Category Archives: Internal Affairs

Keep harnessing the power of enthusiasm to tackle COVID-19: President

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – At a limited meeting via video teleconference, Monday, President Joko Widodo reminded all government officials to not allow the enthusiasm to overcome the crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic to dampen. “The enthusiasm to deal with the crisis cannot go down. Hence, I want to emphasize some aspects that warrant the

Manpower Minister ensures continued supervision of foreign workers

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah made assurance of the government’s intent to continue to supervise foreign workers (TKA) in strategic projects, including construction of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway. “There is also a supervisory team that monitors (foreign workers) – a control team of foreign workers. This will continue to supervise the hiring

Successful local elections part of national agenda: Home Ministry

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Successful regional head elections (Pilkada) to be organized simultaneously in 270 regions in Indonesia’s 32 provinces are part of the national agenda, according to acting Secretary General of the Ministry of Home Affairs Muhammad Hudori. “The 2020 simultaneous local elections will be organized in 270 regions in 32 provinces, except Aceh

Government prioritizing speed, safety, precision in COVID-19 vaccine

Jakarta Spokesperson for the COVID-19 Handling Task Force Wiku Adisasmito echoed the government’s aspirations to prioritize the triad of safety, precision, and speed in the domestic production of the COVID-19 vaccine. “We must say that in the development of this vaccine, the Indonesian government prioritizes three important aspects, with the first is about it being

President, Iriana exhort children to apply COVID-19 health protocols

Jakarta President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana urged Indonesian children to always adopt a disciplined approach in implementing health protocols to prevent transmission of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during the pandemic. “That is important since it is the only way to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Children must be able to implement health