Category Archives: Science & Technology

Government facilitates investors to develop geothermal energy

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, through innovations and breakthroughs within existing regulations, has made it easy for contractors and investors to develop geothermal energy in Indonesia. Such measures encompass the issuance of Law Number 21 of 2014 on Geothermal that regulates development of geothermal power plants in areas of production

Indonesia, Australia discuss cooperation between research institutions

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi, on Thursday said that Indonesia and Australia are discussing the strengthening of bilateral ties in the health sector, especially through cooperation between their research institutions. The statement was made based on a telephone conversation between the Indonesian Foreign Minister and her Australian counterpart, Marise Payne, during

BPPT emphasizes on technological and digital transformation

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) has remained persistent in pushing for technological and digital transformation, Head of the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) Hammam Riza stated. “The BPPT is also ready to make a huge leap in innovation and to support the aspirations

As Indonesia battles twin crises, calls resonate for preserving unity

The 75th anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence Day was celebrated across the country on Monday even as the nation is striving to steer through the public health and economic crises arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has severely affected Indonesia’s economy as reflected in its GDP (Gross Domestic Product), which reportedly contracted 5.32 percent

UIII rector should prepare international-standard curricula: Amin

  Jakarta Vice President Ma’ruf Amin appealed to Indonesian International Islamic University (UIII) Rector Prof.Dr.Komaruddin Hidayat to prepare international-standard curricula, especially for four study programs: Islamic Studies, Political Science, Law, and Islamic Economics. “UIII is an international campus, so the curriculum is of international standard and substance,” Amin noted in a statement here on Wednesday.