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Indonesia: 254 people die of dengue fever since January

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AA | 1:46 PM

At least 254 people have died in Indonesia since the beginning of this year due to dengue fever, according to local daily on Wednesday. The number of dengue cases in the [...]
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Indonesia Relaxes Fiscal Rules in Response to Coronavirus

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | FitchRatings | 6:02 AM

Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong-07 April 2020: The Indonesian government has taken steps to expand its room for policy manoeuvre in the face of challenges posed by the coronavirus [...]
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Indonesia’s latest official COVID-19 figures

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The health ministry announced 218 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 2,956. Speaking at a press conference on [...]
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Indonesia to get $7b loan from World Bank, ADB, AIIB

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Indonesia will receive around $7 billion in loans from the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to finance the [...]
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‘Not our conclusion’: BMKG refutes suggestion hot weather kills coronavirus

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has played down suggestions quoting its research that Indonesia’s high temperature during the dry season as [...]
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BI expects rebound in foreign capital flows later this year

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Bank Indonesia (BI) expects foreign capital inflows to pick up in the fourth quarter this year as the COVID-19 threat is expected to subside. The central bank is seeing signs [...]
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Indonesia was in denial over coronavirus. Now it may be facing a looming disaster

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheCoversation | 6:02 AM

Almost no one thinks Indonesia is handling the COVID-19 pandemic well. Until early March, the government claimed it had no cases of infection, something the eccentric health [...]
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Indonesian capital Jakarta to close schools, workplaces to curb coronavirus outbreak

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

Authorities in the Indonesian capital Jakarta will impose large-scale social restrictions including closures of schools and workplaces to curb the spread of the new [...]
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Indonesia: A health and economic crisis also threatens national unity

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Lowyinstitute | 6:02 AM

The spread of Covid-19 throughout Indonesia is more than a health and economic crisis but a direct challenge to national unity. What began as a problem of resources and [...]
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Tens of thousands of workers across Indonesia laid off because of COVID-19 outbreak

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

Tens of thousands of workers across Indonesia have lost their jobs as economic activity slows to a crawl as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. In Central Java, 24,249 workers [...]
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Indonesian Covid-19 task force explains why lockdown not feasible

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheStar | 6:02 AM

Imposing a nationwide lockdown to flatten the curve of Covid-19 transmission would do nothing but overwhelm the government, the national Covid-19 rapid response task force [...]
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Commentary: Indonesia’s COVID-19 fight has deeper challenges

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | CNA | 6:02 AM

The Jokowi government has announced stricter measures and a budget to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but must tackle more fundamental challenges, says [...]
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Government allocates education endowment fund to finance COVID-19 measures

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The government has set aside Rp 60 trillion (US$3.69 billion) from the endowment fund for education (LPDP), among other financial resources, to finance the nation’s [...]
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Concerns over unfair practices, law enforcement cloud digital tax implementation

09-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The government’s move to roll out the legal basis for imposing taxes on digital companies operating in Indonesia might just be the beginning of its struggle going [...]
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COVID-19: health ministry grants Jakarta’s request to impose large-scale social restrictions

08-Apr-2020 Intellasia | JakartaPost | 6:02 AM

The health ministry has approved the Jakarta administration’s proposal to carry out large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in the capital, the first region in the [...]
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