Indonesia, Mexico businesses ink cooperation pact

  Jakarta The Indonesian Embassy and the Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) in Mexico City have facilitated business cooperation between Indonesian and Mexican companies for export of furniture, home decor items, and textiles. The cooperation is part of efforts taken since early this year to increase Indonesia’s exports to Mexico, the Indonesian Embassy in Mexico […]

Continue Reading

Preserving the sustainability of Papuan staple sago

Sago, a starch extracted from the centre or pith of tropical palm stems, particularly¬†Metroxylon sagu,¬†has traditionally been a major staple food in Papua. Sago starch obtained from local starch-producing plants from the Arecaceae family is commonly processed into several types of foods consumed by the people of Papua. Traditional sago food products in Papua include […]

Continue Reading

Semarang’s flooding caused by extreme rainfall, tidal flooding: govt

Semarang, C Java The Indonesian Government claimed that flash floods that inundated Semarang city’s Kota Lama (Old Town) neighborhood and several other areas on Saturday was caused by extreme rainfall and tidal flooding. “The rainfall data show that it is categorized as ‘extreme’. Based on the hydrological analysis, the rainfall is a 50-year recurrence interval,” […]

Continue Reading

Mt Merapi spews hot lava for 10 times

  Yogyakarta Mount Merapi located between Central Java and Yogyakarta Provinces, on Sunday morning spewed hot lava for 10 times with a maximum sliding distance of one kilometer, according to the Geological Disaster Research and Technology Development Center (BPPTKG). “Avalanches of incandescent lava occurred for 10 times, with a maximum sliding distance of 1,000 meters […]

Continue Reading

Dompet Dhuafa distributes fast-food boxes to Semarang’s flood victims

Jakarta Charity organization Dompet Dhuafa’s volunteers in Central Java Province distributed fast food boxes to many residents of Muktiharjo Lor neighborhood in Genuk Subdistrict, Semarang city, affected by flash floods on Saturday evening. “Until Saturday evening, we kept searching for people getting stuck at home due to the floodwaters inundating their neighborhood area. They are […]

Continue Reading

Indonesia’s economic growth in 2020 above average : expert staff

Jakarta Indonesia’s economic growth in 2020, which contracted by 2.07 percent (yoy), was above the global average, according to Kunta Wibawa Dasa Nugraha, expert staff in charge of state expenditure affairs of the Ministry of Finance. “Although it’s a minus, but the world level was minus 3.5 percent, it means we are much better than […]

Continue Reading