Indonesia complains on Singapore insisting to withhold personal information of its citizens showing COVID-19 symptoms in Jakarta.
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Passengers can get free flights under certain conditions to Kuala Lumpur and Penang in Malaysia, Singapore and Perth in Australia, as well as slashed prices for flights to other destinations, under the carrier’s BIG Sale program.
COVID-19 is arguably the biggest risk to global growth since the Great Recession, S&P Global Platts Analytics said in a recent report.
This meeting is convened at a critical moment when China and Asean are battling the severe challenge of Covid-19.
While the fact that there are zero known cases in the country has brought relief, it has also raised questions about what sets Indonesia apart from countries with confirmed cases.
In a speech at the Mandiri Investment Forum in Jakarta Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said that the uncertain global conditions in 2019 – caused by the United States-China trade war, Brexit and protests in many parts of the world – were likely to persist in 2020.
Approximately 115 million Indonesians, or 45 per cent of the country’s population, have yet to achieve economic security and the lifestyle of the middle class, the World Bank’s latest report shows.
The bulk of that growth will come from the developing markets of China, India and throughout South-East Asia and it will give rise to a host of new decisions for businesses, governments and NGOs.
The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI), the Indonesia Stock Exchange’s (IDX) main gauge, fell 1.
By the end of next year or early 2022, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will build an infrastructure “region” in Jakarta, in the biggest investment in Indonesia’s information and technology sector.
To attract investments, including tech behemoth Amazon and Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab, Indonesia has set its eyes on multinational corporations attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Indonesia’s five super-priority tourism destinations were introduced by the Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry to 43 international journalists attending the Asean Tourism Forum 2020 in Brunei Darussalam on Thursday.
Pushed by the aggressive encroachment of forests, Indonesia’s endemic great ape, the Tapanuli orangutan, is officially among the world’s most endangered primates as fewer than 800 currently exist in the wild.
Frontier technologies bring new opportunities as well as wide-ranging impacts and policy implications for the economy at the national, regional and global levels, writes Sri Mulyani Indrawati in an Oped.
ASEAN will continue to be headquartered in Jakarta even when Indonesia has moved its capital to Kalimantan, says the organization’s secretary-general Lim Jock Hoi.
Jokowi cannot afford to slow down his busy routine; he and Ma’ruf simply have no time to sit back and relax.
Clashes between protesters and security forces broke out on Monday, September 30, following a protest against the government and the House of Representatives in the capital city.
The wave of protests against the government and the House of Representatives is expected to continue on Monday as the legislative body is scheduled to hold its last plenary session for the 2014-2019 term.
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I will never forget the first time I realized how powerless my Indonesian passport really is.
Many still have not returned to their homes and are living in makeshift shelters.
Sharia law is once again in the headlines as parties debate its merits and the need for secularism.
At least 11 students have died while another 10 are missing after a flash flood inundated a school building in North Sumatra, on Friday afternoon.
As the emergency response period for recent earthquakes comes to an end, survivors continue to struggle with daily needs as they remain displaced from their homes.
Hundreds of infrastructure projects have been getting off the ground in countries included in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, but challenges remain.