Today's Top 3 News: Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry Helps Win Civil Lawsuit in Adelia Lisao's Death Case in Malaysia
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Here are three popular news compiled by Tempo English today, February 12, 2024. Those include Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry Helps Win Civil Lawsuit in Adelia Lisao's Death Case in Malaysia, Indonesian Seafarers in Cape Town Utilise Their Voting Rights in the 2024 Election, and The 10 Largest Countries in the World.
The following is the list of the top 3 news on Tempo English today:
1. Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry Helps Win Civil Lawsuit in Adelia Lisao's Death Case in Malaysia
The Pulau Pinang High Court granted the claim for compensation in the civil trial for the death of the late Adelia Lisao, an Indonesian Migrant Worker from NTT who died in 2018 because she was allegedly abused by her employer in Malaysia (8/2), according to the Indonesian Foreign Affairs Ministry.
As reported from kemlu.go.id, the lawsuit was filed by the heir of the late Adelina Lisao, Yohana Banunaek, with facilitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Indonesian Consulate General in Penang, Malaysia.
The Indonesian Consul General in Penang, Wanton Saragih, welcomed the Judge's decision to grant the compensation claim. "The results of this trial show that there is justice for the late Adelina Lisao and for the family left behind," said Wanton.
2. Indonesian Seafarers in Cape Town Utilise Their Voting Rights in the 2024 Election
The Overseas Election Committee (PPLN) in Cape Town conducted voting for the Indonesian community abroad on (4/2). This voting was specifically for Indonesian Seafarers to choose the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates, as well as the Members of the Indonesian People's Consultative Assembly (DPR RI) from the Overseas Electoral District. On this occasion, a total of 36 ABK in Cape Town were registered in the Permanent Voter List for the 2024 Election, according to the Indonesian Consulate General in Cape Town.
As reported from kemlu.go.id, The voting date was set by the General Election Commission (KPU) based on the proposal from PPLN, taking into account the field conditions and holidays for Indonesian Seafarers. To facilitate Indonesian Seafarers in exercising their voting rights, a Mobile Ballot Box (KSK) was used at the Cape Town Port. Meanwhile, several other ABK cast their votes at the Indonesian Seafarer Corner (ISC) located around the Cape Town Port.
3. The 10 Largest Countries in the World
The list of the largest countries in the world is always interesting to know. The largest countries are grouped based on population and administrative area. The total area calculation includes land and water areas. Meanwhile, total area is defined as the total area of a country relative to coastlines and international boundaries.
So, which countries are the largest countries in the world now?
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