While rich and poor countries grapple with the new medical threat known as Zika, Indonesia for decades has had to deal with other kinds of zoonotic diseases, like rabies and anthrax. Since the late 1990s, rabies has killed more than 200 people in East Nusa Tenggara province. This year alone,…
Gorontalo Regency recorded its first case of anthrax in 2012. The disease has since become an epidemic. The government and communities are working together to eliminate anthrax.
Election Campaigning for Today and Tomorrow
Candidates and their supporters are putting everything on the line to win the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election and perhaps a warm-up for the presidential election in 2019.
Before discussing the charges leveled against him, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) talked about how a leader can regress to become a tyrant. A dictator, said SBY, who was Indonesia's sixth president, can emerge when he begins to fear the loss of his power.