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A nurse looks out of the isolation room for patients infected with COVID-19 at Undata Hospital, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia March 3, 2020. EPA/OPAN BUSTAN

Without major intervention, Indonesia could have 71,000 COVID-19 cases by April’s end

Massive COVID-19 rapid testing is starting this week in the several cities and regencies of coronavirus hot spot of Jakarta, West Java and Banten focusing on vulnerable groups.
On the internet, anyone can express their views, like they can in Speakers’ Corner in London – it’s up to the audience to guard against disinformation. J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

The battle against disinformation is global

A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
Looking to the future, President Joko Widodo (centre) voiced a strong intention for Australia and Indonesia to become partners in developing the Pacific region. Lukas Koch/AAP

Australia and Indonesia: how to collaborate like the Avengers

Even though Australians and Indonesians are both friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow down the process of collaboration.
Through public genome sequences, a team in Berlin perfected a molecular diagnostic protocol to detect the 2019-nCoV more than a week before the first case was confirmed in Germany. Shutterstock

Open science promotes global scientific collaboration to tackle coronavirus: why hasn’t Indonesia contributed?

Frontier research initiatives to tackle the 2019 coronavirus seem to be dominated by institutions in China, the US, Japan and labs across Europe. Very little seem to be coming form Indonesia.
Members of Free West Papua Campaign Netherlands demonstrate in The Hague last September against excessive violence in West Papua by the Indonesian army. Remko de Waal/EPA

How the world failed West Papua in its campaign for independence

International political dynamics sabotaged West Papuans' attempts to ride the waves of decolonisation efforts by Asian and African countries throughout the 1940s to the 1960s.
An Iranian boy walk past next to a wall painting of Iran’s national flag in a street of the capital city of Tehran, Iran, in early January. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

The US-Iran conflict and what it means for Indonesia

Indonesia, which has the world's largest Muslim population, is expected to face no political impacts from US-Iran conflict due to Indonesia's minimal involvement in the region.

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