The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office estimates that the COVID-19 epidemic could deduct as much as half a percentage point from the economic growth of regional economies.
The confirmation on Monday that Indonesia had two cases of the coronavirus ended weeks of insistence by officials that the country had no infections within its borders.
Australia ordered its first school closure on Friday (March 6) after a 16-year-old student tested positive for the coronavirus, as authorities struggle to contain the outbreak in the country.
The government’s recent handling of COVID-19 has sparked nostalgia online for the late National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.
Indonesia’s first two confirmed COVID-19 patients claim that media coverage and discussion on social media have left them “mentally drained”.
Australia recorded its second death from the coronavirus, the first from a “local transmission”, and warned the crisis will subtract at least half a percentage point from the country’s economic growth.
The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) urged the media to respect privacy by not disclosing private information about families or addresses.
Amid the rapid development of today’s technology, various problems can also be solved with existing technology, including in the world of health. Therefore, it is still difficult for early detection of osteoporosis.
Indonesia announced a raft of measures, including the disbursement of 10.3 trillion rupiah (S$1 billion), to help domestic businesses and consumers counter the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Agus is among thousands of fishermen who have had to stop working as an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease grips China, the largest market for Indonesian shrimp exports.
Indonesia is backing calls for a coordinated global response to the coronavirus outbreak, warning that the authorities may be underestimating its impact on trade and economic growth.
Southeast Asia’s top diplomats praised China’s handling of the virus outbreak and pledged Thursday to help fight the disease that emerged in a central Chinese city and spread in the region.
Authorities in Indonesia have launched an investigation following the discovery of radioactive contamination in an empty lot in a housing complex near a nuclear research facility.