For emerging adults, pandemic serves up unique challenges

first_imgCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The pandemic has been hard on both kids and adults, but it’s also been challenging for those who are in between. Demographic shifts during the last century have given rise to a distinct developmental stage called “emerging adulthood” that spans the late teens and early twenties. With the pandemic causing major disruptions in education, employment, housing and more, young people who are no longer adolescents but not quite adults are struggling to find their footing. Some experts worry that could have long-term negative effects, though the psychologist who coined the phrase “emerging adulthood” said this age group is resilient and likely will bounce back.last_img read more

PREMIUMSix of Anies’ officials resign in four months

first_img Google Topics : Forgot Password ? Log in with your social account Six high-ranking officials in the Jakarta administration have resigned over the last four months after a series of reported “controversies” rocked Governor Anies Baswedan’s administration.The administration has been under public scrutiny over the past months for issues including a questionable allocation in the 2020 Jakarta draft budget last year and this year’s flood-management measures.Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) head Subejo and Jakarta Housing and Settlement Agency head Kelik Indriyanto are the latest two officials to leave their position. Both Subejo and Kelik resigned on Monday.Subejo resigned amid massive floods that hit the capital city last week. It was the latest in a string of severe floods in Jakarta starting in early January. The floods paralyzed public facilities, claimed the lives of at least three people in the city of Jaka… anies-baswedan Jakarta-administration flood flood-mitigation disaster-mitigation government Facebook Linkedin LOG INDon’t have an account? Register herelast_img read more