Komet Announces Closing of Previously Announced Transaction Regarding the Sale of the Dabia Sud Property in Mali

MONTREAL, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further to its news release dated May 15, 2020 announcing the entering into of a binding letter of intent, Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”; TSX-V: KMT) is pleased to announce that it has closed, on July 2, 2020 (the “Closing Date”) its previously announced transaction relating to the […]

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EU welcomes Indonesia’s decision to help Rohingya refugees

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The European Union (EU) has welcomed Indonesia’s decision to provide a safe-landing and humanitarian assistance to 99 Rohingya refugees stranded off the northern coast of Aceh last week.   “The rescue of Rohingya refugees who face dire conditions is a tribute to international law and proves the generosity of the people and government of Indonesia,” EU’s Foreign Affairs and Security Policy spokesperson, Nabila Massrali, said in a statement on Thursday.   In cooperation with Indonesian authorities, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and other humanitarian…

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COVID-19 testing increased in West Papua for new normal era

Manokwari, W Papua (ANTARA) – The West Papua provincial government ramped up COVID-19 testing at public facilities throughout the region as part of the measures in preparing to enter the new normal era. To this end, West Papua Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling organized a rapid test event at Wosi Market in Manokwari on Friday that was inspected by Governor Dominggus Mandacan, who stated that the move aimed to map out the spread of the disease. “Ahead of the new normal era, rapid testing will be conducted…

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Anti-graft body catches East Kutai district head receiving cash bribe

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Deputy Chairperson Nawawi Pomolango confirmed that East Kutai District Head Ismunandar, his wife, and another official were caught red-handed receiving purported corruption money at a Jakarta hotel. “Last night, we had arrested the district head, his wife, and head of the East Kutai Development Planning Office (Bappeda) at a hotel in Jakarta,” Pomolango noted in a statement to reporters here on Friday. Moreover, the agency apprehended several people in Samarinda and East Kutai, East Kalimantan Province. “We detained several others in Kutim (East…

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Minister envisages three scenarios if COVID-19 prolongs till 2021

Medan, North Sumatra (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s Home Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian divulged details on the country’s three scenarios in dealing with COVID-19 if the pandemic were to prolong until 2021. “I envisage three scenarios if this pandemic continues until 2021,” he remarked during a meeting with religious and community leaders of North Sumatra here on the night of Thursday (July 2). The first scenario is to develop a vaccine. Once the vaccine for the disease is available, two-thirds of the population must be inoculated. Two vaccine ampoules will be required…

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Flash floods submerge several areas of Gorontalo City

Gorontalo (ANTARA) – Flash floods swamped several areas of Gorontalo City after unremitting torrential rains lashed over the last few days. Flooding occurred in the areas of Pilolodaa and Dembe in Kota Barat Sub-district, Gorontalo City. “The floodwaters began to rise at 9 a.m. local time. The rain water, carrying wood and rubbish, came rolling down a hill located behind the residential complex onto the streets and settlement areas,” Suryanto, a resident of Pilolodaa, stated. Suryanto recalled the water level having risen thrice in the housing complex within half a…

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