Monday, 17 January, 2022

Topic: Indonesia

Novavax’s Covid vaccine, made by Serum Institute of India, gets emergency use nod in Indonesia

Serum Institute of India, world's largest vaccine manufacturer, will market the nanoparticle protein-based vaccine in Indonesia under the brand name Covovax.

Covid-19 pandemic: Serious cases rise among unvaccinated in Israel, cases in Sydney fall

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic.

Vigilantism method for Hindu right-wing to ‘consolidate electoral success’, new paper argues

The paper compares India and Indonesia to identify factors behind right-wing groups’ usage of vigilantism to dismantle ‘democratic protections against majoritarianism’.

Indonesia finds China’s Sinovac 100% effective against death in 28-day real world study

Indonesia tracked 25,374 health workers in Jakarta for 28 days after receiving their second dose. Health Minister Budi Gunadi said 94% of them had been vaccinated.

German-built, operated by Indonesia, similar to India’s: What we know of the missing submarine

A HDW Type 209 vessel, it is estimated to have less than 48 hours of oxygen supply left currently. Missing since this week, it is one of 5 submarines Indonesia operates.

Rajnath Singh assures support to Indonesian counterpart Subianto in tracing missing submarine

The Indian Navy has already sent a deep submergence rescue vessel to support the Indonesian Navy's effort to trace the submarine that went missing Wednesday around the Bali Strait.

20 wounded as suicide bombers target church in Indonesia during Palm Sunday Mass

Video from Associated Press shows body parts scattered near a burning motorbike outside Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Makassar.

Indonesia’s private vaccine scheme, Denmark-Israel plans hit hurdle & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

India tops in Asia with most sugar daddies, unemployment, inequality cited as reason

According to a leading sugar dating website, India has 3,38,000 sugar daddies, followed by Indonesia at 60,250.

Boeing jet’s throttle becomes a focus in Indonesia crash probe

The automatic throttle, which was a problem previously, is thought to have been producing more thrust in one of 2 engines shortly before the Boeing jet carrying 62 people crashed.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.


HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.