President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s approval rating remains high even as the COVID-19 outbreak leads to growing dissatisfaction with his administration and democracy in general.
The West Java administration extended large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in Bogor, Depok and Bekasi (Bodebek) by 28-days, effective Saturday.
State-owned Bio Farma, which was founded in 1890 and is the only vaccine maker in the country, is teaming up with Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.
The existence of COVID-19 will have a positive impact on community, especially those who have lifestyles that initially do not pay attention to hygiene.
Relaxing of rules begins with the reopening of places of worship on Friday (Jun 5), as the government extends large-scale social restrictions for the third time.
The largest contingent of worshippers, more than 220,000 people, will not be doing the annual trip to Saudi Arabia.
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.
It is necessary to use the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the baseline for the country’s outbreak recovery efforts.
[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.
Hospitals in Surabaya have been overwhelmed by a surge of new coronavirus cases, forcing them to turn patients away, the Indonesian Medical Association said on Thursday.
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One of the key objectives in the new strategy is ensuring COVID-19 does not cause instability in the region.
A random sampling of thousands found that one in 10 had antibodies for the coronavirus, an alarming glimpse at what could be runaway transmission.
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.
The government has been struggling to keep the economy afloat during the outbreak, which has battered Indonesia’s economic growth to a 19-year low of 2.97 percent in this year’s first quarter.
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.
Data modelling showed there could be 70,000 deaths in West Java if no action was taken, persuading provincial authorities to implement lockdown.