147 times fires in Banjarbaru

BANJARBARU, S Kalimantan: Banjarbaru City has suffered 147 forest and land fires (karhutla) which covers 511 hectares area, mostly peatland and vacant land, said an official, Antaranews Kalsel reported. Acting Head of Banjarbaru Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Ahmad Syarief Nizami here on Monday said the amount of burned land was accumulated from January to September 2018. […]

Thousands follow Sepeda Nusantara in Banjar stage

MARTAPURA, S Kalimantan: Thousands of goweser or cyclists followed the 2018 Sepeda Nusantara in Banjar District stage, South Kalimantan, a series of programs of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Antaranews Kalsel reported. No fewer than 3,000 bikers arrived at Ratu Zalecha Martapura Square on Sunday morning when the Regent of Banjar Khalilurrahman accompanied by a […]

Districts and cities are asked to succeed World Food Day

MARABAHAN, S Kalimantan: Assistant for Development of the South Kalimantan Government Hermansyah asked the district and city governments to support the commemoration of the 38th World Food Day on 18 to 21 October in Barito Kuala District, Antaranews Kalsel reported. “To succeed World Food Day, we ask all districts and cities in South Kalimantan to plant […]

Govt adds 100 million tons of coal for exports

BANJARMASIN, S Kalimantan: The central government has issued a policy to increase the quota of coal production to 100 million tons for exports to various countries in an effort to control the deficit through current transactions and maintain Indonesia’s economic fundamentals, Antaranews Kalsel reported. Head of Bank Indonesia Office of South Kalimantan Herawanto in Banjarmasin Wednesday […]

37 Banjarbaru residents positive for rubella

BANJARBARU, S Kalimantan: A total of 37 Banjarbaru City residents positive for rubella disease based on the results of examination of 40 samples tested by the laboratory, Antaranews Kalsel reported. “We sent 40 blood samples of patients suspected of having measles and rubella. The results of laboratory tests were 37 positive for rubella,” said Head of […]

37 Banjarbaru residents positive for rubella

BANJARBARU, S Kalimantan: A total of 37 Banjarbaru City residents positive for rubella disease based on the results of examination of 40 samples tested by the laboratory, Antaranews Kalsel reported. “We sent 40 blood samples of patients suspected of having measles and rubella. The results of laboratory tests were 37 positive for rubella,” said Head of […]

50 thousand children in HST have not been vaccinated MR

BARABAI, S Kalimantan: A total of 50,297 children from the age of 9 to 15 years in Central Hulu Sungai Tengah (HST) have not been vaccinated with Measles and Rubella (MR), Antaranews reported. “Of 70,578 children targeted only 20,281 or 28.8 percent children have been given MR vaccines,” said the Head of the HST Health Agency […]

Becak in Barabai almost extinct

BARABAI: The existence of becak (tricycle or pedicab) in the Barabai, capital of Central Hulu Sungai (HST), is almost extinct along with the times and the advancement of transportation to support the needs of people, AntaranewsKalsel reported. “At present, almost all people have used vehicles that are more practical,” said a three-wheeled pedicab driver, Ali Fahmi, in Barabai on […]

Pelindo III Batulicin follows up the damaged dock

BATULICIN, S Kalimantan: PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III Batulicin, Tanah Bumbu District, South Kalimantan, immediately followed up on information submitted by the public regarding the damage to the speedboat dock, AntaranewsKalsel reported. “Thank you for the information conveyed by the community to Pelindo regarding the damage to the dock, and we immediately followed up on this,” […]