Category Archives: Internal Affairs

President dissolves 10 non-ministerial state institutions

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) issued Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No. 12 of 2020 on the dissolution of 10 non-ministerial state institutions. The 10 institutions are the National Research Council, the Food Security Council, the Surabaya-Madura Regional Development Agency, the National Sports Accreditation and Standardization Agency, the Indonesian Hajj Supervisory Commission, the National

Presidential regulation to expedite realization of strategic projects

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government has issued a presidential regulation to boost the accelerated realization of national strategic projects out of the 269 projects proposed by ministries, regional governments, and state-owned and privately-run companies. The Committee for Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KPPIP) was mandated in early 2020 to evaluate the proposed national

Government to commence development of health tourism in Bali: Thohir

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – State-owned Enterprises Minister Erick Thohir highlighted the government’s plan to begin the development of health tourism in the resort island of Bali. Thohir drew attention to the positive response from Japanese company Mitsui Healthcare that had invested in international hospitals in Southeast Asia, including in Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. “We have

Govt to apply health protocols more stringently for umrah pilgrims

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government will tighten the implementation of health protocols for minor hajj (umrah) pilgrims as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 transmission, acting Director General of Hajj and Minor Hajj, Religious Affairs…

Food estates will not encroach protected zones: minister

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government has stressed that the farmland areas selected for its food estate programs in Central Kalimantan and North Sumatra provinces will not encroach upon protected forests and other conservation zones.‚ÄúSelection o…