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VOInews, Jakarta: Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs, Muhadjir Effendy, appealed to civil servants to postpone their return to the Jakarta-Bogor-Tangerang-Depok-Bekasi (Greater Jakarta) area to avoid heavy traffic.

At a press conference in Karawang district, West Java province, on Monday, Minister Muhadjir Effendy noted that the postponement of return travel would help the government tackle vehicular congestion over the next two day.

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VOI, Jakarta: Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture, Muhadjir Effendy, said that the handling of the Eid al-Fitr homecoming exodus in 2024 has been better compared to 2023.

According to Minister Muhadjir Effendyduring a review at the Cikampek Main Toll Gate on Monday, based on a coordination meeting with relevant parties, the Eid exodus and return flow until D+4 of Eid has run well.

Effendy emphasized that the safety of homecoming travelers is the most important thing during the Eid exodus and return flow.

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VOI, Jakarta: Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a limited meeting to discuss what steps the Indonesian government will take after Iran’s attack on Israel.


This was said by  the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto as reported by (16/4).


The current geopolitical climate is heating up, Airlangga said, highlighting the escalation of conflict between Iran and Israel.


Therefore, Airlangga claimed that Indonesia needs political solidity, including between political parties.


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VOInews, US: Pacific leaders have hailed the signing of a new economic and security deal with the United States, after a five-month delay that had raised questions about Washington's influence in the region.


As reported by AFP on Monday (11/3), U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Compact of Free Association agreements with the leaders of Pacific nations Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia in Washington over the weekend.


The 20-year deal provides the three Pacific nations with a total of $7.1 billion in funding and was approved by the US Senate as part of a spending package worth $460 billion.


Marshall Islands President, Hilda Heine said the agreement "represents a very big step in mutual and enduring efforts to strengthen and improve the Compact."


Meanwhile, Micronesia President, Wesley Simina described the signing as "an important milestone" which "opens a new chapter in our enduring partnership with the United States".