Day: November 20, 2022

Government responds to polio case with immunization in Aceh

The Indonesian Health Ministry is responding to polio case (KLB) with immunizations that will be carried out in Aceh Province. “In response to the case, we will carry out an outbreak respond immunization in the region. We will also increase immunization coverage,” the ministry’s director general of disease prevention and

Chinese, US Officials to Attend Southeast Asia Defense Meeting

BEIJING — The defense chiefs of rival powers China and the U.S. will both attend next week’s expanded meeting of Southeast Asian security ministers in Cambodia, opening the possibility the two will hold face-to-face discussions. China’s Defense Ministry said Gen. Wei Fenghe will attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense

APEC can be part of solution to global economic crisis: minister

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum is in a strategic position to become a part of the solution to the global economic crisis, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto, has said. APEC’s member economies represent more than 60 percent of the global gross domestic product and 48 percent of

Indonesian, Chinese defense ministers meet in China’s Shaanxi province

Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto met with Chinese State Council member and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Xian city, Shaanxi province, on Friday. Prabowo and his entourage arrived in the north-central province of China on Thursday evening and returned to Indonesia on Friday night, according to information received by ANTARA

PBWI readies 23 athletes for 2022 World Junior Wushu Championships

The Indonesian Wushu Association (PBWI) has selected 23 athletes to represent the country in the VIII/2022 World Junior Wushu Championships (WJWC) to be held in Tangerang District, Banten Province, on December 5-11, 2022. First Deputy Chairperson for Sports Achievement of PBWI Iwan Kwok said in a statement  on Sunday that

Papua needs more specialists to improve health services: official

The acting head of Lanny Jaya District in Papua Province, Petrus Wakerkwa, said here on Sunday that the district needed more specialists and therefore he prepared steps to send nine indigenous Papuan doctors outside the province so they could advance their education and become specialists to improve health services in