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Membantu remaja melawan PTM / Helping students combat NCDs

Membantu remaja melawan PTM / Helping students combat NCDs

August 2, 2018

Bahasa Indonesia Mengubah kebiasaan kita adalah proses yang kompleks, tetapi hal ini penting untuk melawan penyakit tidak menular (PTM). Dalam proyek ini, Dr Mora Claramita dari Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Gadjah Mada memimpin penulisan dua buku yang ditujukan untuk para siswa sekolah. Buku-buku tersebut berisi berbagai macam informasi dan aktivitas yang bertujuan untuk mempromosikan gaya hidup […]

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How Australia can meet Indonesia’s demand for high quality skills training

How Australia can meet Indonesia’s demand for high quality skills training

August 1, 2018 By Nigel Carpenter

President Widodo has elevated infrastructure investment to the top priority and has an enormous investment agenda. In this case it appears likely that a major constraint will be skills. Already, key projects are heavily staffed by foreigners – a practice that Indonesia simply can’t sustain. Indonesia is a fiercely independent country with an economy that […]

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In Conversation with Nigel Carpenter, CEO of Sustainable Skills

In Conversation with Nigel Carpenter, CEO of Sustainable Skills

August 1, 2018

Nigel Carpenter is the Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Skills – a global, not-for-profit consultancy that develops, supports, and assists effective vocational education and training systems worldwide. Nigel discusses the opportunities for Australian business to increase the capacity of the Indonesian workforce through skills and training programs.

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The first 1000 days: Building the best possible start for Indigenous children

The first 1000 days: Building the best possible start for Indigenous children

July 30, 2018

Alice Springs family Ruby Hart, Albert Bailey and their children. (Credit: Milly Moments Photography. Image supplied by First 1000 Days Australia.) (Read the full report at the bottom of this page.) Indigenous infants in Australia and Indonesia will benefit from early life health and wellbeing strategies that are culturally protective, place-based and community driven. Approaches […]

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In Conversation with the Honorable Gareth Evans AC QC

In Conversation with the Honorable Gareth Evans AC QC

July 27, 2018

Australian National University Chancellor and former Australian Foreign Minister the Honorable Gareth Evans AC QC speaks at the launch of the third issue of Australia Foreign Affairs journal. He discusses the ups and downs of the Australia-Indonesia diplomatic relationship, and how it can improve.

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Tobacco puts pressure on health and wealth

Indonesian Media in Brief: Tobacco puts pressure on health and wealth

July 27, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

The Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) recently revealed that tobacco is the second highest contributing factor to poverty. Ruddy Gobel, Chief of Communications and Partnerships of the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction, stated the majority of cigarette consumers come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. A recent study by the Centre for Social Security […]

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Undoing old perceptions: trade, diplomacy and statecraft

Undoing old perceptions: trade, diplomacy and statecraft

July 27, 2018 By Endy M. Bayuni

Much to the frustration of diplomats in Jakarta and Canberra, positive trends have yet to change the way the Indonesian pub­lic looks at Australia. The old view of Australia as a white man’s colony in Asia still remains dominant, and Indonesian political leaders often play this up, exploiting the public’s ignorance whenever the two coun­tries […]

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Seaweed, Indonesia’s answer to the global plastic crisis

Seaweed, Indonesia’s answer to the global plastic crisis

July 27, 2018 By Bakti Berlyanto Sedayu

The most dangerous element from discarded plastic waste is microplastics. www.shutterstock.com The impacts of global plastic use have reached an alarming level. Based on the latest data, 9 billion tonnes of plastics have been produced since the 1950s, creating 7 billion tonnes of waste. Plastic waste not only damages the environment and threaten animal life but […]

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History is Important: the Sea-cucumber Industry Between Makassar and Northern Australia

History is Important: the Sea-cucumber Industry Between Makassar and Northern Australia

July 25, 2018 By Richard Mathews

On the front page of the local newspaper, Tribun Timur I read a headline, “Diplomasi Teripang Indonesia-Australia” (Indonesia-Australia Sea-cucumber Diplomacy), heading a long article about our event the previous day: the launch of the Indonesian translation of Professor Campbell Macknight’s book, The Voyage to Marege’. This, classic academic work was originally published in 1976 by Melbourne University Press. It […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesia’s poverty rate lowest in history

Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesia’s poverty rate lowest in history

July 20, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

The Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) has recorded the country’s poverty rate at 9.82 percent as of March 2018, the lowest in recorded history and the first time it has dropped below 10 percent. According to the Minister of National Development Planning, Bambang Brodjonegoro, there are three factors that have contributed to the decrease in poverty rate. […]

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