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Indonesia demands China's accountability for boat abuse

The horrific news on three Indonesian sailors on board of two Chinese fishing vessels who died in December 2019 and ...

Government urged to increase social assistance budget, recipients

Center of Reform on Economics (CORE) Indonesia economist Muhammad Ishak Razak urged the government to increase the ...

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Flexible work: The new normal after the pandemic ends?

It is evident that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of people's lives across the globe, ...

Mary Kay Inc. commits nearly $10 million to global COVID-19 support

- In an effort to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and support frontline workers, Mary Kay Inc. has ...

Congregational prayers should not be performed in COVID-19 red zones

Vice President Ma'ruf Amin emphasized that worship activities, including prayers, in congregation should not be ...

COVID-19 will push up Indonesia's poverty rate: VP

Indonesian Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has predicted the country's poverty rate would increase amid the COVID-19 ...

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Poems of Rumi, Gu Cheng are still touching hearts, lives

“Lover whispers to my ear, Better to be a prey than a hunter. Make yourself My fool. ... so you may ...

Conservation, fisheries development need to go hand in hand: Jokowi

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said in addition to curbing illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing to ...

JPMorgan Chase makes $50 million philanthropic investment to help address immediate and long-term impacts of COVID-19

- JPMorgan Chase today announced a $50 million global philanthropic commitment to address the immediate public health ...

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Give us a chance, say people with disabilities

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and ...

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Integrated teams to combat stunting, enhance human resources quality

The Joko Widodo administration has outlined a reduction in the stunting and poverty rates as among the key targets for ...

Poverty still high in Indonesia: Ma'ruf Amin

Indonesia had been considered as a developed country, but the number of poor people and stunting was still high, Vice ...

Manpower ministry apportions Rp5.2 trillion for HR training

The Manpower Ministry (Kemenaker) has allotted funds reaching Rp5.2 trillion for training and improving the quality of ...

Government stresses on curbing stunting to improve work force quality

The government has given due emphasis to efforts to reduce stunting in Indonesia under its program to boost the quality ...

Government prioritizes efforts to curb stunting, poverty rates

Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto cited reduction in the stunting and poverty rates as among this year's key ...