Day: February 25, 2022

Vaccination aims to protect people from COVID-19: President Jokowi

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reminded people that COVID-19 vaccination is aimed at building immunity and protecting the community from the threat of COVID-19. “Vaccination can protect us, our community from COVID-19 transmission, especially the Omicron variant,” the president remarked while reviewing COVID-19 vaccination here on Friday. During his review, the

Gov’t must guarantee safety of Indonesians in Ukraine: House Speaker

  Speaker of the House of Representatives Puan Maharani has urged the government to guarantee the safety of Indonesian citizens who are still in Ukraine and evacuate them, if necessary. “Do not let any Indonesian citizen be injured in the conflict in Ukraine. The safety and security of Indonesian citizens

Minister coordinates with local gov’ts to ensure cooking oil supply

Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi is striving to intensify coordination with local governments to ensure the smooth supply of cooking oil to the regions. “We want to ensure that we can achieve a smooth supply of cooking oil together. Coordination with the regional trade services is very important to ensure this

Endowment funds for education reaches Rp99.1 trillion: Indrawati

The Finance Ministry confirmed that the government’s education endowment fund had totaled Rp99.1 trillion since being formed in 2010 and is projected to grow in 2022 from the additional share of the state budget. Finance Minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, delivered the statement during the opening of the 2022 LPDP Scholarship

Sub-district in West Pasaman records severe quake damage

Talamau sub-district suffered severe damage during a 6.1-magnitude earthquake that struck West Pasaman District, West Sumatra, on Friday, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported. Citing the Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency’s report, acting head of the BNPB’s Disaster Data, Information and Communication Center, Abdul Muhari, said the strong tremor in

Indonesia can be instrumental in defusing Russia-Ukraine conflict: DPR

House of Representatives (DPR RI) Commission I Chair Meutya Hafid opined that Indonesia can play a role in defusing the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine on account of its sound relations with both nations. Indonesia’s Constitution has mandated the country to contribute to creating and achieving world peace and