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Indri Badria Adilina finds raw materials for industrial products processed from local natural resources. Her discovery may be an answer to reducing reliance on imported catalysts.
Young, female, and discoverers. These six women show just how bright is the future for women researchers in science, technology, and innovation which tends to be dominated by men. They have made important breakthroughs in areas ranging from medicine to food technology.
Twenty-four years after the civil war, Bosnia and Herzegovina are striving to move forward. Although tourism is developing at a rapid pace, the specter of unemployment still looms over the country. In Sarajevo, former key locations in the civil war have been turned into memorials and sites for tourism.
The number of copyright deals made on Indonesia books has been steadily increasing over the past seven years. The Creative Economy Agency has increased copyright sales through the 2019 London Book Fair. The role of literary agents and subsidized translations are still important for entering foreign markets, as Indonesia is still not well-known.
ENVIRONMENTAL experts and activists are increasingly concerned that the 510-megawatt Batang Toru Hydro Power Plant (PLTA) project in North Sumatra will eradicate the Tapanuli orangutan, a recently discovered and endangered orangutan species that resides in Indonesia’s forests. The project’s environmental impact analysis (Amdal) document is believed to be flawed as it does not include a mitigation strategy for the forest’s endangered animals. Our investigation indeed found environmental destruction although the power plant will only start operating in 2022.
Amid public pesimism toward politics and the election, these six individuals are stepping forward as legislative candidates. Their track records in fighting for public interests are tried and tested. They—labor and environmental activists, as well as an advocate for the disabled and marginalized groups, among others—are worthy of the people’s votes.
After two decades in the world of labor and human rights activism, including a failed attempt to set up a labor party, Surya Tjandra is currently running for a legislative seat through the Indonesian Solidarity Party. His campaigns focus on constituency funding and money politics.