Human Development Gap

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In order to narrow the human development gap in Indonesia, the government must prioritize development in regions with a low human development index (HDI), especially Papua. At the regency level, 32 regions have a low HDI.

New Food Paradigm

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In the last two years, prices have tended not to reflect an increase in food production, especially rice. This situation demands rethinking the food paradigm. The government has worked very hard to increase rice production.

Systemic Improvement Must Follow Enforcement

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Harsh punishment is an important factor in curbing corruption in Indonesia. However, it must be accompanied with systemic improvements that eliminate the temptation and opportunity for committing corruption.

Risk Mitigation Should be Improved

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Business players, including importers who have financial obligations in the form of foreign currencies, should carry out hedging transactions in order to mitigate the exchange rate risk.

18 Die in Illegal Oil Drilling Amid Poor Monitoring

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Illegal oil drilling is rampant all over the country. Locals rely on it to earn a living while disregarding safety. It is high time to curb the illegal practice.

Ballad of An App Developer

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One day, Henry Jufri got “stranded” in cyberspace. Four years later, the former book hawker, migrant worker and porter had become a game and app developer, creating hundreds of applications.

Marine Conservation in Indonesia

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World Economic Forum (WEF) executive director Klaus Schwab said in 2017 that industrial revolution 4.0 would fundamentally change how we live, work and connect with one another.

Setya Novanto Abandoned

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The political career of the former House of Representatives (DPR) speaker and Golkar Party general chairman, Setya Novanto, may be over following his sentencing, and his potential abandonment his peers.

Additional Sentencing Option

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Setya Novanto has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. The presiding Corruption Court judge also handed out additional punishment, revoking Novanto's right to be elected as a public official.

Quiet Efforts of Coffee Fighters in Remote Areas

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If there was a way to change the taste of coffee from bitter to sweet, this story would show you how. Deep in a remote area, a group of people are willing to pass through harsh terrain to change the fate of the villagers.