PM Scott Morrison has announced that anyone entering Australia must enter a 14-day self-quarantine period. Questions have been raised as to how this new mandate would be enforced.
On any other Monday, Mr Ranggi Hardiyanto, 25, would have already sold at least a couple pairs of sneakers.
In 1606, Shakespeare and his company bolted the doors of the Globe Theatre and fled London as bubonic plague led to a total shutdown of theatres. Now we know what it must have felt like.
Build things, cut some red tape, improve access to basic services (though not necessarily their quality), & make civil servants more efficient.
A restriction on the operational hours of public transportation in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 appears to have massively backfired, with large crowds and long lines building up at Transjakarta and MRT Jakarta stations.
Mr Joko said that he had spoken to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong about the assistance, but did not elaborate on what kind of help and the amount that would be given.
The Home Ministry & National Disaster Mitigation Agency have urged the administrations of Indonesia’s 34 provinces to coordinate closely with the central government.
Indonesia has officially announced a second stimulus package and has vowed to set aside a chunk of its state budget to support the country’s economy against the backdrop of the COVID-19 outbreak, providing some relief to a battered stock market and rupiah.
A handful of new Pokemon Go updates are designed to benefit those in self-isolation or practicing social distancing due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Indonesia is urging that countries band together in the fight to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus globally, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday.
The usually bustling city of Jakarta may seem less busy in the next few days as several major companies are instructing staff to work from home.
Australia’s Victoria state declared a state of emergency for four weeks effective 12pm local time (9am Singapore time) on Monday (March 16) in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.