Joanda Kevin Yoga Aditama

Joanda Kevin Yoga Aditama holds a Bachelor of Political Science in International Relations and has an interest in sustainable development issues. Currently, Kevin is a Sub-Editor for AASYP and is active as a content writer and managing social projects.

Indonesian Health Worker holding a themometer

Lessons to be Learned: Indonesia’s Progress Towards ‘Health & Well-being’ Amidst COVID-19

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Number 3 – ‘Good Health and Well-being’ has unsurprisingly come under threat this year, particularly for Indonesia. Although the virus may be temporarily setting back Indonesia’s progress towards achieving this SDG in the short term, the pandemic may in fact facilitate the actualization of future policy settings mentioned …

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The Story Behind Indonesia’s Independence Day Traditional Games

Since Indonesia’s first President Sukarno read the text of proclamation on the 17th of August 1945, this date has been set as Indonesia’s Independence Day. Apart from official ceremonies, Indonesia usually holds several traditional games. These games are not only mean to be fun but also reflect Indonesia’s history and values. Panjat Pinang (Climbing Greasy …

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COVID-19 outbreak: Positive response from local communities & organizations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

On 31 March 2020, President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, announced a national health emergency due to the high number of people infected by COVID-19. From an economic perspective, the situation becomes worse when businesses are forced to shut down which led several companies to stop their operational activities and lay-off/furlough their employees. A similar situation …

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