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Trade Ministry to emulate C Java's traditional market rearrangement

The Trade Ministry will take a cue from the Central Java provincial administration's move to widen the space ...

Two-thirds of West Java residents need COVID-19 assistance: Governor

Two-thirds of West Java’s population is in need of state assistance due to the socio-economic impact of the novel ...

Indonesia's rice stocks until 2020-end projected at 4.7 million tons

Indonesia's rice stocks are estimated to reach 4.7 million tons until the end of this year, Coordinating Minister ...

Government urged to increase social assistance budget, recipients

Center of Reform on Economics (CORE) Indonesia economist Muhammad Ishak Razak urged the government to increase the ...

House of Representatives backs government regulation on COVID-19

The House of Representatives' Budget Committee has voiced its support for the Government Regulation in Lieu of the ...

Police intensify patrol to preserve public order amid pandemic

Police have intensified security patrols to preserve peace and order following the implementation of large-scale social ...

Tourism Ministry to help MSMEs access aid programs

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy will help MSMEs (micro, small, medium-scale enterprises) gain access to ...

Problems of food crisis, energy resilience looming over Indonesia

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has thrown strong light on some problems pertaining to food crisis, energy resilience, ...

23,000 COVID-19 affected in Bogor city get cash transfers

As many as 23,000 families severely impacted by the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak have received cash ...

President implements five schemes for MSME protection amid pandemic

President Joko Widodo has implemented five schemes under a program to protect MSMEs and aid their financial recovery, ...

President outlines plan to exempt MSMEs from income tax for six months

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has confirmed a plan to exempt micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with an annual ...

COVID-19 will push up Indonesia's poverty rate: VP

Indonesian Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has predicted the country's poverty rate would increase amid the COVID-19 ...

IsDB provides emergency funds to mitigate economic brunt of COVID-19

Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati echoed the Islamic Development Bank's (IsDB's) readiness to furnish ...

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Laid-off workers to benefit from Pre-Employment Card Program

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has triggered massive layoffs globally, including Indonesia, hammering ...

East Java Governor suggests large-scale social distancing measure

East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa has made a request to Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto on implementing ...