Ani Hasanah

Ani Hasanah

07
September

Welcoming the 74th Anniversary of Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) on September 11, 2019, RRI Public Service Broadcasting will release the 'Kentongan' Disaster Response Program nationally. This was announced by the President Director of LPP RRI, Mohammad Rohanudin in his remarks at a workshop entitled 'RRI Disaster Response Radio' at Jusuf Ronodipuro RRI Auditorium, Jakarta, Saturday (7/9). Rohanudin said, as a broadcasting institution that represented the presence of the state, RRI was demanded to have its own form of journalism. RRI takes the initiative to become the only Disaster Response radio nationally through the 'Kentongan' Program because it has 100 radio stations throughout Indonesia. Of the 100 stations, 37 of them are on the border areas, so there will be the country’s presence among the people. (kbrn)

07
September

The Pakistani Ambassador to Indonesia, Abdul Salik Khan, requested Indonesia’s support to help resolve the dispute over the Kashmir region. Abdul Salik Khan at a seminar at the Pakistani Embassy in Jakarta, Friday (06/09). Abdul Salik added that as the largest Muslim majority country in the world, Indonesia has rightly assisted in resolving the Kashmir conflict because Indonesia has always paid major attention to the issue of Palestine which has also Muslim majority population.

“So ​​we would like to inform you, we would like to need support from the people of Indonesia, who are friendly people, who are always standing against human right violations,” said Abdul Salik Khan. 

Abdul Salik Khan added that Pakistan hoped for Indonesian assistance at the UN in resolving the Kashmir issue because Indonesia is currently a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. Regarding the Kashmir case of the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi has met the Indian Ambassador and the Pakistani Ambassador to Indonesia some time ago. During the meeting, Retno Marsudi stressed the position of Indonesia which asked India and Pakistan to resolve the problem in Kashmir through dialogue. According to Retno Marsudi, if the tension between India and Pakistan broke out into an open conflict, the loss would not only be felt by the two countries but also in the region. (VOI / AHM)

05
September

Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics was of the view that radio as a  media which announces information and entertainment still exists in the millennial competition. Radio has the power to attract its listeners. Expert staff of Secretary-General of Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics, Hendrasmo, said becoming a speaker at Diplomatic Forum tlk show organized by Voice of Indonesia themed The Future of Radio in Jakarta on Wednesday (4/9) suggested that radio must transform, both in the contents and technology, to meet the need of the millennial people. He said radio must keep on revitalizing.

“So, if we see the trend. This is a global trend. The people who listen to the radio is getting lower. That’s the analogy. If we see one of the data, the connectivity level of Indonesia has been 64 percent of the population that is connected to the internet. In majority, Indonesian people are connected with the smartphone. It is everything. To make radio being listened to by many people, it must also be at the smartphone,” said Hendrasmo.

Hendrasmo also appreciated RRI which has made the android-based application and it can be accessed on a smartphone. He said there are 63.4 million millennials, or 30 percents of the total population of Indonesia, that will become the major population in 2025. Therefore, radio has a big sufficient market if it considers the telecommunication development in the next 5 years.//. (VOI/AGUS)

06
September

The role of the radio will increase, especially if there is already digitalized. Apart from being a means of disseminating information, education and entertainment, radio also functions to unite people from various parts of the world. It was conveyed by Pakistani Ambassador to Indonesia, Abdul Salik Khan, at the Diplomatic Forum talk show themed The Future of Radio held by Voice of Indonesia in Jakarta Wednesday (04/09.2019) The theme was taken in conjunction with the 74th Anniversary of Radio Republik Indonesia. According to Abdul Salik Khan it is possible that radio will change its form and function, but the role of radio will be increasingly important.

“So ​​radio's importance in future is not going to undermine. It is going to increase, of course, it will take different, I would say, it will change its shape, it will change its utility in a different way. But the way radio is bringing the cultures closer, the way the radio is bringing the country's information As the Ambassador of the Seychelles said, that tourism is one of the most important areas in the Seychelles So what is the role of radio there? Similarly Pakistan is also a country which is a friendly country to Indonesia and through RRI millions of people in Indonesia and Pakistan are linked together,” said Ambassador Salik Khan.

Furthermore Ambassador Abdul Salik Khan appreciated the Voice of Indonesia which had organized the Diplomatic Forum talk show on the radio because it hasconnected Indonesia with listeners around the world. (Voi / ahm /)