Hainan free trade port becoming an attractive destination for opening-up and cooperation in international education

Haikou, “I was shocked at the efficiency of agreement signing, site selection and construction. It took just 2-year to build a brand new campus covering 145 mu (about 96,666.7 square meters),” said Jo Evans. She recalled the the establishment of Harrow School Haikou and showed respect.   Chinese government decided to build Hainan free trade port into a benchmark for educational innovation in 2019.   Jo Evans previously worked as an executive at prestigious international schools in Beijing and Shanghai. A year ago, she received an offer from Harrow International…

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Health minister targets vaccinating medical workforce by February

It is estimated that by the end of this month, we would have vaccinated 500 thousand health care workers, so we can achieve the target of (inoculating) 1.5 million of them through the end of February. Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia has, so far, administered vaccination against COVID-19 to 490 thousand medical workers in line with the target of inoculating 1.5 million health professionals by late February of 2021, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin stated.   “It is estimated that by the end of this month, we would have vaccinated 500…

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Floods swamp 13 villages in seven sub-districts in Jember

Jember, Floods triggered by unremitting torrential rains have hit 13 villages in seven sub-districts in Jember District, East Java Province, on Friday.   The Bedadung River overflowed its banks and submerged at least 436 houses, a boarding school, and two places of worship facilities, Heru Widagdo, a spokesman of the Jember Disaster Mitigation Office (BPBD), stated here on Saturday morning.   One home was swept away by the flooding. The seven flood-affected sub-districts were Jelbuk, Patrang, Sumbersari, Kaliwates, Kalisat, Pakusari, and Rambipuji. Jelbuk and Kalisat were among the villages impacted…

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Wisma Atlet COVID-19 Hospital discharges 50,710 recovered patients

Jakarta -The Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital for COVID-19 has, until now, discharged a total of 50,710 patients that had made a recovery from the coronavirus disease.   The total figure was collectively derived since March 23 last year until January 30 this year, the hospital’s spokesman, Colonel Aris Mudian, stated here on Saturday.   “From March 23, 2020, to January 30, 2021, the total number of registered patients had reached 55,067, of which 50,710 have recovered,” he noted.   The emergency hospital has, so far, referred 593 COVID-19 patients to…

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Papua’s police officers launch mask-wearing campaign in Jayapura City

Community members are suggested to continue to practice the government’s health protocols Jayapura, Head of the Papua Police Headquarters’ Protocol Bureau Sen. Coms. Jeremias Rontini distributed face masks to Jayapura residents venturing outdoors on Friday to bring to their collective consciousness the ongoing risks of COVID-19 there.   During the mask-wearing campaign held at the Jayapura Mall’s area, Rontini was accompanied by his colleague, Sen. Coms. Iqbal Al-Qudusy, and two ambassadors of the Papua Police Public Relations Division, Wisnu and Andi Ernawati.   According to a press statement that ANTARA…

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Eye on human capital, Indonesia ramps up fight against stunting

The Joko Widodo administration has set human resource development as its priority program for the second presidential term from 2019-2024.   The targeted investment in human resources will not just cover education, but also medical care since good health helps people realize their potential and ward off illness.   One of the priority issues for the program involves grooming a healthy younger generation, or a golden generation, for “onward Indonesia”, a term that refers to Widodo’s ministerial line-up.   The government considers the current condition of children under the age…

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