Indonesia Officially Launches Electronic Stamps

Indonesia’s Finance Minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, officially launched an electronic seal with a nominal value of 10,000 rupiahs (0.70 U.S. dollars) per stamp, which can give legal certainty to electronic documents. According to the minister, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the application of digital technology, including in transactions using no papers. “We are forced by circumstances to make many transactions switch to digital platforms. Transactions with significant value require physical seals to be affixed to transaction documents, while digital transactions use electronic documents,” Indrawati said, at the electronic seal launch…

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Head of Undip Social Anthropology Study Program Elected as Chair of the Indonesian Anthropology Association (AAI) for the Central Java Regional Committee for the 2021-2026 Period

The purpose of the Regional Deliberation of the Indonesian Anthropology Association (AAI) is to discuss policy lines and work programs as well as the management of AAI for Central Java Regional Management (Pengda) for the period 2021-2026. The Musda mechanism is guided by the Musda implementation guide issued by the Central AAI. This Musda has the theme of Digital Culture and Industrial Society: Challenges and Opportunities for AAI. This was conveyed by Prof. Dr. Nurdien H. Kistanto, Undip Anthropology Lecturer and Chair of the Steering Committee, at the Central Java Regional Government AAI Musda and…

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Developing Merauke and South Papua province in waiting

After officially opening Papua’s 20th PON National Games on Saturday evening, President Joko Widodo continued his working visit on Sunday by inaugurating several infrastructure projects in Merauke District. The infrastructure projects that the President inaugurated during his visit to Merauke that will sooner or later become the capital of a new province in Papua include Mopah Airport’s new passenger terminal and Sota integrated cross-border post. During his working visit, he was accompanied by several ministers and top state officials, including Coordinating Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD, Home Minister…

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Batik industry absorbs more than 200 thousand workers

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said that Indonesia’s batik industry has driven the community’s economy by absorbing more than 200 thousand workers. “Batik industry can absorb more than 200 thousand workers in more than 47 thousand business units spread across 101 batik industry centers,” Uno said in the webinar on improving the quality of batik to commemorate the National Batik Day, monitored online in Yogyakarta, Saturday. The minister said that batik has been developed from a traditional art to become a modern art. There are more than 5,849…

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President Jokowi inaugurates Papua’s Sota cross-border post

After officially opening Papua’s 20th PON National Games on Saturday evening, President Joko Widodo continued his working visit on Sunday by inaugurating the Sota cross-border post (PLBN) in Merauke District. In a speech he delivered at the opening ceremony of this integrated cross-border post, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) expressed hope that all border crossers could be served well. “I hope the Sota cross-border post officials will provide our citizens wanting to cross the Indonesia-PNG land border with better and more comfortable services,” he said. President Jokowi’s speech at the inauguration…

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Jokowi inaugurates Mopah Airport terminal in Merauke

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Sunday inaugurated the new 7,200-square-meter passenger terminal at Mopah Airport in Merauke District, Papua Province. “We continue to develop Mopah Airport in Merauke, which is situated at the easternmost tip of Indonesia. Today, we have finished the construction of the new passenger terminal in a 7,200 square meter area with the capacity of 638 thousand passengers per year,” the President said at the Mopah Airport, Merauke, Papua. Present at the occasion were Speaker of the House of Representatives Puan Maharani, Public Works and Public Housing Minister Basuki…

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