Indonesia promotes support for people affected by COVID-19 World

Indonesia promotes support for people affected by COVID-19

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on July 15 directly presented cash assistance to small and micro-sized enterprises, business households, freelance workers, and street vendors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.to help them overcome the difficult time.
Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership World

Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership

Thailand’s cabinet has agreed to set up a committee to consider whether the country should sign up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), amid widespread concerns about its harmful effects on the agriculture industry.
Indonesia: No relaxation of large-scale social restriction policy World

Indonesia: No relaxation of large-scale social restriction policy

The Indonesian government has no plans to ease the enactment of the Large Scale Social Restriction (PSBB) policy in the immediate future, as the government is still focusing on the national mudik (homecoming) ban for the next two weeks to curb the spread of COVID-19, said President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia specifies focuses in coping with COVID-19 pandemic World

Indonesia specifies focuses in coping with COVID-19 pandemic

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on May 11 stressed three focuses to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, namely scaling up tests, boosting surveillance on migrant workers who will come back home, and accelerating the production of medical equipment and COVID-19 medicine.
PM allows lifting of social distancing at schools Politics

PM allows lifting of social distancing at schools

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, while chairing a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on May 7, spoke of easing certain measures introduced to tackle the COVID-19, including the removal of social distancing measures at schools.