83 Pesantren graduates recruited as cadets in 2021: police chief

Jakarta Eighty-three graduates of Islamic boarding schools (Pesantren) across Indonesia were recruited as police cadets in 2021, according to National Police chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo. Fifty-six of them were categorized as “hafiz”, or Muslims who have memorized the Quran. They will serve as non-commissioned officers in the National Police, he said in his year-end […]

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Stimulus still needed to accelerate Indonesia’s economic growth: IDIC

Jakarta E ecutive Director of the Indonesian Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (IDIC’s) Board of Commissioners Purbaya Yudhi Sadewa assessed the national economy, which has started recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, still needs a stimulus to grow even faster. “The steps include maintaining the IDIC guarantee interest rate at a level that still provides room […]

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