Category: Business

Minister lauds Islamic boarding schools for efforts to handle COVID-19

Religious Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas commended the efforts made by pesantren, Islamic boarding schools, in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. As cited from a press release of the Ministry of Religious Affairs received here, Friday, Minister Qoumas stated that Islamic boarding schools were proven to be able to face the COVID-19 pandemic

Govt conducts digital transformation through smart, green cities

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto spoke of the government implementing digital transformation through the concept of smart, green, and sustainable cities. “Rapid developments in digitalization in Indonesia also provide an opportunity to accelerate the realization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that have become a global commitment through three

Latest research indicates digital platforms drive economic recovery

Digital platforms are found to enable those in the ecosystem to adapt, stay resilient, and eventually rebound amid economic shocks, such as the pandemic, as well as to drive economic recovery. The findings are based on the latest research from the Demographic Institute of the Faculty of Economics and Business,

Minister opens program to improve market penetration of halal products

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir has launched a program to improve Indonesian halal products’ market  penetration through the Islamic Economic Society ((MES) in such countries as Russia, Morocco, Sudan, Singapore, South Korea, China and Saudi Arabia. , “To support product development internationally, the Islamic Economic Society has ventured to open networks in

Thohir asks PLN to prepare strategy to support eco-lifestyle

State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir has asked state-owned electricity provider PT PLN (Persero) to be prepared to support an eco-friendly lifestyle that has slowly become a trend in society. “Hence, we have to rearrange our strategy by predicting what kind of eco-lifestyle that will be implemented by the community,”

Ministries to focus on regional economic collaboration to boost trade

Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi has said that Indonesia is seeking to strengthen regional economic cooperation in an effort to reform trade and encourage integration with the global economy. The minister delivered the statement at a virtual event themed ‘Trade, Tourism, and Investment Forum Reviving Global Trade through Strengthening Regional Economic