4-star Sutasoma Hotel launched in Jakarta’s prestigious area of Darmawangsa

Jakarta – Sutasoma Hotel is officially opened in one of the most prestigious area in Jakarta, Darmawangsa. The hotel is a luxurious heaven that captures the essence of Indonesian traditional culture identity at The Tribrata Darmawangsa – Jakarta hospitality complex Inspired by Kakawin old Javanese poem.   Each and every details in Sutasoma Hotel is crafted to evoke the feeling of time-honored Indonesian tradition, diversity and virtues in contemporary way. Embrace your meaningful stay with us and embark to the journey to discover your true harmony and Soulful stay in…

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Cosmetic industry clocked significant growth of 9.39 percent in 2020

Jakarta Indonesia’s chemical, pharmaceutical, and traditional medicine industry, which includes the cosmetic industry, grew 9.39 percent in 2020, Director General of Small, Medium, and Various Industries of the Industry Ministry Gati Wibawaningsih stated. “The sector has contributed 1.92 percent to the gross domestic product (GDP),” Wibawaningsih remarked when contacted here on Wednesday. Amid the pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry contributed significantly to the country’s foreign exchange, with exports reached US$317 million, or Rp4.44 trillion, in the first semester of 2020, or up 15.2 percent as compared to the…

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Despite restrictions, Lunar new year traditions remain strong

Friday marks the beginning of the 15-day Lunar New Year festival, when lanterns normally brighten Chinatowns across the country. But this year, fewer visitors are being spotted at temples with many people choosing to pray at homes with their families.   The Indonesian government has urged Chinese communities in the country to stay home and avoid crowds amid the festivities, while local authorities have limited temples’ capacities as a precautionary measure to curb coronavirus infections.   At a press briefing on Thursday, Minister of Religious Affairs, Yaqut Cholil Qoumas, asked…

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Baby elephant born in North Sumatra’s Tangkahan CRU

Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA) – A Sumatran elephant calf (Elephas maximus sumatranus) was born in the Tangkahan Conservation Response Unit (CRU) in Langkat District, North Sumatra, at around 4 a.m. Western Indonesian Time on February 1, 2021. A 35-year-old elephant, named “Sari,” gave birth to this female calf, weighing 69 kilograms and 108 centimeters in height, the Mount Leuser National Park (TNGL) Agency head, Jefry Susyafrianto, stated. Shortly after giving birth, Sari consumed its placenta to obtain postpartum benefits, Susyafrianto noted in a statement that ANTARA quoted here, Thursday. The…

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