Indonesia looks to attract more investment from RoK World

Indonesia looks to attract more investment from RoK

Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (ICB) of Indonesia said he and Minister of State-owned Enterprises Erick Thohir made a visit to the Republic of Korea on September 23 and 24 to call for more RoK investment to Indonesia.
Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19 World

Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19

Indonesia saw the poverty rate rise to 9.78 percent in March from 9.22 percent last September, with 26.42 million people living below the poverty line as of March, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).
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 fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia World

Forest fires complicate COVID-19 fight in Indonesia

Smog from forest fires in Indonesia could complicate the country's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as its government has no contingency plan for additional respiratory diseases, local health experts warned on May 8.
Southeast Asian countries report more COVID-19 infection cases World

Southeast Asian countries report more COVID-19 infection cases

Secretary of the Indonesian Health Ministry's disease control and prevention directorate general Achmad Yurianto reported that his country confirmed 395 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 deaths on May 4, raising its total infections and fatalities to 11,587 and 864 respectively.