on allocation (SPA) to distribute rice for the poor (raskin) in...

Bulog guarantees safe rice stock for North Sumatra

Tuesday, 07 Jul 2015 17:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEDAN -- North Sumatra's Regional Logistics Board (Bulog) has guaranteed that the four thousand tons of rice sourced from East Java is safe for consumption."The stock of rice...

Police probe alleged synthetic rice in Semarang

Sunday, 31 May 2015 20:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SEMARANG -- The Semarang city police are investigating alleged synthetic rice in Manyaran, West Semarang.On Sunday, the police came to the house of Ngatemi who reported the alleged...

Lawmaker questions differences on result of plastic rice

Friday, 29 May 2015 18:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM) has released the results of synthetic rice test. It said that the rice finding in Bekasi do not contain plastic...

Minister of Agriculture: No 'plastic' rice in Indonesia

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 23:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- Synthetic rice suspected to be made of plastic materials is not in circulation in Indonesia, and people need not worry about it, Minister of Agriculture Andi...

Police: Govt concludes no plastic rice in circulation

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 10:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has come to the conclusion that there is no synthetic rice containing plastic substances in circulation and has asked people to remain calm."We concluded...

China seeks proof regarding plastic rice's country of origin

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 17:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING -- China has proposed an exchange of the lab test results concerning fake rice made of plastic to confirm the rice's country of origin."There must be detailed...

Police re-examine 'plastic' rice

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Police are still examining the rice found in Bekasi, West Java, recently, which is suspected to be made of synthetic materials."Yesterday, we took a rice sample...

Bulog: National rice stock secure ahead of Ramadhan

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The state-owned logistics company Perum Bulog confirmed here on Tuesday that the national rice stock was sufficient to meet the needs of the people ahead of...

Ministry: No plastic rice on legal import

Monday, 25 May 2015 18:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) through the Agricultural Quarantine Agency (Barantan) said that until now there was no imported rice containing hazardous materials to Indonesia via legal...

Polri affirms to investigate plastic rice circulation case

Monday, 25 May 2015 17:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Head of Public Information Bureau (Karopenmas) of Police Headquarters, Brigadier General Agus Rianto affirmed that police will uncover the circulation of rice containing synthetic plastic material...

On synthetic rice, Police to await BPOM test result

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The police will wait for the results of the laboratory test conducted by the Food and Drug Agency (BPOM) in the case of the distribution of...

Ministry to improve trade system to prevent synthetic rice

Sunday, 24 May 2015 08:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government must improve its trade system to prevent the entry of synthetic rice into the country, Director General of Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products...

No synthetic rice found in Bulog's warehouses

Saturday, 23 May 2015 19:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State-owned logistics agency Perum Bulog said here on Saturday that no synthetic rice had been found in its warehouses across the country."We have instructed a check...

Minister: Synthetic rice was smuggled into Indonesia

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 21:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The synthetic rice that became a cause for concern in the country over the last few days was smuggled from China, according to Trade Minister Rahmat...

Minister of Agriculture inspects rice in Cibinong market

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 21:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CIBINONG -- Agriculture Minister Amran Sulaiman conducted an impromptu inspection of rice in Cibinong Market in Bogor district, West Java, on Wednesday."I guarantee that the supply of rice...

Govt conducts laboratory test for synthetic rice

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 21:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government is still studying the reported fake rice that is suspected to contain elements of plastic, Trade Minister Rachmat Gobel said here on Wednesday."Yesterday, I...

Synthetic rice not healthy

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The issue of synthetic rice made people felt uneasy. A health observer, Handrawan Nadesul, said that synthetic rice is a new case and there was no...

DPR urges govt to investigate circulation of synthetic rice

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 20:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Chairman of Commission IV of House of Representatives (DPR) Edhy Prabowo asked the government to take immediate steps related to the release of rice from plastic...