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Today's Mosaic of the Archipelago presents information: first, minimum wage of West Java increases becoming Rp 1.6 million. The second information is that Lampung volunteers are placed in Sigi regency. The last information of Mosaic of the Archipelago is that 253 Sinjai fishermen receive assistance of fuel conversion to liquefied petroleum gas.

Ministry of Manpower has decided the increase of the 2019 minimum wage of the province worth 8.03 percent so that the 2019 minimum wage of West Java will increase 8.03 percent from around Rp1.5 million in 2018 to become around Rp 1.6 million. The decision of the increase of the minimum wage will be announced on November 1st, 2018. This was stated by Head of Manpower and Transmigration Office of West Java, Ferry Sofwan Ari in Bandung, West Java on Tuesday. His side will discuss together with wage council related to the increase of the minimum wage. So this week, the wage council of the province will discuss the minimum wage. Ferry Sofwan also said that the increase of the minimum wage worth 8.03 percent is the result of the national calculation in the central level by Statistic Central Agency -BPS. From the calculation, Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration issued circular letter in order the decision can be followed-up by regional governments. Furthermore, Ferry added that the minimum wage of regency and city will be announced on November 21, 2018. Today, his side still waits the proposal of each regency and city related to the minimum wage.

Volunteer team of Taruna Siaga Bencana (Tagana) of Lampung province is placed in Sigi regency, Central Sulawesi to assist earthquake’s victims in the region. The team which consists of 15 personnel arrived in Palu on Tuesday morning by commercial plane. This was stated by Coordinator of the volunteer team of Lampung, Ferius Gunadi in a press release received by Antara News Agency in Bandarlampung on Tuesday (23/10). Ferius Gunadi said that Tagana of Lampung along with Tagana of Bengkulu with 18 personnel and Tagana of Riau Islands with 10 personnel were directly received by Director of Handling Disaster Victims ofIndonesian Social Ministry, Iyan Kusmadiana and Head of Social Office of Central Sulawesi, Ridwan Mumu. The Tagana will be on duty to register the number of refugees’ points, the number of tents which exist in the shelter, number of refugees who place the tents, the implementation of public kitchens, and psycho-socialsupport.

The last information of Mosaic of the Archipelago is that 253 Sinjai fishermen receive assistance of fuel conversion to liquid gas.

As many as 253 fishermen in Sinjai regency, South Sulawesi received fuel assistance to 3-kilogram liquefied petroleum gas -LPG at Fish Auction Center of Lappa, Sinjai regency, on Tuesday. Head of Fishery Office of Sinjai, Sultan H Tare said that the number of fisherman of Sinjai regency reaches 8,544 people supported by 2,014 ships by using catching tools, such as purse seine, bagan, jaring insang, tonda and ulur fishing rod as well as pole and line. The fishermen who receive the LPG are spread out at 4 districts in 11 villages in Sinjai regency. The most recipients are at Pulau Sembilan district and the remains on 3 districts are North Sinjai, East Sinjai and Tellulimpoe. Sinjai regency hopes that the assistance is utilized in accordance with its function so that small fishermen do not depend on fuels because the assistance provided can be more economical if using the liquefied gas. The recipient of the assistance was symbolically represented by Firman, fisherman from Pattongko village, Hasyim from Sanjai village, Umar from Pulau Buhung Pitue village and Mujair from Pulau Harapan village and Muri from Lappa village.

That was Mosaic of the archipelago.

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