Day: November 26, 2022

No UNHCR, IOM role in Rohingya refugee handling regrettable: indonesia

Jakarta It is regrettable that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are not playing a role in handling Rohingya refugees in Indonesia.   Acting director general of immigration at the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, Widodo Ekatjahjana, made the remarks

Death toll from Indonesia’s earthquake rises to 318

The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Indonesia’s province of West Java rose to 318, with 14 others still missing, a senior official of the country’s disaster agency said Saturday, Trend reports citing Xinhua.   The 5.6-magnitude quake hit West Java on Monday.   Eight more bodies were recovered

Indonesia endeavors to uphold global cooperation: Minister

Jakarta Indonesia strives to uphold the value and implementation of global cooperation amid global challenges, through its free and active foreign policy.   “Indonesia always tries to balance the differences and be part of the solution to the world;s problems,” Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi stated virtually at the Conference

Indonesia’s economy grows 5.72 percent amid global recession: Jokowi

Jakarta President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated that Indonesia’s economy managed to clock a growth of 5.72 percent in the third quarter amid the storm of recession experienced by several countries in the world.   “Big countries are currently in recession. We can still grow 5.72 percent in the third quarter,”

Indonesia must be confident in ability to become developed: Widodo

Jakarta Indonesia must be confident in its ability to become a developed nation and come on par with high-income countries, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has said.   “(We) must be convinced in (our) own ability. Once again, we must be convinced in our own ability, self-confident, and optimistic,” he stressed

Indonesia should identify issues in foreign policy: Expert

Jakarta Indonesia needs to identify current issues in foreign policy to prepare for the next decade, such as for the pandemic, climate change, geopolitics, geoeconomics, and digital literacy.   “If you look at the issues in Indonesia alone, the pandemic impacts directly the issues of common humanity, how we deal