ASEAN nations agree to form public health emergency center

There will be three pillars of ACPHEED, surveillance or detection, response, and risk management Bali (ANTARA) – ASEAN health ministers have approved the establishment of an ASEAN Center for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases (ACPHEED) as a collaborative effort to deal with extraordinary events and future pandemics. “There will be three pillars of ACPHEED, […]

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Indonesia’s booster dose recipients reach 42.4 million

Jakarta (ANTARA) – At least 42.4 million Indonesian citizens have received the third or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Saturday, according to a report from the COVID-19 Handling Task Force. According to the task force data received by¬†ANTARA¬†here on Saturday, the number of third dose recipients grew by 213,553 on Saturday, taking […]

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In awe of Takengon’s beauty: Tour de Aceh Etape I cyclist

Tour de Aceh Etape I (used) an amazing route Banda Aceh, Aceh (ANTARA) – A Tour de Aceh Etape I cyclist from Central Java has expressed admiration for the natural beauty of Lake Lut Tawar, Takengon, Central Aceh district, Aceh. Dani Chika, a Tour de Aceh Etape I participant, said he highly recommends the Aceh […]

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Ministry seeks to strengthen Indonesia-India trade at business meeting

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Deputy Trade Minister Jerry Sambuaga attended a meeting with Indian business actors at a hotel in Jakarta in a bid to strengthen Indonesia-India trade relations. “This meeting is in line with both countries’ leaders’ target to increase the value of Indonesia-India trade to US$50 billion by 2025. It is hoped that both […]

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COVID challenges highlight need to revive economic integration: APEC

Jakarta (ANTARA) – There is no better time than now for APEC members to revive work on integrating the Asia-Pacific and bringing new energy to the long-term prospect of a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). The APEC Policy Support Unit made the statement in a new policy brief. “The pandemic and the aftermath […]

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APEC boosts digital, environmental training to secure future jobs

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Education and human resource development officials and experts from 21 APEC member economies are striving to boost digital and environment-related training and education in the region to equip people, especially youth, for future jobs. Employment in the services sector and industry, including manufacturing and construction as well as agriculture, is estimated to […]

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