Sorghum genome editing can help bolster national food security: BRIN

…sorghum has high nutritional content, thus it can be developed as an alternative food ingredient to strengthen domestic food security and overcome the global food crisis. Jakarta (ANTARA) – Genome editing can prove useful for developing several higher quality sorghum varieties to strengthen national food security, according to the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). […]

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Restorative justice not the way to resolve corruption cases

Corruption is an extraordinary crime and eradicating it also necessitates putting in extraordinary efforts. Corruption, as an extraordinary crime, is described within the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in which Indonesia is one of the countries that ratified it. Amid the efforts to eradicate corruption in Indonesia, a notion that restorative justice should be […]

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Riau Islands BPBD forms quick response team for handling disasters

Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands (ANTARA) – The Riau Islands Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has formed a quick response team to handle potential disasters. “The quick response team works 24 hours, receives reports from residents, and handles disasters,” Head of Riau Islands BPBD Muhamad Hasbi remarked here on Saturday. Hasbi noted that the quick response team […]

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Minister presses for implementing ESG for investments for IKN project

Badung, Bali (ANTARA) – Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati encouraged the implementation of an environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-based framework to attract investments for the development of Indonesia‚Äôs future capital city (IKN) Nusantara. “If we want to attract (investment) funds from the private sector or international (institutions), the strategic attempt is to meet the […]

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