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Government pushes for transparency, communication in tackling corona

The Indonesian Government has asked all parties involved in the fight against coronavirus to remain transparent and ...

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Solidarity crucial as corona crisis looms over world of work

This year, with communities across the globe battling the coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Day is being ...

Govt highlights hospital bed shortage at 1.2 per thousand Indonesians

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has drawn attention to the scarcity of beds at Indonesian hospitals, at only 1.2 per ...

Labor-intensive program to help maintain rural economic growth

Expansion of the labor-intensive program is projected to compensate for the impact of economic slowdown in rural areas ...

Indonesia joins WHO's COVID-19 clinical trial

Indonesia on Friday showed its support for the World Health Organization's endeavors to combat the novel ...

COVID-19 fallout: Indonesia increases budget spending by $24.8 billion

Indonesia has decided to increase the state budgetary spending for 2020 by Rp405.1 trillion (US$24.8 billion) to deal ...

450-VA customers exempted from electricity tariff for three months

The government will not charge electricity tariff from 450-volt-ampere (VA) household customers in April, May, and June ...

Government to offer economic stimulus to MSMEs affected by COVID-19

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) echoed the government’s decision to offer economic stimulus to micro small and ...

Govt considers offering additional stimulus to bolster tourism sector

The Indonesian Government would consider offering additional stimulus for the tourism sector that has apparently borne ...

East Jakarta's Hajj Dormitory to be used as isolation facility

The hajj dormitory in Pondok Gede, East Jakarta, will be turned into an isolation facility for those who have been ...

Central, local governments must reallocate budget for corona handling

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has given instructions to central and local governments to curtail budget allocation for ...

President orders incentives for doctors treating COVID-19 patients

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has ordered the allocation of financial incentives for doctors and other medical workers ...

Third stimulus package to focus on health sector, says minister

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has hinted that the third round of stimulus measures will focus on the health ...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indonesia climb to 96

The number of COVID-19 patients in Indonesia has jumped to 96, as the virus has spread to several regions, including ...

Population census instrumental in Indonesia 2045 vision: BPS

The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) is buoyant of the 2020 population census paving the way to fulfilling President ...