Today’s Mosaic of Archipelago, Sunday, May 20th 2018 presents informations about City Government of Bekasi empowered Micro Small and Medium Enterprises-MESMEs for the coming Asian Games 2018. Followed by Karangasem Achieved MURI Award for Population Services. Mosaic of Archipelago will end with Palembang relies on 14 tourism destinations to welcome Asian Games.
City Government of Bekasi, West Java, will empower Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the local area to make the Asian Games 2018 a success. Mayor of Bekasi, Ruddy Gandakusumah in Bekasi Friday said City Government of Bekasi would involve MSMEs , but the concept, is still being discussed. Ruddy said that when opening Ramadhan Bazaar 1439 Hijriyah/2018 in North Bekasi Sub-District Office.
According to him, one of the schemes of empowering SMEs in the Asian Games is by synergizing MSMEs products with the hospitality business that deals with the accommodation for athletes and supporters. Ruddy added there are nine clusters of MSMEs in Bekasi City, namely, foods and beverages, handicrafts, fashions, dolls, furniture, decorative plants, ornamental fish, embroidery, and accessories.
The next information is about Karangasem set up a MURI (Indonesia World Record Museum) record for population services.
Government of Karangasem Regency set up a record as the first village that applied population services with online network applications without internet. It is called Smart Village, located in East Duda Village, Selat Sub-District, Karangasem, Bali. The MURI Record was given directly by MURI Senior Manager, Jusuf Ngadri to Regent of Karangasem Bali I Gusti Ayu Mas Sumatri.
Regent of Karangasem, Bali IGA Mas Sumatri on Friday (18/5) said, currently, the era of digital transformation provides opportunities in information transactions which can be done briefly from one region to another in the world. For that, Smart Village program is a solution for all rural areas in Indonesia. Population service program with online application without internet or Smart Village is a solution of the Government of Karangasem Regency in advancing the villages in Karangasem.
Mosaic of Archipelago will end with information about Palembang relies on 14 tourism destinations to welcome Asian Games.
Palembang City relies on 14 tourism destinations to welcome the 18th Asian Games from August 18 – September 2 2018 in order to reach the target of 2.5 million tourists.
Head of Palembang Tourism Agency Isnaini Madani in Palembang, Friday said this target is quite relevant because in 2017 tourist arrivals reached 2 million 567 domestic tourists and 9.850 foreign tourists. Isnaini hoped foreign tourist arrivals this year also increased because there will be many officials, athletes, and others who will come to Indonesia. Moreover, there are additional new destinations., like Alquran Akbar, Siguntang Hill, Kuto Besak Fortress, Kapitan Village, Al Munawar Village, Purbakala Sriwijaya Kingdom Park and Kemaro Island.
To promote the tourism destinations, the city government involves The Association of Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA), social media, The Association of Indonesian Tourism (HPI), and many more. The coming Asian Games will become an opportunity to improve the tourism sector.