Day: October 31, 2021

Almost 120 million Indonesians have got first COVID-19 vaccine shots

The Indonesian Government’s COVID-19 Handling Task Force announced on Sunday that that as many as 119,662,248 Indonesians have received their first shots of COVID-19 vaccines. According to the task force’s latest data, the number of first dose recipients across the country has increased to 119,662,248 after 510,430 people had their first vaccine

As La Nina returns, Indonesia braces for flooding, landslides

The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has cautioned of high precipitation that may trigger hydrometeorological disasters as a weak La Niña event is currently re-emerging over Indonesia for the second consecutive year. La Nina has been developing since October 2021 and is expected to strengthen in November and December

G20: President calls for acceleration of global economic recovery

President Joko Widodo called for the acceleration of a global economic recovery that is strong, inclusive, and sustainable at the economic and global health session of the G20 Summit in La Nuvola, Rome, Italy, on Saturday. According to a statement released by the Presidential Secretariat’s Press Bureau, the President said

Minister Mulyani explains three challenges of global economic recovery

Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the global economic recovery from the tremendous impacts of COVID-19 pandemic is underway though it does not occur in all parts of the world partly due to unequal access to vaccines. “There are countries (in Africa) whose vaccination rates of their total populations

President discusses vaccinated travel lane with Australian PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo began the agenda of his working visit to Italy by holding bilateral talks with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in Rome on Saturday. At the meeting, which took place at the Splendide Royal Hotel, the two leaders discussed several issues ranging from COVID-19 vaccinations, economic recovery,