With travel shut down, a tourism entrepreneur and her tour guides in Indonesia had no income for two months, so she decided to make her agency’s tours virtual.
Major events that capture population attention, whether pandemics or elections, are ripe for manipulation.
As we work to meet the immediate food challenges, consideration must be given to whether sustainability, climate change and sustainable development goals will remain focal points.
Products and services including video games, music and movie streaming could be subject to the levy, the government said.
“MRT Jakarta believes [that] through collaboration with startups, MRT Jakarta can solve mobility-related problems faster and more efficiently.”
A new trend is emerging in Indonesia’s coffee scene. Many chains have started selling their coveted iced lattes in 1-liter bottles.
A cyber crime monitor yesterday said the hacker had updated their Twitter post to offer the details of 91 million users for “US$5,000 on the Darknet”.
Health tech startups are providing more services for the public and taking part in the government’s responses to the pandemic.
Most of the prominent startup-running millennials that Jokowi hopes will transform the country are actually part of the same oligarchic structures that have long shaped Indonesian political and economic life.
As Covid-19 causes the economy to plunge and sends workers into unemployment, online lenders are encountering a surge of borrowers who are unlikely able to pay back their loans.
With their customers largely confined indoors, businesses have to find creative ways to hawk their goods and stay afloat.
The infamous Electronic Information and Transactions (ITE) Law has already turned Indonesia’s cyberspace into a jungle, in which those with power could turn casual remarks or involuntary actions into a felony.
President Joko Widodo himself has called for the public to ‘work from home, study from home, and worship at home’ … but what risks are looming as people (temporarily) stay at home and uses internet more frequently?
If approved by country’s financial regulator, it would be among the first such service under the social media giant’s Facebook Pay application.
Grab and Gojek face competing financial crosswinds as they navigate the coronavirus outbreak, spending millions of dollars to support their drivers with an eye toward the ensuing recovery.
The coronavirus outbreak could serve as a catalyst for Indonesia become a cashless society and embrace digital banking, a director at Indonesia’s biggest bank by assets said, as people stay indoors for to avoid infection.