Archive for April, 2020

Tax office keeps tax return deadline as filings plunge amid COVID-19

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

Indonesia’s tax office has decided to keep the annual tax return (SPTs) filing deadline of April 30 for individuals and firms as filings have dropped significantly [...] » More

Jakarta seeks to protect poor as COVID-19 outbreak leaves many homeless

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

The Jakarta administration has set up a number of homeless shelters across the city as the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 outbreak forces some hard-hit residents to [...] » More

Young Indonesian doctor dies of COVID-19 ahead of wedding day

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

The story of Michael Robert Marampe, a young Indonesian doctor who died of COVID-19 on Saturday, has broken the hearts of many, especially as his personal battle against the [...] » More

Exclusive: More than 2,200 Indonesians have died with coronavirus symptoms, data shows

Exclusive: More than 2,200 Indonesians have died with coronavirus symptoms, data shows

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

More than 2,200 Indonesians have died with acute symptoms of COVID-19 but were not recorded as victims of the disease, a Reuters review of data from 16 of the country’s [...] » More

Free ‘rice ATMs’ ready to serve Indonesians in need during COVID-19 pandemic

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheOnlineCitizen | 6:02 AM

Automated teller machines (ATM) containing rice are now ready to distribute 1.5 kilos of the staple grain per day for free to Indonesians severely affected by the COVID-19 [...] » More

Conflict between Indonesian villagers, pulpwood firm flares up over crop-killing drone

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:02 AM

Villagers in Sumatra accuse a pulpwood plantation company of using a drone to spray herbicide to kill their crops, calling it the latest in a series of illegal encroachments [...] » More

Astra donates 30 ventilators to three hospitals

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

Diversified conglomerate PT Astra International Tbk donated 30 ventilators worth Rp 13 billion (US$836,000) to three hospitals treating COVID-19 patients in Jakarta on [...] » More

UAE sends medical aid to Indonesia in fight against COVID-19

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Wam | 6:02 AM

The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing 20 metric tonnes of medical supplies to Indonesia to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of [...] » More

See-through solution: deaf Indonesians turn to clear virus masks

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Lip-reading suddenly got tricky when everyone covered their face during the coronavirus pandemic, but Indonesian tailors have hit upon the perfect solutionsee-through masks. [...] » More

Indonesia still using Zoom despite security flaws

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

Private employee Juliana Ekaputri, 26, said she was surprised after seeing a video last Friday from her colleague showing how videoconferencing application Zoom had caused [...] » More

COVID-19: Indonesia hopes for return to ‘normal lives’ by July

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia hopes its citizens will be able to resume normal lives by July, as the Southeast Asian nation targets lowering new coronavirus infections by June, its COVID-19 task [...] » More

Kit Siang suggests 10-day Parliamentary sitting amid Covid-19 pandemic

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

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has called for a 10-day Parliamentary meeting to properly discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the movement control order (MCO), instead [...] » More

Deputy health minister, Perak exco brought to court for violating MCO

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

Deputy Health minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali and Perak state exco Razman Zakaria were brought to the Magistrates’ Court here today to face a charge of violating [...] » More

Malaysia says has more Covid-19 cases than Thailand due to ‘tabligh’ cluster

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

The reason Malaysia is lagging behind the curve in containing the Covid-19 pandemic is largely due to the health ministry blindsided by the mass gathering of around 16,000 at [...] » More

Covid-19: Malaysia’s new cases inch up to 40, less than half of 95 recoveries; one death reported

29-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheedgeMarkets | 6:02 AM

Malaysia reported 40 new cases today, making it the eleventh consecutive day with fewer than 100 infections. This brought the cumulative number of cases in the country to [...] » More