The future of humankind seems dark if we read the World Health Organization’s (WHO) statement that the new coronavirus will not completely go away even after a vaccine is available.
The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) issued a fatwa, allowing Muslims to perform Idul Fitri prayers on Syawal 1, 1441 Hijriah at home.
Several incidents have reduced global tourism revenue growth in the past two decades, but none have been as disruptive as the new coronavirus.
Jahitin.com, a start-up based in Sidoarjo, East Java, has started mass-producing cloth face masks, optimizing its nationwide network of tailors and volunteers to help tackle the Covid-19 epidemic.
The difference in the price trend of a number of commodities in the market and in the farm gate indicates that there has been a disruption in the distribution of commodities.
The government must work quickly, but it must take caution and make considerations from various aspects if it plans to impose a limited quarantine or lockdown in regions.
Indonesia is at war. People are dying at the hands of an invisible enemy. In the current condition, all forces will have to be deployed and we can no longer wait for others to move first.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet ended, while it seems to be escalating, also in Indonesia. We are in a "global state of emergency" against this.
The challenge of curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the regions is becoming increasingly complicated with the exodus of informal workers from urban areas to their hometowns.
Learning from South Korea’s experience, the mass testing President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has ordered is expected to prevent the virus’ transmission and reduce fatalities.