• Indonesia Must Be Ready to Face the Emergence of New Viruses

    Indonesia Must Be Ready to Face the Emergence of New Viruses0

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    • September 17, 2020

    Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, is very vulnerable to new infectious diseases due to viruses. Indonesia itself is in an area that is classified as very vulnerable to the spread (outbreak) of this new virus.   Disease-causing viruses are viruses that can infect and multiply in human cells. The continued emergence of various new viruses and

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  • Success of a Food Estate with a Sustainability System

    Success of a Food Estate with a Sustainability System0

    Professor of IPB University from the Faculty of Agriculture, Prof. Edi Santosa, said the key to the success of the food estate project is sustainability in terms of all aspects, especially economic, social and ecological aspects. “Do not let Indonesia commemorate its 100th independence be trapped by a food crisis because the food estate project

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  • ‘Palm Oil Free’ Ads Irk Gov’t, Association

    ‘Palm Oil Free’ Ads Irk Gov’t, Association0

    Jakarta. The growing number of “palm oil free”-labeled products on the market can cast palm oil in an unfavorable light, according to a recent webinar held by the Indonesian Palm Oil Association or Gapki. Earlier this month, Australian chocolate company Darell Lea launched an ad to announce that they have entirely ditched palm oil in their

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  • Physical Education: The Forgotten Subject in the Time of Pandemic

    Physical Education: The Forgotten Subject in the Time of Pandemic0

    BY : RENATA MELATI PUTRI   The massive impact of Covid-19 has wholly stalled the world of sports. Many believed that the pandemic might become a friendly reset-button for the sports industry. But recently, the situation does not hold much water.   Multidimensional impact of the global outbreak casts light on a vast inequality in

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  • 14 million hectares of river basin areas in critical condition: minister

    14 million hectares of river basin areas in critical condition: minister0

    Jakarta – Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya revealed that 14.3 million hectares of river basin areas in Indonesia are in critical condition and need to be rehabilitated. “Indonesia has 17,076 river basin areas spanning more than 189 million hectares, of which 14.3 million hectares are in critical condition and must be handled and replanted,”

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  • The Disparity of Gig Economy and Rural-urban Poverty

    The Disparity of Gig Economy and Rural-urban Poverty0

    by: Namira Samir *) “We know what can end poverty. But how come poverty never diminish?” — was the reply I received from my friend, Harry, who works as a gig worker in a city in Scotland when we were discussing about poverty. The reason I specify his identity is because it is significant to

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