CNH Industrial names designated CEO of On-Highway busines

CNH INDUSTRIAL N.V. London, June 11, 2021 As work proceeds apace to deliver the previously announced spin-off of its On-Highway business, CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has named Gerrit Marx as the designated Chief Executive Officer of the new entity, which is expected to assume independent operations in early 2022. The new […]

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Indonesia receives another 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia received an additional 1,504,800 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine through the multilateral COVAX Facility on Thursday night, according to Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi. “Alhamdulillah (Thank God), this night, Indonesia received another 1,504,800 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through the multilateral COVAX Facility,” the minister noted in a press briefing aired on the Presidential Secretariat YouTube Channel on Thursday. Indonesia also received 313,100 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX Facility on June 5, 2021. With the addition of 313,100 doses and 1,504,000 doses on…

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Police named 12 terrorists in Merauke as suspects

Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA) – The police named 12 people arrested by the Indonesian Police’s anti-terror squad Densus 88 in Merauke as terrorist suspects, Merauke Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner Untung Sangaji stated here on Friday. “It is true that the police has named 12 terrorists as suspects, and they will be transferred (to Jakarta) soon,” Sangaji remarked without elaborating further. Sangaji noted that the suspects arrested in Merauke were related to one another, with some of them being involved in suicide bombings in several regions in Indonesia, including the bombing…

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Government should review VAT imposition plan on basic needs: DPR

Jakarta (ANTARA) – DPR Vice Chairman Abdul Muhaimin Iskandar sought governmental review on a plan to impose value-added tax on basic necessities as stipulated in revision of Law No. 6 of 1983 on general taxation provisions and procedures. “I think it (the plan) needs to be reviewed, the more so because it is launched during the pandemic and difficult economy,” Iskandar noted in a written statement released on Thursday. The plan, if realized, will potentially be burdensome to the public and counterproductive to the government’s efforts to deal with disparities…

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Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes North Sulawesi’s Bolaang Uki

Jakarta (ANTARA) – A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rattled southeast of Bolaang Uki Sub-district in Bolaang Mongondow Selatan District, North Sulawesi Province, on Friday morning, albeit not triggering a tsunami. The epicenter of the earthquake that struck at 9:23 a.m. Western Indonesia Time (WIB) was located some 66 kilometers (km) away from Bolaang Uki Sub-district at a depth of 14 km, according to the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). No immediate reports were received of damages or casualties in the aftermath of the quake located at the coordinates of 0.06 degrees…

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Indonesian, Japanese foreign ministers discuss situation in Myanmar

Bogor, W Java (ANTARA) – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi engaged in a telephonic conversation with her Japanese counterpart, Motegi Toshimitsu, on Thursday, to discuss the situation in Myanmar. During the 40-minute discussion, Minister Motegi expressed Japan’s ongoing support for ASEAN’s initiatives, including the activities of a special envoy of the ASEAN Chair to be nominated and the humanitarian assistance. Minister Marsudi and her Japanese counterpart concurred on continuing to work in close coordination to address the situation in Myanmar. As published by the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s official…

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