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Joko Widodo

Indonesia Struggles With Covid-19 Surge Amid Slow Vaccine Rollout

Jul 03, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Inadequate global supply, complicated geography of the world's largest archipelago nation, and hesitancy among some Indonesians stand as major roadblocks in combating COVID-19 surge

Indonesia: 6 Killed, 200 Injured In Post-Election Protests Against President Joko Widodo’s Re-Election

May 22, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The government had deployed some 50,000 police and soldiers in Jakarta, in anticipation of protests following the official election results.


Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President For Second Term

The election commission had been due to give the final tally of the divisive poll on Wednesday, but the results were revealed early Tuesday with little advance notice amid fears of unrest.

Indonesia's Obama

Nov 04, 2014 Pallavi Aiyar

The new Indonesian President presents a narrative of hope and change that echoes the wild enthusiasm and energies unleashed by his American counterpart, amidst fears that he might meet the same fate


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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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