Category: Government

Preparing Indonesians to be fully digitally literate

The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the Indonesian government to expedite the digital transformation process. Out of the over 276 million people living in Indonesia, 196.7 million are Internet users. Digital literacy in Indonesia is currently in the medium category and needs to be improved, according to

Indonesia to rescue Rohingya refugees found adrift in Aceh waters

The Indonesian Government has decided to take in Rohingya refugees who have been reported adrift on a boat in the waters near Bireuen District, Aceh, citing humanitarian reasons. “This decision was made after considering the urgent condition experienced by those refugees on the boat,” deputy for coordination of security and public

Social assistance realization reaches 97.98%: minister

Social Affairs Minister Tri Rismaharini has informed that the realization of the distribution of social assistance under the national economic recovery program (PEN) has reached 97.98 percent as of Wednesday. “We will continue to monitor the progress of the distribution. The achievement will certainly increase at the end of the

Indonesia Allows Boat With 120 Rohingya Refugees to Land

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA — Indonesian authorities decided Wednesday to allow a boat carrying 120 Rohingya Muslims to land after drifting for days off the country’s northernmost province of Aceh. The decision was made because of the severe conditions experienced by the passengers, who are overwhelmingly women and children, said Armed Wijaya,

Azerbaijan signs 27 international treaties from early 2021 – MFA

Azerbaijan has signed 27 international treaties since early 2021, the country’s Foreign Ministry said in its information bulletin for the outgoing year, Trend reports on Dec. 29. According to the bulletin, during the year, along with neighboring countries, agreements were signed with Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Hungary,

BPIP encourages imparting Pancasila values through alternative methods

Chairperson of the Pancasila Ideology Education Agency (BPIP) Yudian Wahyudi encouraged universities to instill values of the national ideology Pancasila through alternative methods, including by organising the Pancasila-themed community service programme. “As time progresses, adoption of alternative methods to educate about Pancasila in formal education must be done to achieve