It seems that Indonesia will experiment with a new phase of life in three cities: Yogyakarta, Bali, and the Riau Islands. Some parties and observers still doubt its readiness.
The coronavirus pandemic has uncovered a clear and urgent need in Indonesia for improved ICT capacity, through infrastructure, skills and regulation.
Complementarities between the two nations’ economies continue to develop, challenged by inward looking reactions to the crisis, but at the same time buoyed by new priorities, digitisation and more.
“We hope that by passing the clinical trials, once we have obtained a distribution authorisation, we can immediately produce this tool and circulate it to the hospital.”
The coronavirus pandemic has tested local governments in their ability to respond to social and economic threats that have come at them at a fast pace.
Our latest webinar explored trade and investment disruption during COVID-19, with leaders from Austrade and PwC’s Asia Practice, and an on-the-ground view from Indonesia.
While national governments deliver policies at the macro level, regional and local governments often formulate and implement policies which have the most direct impact on citizens’ lives.
The AIC In Conversation podcast was today launched by the Australia-Indonesia Centre across a number of popular podcast applications. An audio version of the Centre’s new In Conversation webinar series, the podcast is available for subscription on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and more.
As Australia declares some success in flattening the curve, and the impact of recent restrictions on movement and other measures remains to be seen in Indonesia, our expert panel examined and compared the public health response in each country, considering the best way forward.
Universitas Airlangga released a booklet in April to guide community efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19, including information about the disease and how it spreads.
The event tasks students and their mentors to design a variety of ventilator components that could be manufactured locally within an emergency time frame.
Economist Andhyta F. Utami discusses the response she is seeing so far to COVID-19 in her home of Jakarta, from both government and the community, particularly young people.
A Dean of Economics and Management, a young environmental economist, a Australian lifetime student of Indonesian economics and governance, a former ABC Indonesia correspondent, and over 200 viewers came together on Tuesday 7 April for The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s first live webinar.
The AIC’s first live webinar on 7 April 2020 looked the economic impact of Covid-19 in Indonesia, and included a number of Read more
The panel of policy experts will discuss how President Jokowi and regional government leaders are addressing the COVID-19 crisis, its likely impact to Indonesia’s stagnating economic growth, and how everyday Indonesians respond.