Two ministries’ joint team to support BUMN Go Global Program

Jakarta The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of State Enterprises (BUMN) will form a joint team to boost the expansion of state-owned companies abroad under the BUMN Go Global Program. The two ministers inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on establishing the joint team here on Friday. “Under the MoU, we will establish a joint team of BUMN Go Global to support BUMNs to go global and identify inbound and outbound investment opportunities,” Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi stated. Marsudi noted that the MoU would serve as a legal…

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Sports Ministry prepares protocols for new normal

  Jakarta The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs has begun preparing protocols for national sports activities as the country braces for a new normal in view of the continuing pandemic. Based on preliminary government studies on the implementation of a new normal, outdoor sports activities have been listed in Phase III, which will begin on June 15, 2020. However, the minister is still waiting for permission from the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling to determine when competitions can be re-started. “We will prepare this new normal…

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NASCAR to Resume Season May 17 with 7 Races in 10 Days

NASCAR announced Thursday that it will resume its season without fans starting May 17 at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina with the premier Cup Series racing three more times in a 10-day span.   NASCAR joins the UFC as the first major sports organizations to announce specific return to play plans since the coronavirus pandemic shut down U.S. sports in mid-March.   “NASCAR and its teams are eager and excited to return to racing, and have great respect for the responsibility that comes with a return to competition,” said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice…

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