The price of gold has soared, fuelling a boom in illegal panning in rivers near US company Freeport’s Grasberg mine and other places in Indonesia.
“When economic crisis happens in urban areas, villages are supposed to be the buffer zones as ruralization occurs,” Jokowi said.
Humans will follow many other species to extinction if scientists do not find the funding and the platform they need to change the path we are on, warns Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty.
Jokowi urged member states to forge stronger ties to alleviate the pandemic’s both health and socio-economic impact.
Jakarta remains the epicenter with 988 new cases and ten deaths on Saturday. The capital now has 61,807 Covid-19 cases, having passed Singapore which has a similar population.
The virus-tracking feature relies on Bluetooth signals emitted from mobile phones to locate exposed co-workers nearby.
Ratifying WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control could help Indonesia reduce tobacco imports, benefitting local tobacco farmers
Indonesia relies heavily on imported tobacco products (including Virginia tobacco leaves from China, Brazil and the US), at the expense of local producers.
Indonesia is losing significantly more doctors and nurses to Covid-19 than other countries, further undermining the country’s overstretched healthcare system.
Just as life in the Indonesian capital was starting to return to normal, the city’s 10 million residents are heading into partial lockdown for the second time.
Tobacco addiction risk does not significantly correlate with age, occupation, education level, marital status, or the number of people living in the home.
Amid exacerbated systemic social and economic inequalities, there is renewed interest in sustainable investing and creating positive change for the world’s poorest.
“We’re now seeing cases emerge mostly from offices. That’s why, for the PSBB starting on Sept. 14, our main focus will be on restrictions in office areas,” said Governor Anies Baswedan.
Doctors warned that the pandemic is “not under control”, with intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures to stem a spike in infections.
The Family Resilience Bill suggests both parents working full time is a threat to moral resilience, but also requires the family to be economically self-reliant.
New research will help governments grappling with the impossible decision of choosing health or the economy whilst both are in crisis.
A brown seaweed extract — sodium alginate from S.duplicatum — has antibacterial qualities and acts as a strong wound absorber and accelerates cell regeneration.