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Several regional governments are being accused of falsifying Covid-19 data. The East Java governor allegedly allowed for Covid case numbers to be reported in stages, to prevent the chart from spiking. Panic broke out after the central government announced that it would distribute free drugs.
The Supervisory Board of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) found two investigators in a corruption case involving Covid-19 pandemic social assistance guilty of committing ethics violations. The Board considered the investigators had harassed and abused a witness in that case. There is concern that this will affect the verdict in the trial of former Minister of Social Affairs Juliari Peter Batubara.
The Supervisory Board of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) sentenced two investigators of the social assistance corruption scandal at the social affairs ministry. Board member Albertina Ho explains how this organization sentenced those investigators.
We Are Fighting Everyday
Secretary-General of the Indonesian Hospital Association (Persi) Lia Gardenia: adding more beds for Covid-19 patients will not solve the problem if the problems at the upstream are not resolved.
The impact of the public activity restrictions (PPKM) slashes people’s income and economy, particularly those working during the curfew.
Alarm Bells from Jakarta’s Shores
The latest Greenpeace study warned about the impact of the rise in sea levels on Jakarta’s flooding by 2030. A more progressive strategy in lowering carbon dioxide emissions is imperative.
A MOTORIST in Jalan Karo-Langkat with the background of Mount Sinabung spitting out volcanic material in Kutarayat village, Karo, North Sumatra, Monday, July 19. Mount Sinabung erupts emitting a column of 1,000 meters high above the peak or 3,460 meters above sea level. Antara/Sastrawan Ginting
AN F-16 fighter jet from the 16th Air Squadron/Rydder Roesmin Air Base Pekanbaru, flies over a forest fire in Koto Tuo, Kampar, Riau, Wednesday, July 21. The Air Squadron 16/Rydder discovered the location of forest fires during a routine training session. Antara/16th Air Squadron/Rydder Air Base Roesmin Nurjadin Pekanbaru /First Lieutenant Pnb Tommy Yulianto