AIC Senior Fellow from Universitas Airlangga, Dr Christrijogo Sumartono, is a practising anaesthetist in his home city of Surabaya.
Indonesia reported 2,657 new cases on Thursday, a 43 percent increase on its previous single-day record of 1,853 new cases.
A North Jakarta resident recalled how some of her neighbours shut themselves in when COVID-19 swab tests were being administered in June.
“We are running out of time to save the economy,” said Rosan Roeslani, chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “The government’s stimulus spending is super slow.”
The bike craze has led to a surge in sales of new and secondhand bikes and an increase in demand for bike repairs.
It is necessary for Indonesia to develop its own Covid-19 vaccine. And it will be by Indonesia, from Indonesia, to Indonesia.
Directly monetising a government deficit has long been a taboo, and raises potential risks around inflation and the central bank’s independence.
Indonesia’s state oil and gas company PT Pertamina said on Saturday its average daily fuel sales has risen to 114,000 kilolitres since June 8 amid gradual easing of coronavirus-related restrictions on movement.
As the Australian government’s finances come under increasing pressure from the effects of Covid-19, so too might the scope for some forms of Defence investment in new capital equipment.
Late last week, residents of Aceh, Indonesia, waded back and forth in water helping Rohingya refugees clamber to safety. Exhausted children were passed between rescuers.
Indonesia has plans to lift restrictions and embrace a “new normal” but the sharp spike of COVID-19 cases makes this look like bad timing, says Dr Deasy Simandjuntak.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has told his Cabinet he is ready to reshuffle ministers or even disband government agencies he feels have not done enough to fight the coronavirus outbreak, according to his office.
Australia’s second most populous state said on June 29 it is considering reimposing social distancing restrictions after the country reported its biggest one-day rise in new coronavirus infections in more than two months.
The AIC’s recent In Conversation webinar brought together three industry leaders, from universities, TAFEs and EdTech, to discuss rapid changes in the marketing and delivery of their various services.