Bombardier Delivers First Global 7500 Aircraft in Indonesia

The world’s longest-range and most luxurious business jet joins a growing fleet of Global 7500 aircraft worldwide Bombardier’s refreshed portfolio of Global aircraft, engineered for comfort, wellness, convenience and a smooth ride, have long-range capabilities that make them ideally suited to customers in the Asia-Pacific region MONTREAL, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is pleased to announce the […]

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Meltwater acquires business information company Owler for $24.5 million in a combination of cash and equity

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire crowd-sourcing company Owler, a Silicon Valley innovator in the $30 billion market for business information. Since its inception in 2011, Owler has grown its user base […]

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Face-to-face classes not permitted in Jakarta’s red zones: Governor

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Governor of  Jakarta Anies Baswedan took the decision to not allow schools in red zones in the capital to hold face-to-face classes during the micro-scale public activity restriction period extended until June 28. The decision to ban face-to-face classes in red zones for 14 days took effect on June 15 in accordance with appendix to the Governor’s Decision Number 759 of 2001. “Learning at schools and institutes of higher learning and academies is conducted online,” according to a copy of the appendix to the decision as seen…

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Indonesia booked trade surplus of US$2.36 billion in May 2021

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia clocked a trade surplus of US$2.36 billion in May 2021, the highest in the initial five months of this year, according to the Trade Ministry. Non-oil/non-gas trade contributed US$3.49 billion to the surplus, while oil and gas trade suffered a deficit of US$1.13 billion, Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi noted in a written statement released on Thursday. Indonesia registered a surplus of US$1.72 billion in its trade with the United States, the Philippines, and India, while it recorded a deficit of US$1.09 billion in its trade with…

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Govt expedites genome analysis process to detect COVID-19 variants

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government is committed to accelerating the whole genome sequencing (WGS) process, a comprehensive method for conducting whole-genome analysis, to detect new variants of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The WGS process to detect variants of the coronavirus, which earlier took a fortnight, is sought to be expedited to a week, according to a press statement from the COVID-19 Task Force in Jakarta, Friday. Spokesperson for the COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Wiku Adisasmito, remarked that the WGS results would serve as an input for the government in…

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Solo’s university temporarily closes after 3 lecturers die of COVID-19

Solo, Central Java (ANTARA) – The University of Sebelas Maret (UNS) in Solo, Central Java, has temporary closed its campus and imposed activity restrictions for a week after three of its lecturers died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “Yes, restrictions are applied on activities from June 18 to 25,” UNS Rector Jamal Wiwoho stated here on Friday. During the period of restrictions on activities on campus, lectures and meetings were conducted online using information and communication technology, he remarked. In the event of an emergency, an offline meeting could be…

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