Jakarta to reopen tourism gradually: official

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta administration will reopen tourist attractions in the capital on a trial basis gradually, an official has said. Currently, the reopening is still focused on the first-phase tourist sites, which include Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), and Setu Babakan, head of entertainment and recreation supervisor at Jakarta’s Tourism and Creative Economy Office, Iffan Radja, said here on Wednesday. Apart from the three trial locations, other tourist sites will remain closed temporarily, he added. “Opening trials for tourism in the Seribu Islands have…

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MK Judge presses for youth involvement amid social, legal changes

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Constitutional Court (MK) Judge Wahiduddin Adams has encouraged the youth to become pioneers and play a strategic part amid the current social and legal changes. The changes in the legal and social realms are dynamically fast due to technological developments that not only necessitate a response but also participation of the younger generation, he noted during a webinar titled “Millennial Students Contribution in Supporting the Constitution” on Friday. According to Adams, one of the ways that the youth, specifically students, can uphold the Constitution as well as…

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Indonesia, partners make unified efforts to address illegal fishing

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries secured support from regional partners on the Regional Plan of Action to Combat IUU Fishing (RPOA-IUU) to eradicate illegal fishing in Indonesia’s waters. “Since its establishment in 2007, the RPOA-IUU, with 11 member states, has played a strategic role,” the ministry’s Acting Director General of Marine and Fisheries Resources Surveillance Antam Novambar noted here, Saturday. The RPOA-IUU is a regional initiative ratified in Bali in 2007 by 11 countries: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines,…

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