Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

Indonesia’s Sumba Island experiences first earthquake of 2021: BMKG

Jakarta (ANTARA) – A 5.0-magnitude earthquake rocked northwest of Sumba Island in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara on Friday morning, but it did not potentially generate a tsunami.The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) …

Task Force targets 100 percent COVID-19 recovery rate in 2021

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Task Force for COVID-19 Response has targeted to raise the COVID-19 recovery rate for COVID-19 patients in Indonesia to nearly 100 percent in 2021.”We must achieve the recovery rate target of 100 percent and lower the mortality r…

Jakartans urged to surmount COVID-19 pandemic as challenge

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan called on residents of the Indonesian capital city to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic as a challenge in 2021.”We passed through 2020 with a full history of struggle. We are facing a cross-age challen…

Bali’s Kuta Beach cleared of 30 tons of marine litter

Badung, Bali (ANTARA) – Residents of Badung, Bali, began the first day of 2021 on Friday by conducting a coastal clean-up drive in the Kuta Beach area that resulted in 30 tons marine debris cleared from this famous beach.The marine litter was then load…

Police chief issues notice on FPI activity, symbol ban

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesian Police chief General Idham Azis has issued a notice (number: Mak / 1 / I / 2021) on Compliance with Prohibition of Activities, Use of Symbols and Attributes of Islamic Defenders’ Front (FPI) dated January 1, 2020.”That’s r…