Beyond Travel Restriction: How Countries Respond to COVID-19

Dozens of countries across the world have either effectively shut down its borders or restricted the entry of certain nationalities into their country in light of the widespread outbreak of COVID-19. As the disease has now been classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), there is hardly appetite for countries to risk […]

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Stimulus COVID-19

Dato’ Sri Tahir Pendiri Mayapada Group; Anggota Dewan Pertimbangan Presiden, Republik Indonesia Badri Munir Sukoco Guru Besar Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Airlangga Sejak COVID-19 diumumkan sebagai pandemi global oleh Direktur Jenderal World Health Organization (WHO) 11 Maret lalu, tingkat kekhawatiran akan perekonomian dunia semakin meningkat. Hal ini seiring dengan pesimisme yang disampaikan oleh United […]

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Jakarta and the Surrounding Metropolitan Area’s Hospital Readiness is Key in Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases in Indonesia have been increasing remarkably, Jakarta metropolitan area holds an important key role in addressing the pandemic. The availability of hospitals and healthcare facilities in the area will indicate the number of upcoming patients that the city and the metropolitan area can hold. Hence, there are two important questions that need to […]

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Transparansi, Kolaborasi, dan Resiliensi Kota di Tengah Pandemi COVID-19

Negara-negara di dunia sedang mendapatkan guncangan terbesar selama beberapa tahun terakhir pasca krisis ekonomi tahun 2008 dengan munculnya pandemi COVID-19. Dalam kondisi krisis, sistem politik dan tata kelola pemerintahan akan mempertontonkan bentuk terburuknya. Situasi pandemi seperti sekarang tidak bisa lagi hanya dilihat dari satu kacamata saja, melainkan memerlukan analisa multidimensi. Demokrasi langsung memberikan kekuasaan pada […]

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Pertumbuhan Eksponensial dan Mitigasi COVID-19: Hindari Framing Dikotomis

“with exponential, when you feel you should do something to stop it, it’s probably too late… that’s the surprise factor of exponential” (@tsetiady) Literasi dan pemahaman teknikalitis dalam penanganan pandemi sangat diperlukan untuk bisa mengambil kebijakan yang tepat dalam mengatasi pandemi. Saya menduga, di samping faktor politik dan kepentingan, kurangnya pemahaman tentang konsekuensi pertumbuhan eksponensial […]

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Fighting Covid-19 in Indonesia: What Needs to be Done

No one expect that 2020 becomes one of the most difficult years for Indonesia as various types of disasters occurred. Severe flooding in the capital and its surroundings had caused ecological suffering. Local authority mentioned that this disastrous annual event had cost 960 billion rupiahs economic potential just around this January.1 Yet, the number is dwarfed by damages caused by the outbreak […]

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Tepatkah Lockdown dalam Menghadapi COVID-19?

Seiring dengan semakin meningkatnya jumlah kasus Covid-19 di Indonesia, mulai terdengar berbagai usulan untuk mengatasi penyebaran penyakit yang disebabkan virus Corona tersebut. Salah satu yang sering terdengar di sosial media adalah menutup lalu lintas dan pergerakan manusia untuk daerah tertentu yang dikenal sebagai lockdown dan karantina daerah. Gubernur DKI bahkan mempertimbangkan untuk menutup wilayah Jakarta dalam rangka mengurangi penyebaran virus […]

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ASEAN-China cooperation in time of COVID-19 pandemic

Originally published in The Jakarta Post, paper edition, 16 March 2020 The year had just begun when news of the coronavirus outbreak shook the world. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic when the new virus, named COVID-19, crossed international borders and spread rapidly into many countries of different continents.  Over two months later, […]

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