Bogor, Cibodas Botanical Gardens reopen to public from July 7

Bogor, July 6 -- The Bogor and Cibodas Botanical Gardens in Bogor, West Java, will reopen to the public from Tuesday (July 7) after being temporarily closed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pers... Read More

TransJakarta plans to start operating 100 electric buses by 2020-end

Jakarta, July 6 -- PT Transportation Jakarta (TransJakarta) plans to operate 100 electric buses in the capital city by 2020-end to support the Jakarta Blue Sky Program initiated by the Jakarta provinc... Read More

Universities should apply sciences to combat COVID-19: Minister

Surabaya, E Java, July 6 -- Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy has called on universities to lend assistance in combating the COVID-19 pandemic through scientific... Read More

"Sejauh Mata Memandang" joins Jakarta's ban on single-use plastic bags

Jakarta, July 5 -- Indonesia's textile label "Sejauh Mata Memandang" joins a civil society movement to free Jakarta from the menace of single-use plastic waste as the capital city government has offic... Read More

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts East Java's Blitar

Jakarta, July 5 -- A 5.3-magnitude earthquake had struck Blitar District in East Java Province on Sunday at around 02.09 a.m. local time but it did not potentially trigger tsunami. The earthquake's e... Read More

COVID-19 recovery rate in Indonesia's 11 provinces has exceeded 75 pct

Jakarta, July 5 -- The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in 11 provinces has exceeded 75 percent, according to Spokesman of the Indonesian Government's COVID-19 Task Force Achmad Yurianto. "This ind... Read More

Norway to pay Rp812 billion for gas emission reduction in Indonesia

Jakarta, July 5 -- The Government of Norway will for the first time pay up to Rp812.86 billion or 530 million NOK to Indonesia for being able to reduce emissions from deforestation. The money was res... Read More

UI says it is ready to collaborate with Ministry of Agriculture

Jakarta, July 5 -- The University of Indonesia hinted on Sunday that it was ready to work with the Ministry of Agriculture's Veterinary Research Agency to conduct animal testing and clinical trials re... Read More

Puri Raharja hospital's president director dies of COVID-19 in Bali

Denpasar, July 5 -- Dr. I Nyoman Sutedja MPH, president director of Puri Raharja Hospital, died of COVID-19 at the University of Udayana's hospital (PTN Unud) in Bali Province on Saturday night. "Tha... Read More

A scientist backs innovation of eucalyptus-based COVID-19 treatment

Jakarta, July 5 -- The Ministry of Agriculture's efforts to develop an eucalyptus-based COVID-19 treatment have won support from a scientist of Gadjah Mada University's (UGM's) Faculty of Pharmacy as ... Read More