jail.com . History The first known printing press in Indonesia was installed in 1883. A royal decree made in 1908, by the Governor of East Java, supported printing in Indonesian, leading to the establishment of an office for printing newspapers and periodicals. At this time, the entire Indonesian printing sector was represented by a printing plant of the Dutch East Indies administration. The printing plant in Surabaya printed the official government gazettes, official newspapers and books. The first nationally issued paper,. Then, in 1920 the government issued the first state newspapers. In 1924 the number of state newspapers increased to seven, by which the term was formed. In 1929 the government's printing department issued the first newspaper produced by a state enterprise,. The name was chosen for the newspaper in the initial decree of 1924. The. Then the name of the newspaper was changed to. In 1930, the first newspaper to be published by a private enterprise,. The newspaper was owned by Cipta Utama. In 1934 the government published the first free newspapers with the issue. By this time, the number of newspapers increased to 72. In 1936 the first periodical, the was issued. This was followed by,,. In 1939 the government started issuing the free newspapers that were published on a weekly basis. All publications from then on were state-owned. Structure The National Library of Indonesia has been entrusted with maintaining the literature and cultural heritage of the country, and is also tasked with the publication of all important Indonesian publications. The four largest publications in the country, the, the, the and the are housed in the library. The first of these publications was published in 1908, and was named. The first edition was published at the press of the. The. In 1936 the first Indonesian periodical,, was published. In the following year the government established the National Library of Indonesia, and the. Then in 1948 the. Then, in 1951, the was published. The first edition was published by the. By this time, the number of publications was more than 1,000. The first was published in 1958. The. A few years later, in 1968 the, named after the Indonesian Declaration of Independence, was published. Then in 1969 the was published, and by this time, the number of newspapers had reached more than 2,000. The number of publications increased with each year.