Fifteen Surabaya’s schools commence limited classroom learning

On Monday, September 6, as many as 15 state and private schools in Surabaya, East Java Province, commenced limited face-to-face learning sessions. “My children, who are currently undergoing limited face-to-face learning sessions, let us make the school as comfortable as possible,” Head of Commission D for Education at the Surabaya Regional House of Representatives Khusnul Khotimah told junior high school students engaged in the limited classroom learning sessions today. According to the @Banggasurabaya instagram account, 15 junior high schools that conducted the limited face-to-face learning comprised State Junior High School…

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Finance Ministry appoints WeTransfer, OffGamers to collect digital tax

The Finance Ministry’s Directorate General of Taxes (DJP) appointed WeTransfer BV and OffGamers Global Pte Ltd as the collectors of value-added tax on trading through the electronic systems (PMSE) for digital products sold to consumers in Indonesia. “Through the inclusion of these two companies, the number of collectors of value-added tax on PMSE appointed by DJP has reached 83 enterprises,” DJP’s Public’s Counseling, Services, and Relations, Neilmaldrin Noor, noted in a statement here on Monday. Noor emphasized that through this appointment, these enterprises are now tasked with collecting value-added tax…

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BPJAMSOSTEK seeks to increase MSME participation

The Workers Social Security Agency (BP JAMSOSTEK) is focusing on increasing participation from micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to reach its target of five million workers by 2021. There is a potential of around 60 million people in the MSMEs sector who could be attracted to become active participants in the informal sector, said BPJAMSOSTEK supervisory board member Subhan Gatot here on Monday. “Unfortunately, involving MSMEs as participants is not easy as they don’t understand social security. In the Labour Laws itself, they were not even covered,” he noted…

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Qualified human resources key to Labuan Bajo’s tourism growth: govt

Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan believes superior human resources are the key to developing the super-priority tourism destination (DPSP) Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara. “Hence, the church’s role is also important to discipline the community, so that we can work,” the minister noted at the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the Development of DPSP Labuan Bajo between the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the West Manggarai District Government, and the Ruteng Diocese here on Monday. Pandjaitan stated that tourism development…

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eHAC data leak still under investigation: police

The investigation into the alleged data leak through the Electronic Health Alert Card (eHAC) system is still on, although the Ministry of Health has said that no public data has been leaked, police has said. “It is still ongoing, in the process of being investigated,” head of public relations for National Police, Inspector General Argo Yuwono told ANTARA on Monday. Earlier, Yuwono had said that the National Police, through the Directorate of Cyber Crime, was helping investigate allegations of public data leak via the version of the Health Alert Card…

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Expect MSME Digital Market to be one-stop solution: SOEs Ministry

Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises Ministry expects the MSME Digital Market (PaDI) to serve as a one-stop solution for micro, small, and medium enterprise actors in Indonesia. “This is a form of MSME Digital Market continuous improvement. In the future, MSME Digital Market is expected to be a one-stop solution for MSMEs,” expert staff for finance and MSME development at the State-Owned Enterprises Ministry Loto Srinaita Ginting said at the opening of the PADI MSME Indonesia Virtual Expo Batch 2 in Jakarta on Monday. The MSME Digital Market Virtual Expo 2021 Batch 2 is a virtual…

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