Day: September 5, 2021

Indonesia breaks four-decade wait for Paralympics gold in Tokyo

With their win in the badminton SL3-SU5 women’s doubles finals, Leani Ratri Oktila and Khalimatus Sadiyah have ended Indonesia’s four-decade wait for a gold medal at the Paralympics. The first-seeded pair defeated second-seeded Cheng Hefang and Ma Huihui of China in two straight games 21-18, 21-12 at the Yoyogi National

A closer look at traditional food of East Nusa Tenggara

Indonesia is famous for the variety of its traditional food, which is rich in spices and flavors ranging from spicy, salty, savory, and sweet, which blend harmoniously to create an appetizing aroma. However, spice-rich traditional dishes are not commonly found in the culinary culture of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province.

SOEs foster 204,609 MSMEs: Minister

State-owned Enterprises (SOE) Minister Erick Thohir said state-owned firms have fostered 204,609 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) actors and over the last 10 years have contributed Rp3,295 trillion to the state. “Once I involved in SOEs, I was proud as they managed to foster 204,609 MSMEs,” he said in an

Fredy Setiawan bags Indonesia’s 4th bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics

The Indonesia’s Merah Putih contingent bagged the fourth bronze medal at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics after badminton player Fredy Setiawan won the match for the third podium at Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo, on Sunday. He played strictly for 32 minutes defeating Indian player Tarun 21-17, 21-11 in bronze medal match for men’s

W Papua governor urges residents to help capture killers of soldiers

West Papua Governor Dominggus Mandacan has appealed to residents of Kisor Village in South Aifat Sub-district, Maybrat District, to assist security personnel to capture the killers of four soldiers. Mandacan who visited the crime scene on Saturday also called on the Kisor villagers who flee their homes in panic and

Health Ministry ensures no data leak in PeduliLindungi apps

The Health Ministry has affirmed no data leak in PeduliLindungi (to care and protect) application and called on the public to remain using the COVID-19 contact tracing application. The ministry’s spokesperson for COVID-19 vaccination Siti Nadia Tarmizi said, there are a lot of unconfirmed information or hoaxes among the community on some different