Minister urges public to vacation at domestic tourist attractions

Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan implored the public to go on vacations to domestic tourist attractions, given all the national Omicron cases had come from abroad. “The government once again reminds the public to not travel overseas if it is not for something really urgent. If you just want to […]

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Govt increases Isolation sites to anticipate Omicron case spike

The Indonesian government has increased the number of quarantine facilities as a precautionary measure against an increase in the number of migrant workers returning to the country amid the year-end holidays. The step aims to curb the transmission of the new COVID-19 variant of Omicron, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin noted during a virtual press […]

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Ministry ensures fulfilment of MBKM participants’ rights

Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Ministry’s official, Nizam, will ensure the fulfillment of rights of university students that participated in the Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (Freedom in Learning and Campus), or MBKM, programs. “I laud all partners, mentors, and lecturers that have collaborated and supervised the students, who are increasing their experience through these programs,” […]

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President optimistic of Bali becoming health tourism destination

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is hopeful that construction of the Bali International Hospital in Denpasar City, Bali, would make the province a health tourism destination. “Once the hospital is ready, the people would not need to go abroad to be treated, as they can head to Bali Province. Thus, the province will become a […]

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Vaccination outside Java-Bali contributes 55.6% to daily average rate

Vaccination rate outside the Java-Bali region had increased and contributed 55.6 percent to the national average rate, according to Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto. “The average rate of vaccination in the past week has increased slightly since child vaccinations began, with an average of 1,219,453 doses per day,” Hartarto stated on Monday. Vaccination […]

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Indonesia’s communities yet reel from nutritional problems: Ministry

Indonesia continues to face persistent health problems, including in terms of the nutritional status of communities, Deputy Minister of Health Dante Saksono Harbuwono stated. “Life expectancy at birth in Indonesia is still at around 71 years based on a 2018 survey. That figure is still lower than those of Australia, the US, East Asia, and […]

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