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March 31, 2020

News ›› Indonesia ›› Free Trade & Neoliberalism
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The NasDem Party, which is part of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's government coalition, has called on the House of Representatives to begin deliberating the

News ›› Indonesia ›› Immigration & Border Security
Bloomberg - March 31, 2020

Rieka Rahadiana, Jakarta – Indonesia barred foreign nationals from entering the country as the world's fourth-most populous country stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the coro

News ›› Indonesia ›› Economy & Investment
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The World Bank has estimated that the COVID-19 pandemic will significantly slow Indonesia's economic growth this year and may throw millions of people int

News ›› Indonesia ›› Village & Rural Life
Bloomberg - March 31, 2020

Eko Listiyorini, Jakarta – Indonesia plans to mobilize volunteers to fight the spread of coronavirus in coastal villages and the vast hinterlands of the archipelago with part of a $4.4

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Indonesia's second largest Muslim organization, Muhammadiyah, has issued a circular advising Muslims to perform tarawih (a night prayer during the fasting m

News ›› Indonesia ›› Criminal Justice & Legal System
Reuters - March 31, 2020

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early as the Southeast Asian nation seeks to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its over

News ›› Indonesia ›› Population & Migration
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – The 2020 national online population census is to be extended until May 29 as a mere 12 percent of the needed data was gathered by the March 31 deadline, with the door-to-door

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
The Interpreter - March 31, 2020

Michael Leach – In late January, Timor-Leste's governing alliance collapsed after the largest coalition party, Xanana Gusmao's CNRT, abstained on the government budget, leading to the

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Suherdjoko, Semarang – A recovered COVID-19 patient in Central Java has recounted his experience fighting the disease and called on the general public to protect each other's health by

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Reform on the Security Sector is calling on the government to refrain from declaring a civil emergency or martial law as part of its efforts t

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – If Indonesia does not step up its current COVID-19 control measures, the country might have to deal with a "collapsed" healthcare system and hundreds of thou

News ›› Indonesia ›› Transport & Communication
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – Acting transportation minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan has indefinitely postponed the Jakarta Transportation Agency's policy to temporarily halt interprovincial bus operations

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Asip Hasani and Apriadi Gunawan, Trenggalek, East Java and Medan, North Sumatra – A number of cities and regencies have restricted access to main roads as local administrations brace f

News ›› Indonesia ›› People & Places
Jakarta Globe - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – Billionaire, former Trade and Industry Minister under Soeharto's New Order – also famous for being the dictator's golf buddy – and Indonesian Athletics Federation chairman Bo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Parliament & Legislation
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – Working from home (WFH) may be effective in slowing down the spread of COVID-19, but for many in the informal sector with no regular income, this means the loss of their sour

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta and Medan – Some nearby residents oppose the burial of a person with COVID-19 at the Bedahan Public Cemetery in Sawangan district in Depok, West Java claiming that the Depok ad

News ›› Indonesia ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – The Indonesian government should prioritize "human rights principles" in its handling of the tens of thousands of migrant workers returning to the country b

News ›› Indonesia ›› Corruption & Abuse of Power
Mongabay - March 31, 2020

Ian Morse, Kokoe, Indonesia – For years, this eastern Indonesian village of fishermen and seaweed farmers simmered with anger over the pollution of its coastline by a nickel mining com

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Arya Dipa, Bandung – Sukabumi city in West Java has been announced as a new COVID-19 cluster and the epicenter of the spread of the virus in the province, following thousands of rapid

News ›› Indonesia ›› Political Parties & Elections
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

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News ›› Indonesia ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has raised concerns over an increase in imported COVID-19 cases as migrants workers are expected to return from abroad for Idul Fitri.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mining & Energy
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – Indonesia's largest thermal coal miner, PT Bumi Resources, booked a US$6.84 million profit in 2019, down 97 percent from $220.4 million in the previous year p

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – South Korean industrial conglomerate LG, known for its electronics subsidiary LG Electronics, will donate 50,000 diagnostic test kits from the Asian coun

News ›› Indonesia ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Globe - March 31, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The government is still preparing a regulation on the annual Idul Fitri exodus, or mudik, during the Covid-19 outbreak, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime