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Friday, May 07 2021 - 08:10 IWST

Gov’t to Hold Isbat Meeting on Tuesday Next Week

The Government will hold an isbat (confirmation) meeting to determine the start of this year’s 1 Shawwal 1442 Hijri on Tuesday (11/5/).

Head of the COVID-19 Task Force Doni Monardo. (Photo by: Cabinet Secretariat PR Documentation)

Friday, May 07 2021 - 07:05 IWST

Head of COVID-19 Task Force Urges All Parties to Support Mudik Ban

Head of the COVID-19 Task Force Doni Monardo has stated the need for all components of the nation to support mudik (annual exodus) ban policy.

Minister of Communications and Informatics Johnny G. Plate and Chief of the Security Management Agency of the National Police (Kabaharkam Polri) Commissioner-General Arief Sulistyanto

Friday, May 07 2021 - 04:30 IWST

National Police Adds More Mobility Restrictions at 381 Points

The Indonesian National Police (Polri) has taken comprehensive measures regarding the ban on the annual mass exodus (mudik) ahead of Eid al-Fitr 1442 Hijri as well as efforts to control the…

Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian (Photo: PR of Cabinet Secretary)

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 21:47 IWST

Minister Orders Regional Leaders to Ban Eid Open Houses

In a bid to curb COVID-19 transmission, Minister of Home Affairs Muhammad Tito Karnavian has ordered all governors, regents, and mayors in Indonesia to take measures to restrict gatherings for…

Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo delivers a press statement of Swallow’s Nests and Porang Plants (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 06:05 IWST

Agriculture Minister: Ministry to Strive for Maximum Production of Swallow’s Nests and Porang Plants

Ministry of Agriculture has announced it will strive for maximum production of swallow’s nests and porang plants since those are the mainstay of Indonesia’s commodities, Minister of Agriculture…

President Jokowi chairs a Limited Meeting on the development of swallow’s nests and porang plant cultivation, Wednesday (04/05), Jakarta. (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 05:01 IWST

Gov’t to Encourage Increased Exports of Agricultural Commodities

Ministry of Trade announced that it will cooperate with Ministry of Agriculture to encourage an increase in exports of swallow’s nest.

President Jokowi opened the National Development Planning Forum at the State Palace in Jakarta (04/05/2021). (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 04:10 IWST

Government Working Plan in 2022 to Focus on Economic Recovery, Structural Reforms

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Tuesday (04/05) announced that the Government’s 2022 Working Plan would focus on economic recovery and structural reforms.

President Jokowi, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani, Head of National Development Planning Agency Suharso Monoarfa, Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian, and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 03:05 IWST

President Jokowi: Pandemic Brings Extraordinary Lessons on Development Planning

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it extraordinary lessons on development planning in Indonesia, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo.

Instruction of Minister of Home Affairs Number 10 of 2021 on Extension of Micro-Scale Activity Restrictions and Optimizing COVID-19

Thursday, May 06 2021 - 00:32 IWST

Gov’t Issues Instruction on Implementation of Micro-Scale Restrictions in 30 Provinces

The policy is stipulated in Instruction of Minister of Home Affairs Number 10 of 2021 on Extension of Micro-Scale Activity Restrictions and Optimizing COVID-19 Handling Post at Village and Sub-District…

President Jokowi at the opening of the National Development Planning Conference (Musrenbangnas), Tuesday (4/5), at the State Palace, Jakarta. (Photo: Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Wednesday, May 05 2021 - 22:25 IWST

President Jokowi Encourages Technology, Science Development

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reminded his Cabinet to always prioritize work speed, accuracy and efficiency in order to compete amidst the increasingly fierce world competition, while…

Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform Tjahjo Kumolo (Photo by: Documentation of Cabinet Secretariat)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 22:45 IWST

Gov’t Orders Personnel Supervisor Officers to Act on State Civil Apparatus’ Mudik Ban Violations

After the announcement of mudik (annual exodus) ban for State Civil Apparatus (ASN), Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform Tjahjo Kumolo has ordered the Government’s…

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto delivered press statement after attending a Limited Meeting in Jakarta (03/05/2021). (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 21:45 IWST

PEN Budget Realization Reaches Rp155.6 Trillion as of 30 April 2021

Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto as Head of the COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Working Committee has announced that the realization of the National…

Minister of Health and Head of COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee Airlangga Hartarto (Photo: PR of Cabinet Secretary/Agung)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 20:35 IWST

Gov’t Shortens COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure

The announcement was made by Minister of Health Budi G. Sadikin and Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto who also helms the COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery…

Chairperson of COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee Airlangga Hartarto (center) and Chairperson of COVID-19 National Working Committee Doni Monardo (left), in Jakarta (3/5). (Photo by: PR/ Agung)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 19:30 IWST

Regional Gov’t Must Enforce Stricter Policy on People’s Mobility to Anticipate Mudik

Although the Government has issued the ban of mudik (annual exodus ahead of Eid al-Fitr), seven percent of respondents in a survey about people’s interest to travel during this year’s mudik,…

Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Human Development and Culture Yuli Harsono Photo by: PR/Jay

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 18:35 IWST

Cabinet Secretariat Holds FGD on Integrated Social Welfare Data

The Office of Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Human Development and Culture on Monday (03/05) held an online Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on measures to update the Integrated Social Welfare Data…

Minister of Health Budi G. Sadikin and Chairperson of the Working Committee for COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery (KPC-PEN) Airlangga Hartarto

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 17:50 IWST

Health Minister on New Virus Variants: Strict Health Protocols Must Continue to be Implemented

Minister of Health Budi G. Sadikin urged the public to remain disciplined in implementing health protocols at all times as an effort to prevent transmission of coronavirus since new virus variants…

Head of the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Doni Monardo delivers a press statement after a Limited Meeting on Handling of COVID-19 Pandemic, Monday (3/5/), in Jakarta. (Photo: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Agung)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 16:43 IWST

President Jokowi Orders TNI, Police to Optimize Role in Migrant Workers’ Homecoming

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ordered the COVID-19 Task Force to optimize the role of the Indonesian National Defense Forces (TNI) and the National Police (Polri) on the homecoming…

President Jokowi, accompanied by Minister of Health Budi G. Sadikin, inspects the implementation of mass COVID-19 vaccination in Thamrin City, Jakarta Province. (Source: Screenshot of Presidential Secretariat YouTube Video)

Tuesday, May 04 2021 - 00:45 IWST

President Jokowi Reminds Public to Wear Masks

When inspecting the implementation of mass COVID-19 vaccination for business players at Grand Indonesia Mall, Jakarta, Monday (3/5), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo once again reminded the…

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