Daily Archives: November 29, 2020

Indonesia gears for mass COVID-19 immunization

  The Indonesian government is carrying out simulations to ensure the smooth implementation of its mass COVID-19 immunization program, which is expected to start at the end of this year. President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) paid a visit to Bogor, West Java on November 18, 2020 to review a vaccine simulation at a community health center

Indonesian Army chief discusses Platoon Exchange with US military

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesian Army Chief of Staff General Andika Perkasa has discussed military cooperation including the development of Platoon Exchange program with several US military representatives for Indonesia, The cooperation covered the supply of military equipment and the exchange of soldiers for joint exercise, he said in a written statement released on Saturday.

Landslides hit 43 homes in North Sumatra’s Simalungun

Simalungun, N Sumatra (ANTARA) – Landslides triggered by torrential heavy rains in the past few days struck 42 houses in Nagori Bayu Muslimin Village, Simalungun District, North Sumatra Province. The first landslide affected 20 homes, Nagori Bayu Village Head Ahmad Simbolon said on Saturday. As residents had not finished clearing their homes from mud and debris rains

Indonesia, France discuss military cooperation

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesian Army Chief of Staff General Andika Perkasa received French Army Attache Colonel Sven Meic at his office here recently to discuss military cooperation between the two countries. Under the cooperation, the Indonesian Army will send its troops to take a joint exercise with the French Army next year, General Andika

Mt Lewotolok eruption showered ash, gravels on Lembata District

  Kupang, E Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA) – Mount Ili Lewotolok eruption in Lembata District, East Nusa Tenggara has showered ash and gravels on some parts of the district, forcing local residents to seek refuge, the Center for Vulcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) reported. The volcanic ash rain was seen along the western to the southern