Archive for April 28th, 2020

The Netherlands will pay reparations to Indonesian victims of colonial atrocities. Could the UK do the same?

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

Andi Monji was 10 years old when he was forced to watch his father executed in front of him. The 83-year-old Indonesian man, who had travelled to The Hague to testify in [...] » More

Indonesia could enter recession as virus response remains fractured, unclear: Economists

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

Indonesia’s economy may enter a recession and experience a much longer recovery than other countries in Southeast Asia if the government’s management of the [...] » More

Indonesian Navy intercepts more migrant workers returning from Malaysia through illegal routes

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

The Indonesian Navy intercepted 20 undocumented Indonesian migrant workers returning from Malaysia trying to sneak past border authorities through illegal routes in the early [...] » More

Indonesia’s latest official COVID-19 figures

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

The health ministry announced 214 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 9,096. Speaking at a press conference on [...] » More

COVID-19: Indonesians stranded abroad return home amid ‘mudik’ ban

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

With the help of diplomatic missions abroad, dozens of Indonesian citizens have been repatriated in the past week following flight restrictions imposed in some countries [...] » More

‘Mudik’ ban adds misery to already hurting airlines, bus companies

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

The government’s recent decision to ban the traditional Idul Fitri mudik (exodus) has added to the misery of Indonesia’s airlines and other public transportation [...] » More

Indonesia to maintain debt sustainability despite COVID-19 relief spending: ADB

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

Indonesia’s debt is expected to remain sustainable this year despite a steep increase in the planned issuance of government bonds to finance the country’s [...] » More

Indonesia announces international and domestic travel ban

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | ScandAsia | 6:02 AM

Indonesia will temporarily ban domestic and international air and sea travel starting on 24 April 2020, with a few exceptions, to prevent further spread of coronavirus, [...] » More

Covid-19 situation delaying renewable energy development in Indonesia

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | ThinkGeoenergy | 6:02 AM

Indonesia is facing some delays in renewable energy deployment with construction being hampered by the covid-19 situation. But despite some delay on geothermal activities, [...] » More

Rohingya Society of Malaysia apologises for certain individuals’ demands

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheSundaily | 6:02 AM

The Rohingya Society of Malaysia (RSM) today apologised to the Malaysian government and its people on behalf of the refugee community for certain demands allegedly issued by [...] » More

Health authorities to screen Taman Megah market after trader tested positive for Covid-19

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Some 60 traders associated with the Taman Megah morning market in Petaling Jaya will undergo Covid-19 screening after a trader there was confirmed positive of the virus, said [...] » More

Keep social distancing, good hygiene to avoid reinfection, recovered Covid-19 patients told

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Health director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah reminded Covid-19 patients who have recovered today to continue practising social distancing and good hygiene measures [...] » More

Coronavirus crisis sees Rohingya face growing hostility in Malaysia

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

While Rohingya refugees have historically received popular and political backing in Muslim-majority Malaysia on the basis of Islamic solidarity, anxiety over the COVID-19 [...] » More

Police receive 300,000 individual ‘Gerak Malaysia’ applications, expected to double in five days

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:02 AM

Police have received about 300,000 applications for inter-state travel permit under the movement control order (MCO) via Gerak Malaysia application (App) in just 12 hours. [...] » More

Android users in Malaysia are the first to try out ‘Crash Bandicoot Mobile’

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | SGStyle | 6:02 AM

Android users in Malaysia who also happen to be avid mobile game players would be happy to know there is a new game in town, and it is currently only available in Malaysia. [...] » More