Environmental disasters are not unusual for Indonesia, but in the first three weeks of the new year the country recorded 185. And environmentalists say forest destruction and climate change are impacting their severity.
The Chairman of Indonesian Red Cross predicts the Southeast Asian country hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic will likely see daily cases start to fall in April thanks to the sprawling archipelago’s ambitious vaccine rollout plan.
Why some pockets of Indonesia remain COVID-free while the country’s cases continue to surge past 1 million
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia continues to grow, two remote traditional groups have yet to record a single case throughout the pandemic.
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.
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.
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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?
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has received the first dose of a Chinese-made vaccine as part of the launch of the country’s ambitious Read more
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.
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.