President Jokowi ends US visit, proceeds to UAE to offer condolences

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana Widodo left for home on Saturday local time (GMT-4) after  a five-day working visit to the United States since May 10, 2022. The president and his entourage took off from Andrews Military Base, Washington DC, US, on Saturday, at 05:38 p.m. local time aboard […]

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Ministry, WHO agree on grant to support health transformation

Thus, it is necessary to carry out continuous monitoring and evaluation to maintain the sustainable improvement (of the programs). Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Health Ministry’s Secretary General Kunta Wibawa Dasa Nugraha and World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to Indonesia N. Paranietharan agreed to the 2022–2023 Biennium Grant Agreement in Bali province on Saturday. The […]

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Gov’t begins to distribute bulk cooking oil at Rp14,000 per liter

“Not only large scale traders or businessmen but also retailers or (small) shops and even micro small and medium entrepreneurs can become partners of the state-owned food company to distribute (bulk) cooking oil Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government has begun to distribute bulk cooking oil at Rp14,000 per liter through a pilot project that targets 5 […]

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PUPR Ministry readies sarhunta at Borobudur Temple ahead of Vesak Day

It can be seen from the design of the roof, which is a traditional Javanese roof with a kalpataru (tree) pattern. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) Ministry has readied tourism accommodation facilities (sarhunta) for the visitors of Borobudur Temple ahead of the Buddhists’ 2022 Vesak Day celebration. The temple, located […]

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Ministry cooperates with six art schools to hold 2022 BSBI

As of 2021, BSBI has been granted to 962 participants from 77 countries. Makassar (ANTARA) – The Foreign Affairs Ministry is collaborating with six art schools to implement the 2022 Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship (BSBI) program as one of Indonesia’s commitments to the Southwest Pacific Dialogue (SwPD) cooperation forum. Director General of Information and Public […]

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Indonesia, Malaysia ‘Exceptions’ in Another Bleak Year for World Forests

BANGKOK — Indonesia and Malaysia, regular fixtures among the world’s annual forest loss leaders, both lost less primary forest than the year prior for the fifth year running in 2021, according to new data. The U.S.-based World Resources Institute, which released its latest figures on global forest losses last month, called the Southeast Asian countries welcome “exceptions” […]

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