Posts with tag: Covid-19

Can Australia’s declining Indonesia literacy survive Covid-19 cuts?

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Virtual 'study abroad' programs have kept students engaged with Indonesia despite the Covid-19 pandemic. But government, universities and business need to provide students with more opportunities to continue building on their language and Indonesian expertise in Australia.

Obesity worsens Covid-19. It’s time for Indonesia to get serious about tackling it.

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The pandemic represents an opportunity for the government to address obesity more seriously and introduce legislation to curb access to unhealthy food and beverages.

Mural controversies expose the poor health of Indonesian democracy

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The repressive police response to three murals criticising the government's management of the Covid-19 pandemic is just another sign of the rapidly declining health of Indonesian democracy.

As home learning drags on, students and teachers are beginning to suffer

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After 18 months of home learning, psychological strain and boredom among students and parents is setting in.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and data transparency

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What are the implications for Indonesia if it continues to underreport the true extent of the Covid-19 crisis? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to LaporCovid-19 co-founder Dr Irma Hidayat in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: domestic violence

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How serious is the problem of gender-based violence in Indonesia? Why has the 2004 Anti-Domestic Violence Law had a limited impact on the problem? Dr Annisa Beta discusses these issues and more with Balawyn Jones in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: the worsening Covid-19 crisis

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What has caused the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Indonesia? How dire will the situation become? In a special early episode of Talking Indonesia, Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Dicky Budiman about the recent escalation in the Covid-19 crisis.

BRIN and the bureaucratisation of knowledge in Indonesia

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The co-opting of knowledge production by the state has a long history in Indonesia. The establishment of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) is just the latest example.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the private sector

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Can the private sector play a role in speeding up Indonesia's sluggish Covid-19 vaccination rollout? How will issues of supply, corruption and health standards be addressed by business? Dr Charlotte Setijadi chats to Dr Andreasta Meliala in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

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