Day: November 25, 2022

Minister Sumadi provides social aid to Cianjur quake refugees

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi on Friday visited the locations affected by the earthquake in Cianjur, West Java, early this week and handed over social assistance to refugees. “On behalf of myself and the ranks of the Ministry of Transportation, I express my deep condolences for the earthquake victims in

Indonesia to send 12 lifters for Weightlifting World Championships

Indonesia will send 12 athletes for the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships, which will be held in Bogota, Colombia, from December 5–16, the Indonesian weightlifting team’s manager, Pura Darmawan, told ANTARA here on Friday. The 2022 World Weightlifting Championships will be the first qualification tournament for the lifters to gather points

Cianjur quake: 17 bodies found, number of dead rises to 310

The death toll from the Cianjur earthquake increased to 310 after 17 bodies were found on the fifth day of search operations on Friday, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) informed. BNPB had put the number of fatalities from the earthquake at 272 on Thursday. On Friday, the agency found

Protect coastal ecosystem to preserve fish diversity: researcher

The coastal ecosystem in Indonesia must be protected to maintain fish diversity and support sustainable fish management, the Oceanography Research Center (PRO) of the Earth and Maritime Research Organization (ORKM) has said. ORKM is a part of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). “Fish larvae tend to be abundant

P2G seeks President’s help to resolve PPPK teacher selection issues

The Education and Teachers Association (P2G) has asked President Joko Widodo to help resolve issues related to the recruitment of teachers as contract-based government employee (PPPK). “At the commemoration of National Teacher’s Day (HGN) 2022, the fate of teachers, especially honorary teachers, has not improved,” P2G national coordinator Satriwan Salim

BRIN suggests ichthyoplankton research held in all Indonesian waters

The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) recommended that ichthyoplankton research be conducted in all Fisheries Development Areas of the Republic of Indonesia (WPPNRIs) to bolster sustainable fishery management. “An ichthyoplankton research program covering all WPPNRIs, which is supported by advanced multi-inter-transdisciplinary methods, is required,” a researcher at the Oceanographic