Although South Sulawesi has the highest economic growth in Indonesia, recent evidence points to high economic inequality, high prevalence of stunting, and poor maternal health. COVID-19 presents a risk of exacerbating these conditions.
Why Indonesia will target young workers below 60 instead of the elderly population with COVID-19 vaccine jabs
Indonesia is actively excluding anyone aged 60 or over as it rolls out its mass immunisation program.
While COVID-19 numbers explode in Indonesia and settle in Australia, the fate of the international students caught in between remains unclear.
Even before coronavirus, Bali had a major problem with poverty. Beyond the tourist centres many families struggle to make ends meet. Food is limited, healthcare basic and education a prized possession.
Communication remains at the heart of effective diplomacy. The inability for formal and informal diplomatic conversations to take place online has provided considerable challenges to international affairs.
Meski Belajar Online Karena Lockdown, Sejumlah Pelajar Australia Tetap Meraih Nilai Tinggi Untuk Pelajaran Bahasa Indonesia
Saat tahun ajaran baru dimulai di awal tahun 2020 lalu, Tasha Herjanto tidak pernah berpikir jika ia akan bersekolah dari rumah.
A recent Morgan Stanley report has predicted that Indonesia will not only survive the crisis, but also enter a “Goldilocks” economy in 2021 if it can play its strategic place in the post-COVID-19 pandemic period and global order of the 21st century. Are they being too optimistic?
The Indonesian food and drug monitoring agency yesterday issued emergency authorisation for the coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech after it was found to be 65.3 per cent effective in a local clinical trial.
The breathalyser was developed by scientists at Gadjah Mada University in Jogjakarta, in central Java, where three hospitals are already using it to screen patients for COVID-19.
Our children, born into this age of seemingly endless crises, also know that the future will need their labor and wherewithal if solutions are to be found. Yet, we seem to be stuck doing education to our students rather than with them.
A successful COVID-19 vaccination drive could help the government reach its target of reducing the budget deficit to under 3 percent in three years, a state official has said. “The government target could be reached by controlling and reducing coronavirus cases,” Regional Representatives Council (DPD) speaker La Nyalla Mattalitti said in a written statement on Wednesday.
“Doom surfing” is a term used to describe those who seem unable to remove themselves from scrolling the internet, and “infodemic” another, a term adopted by the WHO for the misinformation that appears to spread online faster than the virus itself.
Indonesia’s big bet on a Chinese vaccine could give its trillion-dollar economy a head start on the road to recovery next year – as long as the jab works.
UGM epidemiologist, Bayu Satria Wiratama, revealed that the decision to start face-to-face learning needs to involve a number of parties, including the Education Office, the Health Office, and also epidemiologists.