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News by Country: Indonesia

8 January 2021

Indonesia

·      Economic outlook 2021: Beware of prolong recession (The Jakarta Post, 5 January 2021)

·      A year of crisis and setback for Indonesia’s economy (East Asia Forum, 30 December 2020)

·      507 health workers in Indonesia have died of virus: COVID-19  (Xinhua, 29 December 2020)

·      Health workers must stay alert to avoid infection (The Jakarta Post, 29 December 2020)

·      COVID-19, Job Creation Law remain major challenges for workers in 2021: KSPI (The Jakarta Post, 28 December 2020)

·      Pandemic stalls Indonesia’s push to escape middle-income trap (Nikkei Asia, 23 December 2020)

·      Employers to pay up to $3k more for new maids from Indonesia (Straits Times, 18 December 2020)

·      Taiwan extends ban on Indonesian workers, citing coronavirus surge (Straits Times, 16 December 2020)

·      363 Indonesian medical workers die of COVID-19 (Xinhua, 15 December 2020)

·      342 medical workers have died of COVID-19 (The Jakarta Post, 7 December 2020)

·      Treating Indonesian workers for COVID-19 could cost Taiwan US$3.5 million (Taiwan News, 7 December 2020)

·      Indonesia: Omnibus Job Creation Law – Changes To Indonesian Employment Laws (Mondaq, 4 December 2020)

·      Indonesian workers face temporary ban (Taipei Times, 1 December 2020)

·      CECC freezes two more firms sending workers (Taipei Times, 29 November 2020)

·      Taiwan bans 2 Indonesian agencies from sending migrants due to COVID-19 (Focus Taiwan, 27 November 2020)

·      Jokowi promotes omnibus law to global business leaders in special WEF dialogue (The Jakarta Post, 26 November 2020)

·      Covid-19 could worsen income inequality for fiscally weak countries in South-east Asia (Business Times, 24 November 2020)

·      Indonesia surpasses half a million corona virus cases (The Jakarta Post, 23 November 2020)

·      COVID-19 has deepened Indonesia's gender inequality (Jakarta Post, 19 November 2020)

·      Tourism suffers Rp 100 trillion in losses from COVID-19 (Jakarta Post, 19 November 2020)

·      Media labor unions needed more than ever in precarious times (Jakarta Post, 14 November 2020)

·      Minister readies Rp34.23 tln funding for COVID-19 vaccine procurement (Antara News, 13 November 2020)

·      Taiwan will not pay Indonesian migrant workers' recruitment costs (Focus Taiwan, 11 November 2020)

·      Indonesia urges Asian countries to revive economies through tourism (Antara News, 11 November 2020)

·      Medical association records 282 healthcare worker deaths due to COVID-19 (Jakarta Post, 11 November 2020)

·      Workers Sent Home Without Pay as Indonesia Faces Recession (Indonesia Expat, 7 November 2020)

·      We don't have fixed income': Returning migrant workers in Indonesia call for targeted aid (CNA, 6 November 2020)

·      Unemployment surges to decade high as COVID-19 causes millions to lose jobs (The Jakarta Post, 5 November 2020)

·      Indonesia Falls Into Recession for First Time in 22 Years (Benar News, 5 November 2020)

·      West Java sees mass layoffs due to COVID-19 (The Jakarta Post, 3 November 2020)

·      Jakarta raises minimum wages for some businesses  (Bangkok Post, 1 November 2020)

·      Workers, students return to street for new jobs law protest (Jakarta Post, 28 October 2020)

·      Indonesia: Garuda terminates contracts of 700 workers amid low demand; Covid-19 cases surges to almost 400,000 (The Star, 27 October 2020)

·      Job seekers finding competition tougher in pandemic (Jakarta Post, 26 October 2020)

·      WB urges digitalization of COVID-19 aid programs (The Jakarta Post, 23 October 2020)

·      Waves of protests continue against jobs law (The Jakarta Post, 21 October 2021)

·      COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Indonesia to Provide Coronavirus Vaccine to 9.1 Million People at First Phase Between November-December 2020 (Latestly, 20 October 2020)

·      Indonesia’s GDP to decline more than thought as virus keeps spreading (The Jakarta Post, 14 October 2020)

·      Workers, students stage another round of protests against Job Creation Law (The Jakarta Post, 12 October 2020)

·      Indonesia: 35 percent of workers laid off due to COVID-19 (Saigon News, 10 October 2020)

 

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