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18 October 2020

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·     Government expands wage subsidy to include 3 million furloughed, reduced pay workers (The Jakarta Post, 11 August 2020)

·     Govt to expand social aid, incentives to boost household demand, economy (The Jakarta Post, 7 August 2020)

·     Indonesia's coronavirus-hit economy shrinks for first time since 1999, by sharper-than-expected 5.32% (Straits Times, 5 August 2020)

·     Government reopens migrant worker placement to boost economy amid pandemic (The Jakarta Post, 2 August 2020)

·     Doctors and nurses dying as coronavirus cases surge in Indonesia (The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 July 2020)

·     Indonesia pledges 6.85 bln USD corporate loans to offset pandemic risks (Xinhua Net, 27 July 2020)

·     Asia battles second wave of coronavirus with fresh lockdowns (The Jakarta Post, 27 July 2020)

·     Millions of Indonesian migrant workers face hardship in Malaysia amid coronavirus fallout (ABC News, 26 July 2020)

·     Special task force formed after nearly 100 journalists’ contract COVID-19 (The Jakarta Post, 25 July 2020)

·     Civil society endowment fund: A call for collaboration (The Jakarta Post, 23 July 2020)

·     Indonesia records FDI decrease in second consecutive quarter (The Jakarta Post, 23 July 2020)

·     No more lockdown please, Indonesians say as coronavirus runs rampant (Straits Times, 22 July 2020)

·     With tourists gone, Bali workers return to farms and fishing (Business Times, 21 July 2020)

·     Better governance needed for Indonesia’s COVID-19 job stimulus programme  (AEC News, 19 July 2020)

·     Businesses push for acceleration of omnibus bill deliberations despite concerns (The Jakarta Post, 17 July 2020)

·     Thousands stage rally against controversial bills currently under deliberation (The Jakarta Post, 16 July 2020)

·     400 Garuda Indonesia Employees Accept Early Retirement Offer (Tempo, 15 July 2020)

·     Calls for Indonesian govt action after 14 doctors die of Covid-19 in a week (Asia One, 15 July 2020)

·     Chinese nickel company promises to hire 5,000 locals amid backlash (The Jakarta Post, 10 July 2020)

·     New COVID-19 test for Indonesian companies: How they treat their employees (The Jakarta Post, 9 July 2020)

·     Turning scale to value is essential for companies in Indonesia in post-pandemic world (The Jakarta Post, 7 July 2020)

·     Furloughed Indonesian tourism workers hired to clean beaches (Eco-Business, 6 July 2020)

·     How the COVID-19 pandemic will leave more young people unemployed in Indonesia (The Jakarta Post, 5 July 2020)

·     Lion Air Group lays off 2,600 contract workers as flight traffic nosedives (The Jakarta Post, 3 July 2020)

·     Indonesia now upper middle-income country, World Bank says (The Jakarta Post, 2 July 2020)

·     Alarm in Indonesia over high number of Covid-related deaths among children (The Telegraph, 29 June 2020)

·     Commentary: Indonesia is reopening for business even with record high COVID-19 infections (CNA, 28 June 2020)

·     Jokowi threatens to reshuffle cabinet over Covid-19 response (Free Malaysia Today, 28 June 2020)

·     Millions of migrant workers head home due to virus (The Jakarta Post, 25 June 2020)

·     Grab contributes Rp 77.4 trillion to Indonesian economy (The Jakarta Post, 25 June 2020)

·     ‘Crisis like no other’ will shrink Indonesia’s economy, IMF forecasts (The Jakarta Post, 25 June 2020)

·     Indonesia warns unemployment could hit decade-high due to coronavirus pandemic (Straits Times, 23 June 2020)

·     Courier companies raise more revenue, hire new workers amid pandemic (The Jakarta Post, 22 June 2020)

·     Australian Covid-19 aid for Indonesia (New Straits Times, 18 June 2020)

·     Grab lays off 360 employees, cites pandemic (The Jakarta Post, 17 June 2020)

·     Trade data point to severe economic contraction in Q2: Economists (The Jakarta Post, 16 June 2020)

·     Indonesia: Domestic workers fight for their rights during COVID-19 (Toward Freedom, 16 June 2020)

·     Australia pours out $4.2 million in aid for Indonesia’s COVID-19 response through WHO (The Jakarta Post, 16 June 2020)


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