Indonesia seizes one kg of crystal meth smuggled from Malaysia

Police officers in Tanjungpinang, the capital of Riau Islands Province, foiled an attempt of three international drug ring members to trade one kilogram of crystal methamphetamine and 27 ecstasy pills that they smuggled from Malaysia. The suspects, comprising two men and a woman, were arrested at separate locations on January 6, 2022, Head of Tanjungpinang […]

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BNPB reports 68 natural disasters on January 1-8, 2022

The National Disaster  Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported 68 natural disasters that affected several  parts of Indonesia  in the first week of January  2022. Based on data received from the agency here on Sunday, these natural disasters were hydrometeorological disasters such as floods, landslides, extreme weather, forest and land fires and tidal waves. Floods were the most […]

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Indonesian military builds six church bell towers in Papua

Soldiers of the Infantry Battalion (Yonif) MR 412  of the Army Strategic Reserves Command (Kostrad) helped build six church bell towers for congregations in their assigned region, Lanny Jaya District in Papua. The Yonif MR 412 Task Force Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Moch. Renaldy Herbowo, in his statement received here on Sunday, explained that his task force’s […]

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Wisma Atlet Hospital for COVID-19 treating 1,798 inpatients

Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital for COVID-19 in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, are currently treating a total of 1,798 inpatients. “All patients with confirmed COVID-19, comprising 777 male and 1,021 female patients, are being treated at Tower 5 and Tower 6,” Marine Colonel Aris Muldian, a spokesman of the emergency hospital, said in a statement here on […]

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Angkasa Pura I supports 2022 MotoGP event

Lombok Airport is ready to support the 2022 MotoGP event and welcome the arrival of participants, officials, and spectators, State Airport Operator PT Angkasa Pura I has informed. This is indicated by the completion of infrastructures at Lombok Airport, including the expansion of passenger terminal and apron, the extension of runway, and the improvement of cargo facilities. […]

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Growth must be strengthened by knowledge based economy: Minister

Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir said that economic growth should not merely rely on natural resources but also needs to be strengthened by  knowledge-based economy. “Knowledge based economy is crucial. We must have skilled workers who understand technology,” said Erick Thohir when delivering a keynote speech at the University of North Sumatra as […]

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