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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…

State firms ink agreement to build paracetamol raw material plant

Jakarta (ANTARA) – State-run pharmaceutical firms PT Kimia Farma Tbk (Persero) and PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional (PT KPI) signed a cooperation agreement to produce raw material for paracetamol to support self-reliance in the national pharmaceutical…

Jakarta Governor Baswedan extends PSBB transitional period to Jan 17

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan has extended the transitional period of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) to January 17, 2021.The extension is aimed at thwarting a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases following the Christmas …