Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 17:48 WIB

INDONESIA LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION, The curious case of BPJS healthcare agency data leak

IO - The News of the hacking of private information of more than 200 million Indonesians has commanded public attention. It originated from an online post making the rounds on social media...

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Risks for an India scenario? IO - The world has grappled with the Covid-19 pandemic for more than a year, but unfortunately not even one country has managed...

THE CABINET RESHUFFLE When Two becomes One

IO - Nadiem Makarim can be said to be a phenomenal minister in Indonesia. Many had their doubts when he was appointed to helm the Education and Culture Ministry, since he did...

The Tragedy of KRI Nanggala-402, Indonesia mourns sunken submarine crew

IO - Indonesia is in mourning. One of its submarines, the KRI Nanggala-402, sank in the waters off the coast of Bali. Along with it, the entire Navy crew and personnel onboard...

Government moves to reopen, schools amid COVID-19 risk: Are we ready?

IO - Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim, together with the Religious Affairs Minister, Home Minister, and Health Minister have issued guidelines for implementation of limited face-to-face learning (PTMT). The expedited process...

REVIVING TOURISM AMID COVID-19, what to do?

IO - The tourism sector has been of the worst-hit by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. According to Statistics Indonesia, the numbers of domestic and foreign tourists have plummeted since the country clamped...

Has corruption won?

The Sjamsul Nursalim’s case IO - The hitherto chaotic corruption eradication effort turned into an embarrassment when the 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published by Transparency International (TI)...

INDONESIA’S SKYROCKETING DEBT, Can we borrow our way out?

IO - Government debt revealed a dramatic rise even before the onslaught of Covid-19, with government debt skyrocketing, compared to that of past administrations. During the Sby administration, total government debt was...

COVID-19 Indonesia’s Nusantara Vaccine

IO - October 23, 2020 marked a historic day for Indonesia with the tripartite signing for the development and production of a new type of Covid-19 vaccine, through the use of Dendritic...

INDONESIA’S FLAWED DEMOCRACY, Can it be fixed?

IO - 2021 research by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) titled “Democracy Index 2020: In sickness and in health?” reveals an interesting score: Indonesia is placed in 64th place globally, and 11th...

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