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Jakob Oetama always held a positive perception of things: Kalla

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Ex-Vice President Jusuf Kalla believes that Kompas Gramedia cofounder Jakob Oetama, who died at 88, is Indonesia's press figure, who always held a positive perception of things fo... Read More


Total PSBB to impact manufacturing industry: Industry minister

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang opined that Governor Anies Baswedan's decision on total re-imposition of the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) policy from Monday, September 1... Read More


Economist pushes three agendas in COVID-19 related expenditures

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) senior economist Fadhil Hasan pushed three agendas in government spending to be prioritized in 2021 deemed relevant in d... Read More


Several hundred homes in Padang, West Sumatra, inundated by floods

Padang, West Sumatra, Sept. 10 -- Nearly one-meter-high floodwaters submerged hundreds of houses, including those at a naval housing complex in Jondul Rawang, Padang, West Sumatra Province, on Thursda... Read More


Aceh Singkil residents isolated following flood-hit bridge collapse

Suka Makmue, Aceh, Sept. 10 -- Several hundred residents of the villages of Buluseuma and Persiapan Trans Cikala in Suro Sub-district, Aceh Singkil District, Aceh Province, got isolated on Thursday af... Read More


Minister targets Indonesia to receive 290 million vaccines in 2021

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Coordinating Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto has outlined a target for Indonesia to receive 290 million COVID-19 vaccines in 2021, of which 30 million are targeted fo... Read More


Jakob Oetama buried with military honors at Kalibata Heroes' Cemetery

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Kompas Gramedia cofounder Jakob Oetama, who passed away at 88, was laid to rest with military honors at the National Heroes' Cemetery in Kalibata, South Jakarta, on Thursday. Oet... Read More


South Jakarta's Ragunan Zoo remains open with PSBB re-enforcement

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- The Ragunan Zoo in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, remains open for visitors, though Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan re-imposed large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) to contain the ... Read More


Indonesia offers cooperation in tire industry to China

Jakarta, Sept. 10 -- Indonesia, as one of the largest rubber producers globally, is extending opportunities to China for cooperation in the tire industry. "Only by increasing cooperation in various f... Read More


Deployment of South Sumatra's fire task force continues despite rains

Palembang, S Sumatra, Sept. 9 -- The South Sumatra provincial police is continuing to deploy hundreds of its personnel to combat forest and land fires during the 2020 dry season in spite of frequent r... Read More