Gojek most widely used transportation, logistics app: research

Gojek is the most widely used transportation and online logistics services application among Indonesian consumers, research conducted by economics think tank Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) has shown. The research was themed “Industry Trends in Consumer Perceptions of Online Transportation and Logistics Services: Online Transportation and Logistics Prove to be Resilient in […]

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Indonesia asks Asian-Pacific nations to push human-centered recovery

Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah has urged Asian-Pacific countries to encourage efforts toward inclusive and human-centered post-pandemic recovery that are in line with the International Labor Organization’s (ILO’s) campaign. “It is time for Asia-Pacific (countries) to rise together by promoting cooperation, solidarity, social justice, and the spirit of humanity,” she said at the ILO’s 17th Asia […]

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Vice President strongly condemns Astanaanyar suicide bombing

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has strongly condemned Wednesday’s suicide bombing at Astanaanyar Police Station in Bandung city, West Java. “The Vice President strongly condemns the suicide bombing because it clearly harms human values and religion,” vice presidential spokesperson Masduki Baidlowi said in Jakarta on Wednesday. Amin said that Islam forbids inhuman acts since they are […]

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Still need investment in digital sector: Minister

Investment is still needed to optimize Indonesia’s digital economy potential, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said here on Wednesday. The investment he referred to is for telecommunications infrastructure strengthening and equalizing access such as the provision of an Internet network from upstream to downstream. Pandjaitan said he made the statement based on his […]

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Eliminate stunting to ensure children’s competitiveness: Bappenas

The Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) has asked ministries/agencies to collaborate on eliminating stunting to ensure the competitiveness of the nation’s children at the global level in the future. “This is a challenge for nutrition policy in Indonesia. We are experiencing various dynamics to improve nutrition in Indonesia,” Director of Public […]

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BNPB aims to complete Cianjur victims’ relocation by June 2023

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) is targeting to complete the relocation of earthquake-affected residents in Cianjur district, West Java, by June 2023. “We have made a timeline. The completion is by June 2023; currently, we have started to build prototype houses at several locations,” BNPB’s deputy for rehabilitation and reconstruction, Jarwansyah, said in an […]

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