Daily Archives: August 1, 2020

South China Sea: Indonesia asks China to honor UNCLOS

Jakarta (ANTARA) –   Expressing concern over the escalating tensions in the South China Sea, Indonesia has urged China to abide by international laws, including the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in settling disputes. During a virtual bilateral meeting on Thursday with her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, Indonesian Foreign Affairs

Six more migrant workers test positive for COVID-19 in Batam

  Batam (ANTARA) – Six more Indonesian migrant workers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease upon their arrival in Batam city, according to the city’s Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling. “Today, we have received the follow-up results of the swab tests from the BTKLPP laboratory and six people have been

Brig. Gen. Prasetijo Utomo detained for facilitating Djoko Tjandra

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Police’s Criminal Investigation Department (Bareskrim) arrested Brigadier General Prasetijo Utomo for issuing a forged travel letter that facilitated the convict and fugitive business tycoon Djoko Soegiarto Tjandra to make trips abroad. The police general was placed under police detention for four days after being named a suspect for enabling

Tourism minister lauds Bali’s readiness to welcome tourists

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama Kusubandio commended the provincial government and people of Bali for voicing their readiness to welcome tourists in the new normal scenario. “Currently, Bali is ready to implement health protocols in the new normal. Hence, I am very happy because tomorrow, Bali tourism is ready to

Another pilot whale found dead on Liebore Beach, NTT

  Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – The lifeless body of another pilot whale was spotted on Liebore Beach, Sabu Raijua, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), in close heels to the 11 pilot whales found on Lie Jaka Beach, Sabu Rijua, July 30. Sabu Raijua Resort Police Chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner (AKBP) Jack Siubelan stated here