Indonesia’s health ministry reports two Omicron deaths

Two patients have died of Omicron in Indonesia in the first fatalities since cases of this variant of COVID-19 were first reported in the country, the Health Ministry said. “One case was a local transmission who passed away at Sari Asih Ciputat Hospital while the other one was an international traveler who died at Sulianti Saroso […]

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PUPR Ministry to relax license for construction business

The Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono said he would relax business license in construction services to encourage a favorable business climate for the sector. Hadimuljono said the construction services in public works and public housing are among the sectors that still run well. “This was shown by the absorption of the […]

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Products differentiation to increase tourist visit: Tourism Minister

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno said product differentiation would become a way to increase qualified tourists visit to rest areas. “If there are several products that are different from each other, it will increase sales and will be remembered by visitors. Later this rest area will be a memorable spot,” Uno said at […]

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NU summons branches on alleged involvement in practical politics

The Executive Board of Nahdlatul Ulama (PBNU), the largest Muslim-based organization in Indonesia, has summoned its branch managers in Banyuwangi and Sidoarjo Districts to clarify alleged involvement in practical politics through their support for a presidential candidate in the 2024 elections. “At the request from the General Chairperson of PBNU K.H. Yahya Cholil Staquf, we have […]

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Indonesia receives 201st batch of Pfizer vaccine under COVAX scheme

Indonesia received the 201st batch of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine comprising 1,257,750 doses under the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) on Saturday night. “We, on behalf of the Indonesian government and people, express our great gratitude to COVAX,” Director General of Information and Public Communication at the Communication and Informatics Ministry Usman Kamsong said in a […]

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Biak district encourages Suneri village into agro-fishery tourism

The Biak Numfor district government in Papua province is encouraging the development of agricultural zone in Suneri village, Yendidori sub-district into agro-fishery tourism. The Biak Numfor district government highly supports preparations for the development of Suneri into agro-fishery tourism by providing production tools and various local farm commodities , Biak Numfor district head Herry Ario Naap said in […]

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