Daily Archives: January 13, 2020

Indonesia keen to learn from Abu Dhabi’s Masdar: Jokowi

Abu Dhabi (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) echoed his interest to take a sample from Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates to construct Indonesia’s new capital city in East Kalimantan Province.”In building our new capital city, w…

Banten collaborates closely with police to curb illegal gold mining

Serang, Banten (ANTARA) – Banten Governor Wahidin Halim affirmed that his team will work closely with the Banten Police to clamp down on illegal gold mining in Lebak District.”Illegal mining might not be the only factor that triggers flash floods. Howe…

TNI confirms Chinese vessels have exited Indonesian EEZ

Batam, Riau Islands (ANTARA) – Joint Defense Regional Commands (Kogabwilhan) Commander I Rear Adm. Yudo Margono made assurance of the Chinese coast guard and fishing vessels having departed from Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) near Natuna wat…

Minister seeks transitional period over ODOL truck restriction

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita requested the Transportation Ministry to provide a transitional period for the industry to adjust its freight vehicles after the ministry revised a transport regulation restricting overdim…

Malaysia begins APEC host year in Putrajaya

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Malaysia began its year-long hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Putrajaya City, according to a written statement issued by the APEC Secretariat and received here on Monday.Nearly 1,500 policymakers, business l…