Dina Manafe, Jakarta – A new study by the University of Indonesia's Social Security Study Center claims that excessive smoking habit among poor families in Indonesia is exacerbating th
Health & Education
September 7, 2019
September 6, 2019
Beatrice Debut, Antsiranana, Madagascar – The bell of St.
September 5, 2019
Dina Manafe & Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Costly treatments for heart disease, kidney failure and cancer, health problems that could be prevented with healthier lifestyle or curable with
September 3, 2019
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) president director, Fachmi Idris, admitted that a total of 2,348 companies manipulated d
September 1, 2019
Tasha Wibawa – Walking through rural Indonesia, it's not uncommon to see primary school children smoking cigarettes.
Singapore – In his state of the nation address in August, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo outlined his vision to develop Indonesia's human capital.
August 29, 2019
August 21, 2019
The Pro-Rector for Cooperation at the National University of Timor Lorosa'e (UNTL), Eduardo Aniceto Serrao said the university has established a good cooperation with Cuba, to support
August 19, 2019
Jakarta – In a bid to improve higher education, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration plans to make it easier for foreigners to work in the country as rectors or lecturers.
August 18, 2019
Jakarta – A pregnant woman named Novi Sri Wahyuni, 21, claimed she had received and consumed expired vitamins from a community health center (Puskesmas) in Kamal Muara subdistrict, Pen
Jakarta (Antara) – The government has outlined a target to lower the prevalence of stunting in its National Medium-term Development Plan to 19 percent by 2024.
August 15, 2019
August 14, 2019
Shotaro Tani and Ismi Damayanti, Jakarta – Indonesia is struggling to fill a massive hole in the finances of its compulsory national health insurance system.
August 13, 2019
Despite the country still having some of the laxest tobacco regulations in the world, many Indonesian cities have at least made progress in implementing bans on smoking in public place
August 7, 2019
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The National Social Security Board (DJSN) suggested the increase of the premium for the Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) at a
August 6, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The Indonesian Association of Food and Nutrition Experts (Pergizi Pangan Indonesia) has drawn attention to a disturbing rising trend of overnutrition-triggered obesi
August 3, 2019
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Ms Ayu Rohaya was keeping a watchful eye on the four construction workers mending a portion of her neighbourhood's footpath which unexpectedly collapsed several
August 1, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – In the midst of several countries legalizing marijuana for medical use, Indonesia remains unfazed to follow suit as the country never used the substance as a form of
July 31, 2019
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Lung Doctors Association (PDPI), Agus Dwi Susanto, said that air pollution emitted from motorized vehicles is as dangerous as
July 26, 2019
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesia needs to buy more bench vixes and lathe machines while providing better training for its vocational trainers, as the country seeks to gear up the sk
July 24, 2019
Celestina Soares – The Timorese government through the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MEJD) indicated it will include Tetum sign language in public schools as part of learning
Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Veterinary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAP), Joanita Bendita da Costa said she does not guarantee the quality and security
July 23, 2019
Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Public Health at the Ministry of Health (MoH), Pedro Canisio said from January to May 2019, health professionals have detected 58 new positi
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The head of the Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI), Unifah Rosyidi, said one of the country's homework in the education sector is the lack of training for t
July 16, 2019
Jakarta – Forty-four-year-old Nining Suryani and her husband, Ebi Suhaebi, 50, have been living in the toilet building of the school in which Nining works as a contract teacher in Cige