Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime – Security Council (6 August 2020)

Security Council meeting to address linkages between terrorism & organized crime. Challenges, lessons learned, good practices & need to support UN entities fighting these threats. Linkages between terrorism and organized crime are a growing threat facing the international community. There are increasing concerns that terrorists can benefit from organized crime, whether domestic or transnational, through, among … Read more Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime – Security Council (6 August 2020)

Rescued turtles released back into ocean

Indonesia released 25 green turtles into the ocean after the endangered animals were recovered during a raid on poachers last month. Indonesia is a major regional hub for the international trafficking of turtles. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and … Read more Rescued turtles released back into ocean

Philippines closes in on Indonesia for most SE Asian COVID-19 cases

The Philippines has reported more than 3,200 new coronavirus infections in the past day, pushing it close to overtaking Indonesia as the worst-hit county in Southeast Asia. Tougher restrictions are already being reimposed in and around Manila, after infections jumped to more than 100,000. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan has more. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more Philippines closes in on Indonesia for most SE Asian COVID-19 cases

Bali officially reopens to domestic tourists | ABC News

Indonesia’s resort island, Bali, has reopened to domestic tourists even though there’ve been thousands of new COVID-19 cases in the last month. The local government is optimistic tourists can remain safe, but one virologist warns the decision is premature. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Bali officially reopens to domestic tourists | ABC News

Temperatures and masks for Eid in Indonesia

Hundreds of Muslims stream into a mosque wearing masks after undergoing temperature checks in Jakarta on Friday (July 31) to perform morning prayers as the country kicks off the Eid al-Adha celebration. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Temperatures and masks for Eid in Indonesia

What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

Global power dynamics are changing, the world order re-shaping; the risk of escalation is everywhere, as further strategic and ideological confrontation looms. This is Xi Jinping’s assertive new nationalism happening. Gone, the “bide your time” deference of pre-superpower status. Welcome to China’s brave new world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) If you’ve been a little distracted by the … Read more What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

QAnon, coronavirus and the conspiracy cult – BBC News

A bizarre conspiracy theory has surged in popularity in the US since the pandemic, according to exclusive research seen by the BBC. QAnon and its believers say that Donald Trump is here to save the world from an evil cabal of paedophiles and it’s had a surprising level of interest around the world from Brazil … Read more QAnon, coronavirus and the conspiracy cult – BBC News

Indonesia child abuse: Experts say homeless youth at higher risk

Child rights activists in Indonesia have condemned politicians for failing to stand up for victims of sexual abuse. A bill to tackle sexual violence was dropped as the government dealt with the coronavirus pandemic. Experts warn cases of child abuse are on the rise and vulnerable children, especially those living on the streets, are now … Read more Indonesia child abuse: Experts say homeless youth at higher risk

Calls for more government support to halt Indonesia’s shocking rates of cervical cancer | ABC News

Health workers in Indonesia are demanding more government support to turn around the shocking rates of cervical cancer in the country. Three hundred and fifty women a week die from cervical cancer in Indonesia. That’s more than Australia recorded for all of last year. Social stigma and the embarrassment of talking about the reproductive system … Read more Calls for more government support to halt Indonesia’s shocking rates of cervical cancer | ABC News

Floods leave millions displaced in India, China, Indonesia

Rescuers are searching for survivors after severe flooding in some of Asia’s most populous countries. Heavy rains across the Indian subcontinent have left millions displaced. Meanwhile, China is experiencing its worst floods in 30 years. Mudslides are also hampering relief efforts in Indonesia, Al Jazeera’s Jessica Washington reports from Jakarta. – Subscribe to our channel: … Read more Floods leave millions displaced in India, China, Indonesia

Flood death toll in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi rises to 16

The death toll from flash floods in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province rose to 16 on Wednesday with 23 people missing, local media reported. The 16 bodies have been shifted to three different hospitals and rescuers were still searching for the missing people in the district. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on … Read more Flood death toll in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi rises to 16

Money and Job Worries Pose Real Risk to Global Recovery

The coronavirus pandemic is throwing the world into financial insecurity, posing a threat to the recession-hit global economy if it means consumers keep saving rather than spending. A new YouGov survey across 26 countries shows consumers everywhere are concerned about their jobs and household budgets. They’re also cautious about spending or investing the money they … Read more Money and Job Worries Pose Real Risk to Global Recovery