Day: January 2, 2022

Minister lauds health protocol implementation at Ragunan Zoo

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno has lauded Ragunan Zoo, South Jakarta, for setting an “excellent” example on implementing the COVID-19 health protocols. “We laud the strict implementation of health protocols here (at Ragunan Zoo),” he said at the zoo, here, on Saturday. Uno praised the zoo authorities and

Uno calls for Formula E pre-events involving MSMEs

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has called for the implementation of a series of pre-events involving micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) ahead of the 2022 Jakarta Formula E race. “Similar to the implementation of the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games, we should not just prepare the main

Almost 1 million Pfizer doses arrive from Italy

Indonesia received nearly one million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine from the Italian government on Saturday, director general of information and public communication at the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, Usman Kansong, said. “We have received the first COVID-19 vaccine stock arrival in 2022 today, on January 1, 2022. The

114 mln Indonesians fully vaccinated against COVID-19

At least 114,039,438 people received the complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccination as of Saturday afternoon, an increase of 364,111 compared to the previous day, according to the COVID-19 Task Force. Thus, the number of recipients of the second dose reached 54.76 percent of the target of 208,265,720 million, it

Coal export ban to ensure reliability of power supply: PLN

The Indonesian government’s decision to ban coal exports due to the declining domestic supply of the mineral will ensure the reliability of electricity supply, state-owned electricity provider PT PLN (Persero) has said. PLN’s executive vice president for corporate communications, Agung Murdifi, said that the government’s full support will ensure the

Jokowi remains proud of Indonesian football team despite its loss

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi)  has ensured that he and all Indonesians remain proud of Indonesian national football team that has struggled at the 2020 AFF Cup. “Although we have not been the champion yet, I and all Indonesian citizens  remain proud of all of your struggles,” Jokowi said in his official