It is not surprising that, with a significant increase of fear, loneliness, frustration, and sadness throughout the COVID-19 pandemic comes an increase in mental health difficulties.
It is necessary for Indonesia to develop its own Covid-19 vaccine. And it will be by Indonesia, from Indonesia, to Indonesia.
Directly monetising a government deficit has long been a taboo, and raises potential risks around inflation and the central bank’s independence.
Indonesia’s state oil and gas company PT Pertamina said on Saturday its average daily fuel sales has risen to 114,000 kilolitres since June 8 amid gradual easing of coronavirus-related restrictions on movement.
As the Australian government’s finances come under increasing pressure from the effects of Covid-19, so too might the scope for some forms of Defence investment in new capital equipment.
Late last week, residents of Aceh, Indonesia, waded back and forth in water helping Rohingya refugees clamber to safety. Exhausted children were passed between rescuers.
Indonesia has plans to lift restrictions and embrace a “new normal” but the sharp spike of COVID-19 cases makes this look like bad timing, says Dr Deasy Simandjuntak.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has told his Cabinet he is ready to reshuffle ministers or even disband government agencies he feels have not done enough to fight the coronavirus outbreak, according to his office.
Australia’s second most populous state said on June 29 it is considering reimposing social distancing restrictions after the country reported its biggest one-day rise in new coronavirus infections in more than two months.
The AIC’s recent In Conversation webinar brought together three industry leaders, from universities, TAFEs and EdTech, to discuss rapid changes in the marketing and delivery of their various services.
As the world looks for fresh ideas to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, hear from three scholars about the role of universities during global challenges, and how they’re adjusting to new ways of learning.
[Video] At the AIC’s webinar on regional trade and COVID-19, James Castle of CastleAsia described the view from the business community in Jakarta.
Coronavirus to ‘dwarf’ Australia’s aid resources, forcing redirect of funding to health security, stability and economic recovery
One of the key objectives in the new strategy is ensuring COVID-19 does not cause instability in the region.
Common leadership approaches, the human stories of this crisis, and the value of international dialogue were centre stage when Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp joined West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil at our fourth In Conversation Webinar on 14 May.
International education is Australia’s largest services export, valued at $35.2 billion, and its vulnerabilities have been exposed in its reliance on bringing Read more