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IHSG rises on Tuesday before August 2020 trade balance announcement

Jakarta, Sept. 15 -- The Jakarta Composite Index (IHSG) opened higher on Tuesday morning prior to the government's announcement on the August 2020 trade balance later on in the day. The index of the ... Read More


Jokowi calls to cut inter-regional disparity in COVID-19 test capacity

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) reminded his ranks to act promptly in lowering inter-regional disparity in terms of the capacity of COVID-19 tests conducted. "With regard to testi... Read More


GIFA Advocacy Award bestowed upon VP Amin

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- Vice President Ma'ruf Amin, representing the Indonesian government and the National Committee for Sharia Economy and Finance (KNEKS), received an advocacy award from the Global Is... Read More


MUI urges police to expose Sheikh Ali Jaber's attacker's networks

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- Indonesian Council of Ulemas (MUI) seconded Security Minister Mahfud MD's calls for police to uncover networks and motives behind the knife attack by a 24-year-old man in Lampung ... Read More


Audit of hospitals' health protocols crucial amid paramedics' deaths

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) instructed Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto to audit security and health protocols at hospitals amid mounting number of cases of paramedics suc... Read More


Jokowi urges to not be hasty in enforcing regional lockdown

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) called on his subordinates and regional heads to not be hasty in taking a decision to impose a lockdown in their territories to thwart the transmiss... Read More


Avoid comparing COVID-19 handling to those of other nations: Jokowi

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) called to desist from drawing comparisons between the COVID-19 handling mechanism in Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago, and thos... Read More


Escort service to guarantee Sheikh Ali Jaber's safety: Lampung Police

Indonesia, Sept. 14 -- Lampung Police Chief Inspector General Purwadi Arianto has vowed to facilitate an escort service to ascertain the safety of Indonesia's charismatic ulema Sheikh Ali Jaber during... Read More


IHSG opens higher following fortnight re-imposition of PSBB in Jakarta

Jakarta, Sept. 14 -- The Jakarta Composite Index (IHSG) opened higher early this week as the 14-day-long large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) began to take effect. The index of the Indonesian Stock... Read More


Mental health test run on Sheikh Ali Jaber's attacker: police

Indonesia, Sept. 14 -- Lampung police investigators examined the mental health of Alfin Andrian, who launched a knife attack on Indonesia's charismatic ulema, sheikh Ali Jaber, while attending an Isla... Read More