The health ministry has come under heavy criticism from volunteer groups and on social media for what they say is insufficient spending on the pandemic.
Indoor pollution, of which unclean cooking fuels are a major cause, is associated with four million deaths annually, making it a leading causes of death in the developing world.
We discuss Indonesia’s recent progress on poverty reduction, and the findings of a recent study on deprivation in remote eastern provinces.
Research led by UWA has revealed that human activity has created a breeding ground for viruses such as COVID-19, and there may be an even deadlier pandemic on the horizon.
A new AIC collaboration between Monash University and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) will investigate how Australia can support digital upgrading for Indonesia’s healthcare supply chains.
The 15-year-old broke records in the girls’ 50 meter, 100 m and 200 m breaststroke, despite having had to stop training for 10 weeks due to the pandemic in Australia.
Deaths from COVID-19 in Bali have risen five-fold since the province started welcoming domestic tourists back on July 31.
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya has signed up to provide five years of development support for Tulungagung regency in remote southern East Java.
In the fast-developing capital South Sulawesi, refugees are protesting the rights-less limbo some have now been stranded in for a decade.
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.