Daily Archives: November 14, 2020

Moody’s Investor Service affirms African Development Bank’s AAA credit rating

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Nov. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Moody’s Investor Service has affirmed the African Development Bank’s AAA credit rating, with a stable outlook. “The credit profile of African Development Bank (AfDB) is supported by the bank’s robust capital buffers and superior risk management, which mitigate risks,” Moody’s Investor Service said in an annual […]

Pertamina, PLN synergize to build energy research center

Jakarta (ANTARA) – State-owned oil company Pertamina has synergized with state-owned electricity company PLN to build an energy research center to foster national energy resilience, independence, and sovereignty.The agreement was marked by the signing …

President attends ASEAN Summit with several partner countries

Jakarta (ANTARA) – On the third day of the 37th ASEAN Summit series, Saturday, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended virtually several ASEAN Summits with partner countries.The ASEAN Summit, held in Vietnam, was attended by President Jokowi via videoc…

Five drug trafficking suspects may face death sentence

Medan, N Sumatra (ANTARA) – Five people suspected of trafficking 141 kilograms of hashish in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan may be sentenced to death, according to an official of the National Narcotics Agency (BNN).”The suspects have vio…

Amin upbeat about halal industrial zones drawing foreign investors

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin is optimistic that halal industrial zones (KIH), currently under development by the government, would draw the attention of foreign investors and drive domestic halal production.”Halal industrial zones, cur…