Cancer survivor paints for ache relief

Mola, 45, is a self-taught painter-slash-homemaker residing in Bandung, West Java.
The artist started portray shots in 2000. However, after undergoing surgical procedure for cervical most cancers in 2011 and being diagnosed with a shifted backbone in 2015, Mola now paints to relieve her continual pain.
Mola is recently showing her artworks at Bentara Budaya, an exhibition corridor in Yogyakarta, till Feb. 16. Entitled "Edited Clown", the solo exhibition constructive factors a complete of 18 acrylic art work on canvas and 10 watercolors on paper.
Although Mola created her art work whereas in substantial pain, nearly all of her artworks function clowns and brilliant colors, implying completely glad feelings. One of her paintings, entitled Dancing with My Mother, depicts a girl clown carrying a small clown, expressing maternal love.
“Perhaps the clown is me,” she said, referring to the character who strives to make everybody happy, regardless of what she or he might be feeling. As a mother, Mola aimed to create a completely glad residence whilst she struggled with pain.
Being an introvert led her to make use of art work as a medium to exhibit her feelings.
“I can relieve the ache through means of painting. I don’t combat it. Instead, I make peace with the illnesses given through means of God,” she said.

Mola stated she selected to no longer take the medications prescribed through means of doctors, but to deal with her illnesses herself through means of painting.
To herself, she asserted that she was no longer a sick consumer and she created the artworks so she would all the time be remembered through means of her kids and grandchildren.
“When I create an acrylic painting, I can work as much as seven hours and it [helps] to relieve my pain,” she said.
Art curator Asmujo Jono Irianto wrote within the exhibition catalog that Mola was a self-taught painter who didn't care about art theories. Asmujo wrote that for Mola the primary factor was the act of painting, no longer easy methods to paint, including that the painter's expressionist kind might compete with works through means of art faculty graduates.
Likewise, art enthusiast Benny Santosa Halim, who opened the exhibition, shared his admiration.
“She is a difficult woman. [It requires] vast energy to combat the illnesses and Mola can rework it right into a certain energy,” stated Benny. (jes/wng)

Cows despatched to Riau for sacrifice day

To assist satisfy the want for livestock for Idul Adha (Islamic day of sacrifice), that may fall on Oct. 5 this year, native providers in Riau have introduced in 23,000 cows from backyard the province, an boom of 2,000 in contrast to final year'€™s figure.

Riau Animal Husbandry and Health Agency head Zailani Arifsyah stated that to date, the province had no longer yet been capable to satisfy its own wants for livestock for the day of sacrifice. Local farmers '€” normally from Kuantan Singingi regency '€” may merely offer 10 percentage of the province'€™s whole want of 25,000 cows.

'€œTo meet the demand, enormous providers have introduced in 23,000 cows from Lampung and South Sumatra provinces. Hopefully this offer ought to be sufficient,'€ Zailani stated recently.

He stated gives from backyard the province would assist evade costs from increasing sharply. '€œA fee hike is normal. But as lengthy simply due to the fact the offer and distribution is secure, hikes won't be that sharp,'€ he said.

To ensure consumers'€™ safety, he added, the well being of cows from backyard the province might be controlled via related agencies. Officials would goal dealers that traded cows backyard of livestock markets.

Both the cows and the beef, Zailani said, might be tested via appointed well being groups with the assist of well being officers from the respective regencies.

'€œIf they discover anything wrong, they'll in a timely fashion comply with it up so that meat infected with illnesses won't be consumed,'€ Zailani said.

He also referred to as on merchants to be trustworthy and to document subjects to the events involved in the event that they seen unusual indicators amongst their livestock or if there was any indication of disease.

'€œWe treat the security of many people. Besides, Islam also bans sick animals being sacrificed,'€ he said.

Separately, the Indonesian Consumers Foundation'€™s (YLKI) Riau department chairman, Sukardi Ali Zahar, referred to as at the administration to intervene within the fee of cows, simply due to the fact it will increase each year.

He stated in 2011, a cow was priced at about Rp 7.7 million (US$659), nevertheless it was greater to Rp 8.8 million in right here year. This year, costs are anticipated to attain over Rp 10 million per cow.

'€œThe fee hike is introduced about via the manipulate of the market via a number of enormous providers that deliver in cows from backyard the province,'€ stated Sukardi.

He additional that the administration didn't appear to have any goal of intervening within the market, therefore permitting merchants to dominate fee decisions.

The reality that the majority of the livestock to be sacrificed was introduced in from different areas would make it simpler for merchants to play with market prices, according to Sukardi.

'€œIn this situation, the administration wants to play a position simply due to the fact it's impossible for merchants who merely have a number of cows to manipulate the market price,'€ he said.

Hundreds of C. Sulawesi quake survivors work for UNDP funds aid

At least 300 earthquake and tsunami survivors in Sigi regency are cleansing up particles in disaster-hit components in Central Sulawesi in a cash-for-work reduction application sponsored with the aid of way of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
UNDP's Indonesia nation director, Christophe Bahuet, mentioned the application aimed to raise the spirits of survivors of the September catastrophes.
Each survivor is paid Rp 80,000 per day for work undertaken from Nov. 10 to the quit of January 2019. Each also will get well being insurance policy from the state Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan).
“This is the primary degree and we've concerned 300 of us from Lolu, Jono Oge and Mpanau villages in Sigi regency,” Bahuet advised The Jakarta Post on Friday. They commonly work of their house regency but might also work in different disaster-hit areas.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake happened off the western coast of Donggala regency on Sept. 28 and precipitated excessive ocean waves, with Palu, Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Moutong the worst-hit areas. The NULL mess ups have been adopted with the aid of way of soil liquefaction in a couple of villages in Sigi and Palu.
The catastrophes killed extra than 2,000 of us and severely injured virtually 5,000, with extra than 1,000 reportedly missing. More than 270,000 of us have been displaced and reside at shelters.
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) predicted that Central Sulawesi suffered Rp 15.29 trillion (US$1 billion) in losses from the calamities.
The cash-for-work program, which goals to hire 3,500 people, is aspect of the UNDP’s $1.4 million early-recovery and reduction application to help victims.
In the program, the UNDP is cooperating with the Volunteers of People and Nature (ROA), the Association of Community Innovation (Imunitas) and the Mitra Karya Membangun Foundation (YMKM).
The first degree was to run for 25 days in Sigi. The subsequent levels might take region in different regencies. Bahuet mentioned 40 percentage of the program's participants have been to be girl survivors.
Sul Lamakampali, one the participants, advised the Post that the application was very handy as it influenced her to work for money, which was higher than simply ready for suggestions from the government.
“This application could be very educative to me and different survivors. This actually allows to cut back the burden. We misplaced jobs after the disasters. Therefore, the coins we earn from this application could be used to soar our business,” she said.
The government mentioned about 14,400 of the displaced households might be offered 1,200 shelters submit with the aid of way of the Public Works and Housing Ministry whereas ready for the reconstruction of the region, whereas the last 9,013 households might be offered with shelters constructed by, amongst others, the National Alms Agency and the Indonesian Red Cross. (foy)

Korea-born man or woman Pucca reimagined as 3D animation

Pucca, one among probably one of the foremost loved lively characters to have pop out of Korea, is getting her own TV present for the primary time in 10 years.
CJ ENM announced it's going to air the 3D animation present Pucca on a native cable channel and its affiliate Tooniverse, beginning Dec. 19. The entertainment large inked a deal in May with VOOZ, the manufacturer that created the man or woman in 2000.
Pucca refers to equally the Asian lively man or woman and the media franchise surrounding it.

CJ ENM has been searching for to release new tasks utilizing Pucca, which was discovered to be the ideal Korean man or woman backyard the nation within the 2017 Hallyu White Paper revealed via the Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange. According to the company, the tasks surround a movie, a musical and video games.
According to CJ, the present might be one with action, comedy and a storyline surrounding the rivalry involving the restaurant at which Pucca works.
“Pucca’s man or woman of being adorable, yet summoning vast energy in occasions of trouble, might be loved via now not purely youngsters elderly 7-9 -- that's the predominant goal viewers -- but in addition younger ladies and millennials,” mentioned Kim Young-wook, head of the animation division at CJ ENM.

Brain-stimulating process necessary for these over 70: Study

A new read from Mayo Clinic within the US metropolis of Scottsdale suggests that for the elderly, video games would possibly be a solution to delay a decline in mind power.
The study, revealed on Monday, illustrates that mentally stimulating video games and unique sports may well “protect in opposition to new-onset slight cognitive impairment, that's the intermediate level among standard cognitive getting old and dementia.” The crew of researchers “found that individuals who done these sports at the least one to NULL occasions a week had much less cognitive decline than these who engaged within the identical sports in common terms NULL to 3 occasions monthly or less," stated Dr. Yonas E. Geda, the senior creator of the read and a psychiatry and neurology researcher on the clinic, as quoted by using means of the Miami Herald

Playing video games was related with a 22 percentage decreased threat of slight cognitive impairment for these over 70 who don't have verified cognitive problems. In addition to games, operating on crafts was considered to decrease the threat to 28 percent, laptop use to 30 percentage and social sports to 23 percent, according to Reuters.

The researchers tested information of virtually 2,000 adults among the age of 70 and 93 who didn't have a cognitive impairment to start with. The participants have been surveyed every one 15 months, and half of the participants stayed for extra than 4 years. In the surveys, the candidates reported how typically they did the unique activities. Researchers then in contrast the threat of new-onset slight cognitive impairment primarily founded on every one person’s frequency of the activities. By the stop of the study, 456 of the participants constructed new-onset slight cognitive impairment.
Researchers positioned a precise talk about these who had an greater threat of cognitive decline, as they have been carriers of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene, a thing in slight cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s dementia. For these carriers, it was in common terms social sports and laptop use that have been related with a decreased threat of slight cognitive impairment.
Dr. Geda continued, “Mentally stimulating activities, maybe in mixture with recognized wholesome lifestyles corresponding to exercise, are easy and slash priced sports that may almost certainly defend of us in opposition to the trend of slight cognitive impairment.” (sul/kes)

Chinese man photobombs wife’s vintage image 17 years earlier than they met

A Chinese couple realized how fate can work in mysterious methods when the man lately realized that he accidentally photobombed considered one of his wife’s vintage pictures.
Mr. Ye had been cleansing up a room in his mother-in-law’s space again in March four when he realized an vintage photograph of his wife, reported Chengdu Business Daily via Daily Mail. In the photo, she was posing in entrance of the large red sculpture within the center of May Fourth Square at Qingdao central industry district.
The couple from Chengdu realized out that that they had equally visited the May Fourth Square within the beach metropolis of Qingdao on the actual similar second in July 2000. Photo is screengrabbed from MIAOPAI. (Inquirer/The Straits Times/-)
As he stored watching on the vintage photo, he idea the boy in a blue T-shirt and black pants status far behind and to the left of his spouse appeared familiar, the file stated. When Mr. Ye got again space he dug up an vintage vacation photograph of himself status in entrance of the very similar sculpture. That’s when he showed that it was certainly his 17-year-old self in his wife’s vintage photograph.

“I was watching on the image the place my spouse was sitting in entrance of the May Four Square, there’s also a person status at far back. My response was: ‘Oh wait, that was me!’” the file quoted Mr. Ye.
The NULL pictures have been taken on July 28, 2000. Mr. Ye went to Qingdao on the time as edge of a tour staff whereas his spouse Ms. Xue had been visiting her mother. The NULL could no longer meet till 2011 in Chengdou, the place they have been brought by friends. A 12 months later, they have been married and visited May Fourth Square as soon as again.
Mr. Ye mentioned he needs to go to May Fourth Square afterward when their twin daughters get older.

Health Ministry launches emergency hotline

The Health Ministry, in cooperation with 10 telecommunication carrier suppliers within the country, has arrange a nationwide well being emergency hotline, modeled after the 911 hotline quantity within the United States.

Akmal Taher, the Health Ministry'€™s director regular for well being development, stated on Monday that the hotline number, 119, would permit the public to achieve news concerning the availability of hospital rooms as properly as make emergency requests for an ambulance.

'€œIn the future, we can not see sufferers being rejected with the aid of means of hospitals whilst they're in dire want of well being assistance. They can merely dial the quantity to get news concerning the nearest handy hospitals,'€ Akmal advised reporters on Monday.

The 119 emergency hotline was first released in Jakarta in cooperation with PT Telkom Indonesia in March this year.

Now, the carrier is being expanded nationally after the ministry signed a memorandum of figuring out (MoU) with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia and nine different telecommunications providers, specifically PT Telekomunikasi Selular; PT Indosat; PT XL Axiata; PT Smartfren Telecom; PT Bakrie Telecom; PT Axis Telekom Indonesia; PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia; PT Smart Telecom and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia.

However, Chairul Rajab Nasution, the ministry'€™s well being referral gadget director, stated the carrier would only be capable for complete implementation throughout all provinces with the aid of means of 2014.

He stated that not all native well being businesses within the country'€™s 33 provinces have been outfitted with name centers.

'€œHealth businesses that already have name facilities are determined in Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Manado,'€ Chairul said.

The new gadget nonetheless had its drawbacks, he added.

'€œCallers nonetheless have to dial their part code whilst dialing the hotline number. In the close to future, however, they'll not require an part code whilst dialing 119,'€ he said.

Muhammad Awaluddin, Telkom'€™s employer and wholesale director, stated it should take a few time for telecommunication carrier suppliers to centralize the hotline quantity and take away the part code.

'€œWe wish that within the future, the gadget won't only supply a name middle but in addition a touch center, the place the companies supplied will contain call-based well being news and likewise text-based companies adding a carrier utilizing social media,'€ Muhammad said.

Following the agreement, Akmal stated that the ministry would guarantee that well being businesses and hospitals can be totally keen so as to help the carrier hotline.

He stated that extra than 90 hospitals, adding city-run and personal hospitals in Jakarta, have been cooperating with the city'€™s well being businesses and might deal with round 2,000 calls per day.

'€œIf the carrier has been operating properly on every day basis, the hotline might supply well being consultation for the sufferers with illness,'€ Akmal said.

Akmal stated that the hotline can be unfastened of rate for Telkom customers.

'€œWe wish that the different telecommunications operators will quickly comply with the step of Telkom, and provides the carrier for free,'€ Akmal said.

The government is anticipated to enforce the universal well being which will 96.7 million of us as quickly as the Social Security Providers (BPJS) takes impact in 2014.