Archive for September 18th, 2021

China administered total of 2.166 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of September 16

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:30 AM

China administered about 4.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines on Sep 16, bringing the total number of doses administered to 2.166 billion, data from the National Health [...] » More

Quang Ninh due to break ground for four large infrastructure projects

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 7:27 AM

Four major infrastructure projects with a total cost of over VND283 trillion, or $12.3 billion, will get off the ground in the northern province of Quang Ninh in October. The [...] » More

Viettel achieves record 5G speed

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNS | 7:27 AM

Viettel has successfully researched, tested and established a 5G data transmission speed of more than 4.7Gb per second. This speed is 40 times higher than the 4G speed and [...] » More

Indonesia reports 3,145 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 237 more deaths

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Xinhua | 7:20 AM

The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 3,145 within one day to 4,181,309, with the death toll adding by 237 to 139,919, the country’s health ministry said on [...] » More

Govt ensures electricity supply in Mandalika Circuit for WSBK event

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Arifin Tasrif has made requisite preparations to ensure electricity supply in the Mandalika Circuit, West Nusa Tenggara, for [...] » More

President Jokowi rewards 2020 Paralympics athletes

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) disbursed bonuses at the Bogor Presidential Palace on Friday as a mark of appreciation for the achievements of the athletes and [...] » More

Indonesia warns against arms race after Australian nuclear sub pact

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:20 AM

Indonesia said on Friday it was worried about an arms race in the region after neighbouring Australia announced plans to acquire nuclear-powered submarines as part of a new [...] » More

Indonesian government to ban backpackers from Bali when borders reopen

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | NewShub | 7:20 AM

The Indonesian government is planning to ban backpackers from travelling to Bali, according to local media reports. Speaking during a virtual press conference this week, [...] » More

Home Affairs Ministry reminds regions to report their innovations

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

The Ministry of Home Affairs has again drawn the attention of regions to report their innovations for measurement and evaluation for the 2021 Region Innovation Index. In his [...] » More

Indonesia court finds president negligent in air pollution lawsuit

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:20 AM

An Indonesian court ordered on Thursday President Joko Widodo and other senior government officials to improve the hazardous air quality of the capital Jakarta after finding [...] » More

Indonesian environment ministry to appeal air pollution verdict

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:20 AM

Indonesia’s environment ministry said on Friday it would appeal a Jakarta court ruling that found President Joko Widodo, several ministries and top local officials [...] » More

COVID-19 task force optimistic G20 events will run smoothly

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

Spokesperson for the COVID-19 Handling Task Force, Prof Wiku Adisasmito, has said he is optimistic that G20 events held under Indonesia’s Presidency in 2022 will run [...] » More

Huawei strengthening its commitment to empower local partners & developers in Indonesia through Huawei

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

We are stepping into a new era of intelligence and interconnectivity, thanks to the widespread adoption of 5G and AI technologies. For the past couple of years, we’ve [...] » More

Indonesia adds patrols after detecting ships in South China Sea

Indonesia adds patrols after detecting ships in South China Sea

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 7:20 AM

Indonesia’s navy has increased patrols around its Natuna islands in the South China Sea after Chinese and US vessels were detected nearby in international waters, [...] » More

France, US again donate vaccines to Indonesia

18-Sep-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 7:20 AM

Indonesia has again received a donation of COVID-19 vaccines from the United States and France through the COVAX dose-sharing scheme. “Donation from the US and France [...] » More