Day: February 13, 2022

Expect APHI to be partner in sustainable forest management: ministry

The Environment and Forestry Ministry has said it expects the Indonesian Forestry Entrepreneurs Association (APHI) to become the government’s partner for achieving the five pillars of sustainable forest management. Director general of sustainable forest management at the ministry, Agus Justianto, said that the five pillars include ensuring forestry areas, increasing

PLN projects EBT-based power plants to offset 230-GW power shortage

State-owned electricity company PT Perushaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has projected the development of new and renewable energy (EBT)-based power plants to offset a power shortage of 230 gigawatts (GW) until 2060. The national energy production had reached 300 terawatts per hour (TWh) in 2020 (base case), while the power demand

COVID-19: Jokowi reiterates call to Indonesians to stay calm

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has reiterated his call to all citizens to keep calm and disciplined in implementing the government’s health protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country. He also urges the people at large to reduce their unnecessary activities in the midst of exponential growth

4,358 COVID-19 patients being treated at Jakarta’s Wisma Atlet

As many as 4,358 COVID-19 patients are undergoing treatment at Wisma Atlet COVID-19 Emergency Hospital in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, an official informed. “All the confirmed positive patients are being treated at Towers 4, 5, 6 and 7,” head of information for Joint Regional Defense Command I, Marine Colonel Aris Mudian,

G20 can stimulate tourism sector: expert

Economic expert from Sam Ratulangi University (Unsrat), Dr Joy Tulung, said G20 Forum would be able to stimulate the tourism sector in Indonesia, especially for North Sulawesi Province. “G20 activities will greatly affect economic growth nationally and regionally, especially in the tourism sector in North Sulawesi,” said Tulung, here on

Drug dealer in South Sumatra’s Baturaja shot after evading capture

A suspected drug dealer in Baturaja, the capital of Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU) District in South Sumatera Province was shot by local cops after trying to evade capture, according to a police spokesperson. The suspect, only identified by his initials AP (38), suffered a gunshot wound on his leg, OKU