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Devy Ernis is the magazine’s editorial staff and leader behind the women's special edition entitled ‘Eureka! Women inventors’ that won the 2019 Presidents Cup.
Ernis is a member writer of the 2020 Adinegoro Journalistic Award feature "Hanya Api Semata Api." Ernis graduated from Padjadjaran University and joined Tempo in April 2014.
ON September 3, Johan Agung’s office could not be found along Jalan Sam Ratulangi V, Oesapa Barat administrative village, in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. Locals Tempo met did not know the whereabouts of the company that won a project at the Kupang Health Polytechnic run by the health ministry.
Data fumbling has been occurring since the coronavirus pandemic started in Indonesia in March. The Covid-19 task force began its work in total blindness for lack of data. Tracing people who had been in contact with positive patients met with obstruction. Lately it has been revealed, the Covid-19 death toll is far higher compared to official data announced by the government spokesperson.
The Biozek rapid test kit, which is imported by Kimia Farma from the Netherlands, seems to be questionable. An investigation by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) in collaboration with Tempo reveals that Biozek test kits are, in fact, manufactured in China. A number of studies also point to Biozek’s low accuracy. Sold at hundreds of thousands to millions of rupiah per unit, Biozek has spread to various places in the country, including the State Palace.
With his prison sentence behind him, Ahok is now expanding his business and again embarking into politics. He decided to join the PDI-P following Megawati’s frequent visits while he was in prison. His relationship with the PSI is deteriorating. The former Jakarta governor was once courted by Prabowo’s camp.
Extreme rainfall and stalled flood control projects led to flooding in Jakarta and vicinities. This was exacerbated by the lack of government preparedness to deal with the disaster, despite having been warned by the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG).