Young Australians turn from the US towards Asia. And it isn’t Trump

Millennials don’t remember Washington behaving as a great power or helpful ally, so support for the alliance is waning.

Medics concerned as Jakarta sees rising COVID-19 hospitalisations

WHO reports that as of July 26 the city’s bed occupancy rate – the number of people hospitalised divided by the number of beds – stood at 66.9 percent.

Data breaches cost ASEAN businesses $2.71M

Stolen or compromised credentials and cloud misconfigurations are ranked as the most common causes of a malicious breach for companies, representing nearly 40 per cent of incidents.

In Jakarta, an archaeologist races against time to preserve the city’s 400-year-old fortified walls

The archaeologist will soon end his tenure as one of Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan’s advisers, and lose leverage in the mission to keep the walls intact.

West Java extends social restrictions in cities near Jakarta

Epidemiologists have suggested that Jakarta is still the epicenter of the Indonesian outbreak and that residents in neighbouring areas should remain vigilant.

Coronavirus: e-commerce in Southeast Asia rides high on pandemic boom

And it’s not just big, established platforms such as Shopee and Lazada, there’s Vietnam’s Sendo, and Tokopedia and Bukalapak in Indonesia as well.

Podcast: A precarious position – Indonesia’s workers in the pandemic

Indonesia experts talk about the impact the pandemic is having on jobs, particularly on vulnerable workers in the country’s massive informal sector.

Situation under COVID-19, Spanish flu similar: Universitas Indonesia historian

“The colonial government officials routinely drove around in cars to raise awareness about the disease and tell people to stay at home, wear masks and maintain cleanliness.”

Micro, small and medium enterprises play a vital role in the ASEAN Economic Community

MSMEs contributed 60.3 per cent of Indonesia’s total GDP in 2017, and absorbed 97 per cent of the total workforce and 99 per cent of total employment.

Examining public policy in response to Covid-19 in the country

The government needs a fast public policy response in emergency periods, and the public needs data transparency and data policies made clear.

Predictors of knowledge about pregnancy danger in rural areas

Local beliefs about pregnancy and childbirth are often found to be contrary to modern medical knowledge, and often endanger the condition of the mother.

University of Queensland hits 100 per cent renewables with Warwick solar farm opening

The University of Queensland has become one of Australia’s first universities to successfully make the switch to 100 per cent renewables, following the official opening of the 64MW Warwick solar farm.

ITB and Kyoto University strengthen collaboration on geothermal exploration technology

This project was motivated by issues such as global warming, the need to enhance renewable energy technology, the high cost of geothermal exploration & development, and more.

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