Easy to Read and TrustworthySubscribe
Get 45% discount on every TEMPO subscription package purchase.
Children must be Vaccinated for Herd Immunity
Chairman of Indonesian Pediatric Association (IDAI) Aman Bhakti Pulungan is concerned about the rising cases of Covid-19 among children in Indonesia. According to IDAI’s record, around 117,000 children have been infected since the pandemic struck. Children makes up 12.5 percent of the total cases. Aman says children are most vulnerable to the disease via their parents and the people around them. He observes that many pediatric patients with Covid-19 go to doctors rather late rendering the doctors unable to offer maximal treatment. Given the recent surge in the cases, Aman urges the government to put on hold face-to-face classes scheduled to resume in July.
More than simply sidelining 51 employees through a dubious civic knowledge test, Firli Bahuri also wrecked the working system of the Corruption Eradication Commission. The meeting point of those who wish to destroy the KPK.
From South Korea with Love
The love for South Korean culture which has been growing for over a decade leads to the formation of a community of dedicated fans in Indonesia. They are looking to purchase items that can make them feel closer to their idols. It has created opportunities for businesses both large and small.
A COUPLE of Sulawesi black monkeys (Macaca Tonkeana) ask for food from motorists at the Coffee Garden Mountains Area, Parigi Moutong Regency, Central Sulawesi, Friday, June 18. The behavior of these protected wild animals is now increasingly changing because human often gives foods to them despite prohibitions and warnings from local Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA). ANTARA/Mohamad Hamzah
Laying to Rest
MEMBERS of the Covid-19 burial task force are taking a rest after a hard day’s work at the Cikadut Cemetery in Bandung, West Java, Tuesday, June 15. The burial service officer said that Covid-19-related interments have increased by 20 to 30 bodies per day compared to last month’s five to eight. TEMPO/Prima Mulia