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Astra donates 50 more ventilators for 18 provinces

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Publicly-listed automotive giant PT Astra International Tbk has donated 50 more ventilators, worth Rp20.8 billion, for several areas in 18 out of 34 provinces in Indonesia. “Astra is consistent and will always work hand in hand to support the efforts by the government, community, and medical workers to contain the spread of

PSBB sentiment to likely weigh heavy on IHSG over weekend

    Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Jakarta Composite Share Price Index (IHSG) will likely come under pressure on the weekend amid the Jakarta provincial administration’s decision on total re-imposition of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in the capital. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) opened 97.24 points lower, down 1.99 percent, at 4,794.23, on

Construction of Labuan Bajo logistics terminal to conclude in December

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Construction of the Wae Kelambu Multipurpose Terminal in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) is targeted for completion in December 2020 and will serve as a logistics terminal to support Labuan Bajo, the province’s popular tourist destination. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is optimistic that the terminal will

Indonesia to obtain 30 million COVID-19 vaccine doses at 2020-end

Jakarta (ANTARA) – COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee (KPCPEN) Head Erick Thohir revealed that Indonesia will receive 30 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by 2020-end, and it will have 300 million vaccine doses in 2021. “Insya Allah (God willing), by the end of this year, we will have 30 million doses of

Indonesia explores cooperation with several vaccine producers

Jakarta (ANTARA) – State Enterprises Minister and Committee for COVID-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery (KPCPEN) Executive Chief Erick Thohir is tapping possibilities for cooperating with vaccine producers apart from Sinovac to make the vaccine available for Indonesians. “Since the onset, we have explored (the possibility of cooperation) with CEPI WHO, and Alhamdulillah (thank God),