Vacation nation: Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays

first_imgRead also: Tanah Lot Festival seeks to revive tourism in Bali The additional collective leave days are: May 28 and 29 (Thursday and Friday), for the celebration of Idul Fitri, which falls on May 24 and 25 (Sunday and Monday). The new arrangement will add to the three existing collective leave days of May 22, 26 and 27 (Friday, Tuesday and Wednesday).Aug. 21 (Friday), for the celebration of the Islamic New Year, year 1442 by the Hijri calendar, which falls on Aug. 20 (Thursday).Oct. 30 (Friday), for the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday, which falls on Oct. 29 (Thursday).“More days off can also encourage the public to get to know Indonesia better [by taking a holiday]. Everyone can make the best of this opportunity,” Muhadjir told the press at the Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister’s office in Jakarta on Monday, adding that the new arrangements for the 2020 holidays and collective leave days were in accordance with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s wish to evaluate the previous decision. Read also: Indonesia can afford the coronavirus battle, but…The decision was released in tandem by the Religious Affairs Ministry, the Manpower Ministry and the Coordinating Human Development and Culture Ministry.In response, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama Kusubandio said he was confident that the new arrangement for the 2020 public holidays would have a positive impact on domestic tourism.“The [tourism] industry will have enough room to create more attractive holiday packages, especially for domestic tourists,” said Wishnutama in a statement on Monday. (gis)Topics : Indonesia has decided to add four more days to the list of 2020 public holidays. In total, the country now has 24 days of national holiday or collective leave in the year. Previously, the government had set a total of 20 days of public holiday in 2020. Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy said the decision to add more days was to boost the Indonesian domestic economy, especially in tourism.last_img read more

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Jamie Redknapp presents four point plan to fix Arsenal this summer

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Arsenal 0 – 1 Aston Villa: Mikel Arteta post-match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:37FullscreenArsenal 0 – 1 Aston Villa: Mikel Arteta post-match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-0-1-aston-villa-mikel-arteta-post-match-press-conference-2214984/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.MORE: ‘You can’t play with this mentality’: Granit Xhaka slams Arsenal’s performance in Aston Villa defeatMORE: Brentford star Said Benrahma ‘flattered’ by transfers links to Arsenal and ChelseaFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 22 Jul 2020 9:08 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Aubameyang is yet to sign a new deal (Picture: Getty)‘He wants to play with better players, he will want to know who is coming in. ‘Yeah he gets on with his mates (Alexandre) Lacazette and he speaks highly of (Bukayo) Saka, he is ambitious and he wants to look at the players coming in.’Trezeguet’s first half strike was enough to see off Arsenal, with the Gunners struggling to defend set-pieces through-out the game.Redknapp urged Arsenal to ‘throw money’ at the backline and overhaul their defence as quickly as possible.‘I look at that Arsenal back line, they will make mistakes,’ Redknapp said. ‘They need to throw money at the problem.’ Arteta has a big summer rebuild ahead of him (Picture: Getty)Jamie Redknapp believes there are four issues Mikel Arteta must address this summer if Arsenal are to improve.After wins over Liverpool and Manchester City, Arsenal slumped to a 1-0 defeat to relegation battlers Aston Villa.Arteta was hesitant to heavily criticise his players after the game but admitted his side struggled to create openings despite boasting almost 70 per cent of possession. Redknapp identified a quartet of problems that needed to be sorted out this summer, which included the futures of three key Arsenal players.ADVERTISEMENT‘They are way off the top four,’ Redknapp told Sky Sports. ‘One issue he has to deal with is Mesut Ozil, he’ll be off this summer I’m sure.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He is on an awful lot of money, if you feel the player isn’t right then you have to bite the bullet and let them go.’‘Another problem they have got is (Dani) Ceballos. I really like him, will they get him back?’ Redknapp added. Jamie Redknapp presents four point plan to fix Arsenal this summer Ceballos is on loan from Real Madrid (Picture: Getty)‘Credit Arteta, when he first came he looked silky. If you lose him and Auba then you have problems.’Mesut Ozil has not played a single minute since the restart of action last month and has not been included in the last eight match day squads due to a back problem.The German appeared to challenge Arsenal’s claim he is struggling with a back problem, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is another player Arsenal could lose this summer.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityDani Ceballos is scheduled to return to Real Madrid once his loan deal expires and Aubameyang has been weighing up signing a new contract at Arsenal for several months.Arsenal’s top scorer can leave the club on a free transfer next summer and Redknapp insists the Gunners cannot afford to lose him.He explained: ‘Auba, you need to get him a new contract, don’t want to get in another situation [like Ozil]. Players like him are hard to find. Advertisementlast_img read more

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