Fisheries Ministry designates two marine conservation areas

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has designated two marine conservation areas in the provinces of West Java and West Sumatra, covering some 45 thousand hectares of marine area. “One instrument of natural resource management by the Marine Affairs and Fisheries Ministry is the designation of an area as marine conservation area,” acting Director General […]

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Soldiers help locals near Indonesia-PNG border build a mosque

Indonesian soldiers, stationed near Indonesia and Papua New Guinea’s border area in Pitewi Arso Village of Keerom District, Papua Province, helped locals build a mosque on Saturday. The community service was conducted by several personnel of the 711/Rks Infantry Battalion’s Indonesia-PNG Border Security Task Force, according to a press release that ANTARA quoted here Sunday. […]

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Development of indigenous COVID-19 vaccine big challenge: BRIN

Developing the Merah Putih COVID-19 vaccine is a big challenge as no single country has experience in developing such a vaccine from scratch, chief of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) has said. “Actually, what is more important is to give opportunities to our researchers to gain experience in developing vaccines,” Laksana Tri Handoko […]

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E Java’s Malang records three Omicron cases

Three residents of Malang District in East Java Province have been exposed to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Deputy District Head Didik Gatot Subroto informed on Saturday. According to Subroto, the three residents are currently undergoing self-isolation. “Three residents have tested positive in Banjararum. We have sent them to the isolation site,” he added. He said […]

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Gov’t pushes for sport tourisms in Bali to revitalize economy

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno has expressed hope for the revitalization of Balinese people’s economy by pushing more sports tourism-based activities to take place in the resort island of Bali. “We have just participated in the revival of Bali’s tourism and economy. We also contributed to the Governor’s Charity Golf Tournament, and saw […]

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Health Ministry records 748 confirmed cases of Omicron

The Health Ministry recorded 748 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in Indonesia until January 15, 2022. “As of January 15, 2022, there have been 748 confirmed positive cases of Omicron reported. Of which, 569 were people who had a history of international travel and 155 people with local transmission,” Director of Prevention and […]

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