Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Indonesia

Indonesia clings to coal despite green vision for economy

Indonesia, the eighth-biggest carbon emitter, recently brought forward its goal for net zero emissions from 2070 to 2060 or sooner.

Indonesia may reopen to tourists from some countries in October, says minister

He says a decision will be made 'cautiously', first considering countries where the Covid-19 situation is less severe.

Indonesia bimbang persaingan senjata selepas perjanjian kapal selam nuklear Australia-AS

Indonesia menggesa Australia untuk terus kekal dengan komitmennya dalam memastikan kestabilan wilayah tersebut.

Indonesia warns against arms race after Aussie nuclear sub pact

Indonesia has called on Australia to maintain its commitment to regional peace and stability, and reiterated its respect for international law.

Indonesian environment ministry to appeal air pollution verdict

Rapid urbanisation and chronic congestion in Jakarta, plus nearby coal-fired power plants, have contributed to the poor air quality, according to the Center on Energy and Clean Air.

Court finds Indonesia president negligent over pollution in landmark case

Experts have warned for years about the threat posed by Jakarta's smog to the health of residents, especially children.

Indonesia in talks with WHO to become global vaccine hub, minister says

A WHO spokesman says Indonesia is one of 25 low and middle income countries to express interest in hosting a vaccine hub.

Fire at Indonesia prison kills 41 in overcrowded block

The prison in Tangerang, an industrial and manufacturing hub near Jakarta, housed more than 2,000 inmates, far more than its 600 people capacity, according to government data as of September.

Indonesia records its lowest rate of positive Covid tests

Indonesia's positivity rate has dropped to 4.57% from 33.4% in July, an indicator the country's second wave could be easing.

Privacy alarm in Indonesia over president’s leaked vaccine cert

President Joko Widodo's vaccine records were accessed using the app, PeduliLindungi, and shared widely on social media.

In Indonesia, drone deliveries provide lifeline for isolating Covid-19 patients

The drones also help monitor traffic and the movement of people in the city and pinpoint areas to target with Covid-19 tests.

Jakarta reopens some schools despite virus fears

Some parents in the capital have opted to keep their children home, even after a year and a half of online classes.

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