PHL, Indonesia, UNFPA boost Muslim youth’s reproductive health learning

As POPCOM launches Islamic values-based module for gender, health education Proponents and stakeholders on adolescents’ sexual reproductive health (SRH) in the Philippines and Indonesia are advancing the knowledge of Muslim youth on the subject with the recent launch of the Comprehensive Gender and Health Education for Youth (CGHEY) Module. After three years of preparation, consultations… Read More PHL, Indonesia, UNFPA boost Muslim youth’s reproductive health learning

42 Thais ‘Positive’ of Covid-19 after attending Tabligh gathering in Indonesia

Jakarta. A total of 42 Thai Muslims who attended a multinational religious gathering in Gowa, South Sulawesi, on March 18 have since tested positive for Covid-19. At least 80 Thai nationals came to Gowa for the tabligh Islamic gathering, which was canceled at the last minute amid fears it would lead to mass coronavirus infections.  “The Thailand Public Health Ministry… Read More 42 Thais ‘Positive’ of Covid-19 after attending Tabligh gathering in Indonesia

Indonesia reports first death from COVID-19

Indonesia reported its first death from the coronavirus on Wednesday, a 53-year-old COVID-19 patient and foreign citizen identified as Case 25. The Health Ministry’s disease control and prevention director general Achmad Yurianto said Case 25 died at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday after nearly three days of receiving treatment. “The patient was admitted to the… Read More Indonesia reports first death from COVID-19

Message of Prophet Muhammad`s Birthday to Indonesian Politicians

Indonesian Muslims celebrate Prophet Muhammad’s birthday. ANTARA DEPOK, West Java (Nov 21, 2018): Prophet Muhammad`s birthday was commemorated and celebrated by Muslims in different parts of Indonesia on Tuesday by convening various events, such as Islamic teaching forums, seminars, and book fairs. For the University of Indonesia, celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon… Read More Message of Prophet Muhammad`s Birthday to Indonesian Politicians

Brunei diplomat named as new ASEAN Secretary-General

Tama SalimThe Jakarta PostManila | November 15, 2017 Lim Jock Hoi, a seasoned diplomat of Brunei Darussalam, will be helming the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, following last night’s announcement by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Lee confirmed Lim’s appointment as the next ASEAN secretary-general on Tuesday evening during a speech to mark the start… Read More Brunei diplomat named as new ASEAN Secretary-General

Indonesia keen to forge closer ties with India

Presidents Duterte and Widodo BOGOR, Dec. 11 (PNA/PTI) — India and Indonesia must cooperate closely in areas like defense, security and counter-terrorism, President Joko Widodo has said ahead of his state visit as the key Southeast Asian nation sought to enhance bilateral strategic partnership and trade ties.Widodo said Indonesia is also willing to consider a… Read More Indonesia keen to forge closer ties with India