DKI Jakarta Apply PSBB, What Are Restricted?

​Source: Kompas.comDate: 7 April 2020​DKI Jakarta will be the first province to implement a large-scale social restriction policy (PSBB) in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is because the Minister of Health (Menkes) Terawan Agus Putranto has approved the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government...
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Indonesia's COVID-19 death toll tops 200 as government warns of asymptomatic transmission

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 6 April 2020​​Indonesia's death toll from the novel coronavirus disease topped 200 on Monday, with the government voicing particular concern about transmission from asymptomatic carriers as the number of positive cases continue to rise.Health Ministry Disease Control a...
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ADB: Slowing Down as a result of COVID-19, Indonesia's economy begins to recover 2021

​Source: Media IndonesiaDate: 3 April 2020​​​Indonesia economy is expected to grow 2.5% by 2020 amid a new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, down from 5.0% in 2019.According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released today, Friday (3/4)."Although Indonesia has a strong macroeconomic foundati...
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BIN Prediction, COVID-19 Case Reach 106,278 in July

​Source: Media IndonesiaDate: 3 April 2020​​Head of the COVID-19 Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID, Doni Monardo, revealed that the number of coronavirus cases (COVID-19) is estimated to reach 106,278 in July. The projection is based on a review of the State Intelligence Agency (BIN)...
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Jokowi's Complete Statement Sets Emergency Health Status because of Corona

​Source: detikNewsDate: 31 March 2020​Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has decided on the central government's policy to deal with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19), namely Large-Scale Social Restrictions. For this reason, Jokowi asked all local governments not to take their own policies."To...
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North Sumatra port debuts in global container business

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 30 March 2020​Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra made its debut in the global container market, with its first shipment on Saturday, as Indonesia bids to tap into the lucrative Strait of Malacca shipping trade dominated by Singapore and Malaysia.The container shipped ...
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Jakarta, a coronavirus epicenter in Indonesia, braces for quarantine

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 29 March 2020​While local administrations have begun to block road access into their areas in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the government has prepared to quarantine the country's capital, which has been most affected by the disease.The Transportation ...
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G20 Conference Commits to Finding Coronavirus Vaccine

​Source: Tempo.coDate: 27 March 2020TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday, March 26, participated in the G20 summit to discuss the global approach in handling the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Jokowi participated in the virtual conference of Group of 20 major ...
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Asia-Pacific countries not on track to reach sustainable development goals: UN

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 26 March 2020​A new United Nations report has warned that countries in the Asia and Pacific region are not on track to achieve any of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and are in some cases even going in the "wrong direction".The United Nations Economic and S...
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World Bank approves $300m loan to improve Indonesia's financial sector

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 23 March 2020​The World Bank has approved the disbursement of a US$300 million loan to support the development of Indonesia's financial market by expanding its outreach and broadening the range of products.World Bank country director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste Satu K...
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Water and Climate Change: Main Messages

​The 2020 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2020) entitled 'Water and Climate Change' aims at helping the water community to tackle the challenges of climate change and informing the climate change community about the opportunities that improved water management offers in terms of ...
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World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked.Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives.Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases.We cannot afford to wait. Everyone has a role to...
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World Water Day 2020

What is World Water Day? International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March, raising awareness of the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable resource management, highlighting Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: sanitation and water. IWA Publishing is proud to...
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ITB Researchers Predict Indonesia's Coronavirus Epidemic Peak

​Source: Date: 19 March 2020​​TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Researchers at the Center for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) predicts that Indonesia's coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic peak will happen at the end of March and eventually end in mid-April.&...
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Government issues regulation to jumpstart stalled renewable energy projects

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 18 March 2020​​The government aims to jumpstart stalled renewable energy projects through a recently issued regulation as it races against time to catch up with Indonesia's green energy commitments.The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry issued last month a regulatio...
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