Anticipatory measures prepared to assist tourism industry: ministry

We will keep on preparing various programs to help recover the livelihood of the affected people. Jakarta (ANTARA) – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said he has prepared several anticipatory measures to prevent those working for Indonesia’s tourism industry from the impacts of  the extended enforcement of  the Emergency Public Activity Restrictions (PPKM Darurat). “We will keep on preparing various programs to help recover the livelihood of the affected people,” said Uno in West Bandung, West Java on Saturday. According to the minister, at least 34 million Indonesians depend on the…

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Anticipatory measures prepared to assist tourism industry: ministry

We will keep on preparing various programs to help recover the livelihood of the affected people. Jakarta (ANTARA) – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said he has prepared several anticipatory measures to prevent those working for Indonesia’s tourism industry from the impacts of  the extended enforcement of  the Emergency Public Activity Restrictions (PPKM Darurat). “We will keep on preparing various programs to help recover the livelihood of the affected people,” said Uno in West Bandung, West Java on Saturday. According to the minister, at least 34 million Indonesians depend on the…

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Inform public of government’s partial lockdown evaluation: DPR

Jakarta (ANTARA) – House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Puan Maharani called on the government to notify the public of its comprehensive evaluation of the enforcement of emergency public activity restrictions before extending it. “The people must be kept in the loop about the government’s evaluation, as the policy directly affects them,” Maharani noted in a press statement that ANTARA received in Jakarta on Saturday. Officially known as the “PPKM Darurat” or “emergency public activity restrictions,” this partial COVID-19 lockdown is enforced in the islands of Java and Bali from July…

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Need to focus on condition of medical staff: MPR deputy speaker

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government needs to pay greater attention to the condition of healthcare and medical workers who are facing high workloads and risk in handling COVID-19 patients, deputy speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) has said. “The medical and healthcare workers have put their lives at risk to help combat the pandemic. The government should be fully conscious (to their hardship),” Syarief Hasan said in a written statement received here on Saturday. The workers’ pay is also not commensurate with their increased workload in the wake of…

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Industry Ministry mobilizes oxygen supply for COVID-19 patients

Oxygen stocks are available in Java as well as outside Java Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Industry Ministry has mobilized supply from oxygen generation plants nationwide to meet the growing demand for medical oxygen for COVID-19 patients across Indonesia. “Oxygen stocks are available in Java as well as outside Java. Now, as the demand in Java is high, we are mobilizing the supply from plants in Java as well as outside Java to meet the sharply increased demand,” the ministry’s director of upstream chemical industry, Fridy Juwono, said here on Thursday.…

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61,973 children in Riau Islands vaccinated against COVID-19

Tanjungpinang (ANTARA) – As many as 61,973 children in the 12-17 age group have been vaccinated in Riau Islands, according to spokesperson for the province’s COVID-19 Response Task Force, Mochammad Bisri. They account for 27.22 percent of the 228,245 children targeted by the COVID-19 vaccination program in the province, Bisri informed here on Saturday. The task force is targeting to vaccinate the remaining 165,691 children by July 23, 2021, he said. This would be in keeping with Riau Islands Governor Ansar Ahmad’s target of completing the vaccinations of children aged 12…

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