Indonesia backs MSMEs amid COVID-19 World

Indonesia backs MSMEs amid COVID-19

The Indonesian government has prepared a credit package worth up to 4.2 trillion rupiah (about 285 million USD) to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to resume production amid the complicated developments of COVID-19, according to Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Panjaitan.
Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke World

Indonesia: Over 39,000 people affected by haze smoke

As many as 39,277 residents in Riau province in Sumatra Island, Indonesia, have suffered from respiratory problems due to the escalating smoke haze caused by forest fires, according to head of the provincial Health Office Mimi Nazir.
Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners World

Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners

A search and rescue team on April 9 rescued two miners and found five dead bodies after a landslide hit an artisanal diamond mine in Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan province of Indonesia a day earlier.
Indonesia declares emergency due to forest fires ASEAN

Indonesia declares emergency due to forest fires

Indonesian Minister of Forestry and Environment Siti Nurbaya has announced the country has been placed under emergency state due to forecasts on blazes and impacts of smoke from forest and land fires.