Ani Hasanah

Ani Hasanah

15
May

 

A series of bomb explosions which were allegedly conducted by terrorists in Surabaya and Sidoarjo, East Java have caused people’s unrest worries. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Wiranto called on all people to remain calm down. Because security apparatus will increase efforts to capture all perpetrators who were involved and to prevent further acts of terrorismThis was stated by Wiranto after holding a meeting with chairman of the House of Representatives faction and Secretary Generals of political parties  to discuss revision of Law number 15/2003  on CombatingTerrorism Crime  in Jakarta, on Monday (14/5).

“With many terrorism attack, people are hoped remain calm downto carry out daily activities safely. In this case, security apparatuses will increase protection, on people’s security and environment, Wiranto said.

Furthermore, Minister Wiranto added currently the government and the House of Representatives are continuing to accelerate the legalization of the Law revision of Combating Terrorism Crime to increase the effectiveness of security forces in combating and preventing terrorism in IndonesiaHowever, the people’s participation is also needed to support performance of the security apparatuses. Therefore, the people are  also asked to keep alert and to oversee suspicious things that may lead to the terrorism acts in their surrounding area. (VOI/REZHA/TRANS YATI/NT)

15
May

Banten has tried many ways to attract tourists. This was expressed by the Head of Banten Tourism Office, Eneng Nurcahyati on the sidelines of the launching of Rhino X Triathlon 2018 in Tanjung Lesung, Banten, Indonesia on Sunday (13/5). The Tourism agency is cooperating with some regencies and cities government of Banten to map out tourism potential in Banten. The digital market and Nomadic tourism are the two tourism potentials that will be developed by the Banten tourism agency. 

“We also develop digital destination, digital market through the cooperation with GENPI (Wonderful Indonesia generation) which are available in Tangerang in Pasar Kampung Berkelir and Pandeglang in Pasar Kaulinan Menes in Menes regency. The digital destination and market are open every Sunday. The next chalange from the Indonesian Tourism Minister is Tanjung Lesung as one of the 10 new Bali should be developed Glam camp nomadic tourism, as well as caravan. It has been communicated with PT BWJ to know how about the asset of the company. Since PT BWJ is prepared to develop Glamcamp or caravan and also digital destination with the enchantment of Tanjung Lesung,” Eneng Nurcahyati said.

Eneng Nurcahyati moreoevr added that Banten have more than thousands of destination with natural category. It is hoped that this tourism potential does not only attract tourists, but also can be enjoyed by the surrounding community. (VOI/NK/NT)

15
May

To welcome the 2018 Asian Games which will be held in Jakarta and Palembang, South Sumatra from August to September, Jakarta Provincial Government has prepared several strategies to overcome traffic congestion issue. One of these strategies is preparing additional Transjakarta buses in several areas that become the entrance gate to Jakarta.  It was stated by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan to reporters in Jakarta recently. He also expected people can utilize Transjakarta buses and not use their private vehicles to attend the 2018 Asian Games.

“Transjakarta will prepare special additional vehicles to serve the 2018 Asian Games from various points around Jakarta. So, people will not enter Jakarta by their private vehicle but by Transjakarta buses,” Anies said.

In addition to providing buses for visitors, according to Governor Anies Baswedan, the Jakarta Provincial Government will also provide buses to accommodate athletes or contingents of the 2018 Asian Games. The buses will serve them who stay at the Athletes Guesthouse at Kemayoran to the 2018Asian Games,at Senayan area. Currently, Jakarta Provincial Government is trying to make travel time from the Athletes Guesthouse to the Asian games 2018 venue in 30 minutes. (VOI/REZHA/NITA)

14
May

Banten Province developsits tourism potential that can increase the visits of domestic and foreign tourists. Head of Banten Provincial Tourism Office, EnengNurcahyation the sidelines of the launch of Rhino X Triathlon 2018 on Sunday, May 13th, at TanjungLesung, Banten, Indonesiasaid that the calendar of events used to arrange cultural agenda and various festivals of Banten Province significantlyincreases the number of tourists’ visits.

“We have not measured the effect of the calendar of event but the data show that there is significant increase of the number of tourist visits. Currently there are nearly 16 million domestic tourists and 300 thousand foreign tourists. But we have not specifically seen the impact in 2017. In 2018 we have not calculated significantly, because we just passed the first quarter. Currently it is still in the process of evaluation of every municipality and regency. We are also developing regional tourism information system to see how it really is in real terms, because Statistics Agency released its release in one year. So we try to find out the priorities and destinations that are greatly demanded by the tourists through the cooperation of city districts, including also managers of tourist destinations and hotels. We try to develop the existing tourism system,” Eneng Nurcahyati said.

Eneng Nurcahyati added that there are 100 Calendar of events in Banten Province for 8 districts and cities. Since 2017 the cities and districts have started to design their own calendar of events because every city and regency has its own strengths. According to her, the Calendar of event is one effort to increase tourist visit to Banten Province. (VOI/NK trans Rezha/AHM)