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Government Urged to Increase Commitment to Funding for Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment is relatively expensive, and even considered to impoverish the patient. For this reason, the state must enlarge its role, through the National Health Insurance (JKN) scheme. The chairman of the Indonesian Health Economics Association, Hasbullah Thabrany, said that the government should not suppress cancer financing, because it is …

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Government Officials Arrested, Internet Cut Off, and Airports Closed

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is under house arrest in what appears to be a military coup, according to local TV reports. Citing family sources, news agencies Reuters reported that military forces raided the prime minister’s residence Monday morning. Four cabinet ministers and a civilian member of the ruling sovereign …

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Demands Full Civil Government, Thousands Demonstrate in Khartoum

Thousands of people took to the streets in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, demanding the formation of a fully civilian government. Relations between army generals and Sudanese pro-democracy groups over the country’s future have deteriorated in recent weeks. Sudan has been ruled by an interim government consisting of a mix …

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Former Australian PM Urges Government to Strengthen Support for Taiwan

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australia should do more to support democracies like Taiwan while China increases its influence in the Asia-Pacific region. In an impassioned speech earlier this month at the government-backed Yushan Forum in Taipei, Abbott warned that China’s internal troubles might lead the country to …

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The Government Continues To Look For COVID-19 Antiviral Drugs

JAKARTA – Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin said the government is currently exploring efforts to bring three drugs that are claimed to be anti-COVID-19 viruses to Indonesia. The drugs are Molnupiravir from Merck, AT-527 from Roche and Atea Pharmaceutical, and Proxalutamide, manufactured by Kintor Pharmaceuticals of China. “So we …

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Cuban government bans anti-government protests

The Cuban government on Tuesday (12/10) rejected the opposition’s request for a protest on November 15. The reason is that the protest organizers are supported by the United States, which wants to overthrow the current government regime. The planned demonstrations will follow the unprecedented anti-government protests that erupted on July …

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