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Combatting Malnutrition

Indonesia has made signifcant strides in reducing its level of poverty, however stunting still affects some 36 percent of its children, says a 2015 Global Nutrition Report. Malnutrition—the cause of stunting—is common among communities living below the poverty line, particularly in remote areas. In East Nusa Tenggara, the province with…

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Kiddie Nutritious Food

FOR Yeny Sunaria Haning, corn starch is not just good for making porridge or as a thickening agent for food. Mixed with breast milk, maizena or cornstarch becomes a supplementary food ingredient to help babies gain weight. "But the milk and corn starch mixture must be consumed regularly," said Yeny,…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A Storm of Debt Tweets

Government loans taken during President Joko Widodo’s term have reached Rp1,000 trillion in two and a half years. Two opposition parties have fanned the issue and created clamor via social media.

For nearly four months Rico Rustombi had not been active on Twitter.