Category Archives: Internal Affairs

COVAX vaccine available sooner in second quarter of 2021: Marsudi

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi affirmed that procurement of the COVID-19 vaccine, through the COVAX global facility, led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Vaccines Alliance (GAVI), will be sooner, in the 2021 second quarter….

Pandjaitan invites Chinese Foreign Minister to Lake Toba

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, invited China’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Wang Yi, to Lake Toba in North Sumatra on the sidelines of his official visit to Indonesia.Yi stayed in Ind…

Minister Marsudi appointed COVAX AMC Engagement Group co-chair

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi was appointed as co-chair of the COVAX AMC Engagement Group, initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Vaccine Alliance (GAVI).Marsudi, along with Ethiopian Health Minister Lia Tad…

Govt allocates Rp156 bln for protection of Indonesians living overseas

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Foreign Ministry has allocated a budget of Rp156 billion for the protection of Indonesian citizens abroad in 2021.“To be sure, the amount is larger than we allocated last year,” director general of protocol and consular affairs a…

President Jokowi offers condolences over Sriwijaya plane crash

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo has extended deep condolences over Sriwijaya Air plane crash in the waters of Seribu Islands on Saturday.”I, on behalf of the Indonesian government and people, offer deep condolences over this accident,” he said…