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Government sets beginning of fasting on May 6

The government has decided in an Isbat (confirmation) meeting that the beginning of the fasting month or 1 Ramadan year 1440 Hegira/2019 AD, falls on on May 6. "We received nine reports on sightings of the crescent moon ...

Ulemas ask nightspots to close during Ramadhan

The Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) has asked nightlife venues to close during the fasting month of Ramadhan. "MUI has asked operators of such nightlife venues as singing halls, karaoke sites , spa houses , sauna rooms, ...

Government confirms state apparatus' Eid bonus disbursed on May 24

Indonesian Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform Syafruddin gave a confirmation of the Eid bonus for state apparatus being handed out on May 24. "A decision has been reached to hand out the Eid ...

Imported Chinese garlic lands at Surabaya, Jakarta ports

Nearly 60 thousand tons of garlic imported from China landed at Tanjung Perak Port, Surabaya, East Java, and Tanjung Priok Port, Jakarta, to ensure the commodity's supply suffices during Ramadan fasting month and Eid ...

Minister decides on working hours during Ramadan for state apparatus

Minister of Administrative and Bureaucratic Reforms Syafruddin (PAN-RB) has outlined the working hours for the State Civil Apparatus (ASN) during Ramadan. In the PAN-RB Minister's Circular in 2019, the working hours of ...

RI embassy in KL repatriates 79 Indonesian citizens ahead of Ramadan

The Republic of Indonesia Embassy in Kuala Lumpur repatriated 79 Indonesian citizens, including 19 children, ahead of the Ramadan fasting of 1440 hijri. "The repatriation of this phase II of the group to Indonesia has ...

Javanese in Bali follow pre-Ramadhan "Megengan" tradition

Non-indigenous Balinese Muslims in Denpasar followed the tradition of "megengan" prior to the fasting month of Ramadhan to offer prayers to their ancestors and hand out meals to others worshipping. "Since our ...

Ministry guarantees chili, onion supply will suffice for Ramadhan

The Agriculture Ministry has made assurance of sufficient provision of chili and onion to cater to the demand arising during the fasting month of Ramadhan. The ministry's Director General of Horticulture Suwandi is ...

Pertamina ensures fuel oil stock for Ramadhan 1440 hijri is safe

The Pertamina Marketing Operation Region (MOR) VII of Sulawesi has made assurance that the stocks of fuel oil (BBM) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) are safe for the Ramadhan 1440 or 2019. "Pertamina is set to offer ...

West Java's egg consumption during Ramadhan to touch 56,602 tons

The intake of eggs in West Java Province is expected to touch 56,602 tons during the 2019 fasting month of Ramadhan, West Java Provincial Food Security and Husbandry Office Chief Koesmayadi Tatang stated. "The production ...