Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

BI encourages NTT to intensify seaweed farming

Kupang, E Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – The Bank Indonesia (BI) – East Nusa Tenggara Office has encouraged local government to intensify seaweed farming to increase production and invite investors in the sector. Head of the BI-East Nusa Tenggara Office I Nyoman Ariawan Atmaja said in a statement here on Sunday that seaweed is a potential

Social Minister ensures adequate rice supply for social assistance

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Social Affairs Minister Juliari P Batubara has ensured adequate rice supply for social assistance to 10 million beneficiaries of the Family Hope Program (PKH) until October. “Bulog’s (State Logistics Agency’s) rice supply is adequate for 10 million PKH beneficiaries who will receive 15 kg per household per month in August, September and

Central Sulawesi police seize 891.35 grams of crystal meth

Palu, C Sulawesi (ANTARA) – The Central Sulawesi police arrested two suspected drug dealers on Friday (Sept 4), and confiscated 891.35 grams of crystal methamphetamine from them, a police spokesman said. The suspects, only identified by their initials MP, 27, and H, 25, packed the illicit drug into18 small plastic bags, Central Sulawesi Police Spokesman

100 security personnel safeguard KPU-Mamberamo Raya office

Kasonaweja, Papua (ANTARA) – Some 100 police and army personnel have been deployed to safeguard and secure the General Elections Commission (KPU)-Mamberamo Raya Office in Papua Province during the registration process of candidates contesting in this year’s regional election. “The security personnel secure the KPU office during the registration process taking place from September 4

Indonesia COVID-19 new cases top 3,000 for four consecutive days

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia coronavirus new cases exceeded 3,000 for four consecutive days, with new cases on Sunday recorded at 3,444 and brought the total tally of infections to 194,109, according to the country’s Task Force for COVID-19 Response. A report released by the Task Force on Sunday showed that 2,174 people have recovered from