Archive for April 23rd, 2021

China to help coronavirus-hit Indonesia close vaccine divide

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 5:02 AM

China will work with Indonesia to try to close the “vaccination divide” as the Southeast Asian country grapples with delays in shipments of the AstraZeneca [...] » More

S. Korea vows to support search operation for missing Indonesian submarine

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | YNA | 5:02 AM

South Korea has expressed its intention to help Indonesia search for a missing submarine, the defense ministry said Thursday. On Wednesday, the Indonesian navy lost [...] » More

House deputy speaker OK with navy’s decision to involve foreign navies

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Azis Syamsuddin, deputy Speaker of Indonesia’s House of Reresentatives (DPR), supports the Indonesian Navy’s decision to involve foreign navies to search for KRI [...] » More

Indonesian police arrest ‘gun-running pastor’

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | UCANews | 5:02 AM

Indonesian police have arrested a Protestant pastor in Papua for allegedly supplying arms to separatist rebels in the restive region. Reverend Paniel Kogoya, from the Advent [...] » More

Declassifying coal power plant ash as hazardous waste sparks concern in Indonesia

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Villagers in the Indonesian district of Suralaya, Banten province, have for over 35 years lived near a massive coal-fired power station. The Suralaya coal power plant is [...] » More

Oil spill observed at early diving position of KRI Nanggala-402: govt

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence unveiled that oil spill at the sea was observed in the early diving position of KRI Nanggala-402 before going missing in the waters north [...] » More

BMKG forecasts Surigae tropical cyclone weakening in 24 hours

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The Surigae tropical cyclone’s intensity will weaken in the next 24 hours, according to the Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) at the Class [...] » More

Community-based vocational training centers need to be improved: VP

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Indonesian vice President Ma’ruf Amin has called for improving the quality of Community-based Vocational Training Centers (BLKs) in the country, especially in terms of [...] » More

53 people missing after Indonesian navy submarine ‘sinks into 700-metre-deep trench’

53 people missing after Indonesian navy submarine ‘sinks into 700-metre-deep trench’

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 5:02 AM

Fears were growing for the lives of 53 people on Wednesday after Indonesia’s defence ministry found oil floating in the sea above a deep-sea trench where a Navy [...] » More

Indonesia in frantic search for lost submarine with 53 people on board

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | The Independent | 5:02 AM

The Indonesian navy is searching for a missing submarine with 53 people on board. The German-made submarine, KRI Nanggala-402, disappeared as it conducted a torpedo drill in [...] » More

Provision of holiday allowance to bolster economic growth: KSP

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The main expert of deputy III at the Presidential Staff Office (KSP) Fadjar Dwi Wisnuwardhani believes that the provision of holiday allowances (THR) will boost economic [...] » More

State revenue up 0.6pct on-year in Q1: deputy minister

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Deputy minister of Finance, Suahasil Nazara, has reported that Indonesia’s state revenues grew 0.6 percent in the quarter ended March, 2021 (Q1) to reach Rp378.8 [...] » More

Indonesians administered 17 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Coordinating minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto claimed that 17 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to Indonesians, including to 3.2 million [...] » More

Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 aboard

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 5:02 AM

Indonesian warships led the hunt Thursday for a submarine that went missing with 53 crew aboard and only enough oxygen for a few days. An oil spill where the submarine was [...] » More

Indonesia reports 5,720 new COVID-19 cases, 230 new deaths

23-Apr-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 5,720 within one day to 1,620,569, with the death toll adding by 230 to 44,007, the health ministry said on Wednesday. According to [...] » More