Thursday, 28 May 2020

News by Country: Indonesia

Wednesday, 27 May 20


·     National airlines need government aid to survive (The Jakarta Post, 27 May 2020)

·     Nike Factory Sacks Nearly 5,000 Workers in Indonesia (Jakarta Globe, 25 May 2020)

·     Mental health a challenging issue at Jakarta temporary COVID-19 hospital (CNA, 24 May 2020)

·     Isolating Indonesia Palm Workers to Spend Eid Holiday on Plantation (The New York Times, 22 May 2020)

·     Bonuses slashed, pay cut: Indonesian nurses fight pandemic, financial hardships (The Jakarta Post, 21 May 2020)

·     Batam readies flats to quarantine 239 Malaysia-returned workers (Antara, 21 May 2020)

·     Garuda Indonesia furloughs contract workers to stay afloat (The Jakarta Post, 20 May 2020)

·     Freeport cuts workforce at Grasberg mine as coronavirus cases in area rise (The Jakarta Post, 18 May 2020)

·     Garuda Indonesia furloughs contract workers to stay afloat amid pandemic (The Jakarta Post, 18 May 2020)

·     Bali plans to reopen for tourism in July as frustration grows over Indonesia's COVID-19 response (ABC, 18 May 2020)

·     Indonesians act to feed poor as lockdown hits daily wage earners (Reuters, 18 May 2020)

·     Court summonses Jokowi, House to next hearing in COVID-19 response judicial review (The Jakarta Post, 17 May 2020)

·     Post-pandemic ASEAN must bridge digital gender divide (The Jakarta Post, 15 May 2020)

·     421 Indonesians arrested in Malaysian immigration raid (The Jakarta Post, 14 May 2020)

·     Government to suspend entry for foreign workers during COVID-19 outbreak (The Jakarta Post, 12 May 2020)

·     COVID-19: Govt to allow people under 45 to work outside to prevent more layoffs (The Jakarta Post, 12 May 2020)

·     Labor groups demand financial transparency after government allows holiday bonus delay (The Jakarta Post, 10 May 2020)

·     Despite large profits, layoffs accelerate in Indonesia's textile sector amid coronavirus outbreak (Straits Times, 9 May 2020)

·     Hotel start-up Airy closes permanently due to pandemic (The Jakarta Post, 8 May 2020)

·     Indonesia’s government bonds to fight off COVID-19 will burden future generations (The Conversation, 8 May 2020)

·     Indonesia, South Korea join hands in COVID-19 response (The Jakarta Post, 7 May 2020)

·     37,751 Workers in East Java Got laid off (Nusa Dua, 7 May 2020)

·     COVID-19: Indonesian govt approves 500 foreign workers from China as the employers cannot find qualified workers (The Online Citizen, 5 May 2020)

·     COVID-19: Indonesia calls for 'equal access' to medicine for developing countries (CNA, 5 May 2020)

·     Singapore to propose post-corona rules for ASEAN travel (The Jakarta Post, 5 May 2020)

·     Businesses must have adequate support to prevent layoffs: Experts (The Jakarta Post, 3 May 2020)

·     Garment workers seek government, corporate responsibility (The Jakarta Post, 2 May 2020)

·     70% of textile companies could go out of business because of COVID-19: Association (The Jakarta Post, 30 April 2020)

·     COVID-19 forces restaurants, retailers to cut wages, furlough employees (The Jakarta Post, 28 April 2020)

·     Logistics down by more than 50 percent amid COVID-19 outbreak (The Jakarta Post, 28 April 2020)

·     COVID-19: Increasing number of undocumented Indonesian migrant workers returning from Malaysia by illegal routes at sea (The Online Citizen, 28 April 2020)

·     Business groups oppose omnibus bill delay as mass layoffs loom (The Jakarta Post, 28 April 2020)

·     After COVID-19: The world must choose its development path (The Jakarta Post, 28 April 2020)

·     Indonesia to maintain debt sustainability despite COVID-19 relief spending: ADB (The Jakarta Post, 27 April 2020)

·     Employment Security In Indonesia Post COVID-19 (The ASEAN Post, 26 April 2020)

·     Why Indonesia has the highest COVID-19 fatality rate in Asia (CNA, 26 April 2020)

·     Indonesia delays deliberations over labor issues in omnibus bill amid backlash (The Jakarta Post, 25 April 2020)

·     Test kits arrive as part of Seoul's US$500k aid for Indonesia's COVID-19 fight (The Jakarta Post, 25 April 2020)

·     Dying doctors. Too many coffins. Indonesia late in battle against coronavirus (Los Angeles Times, 25 April 2020)

·     High influx of Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia, despite call to stay amid outbreak (The Jakarta Post, 23 April 2020)


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