Modelo & Desmond Howard Team Up for a College Football Playoff National Championship Sweepstakes Honoring the 30th Anniversary of His Iconic Punt Return

Modelo, the Official Beer Sponsor of the College Football Playoff, is celebrating fans and plays that demonstrate The Fighting Spirit Modelo CHICAGO, Jan. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The final two teams are set and Modelo, the Official Beer Sponsor of the College Football Playoff (CFP), is celebrating the fighting spirt of college fans and game-changing plays by […]

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Striving to include pencak silat in Olympics

The 15th National Conference of the Indonesian Pencak Silat Association (IPSI) in Bogor on December 15-18, 2021, was themed “Indonesia is advancing, Pencak Silat is aiming for the Olympics.” Realizing a big dream is not impossible, though a long path has to be walked, akin to what the case was for taekwondo and karate before they were officially held at the Olympics. The attempt to include pencak silat as an Olympics sports must be supported by all Indonesian people since the martial art is the nation’s heritage that showcases the…

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COVID-19 Task Force facilitates quarantine for nine entry points

The Indonesian COVID-19 Handling Task Force has facilitated quarantine places for all overseas travelers passing through nine entry points in Indonesia to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country. “This provision is in accordance with the Decree of the Head of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Number 1 of 2021 concerning Entry Points, Quarantine Places, and RT-PCR Obligations for Indonesian citizens who travel overseas,” Head of Health Handling of the COVID-19 Task Force Alexander K. Ginting stated here on Monday. The decree outlined Indonesia’s nine entry points for Indonesian…

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Jokowi emphasizes no exception on quarantine for overseas travelers

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), during a limited coordination meeting at the State Palace, clarified that there was no exception on quarantine for international travelers entering Indonesia to suppress the transmission of COVID-19. “This especially holds significance since the Omicron variant had emerged in Indonesia. Hence, I urged all overseas travelers, who arrived in Indonesia, to undergo quarantine. There would be no exception, let alone those paying to escape quarantine,” he emphasized. Until Monday, Jokowi confirmed to have received reports of a spike in the number of cases of the Omicron…

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G20 Presidency, RCEP to revive domestic capital market: Minister

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto expects Indonesia’s G20 Presidency in 2022 and implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to help in reviving the national capital market. The statement was conveyed at the inauguration of the 2022 Indonesia Stock Exchange Trading Opening here on Monday. Indonesia officially holds the G20 Presidency since December 1, 2021, with the agenda starting on December 7, 2021. Meanwhile, RCEP is a free trade agreement among Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore,…

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