Archive for August, 2021

Children return to school in Jakarta as Indonesia eases Covid restrictions

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 5:02 AM

After almost 18 months, children in Jakarta will begin to re-enter classrooms on Monday, as Indonesia, which faces on of the worst Covid outbreaks globally, eases [...] » More

Indonesia central bank aims to reduce liquidity in 2022 without impacting growth

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

Indonesia central bank plans to start reducing liquidity in 2022 without impacting economic growth or bank lending, its governor told a parliament hearing on Monday. [...] » More

Imported raw materials dominate medical device production: Ministry

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health highlighted that imported raw material components were still largely used in the production of medical devices in Indonesia. “During the COVID-19 [...] » More

View pandemic-induced challenges as opportunity to boost tourism: Uno

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno believes that challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic should be viewed as opportunities to drive the [...] » More

Nationwide availability of rice stocks reaches 1.16 million tonnes

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

State Logistics Agency (Bulog) President director Budi Waseso reported the national availability of rice stocks at 1.16 million tonnes as of August 27, deemed sufficient for [...] » More

Indonesia administers 96.5 million vaccine to public: Indrawati

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati confirmed that 96.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to Indonesians and will be expedited to reach over 100 [...] » More

Jakarta has supporting capital to continue economic recovery trend: BI

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The Representative Office of Bank Indonesia (BI) of Jakarta confirmed that the city had considerable capital to continue the trend of economic recovery following the increase [...] » More

West Kalimantan’s white pepper price up nearly 100pct: farmers

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

The price of West Kalimantan white pepper has continued its upward trend to reach Rp76 thousand (around $5.2) per kilogram, an increase of nearly 100 percent from the earlier [...] » More

Millions of Indonesian children return to classrooms

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | EPE | 5:02 AM

Millions of Indonesian children returned to school classrooms on Monday after a year and a half of closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools were closed in March 2020, [...] » More

JaKreatif Fest to have huge impact on MSME players: minister

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 5:02 AM

Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises minister Teten Masduki has said that he believes the 2021 Jakarta Creative Festival (JaKreatif Fest) would have a big impact on [...] » More

Indonesia schools start cautious reopening after devastating virus wave

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Indonesia’s capital Jakarta reopened 600 of its schools on Monday as coronavirus restrictions eased, though a teacher federation urged caution and warned of clusters in [...] » More

COVID-19: Indonesia death rate in under-18s more than three times the world average

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | SKY | 5:02 AM

Under-18s make up 1 percent of COVID deaths in Indonesia compared to the worldwide average of around 0.3%. Paediatricians tell Sky News that a surge in cases has been seen [...] » More

Landslides kill 5 in Indonesia

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | TheShillongTimes | 5:02 AM

At least five people were killed due to landslides that hit a village in Indonesia’s province of North Sumatra, a statement from the local disaster mitigation agency [...] » More

Some Indonesian students return to schools, at a distance

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | AP | 5:02 AM

School bells in some parts of Indonesia’s capital have rung again after classes closed by the coronavirus for more than a year were allowed to start reopening on Monday [...] » More

Indonesia reports 7,427 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 551 more deaths

31-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 5:02 AM

The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 7,427 within one day to 4,073,831, with the death toll adding by 551 to 131,923, the country’s health ministry said on [...] » More