Day: October 11, 2021

West Java Pencak Silat athlete bags gold medal in Papua PON

West Java Pencak Silat athlete, Asep Yuldan Sani, won a gold medal in the men’s singles in the XX Papua National Games (PON) after collecting 467 points in three minutes. In the final round of the Pencak Silat men’s singles held at the Toware Sports Building, Jayapura District, Monday, Yuldan,

Jokowi asks related industry to do financial literacy across Indonesia

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the financial services industry to play an active role in introducing digital and financial literacy to community members in urban and rural areas across Indonesia to boost the growth of entrepreneurship with low risks. “I urge the entire financial services industry to implement

Legislator presses for carefully conducting energy transition

The government should carefully conduct transitional steps to renewable energy, so that development and management of the national energy sector can be well-integrated, House of Representatives (DPR) Commission VII member stated. In a release here on Monday, the House member Mukhtarudin spoke of his group figuring out a solution to conduct

Pertamina to involve one thousand MSMEs in virtual 2021 SMEXPO

Indonesia’s state-owned oil and gas giant PT Pertamina (Persero) will hold a virtual 2021 SMEXPO exhibition that will hopefully be participated in by up to one thousand micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The company’s Acting Senior Vice President Corporate Communication & Investor Relations, Fajriyah Usman, stated that the exhibition

Jakarta Governor visits Papua to thank athletes joining PON

Governor Anies Baswedan paid a visit to Jayapura, the capital of Papua, to meet and thank members of Jakarta’s contingent participating in the 20th National Sports Week (PON) being held in Indonesia’s eastern most province. Baswedan arrived at Sentani Airport on Monday morning and met with several officials and athletes

Indonesia successful in expediting digital transformation: minister

Indonesia has been quite successful in expediting digital transformation and ushering digital technology into people’s daily lives, including in the finance sector, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto has said. The pandemic is the right moment to adopt digital innovations to drive recovery, he opined during the Financial Services Authority (OJK)