Day: October 20, 2021

Aceh’s Nusa Tourism Village designated to provide disaster education

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno, has designated Nusa Tourism Village in Aceh Besar District as the first tourism village with a “disaster education outlook” in Indonesia. “Among the 50 tourism village nominees for the Indonesia Tourism Village Award, Nusa Village is the first tourism village developed with a disaster

Yogyakarta to commence single-gate entry trial for tour buses

The Yogyakarta city government is planning to commence the trial of a single-gate entry system for tour buses this weekend under which the buses will need to apply for entry to Yogyakarta at Giwangan Terminal. “We will commence the trial this weekend to observe the implementation and potential issues from

Bali prepares to welcome tourists as COVID cases decline

Indonesia has seen a drastic slump in COVID-19 cases over the past several weeks, which has triggered optimism of tourism reopening, particularly in Bali, one of the most famous tourist resorts globally. Indonesia added 903 daily COVID-19 cases on October 19, 2021, bringing the total tally to 4,236,287, the Task

SOEs Minister meets Baduy fire victims, distributes aid

State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir on Wednesday distributed house renovation assistance to Baduy people in Pasir Huni Village, Leuwidamar Sub-district, Lebak District, Banten Province whose homes had been destroyed by fire last week. He directly handed the aid to the Outer Baduy elder Jaro Saija, who was accompanied by Inner Baduy elders Ayah Mursid

BNPB launches ‘Mask Car Movement’ in Ambon city

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) disbursed 332 thousand masks for the public in Ambon city on Wednesday as part of activities commemorating the Disaster Risk Mitigation Month. The mask distribution was carried out under the ‘Mask Car Movement for the Community’, which was launched by BNPB Head Ganip Warsito along with   Maluku Governor Murad

Universities must promote pluralism, help Papuan students feel at home

The Institute for Research, Education, and Information on Economy and Social Affairs (LP3ES) has urged universities in Indonesia to play an active role in ensuring Papua remains a part of the country by promoting pluralism in their campus communities. To this end, the universities could support the nation’s collective efforts