Daily Archives: July 4, 2020

Gorontalo’s flood-affected residents still staying in shelter

Gorontalo A total of 9,415 residents of Gorontalo, whose homes got inundated by flooding that swamped the city recently, are still staying at a temporary shelter. “The floodwaters have begun to recede, but our homes are still inundated. Only my husband returns to check on the condition of our home while we stay put in

Online study to become the next normal in Indonesia: President

Jakarta President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) affirmed that online learning had become part of the new normal and also projected it to become the next normal in Indonesia. “Online study has become a new normal and it will also become the next normal. I believe there will be several new normal practices that are more innovative

Jokowi calls universities to foster mutual help amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Jakarta President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has appealed to Indonesian universities to foster the spirit of mutual help, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I invite FRI, the Indonesian Rector Forum, to function as more than just a communication forum. The FRI should be developed into a forum of mutual care, a forum

Jokowi highlights endeavors to get out of middle-income trap

Jakarta President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) shed light on varied efforts to lift Indonesia out of the middle income trap and become a high-income nation. At the Indonesian Rector Forum Conference, held virtually from the Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java on Saturday, Jokowi noted that several countries in the world had spent decades, even hundreds

Increased PMI demonstrates government’s policy on target: Minister

Jakarta Indonesia’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rising to 39.1 in June demonstrates that the government’s policy for economic recovery was on the right track, particularly for the national industry, Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita stated. “The most important aspect pertaining to the increased PMI in June 2020 is the rising confidence of manufacturing industry