Corruption impedes Indonesia’s efforts to become high-income nation

Corrupt practices will hamper Indonesia’s endeavors to become a country with high income, dignity, and level of public welfare, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated. “Preventing corrupt practices and building a comprehensive anti-corruption system will greatly determine whether a nation can continue its journey to become high-income and dignified and with better welfare benefits,” Indrawati noted at the launch of Corruption Prevention Action in Jakarta on Tuesday. To this end, the minister expressed belief that firm and credible law enforcement coupled with various forms of education and communication would unitedly…

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Hannover Messe to showcase Making Indonesia 4.0: Minister

Indonesia, as the official partner country of the Hannover Messe 2021: Digital Edition, is ready to showcase its competence in implementing the industrial technology 4.0 called Making Indonesia 4.0, Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita stated. This event can also offer the necessary momentum to demonstrate globally Indonesia’s capability in the manufacturing sector in the path of transformation to the industrial era 4.0,” Kartasasmita noted in a statement here on Sunday. Indonesia’s participation in the world’s largest industrial technology exhibition held on April 12-16, 2021, will offer vast benefits, particularly for…

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Ramadhan: PBNU urges people to obey govt guidelines

The Nahdlatul Ulama Executive Board (PBNU) has urged people to comply with all government decisions, including guidelines, on Ramadhan worship in order to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission. Comply with and obey the decisions, policies, and appeals of the central and regional governments in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while carrying out online gatherings on Idul Fitri 1442 H, without reducing the essence and value of friendship, wrote PBNU in a guidance letter for Ramadhan and Eid al-Fitr, which was signed by PBNU chairman Said Aqil Siroj…

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Govt readying roadmap for Making Indonesia 4.0 : President

The government is preparing a roadmap for the implementation of Making Indonesia 4.0, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said, while inviting Germany to partner with Indonesia to bring about a digital transformation in the country. “I want to invite Germany to establish a partnership in realizing digital transformation in Indonesia. Indonesia is preparing a roadmap for the implementation of Making Indonesia 4.0,” the President said in his opening remarks at the Hannover Messe 2021 expo, delivered online from the State Palace here on Monday. He was flanked by Coordinating Minister for…

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Indonesia looks to domestic tourists for tourism revival in 2021

The government is optimistic of ecotourism being among the driving forces for comprehensively implementing a green economy to boost Indonesia’s economic revival. Ecotourism can be defined as tourism that is conducted responsibly to conserve the environment and sustain the well-being of the local people. Its benefits comprise promoting environmental awareness, offering direct financial benefits for conservation, and monetarily benefitting and empowering the local people. Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs and Forestry (LHK) Alue Dohong affirmed that the management of nature tourism areas can generate income for the region and society…

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Papua police urged to evacuate teachers in Beoga for security reasons

Papua Province’s education authority has appealed to the police to evacuate teachers who still stay in Julukoma Village, Beoga Sub-district, Puncak District, to safer places for security reasons following the killings of two teachers this week. “We rely on the police to guarantee the security of teachers who still stay in Beoga,” Head of the Papua Provincial Government’s Education, Library, and Archive Office Christian Sohilait said in a statement that ANTARA quoted here Sunday. To this end, Sohilait said he had coordinated with related authorities within the Papua provincial government,…

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