Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

Economic recovery not entirely reliant on fiscal, monetary policies

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – Indonesia’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic would not solely rely on fiscal and monetary policies but also other instruments, including the omnibus law on job creation, according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati. “In this time of crisis, the president and House of Representatives have approved the Omnibus Law that

Govt to offer citizens COVID-19 vaccine derived from three sources

  Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government will provide citizens the COVID-19 vaccine sourced from purchasing deals with Chinese and British firms, supply from international organization, and domestic Red and White vaccine production. The Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Health Ministry, Foreign Affairs Ministry, and State Enterprises Ministry have secured purchase deals with Chinese

Legal process underway for 10 released suspects in Ternate rally

  Ternate, N Maluku (ANTARA) – The North Maluku Provincial Police sent home 10 people suspected of creating chaos during a rally against the job creation law in the provincial capital of Ternate after subjecting them to an interrogation. “Despite being named suspects, they have not been detained, but the legal process on them still

Eight thousand personnel guard student rally against job creation law

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Some eight thousand security personnel were stationed around Merdeka Palace in Central Jakarta on Friday as a precautionary measure to guard the All-Indonesia University Student Executive Board’s (BEM SI’s) rally against the job creation law. “Joint security personnel from the Indonesian police, military, and the Jakarta provincial government have been deployed to

Job Creation Law supports economic recovery in Indonesia: World Bank

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Omnibus Law on Job Creation, approved by the House of Representatives, can potentially support Indonesia in its economic recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This law can support resilient economic recovery and long-term growth in Indonesia,” according to an official statement from the World Bank received in Jakarta, Friday.