Saturday, January 16, 2021 | 17:55 WIB

Prioritize curriculum, not learning method, in national study

IO - True, the Government has decided to reinstate face-to-face learning and teaching in schools in Semester 2 of the academic year, i.e. in January-June 2021. However, COVID-19 infection numbers remain high...

An empty threat: political Islam in Indonesia

IO - Ever since 1998, after the fall of Indonesia’s decades-long strongman Suharto, there has been a gnawing fear in the West and amongst Indonesia’s secularist majority that the country could possibly...

“Crowding-out” effect and weakened buying power

IO - Banking credit growth slid downward to minus 0.47% in October 2020, representing the worst credit growth since Indonesia’s 1998 Economic Crisis. The Government, Bank Indonesia, and economists argued that credit...

No reason to celebrate, at least for now

IO - For many people, the year 2020 is the worst year in their living memory. The covid-19 pandemic, coupled with economic meltdowns, has caused misery piled upon misery. Over 43 million...

Modified vaccine

IO - I definitely will choose Sinovac’s vaccine over Pfizer’s, based on my own logic. Certainly, I am no expert, especially concerning pharmaceuticals, including vaccines. However, the global public is aware that...

Post-Regional Elections risk management

IO - Voting and vote counting for the 2020 Regional Elections were executed properly on Wednesday, 9 December. Many people expressed their appreciation of the smoothness and harmony seen on Election Day,...

What Indonesia should do about the B737 MAX 8

IO - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the United States aviation authority agency has officially announced on Wednesday that it will allow B-737 MAX 8 aircraft to resume flying. Being the first...

Credit restructuring, a cause for tentative UMKM optimism

IO - The long duration of the COVID-19 pandemic is of great concern for the health and safety of all citizens. However, physical health is not the only thing being threatened here....

Women and electoral justice

IO - Democracy has become internalized in various aspects of our governance.Not only is it marked by an election every five years, but it is also part of a value chain to...

Beijing Should Stop Its Bullying

IO - After a visit by Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller to meet Prabowo Subianto, his Indonesian counterpart, in Jakarta this past week, there were speculation that it was part of...

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