There are 34 million farmers in Indonesia, who make approximately $100 USD per season. They live in complete poverty. The average age of a famer is 54 and they each own about 0.28 hectares of land.
We’re so used to seeing famous tourist landmarks replicated in Indonesia, so how about a bit of Indonesia in another country?
A five-day-old baby has died of Covid-19 in Jeneponto, South Sulawesi. The baby’s mother initially had a reactive rapid test result, which led to both of them taking swab tests, which came back positive.
The Indonesian government is doubling down on a plan to establish large-scale agricultural plantations across the country, in a move that threatens widespread deforestation and the disenfranchisement of smallholder farmers.
Q&A: ReelOzInd! 2020 Jim Schiller Prize for Best Young Filmmaker winners Bertrand Valentino & Jonggi Mk
Getun was written and directed by 18-year-old Bertrand Valentino (above left), while Kisah sekolah dalam tiga babak / The story of the school in three acts was written and produced by 18-year-old Jonggi Mk (above right),
Singapore and Indonesia have agreed to set up a reciprocal green lane (RGL) for essential business and official travel between both countries.
A wide-ranging deregulation bill passed in Indonesia this week downgrades a key legal provision used by authorities to sue plantation firms for the fires that spread across the nation’s peatlands almost every year, blanketing Indonesia and its neighbors in a choking haze.
Indonesia will soon allow movie theatres in capital Jakarta to reopen after five months as the authorities look beyond rising number of infections to focus on steps to revive an economy hobbled by the coronavirus outbreak.
Economists and activists are urging Indonesia not to overlook climate change in its poverty reduction efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as looming climate crises could exacerbate poverty in the long run.
China and Indonesia have agreed to work more closely together to fight Covid-19 as Beijing on Friday sought to bolster ties with a regional neighbour through what some analysts are calling “vaccine diplomacy”.
Even as the global pandemic rages on, film festivals are finding ways to bring people together, albeit virtually, like this year’s edition of the ReelOzInd! Short Film Competition and Festival.
Police detained nearly 400 protesters on Wednesday during heated demonstrations over a controversial new jobs law.