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National and Foreign researchers shares science at Indonesia Science Expo (ISE) 2017

VOI NEWS, 13:00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 10-10-2017

Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) will hold Indonesia Science Expo (ISE) on  October 23 to 26, 2017 at  Balai Kartini Jakarta. Deputy of Technical Science Board who is also as Steering Committee of ISE 2017 Handoko after  Media Briefing about ISE 2017 at  Media Center of  LIPI  Jakarta on  Monday (09/10) said ISE will be an event to meet industry  businessmen with researchers both from Indonesia and foreign countries. Handoko also said LIPI will also exhibit research outputs from ministries, state institutions, universities as well as industries.

"Foreign researchers will definitely offer global research to public which has been approved internationally. Their participation will boost our leverage conference. Recently, it has been successful.  They mutually share how the development of recent science. There are a lot of scientific sharing," said Handoko

Meanwhile, acting Chairman of LIPI, Bambang Subiyanto explained that  the Indonesia Science Expo –ISE will facilitate industries or businessmen to use research output. He said there were less industries which used research output because it is not based on their need. Therefore  Bambang hoped in the ISE 2017 researchers will know what are needed by industries. (AF)

 

 Indonesian military should strengthen cyber defense: Expert

Hammam Riza, deputy in charge of Information Technology, Energy, and Material of the Agency of Study and Application of Technology (BPPT) noted that the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) should strengthen cyber defense to counter increasing threats, In fact, in advanced countries, the cyber defense force is the fourth dimension after the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Riza stated in Jakarta on Monday, October 9th that the TNI should give special attention to protect information in order to safeguard the nations sovereignty, adding that it is crucial to deal with the spread of hoax or false information among the public, such as the Saracen phenomenon. He said, through its study of technology applications, the BPPT is ready to support the TNI in strengthening cyber defense. It has been outlined in the recommendations on technology for architecture of the system of state defense information. Riza remarked that the progress in information technology and communication globally should be responded by preparing sophisticated infrastructure and improving quality as well as competency in cyber defense of the TNI. He is optimistic that the TNI would develop cyber defense, which is among the best in the world//    Voi.Ant 

 

Ministries, police uncover illegal fishing network, seize bombs and seeds

The Indonesian government has uncovered an illegal fishing network that had been operating in the country for the past years, following the confiscation of fishing bombs and unreported imported seeds.The organized crime network was uncovered as a result of the operations of Maritime and Fishery Ministry, Finance Ministry, Transportation Ministry, the airport operators, Angkasa Pura (AP) I and II, and the Crime and Investigation Unit of Indonesian Police. The ministry’s head of quarantine, quality control, and fish safety (BKIPM), Rina, stated in Jakarta on Monday, October 9th that the Indonesian government has foiled the distribution of bombs used for the illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Apart from the bombs, the police and quarantine office have also traced the distribution of key materials, such as ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate, and detonators, to detect some destructive fishing activities//   Voi.Ant

 

Bekasi-Jakarta toll road to undergo test

The stalled "Becakayu" toll road, which will connect Bekasi in West Java and Cawang and Kampung Melayu in East Jakarta, will soon undergo a road test. Toll Road Regulatory Agency (BPJT) head Herry Trisaputra Zuna said on Monday, October 9th that he hopea in October the agency can undergo the test. Becakayu is an acronym of Bekasi, Cawang and Kampung Melayu. The two road sections nearly ready for inauguration was the 1B section connecting Cipang Melayu and Pangkalan Jati and the 1C section, which would connect Pangkalan Jati and Jaka Sampurna, Herry said, adding that Indonesian President Joko Widodo was scheduled to inaugurate them. The construction of the 21.04-kilometer toll road had been idle for about 20 years before a consortium of construction companies took over and restarted the project in late 2014. The toll road is expected to be fully operational next year //   Voi.JP

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