Category: Government

Papua PON Committee guarantees athletes’ safety

The XX Papua National Sports Week Organizing Committee (PB PON) has said that the security for athletes, participants, and staff will be maintained at the highest level. The statement was delivered by the Head of Division II of the committee Roy Letlora, during a press conference here on Saturday. “There

Silas Ki is mastermind of Kisor military post attack: police

The West Papua police disclosed that the mastermind of September 2 deadly attack by armed Papuan separatist terrorists on the Kisor military post on September 2 is Silas Ki. Ki who leads the West Papua National Committee (KNPB)-Kisor chapter is one of 19 suspects in connection to the ambush, West

Minister Masduki sees off SME’s exports to Hong Kong and Iraq

Cooperatives and Small, Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Minister Teten Masduki flagged off  shipments  of charcoal briquette products of CV Mandiri Persada — a SME based in Tasikmalaya — to Hong Kong and Iraq. The enterprise is fostered by the Revolving Fund Management Institution for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (LPDB-KUMKM). A

Minister highlights challenges in educating children with disabilities

Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Bintang Puspayoga highlighted the challenges in implementing education for children with special needs or with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have witnessed how difficult it is for children to get optimal education, especially for children with disabilities,” she

Politicians, academics reject discourse on constitutional amendment

Some politicians and academics grouped in the University of Indonesia Alumni Association (ILUNI UI) rejected the discourse on amendment to the 1945 Constitution during the 61st ILUNI UI Salemba Discussion Forum held on Saturday. They saw no urgency in amendment to the constitution while outlining the importance of evaluating and

Swift drafting, passage of Island Regions Bill is necessary: Governor

Riau Islands Governor Ansar Ahmad urged the Regional Representative Council (DPD RI) Bill Committee to complete drafting of the Island Regions Bill and have the bill passed to ensure equitable development in island regions. “We are optimistic that the Island Regions Bill would be passed and enacted soon,” Ahmad stated during