Day: March 6, 2022

Indonesia Reports 30,156 New COVID-19 Cases, 322 More Deaths

Indonesia yesterday confirmed 30,156 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,723,858, the country’s health ministry said. According to the ministry, the death toll from COVID-19 in the country rose by 322 to 149,918, while 46,669 more people recovered from the disease during the past 24 hours, bringing

Strong Winds Hit Indonesia’s Capital, Satellite Cities, Killing One

Strong winds hit Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta and its satellite cities yesterday, killing one man, damaging houses and public facilities, local media reported. The man, who was a driver of an app-based motorcycle taxi, reportedly died after being hit by a falling road signboard, in Bekasi district, one of Jakarta’s satellite

More Than 100 Rohingya Land on Beach in Indonesia’s Aceh

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA — More than 100 hungry and weak Rohingya Muslims were found on a beach in Indonesia’s northernmost province of Aceh on Sunday after weeks at sea, officials said. The group arrived on Jangka beach near Alue Buya Pasi, a fishing village in Bireuen district, early Sunday. The villagers

Govt plans more base transceiver stations in Jayawijaya

The Indonesian government is planning to build several base transceiver stations (BTS) in Jayawijaya district, Papua province, to help villagers get easy access to the Internet, an official has said. Twenty of the 246 base transceiver stations that will be constructed in Jayawijaya district have been completed, Chief of the

Some 11.94 million Indonesians received third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

A total of 11,942,963 Indonesians have received the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data from the COVID-19 Task Force as of Saturday afternoon. The Task Force said in its statement, there were additional 485,249 people who have received the booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, 147,280,509 people have

Ministry holds short film workshop in Mandalika to support creativity

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy held the Short Film Media Studies workshop (AKSILARASI) in Mandalika, West Nusa Tenggara on March 3-5, 2022. The event was aimed at improving Indonesian films competitiveness, to bring out creative products that could support the development of selected tourism destinations. Furthermore, it would build