Social safety net program should list 3.8 million farmers, fishermen

Jakarta, May 28 -- Some 3.8 million farmers and fishermen should be listed in the social safety net program, according to President Joko Widodo. "I see several large program schemes that can be utili... Read More

Ranks should ensure easier capital access for farmers, fishermen

Jakarta, May 28 -- President Joko Widodo has called on his ranks to facilitate access to working capital stimulus for farmers and fishermen. Widodo delivered the statement during a limited meeting he... Read More

Minister encourages industries to produce locally processed foods

Jakarta, May 28 -- Indonesia's Agriculture Minister Syahrul Yasin Limpo has encouraged domestic industries to develop and diversify processed local food products under the efforts to boost the country... Read More

Tourism operators must prioritize domestic travelers under new normal

Jakarta, May 28 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) highlighted the need for tourism operators in Indonesia to firstly channel greater attention to domestic tourists following the government's applicati... Read More

Farmers, fishermen to receive president's Rp34-trillion stimulus

Jakarta, May 28 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) spoke of having prepared a stimulus of Rp34 trillion to relax installment payments and to subsidize credit interest for farmers and fishermen. This i... Read More

Economic recovery post-COVID-19 by transitioning to green economy

Jakarta, May 28 -- The Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) is eyeing sustainable economic recovery post-COVID-19 through a low-carbon development p... Read More

APEC responds to health and economic crises, pushes for recovery

Jakarta, May 28 -- APEC's member economies will advance work to fast-track the revitalization of the region's economy as mandated in the joint statement on COVID-19 issued by the APEC Ministers Respon... Read More

Trade, economic slump deepen in APEC region; outlook remains bleak

Jakarta, May 28 -- New data has pointed to a further slowdown in economic and trade growth due to prolonged tensions, lower commodity prices, and the COVID-19 pandemic in the APEC region, according to... Read More

Indonesia to optimally utilize Norway's climate fund

Jakarta, May 28 -- The Indonesian government will optimally utilize the climate fund obtained from Norway under a letter of intent (LoI) to achieve the target of greenhouse gas emissions under a natio... Read More

No new COVID-19 deaths recorded in Bandung in past month

Bandung, May 28 -- Bandung City in West Java Province has recorded no new deaths from the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in nearly the past month, according to the city's COVID-19 Informati... Read More