Foreigners join Vietnamese in fighting Covid-19 Society

Foreigners join Vietnamese in fighting Covid-19

Vietnam is having a difficult time fully containing the spread of Covid-19 and there have been many community infections over the last few days. Joining the solidarity and compassion of local people and organisations are foreign friends keen to do their bit.
IMF forecasts slight economic growth for Indonesia in 2020 World

IMF forecasts slight economic growth for Indonesia in 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that Indonesia’s economic growth will remain in positive territory this year, albeit ever so slightly, as the coronavirus pandemic puts the global economy at risk of its worst recession since the Great Depression of 1930.
COVID-19 in the eyes of locals, expats Society

COVID-19 in the eyes of locals, expats

As the number of COVID-19 infected cases jumps every day, Vietnam has taken measures to prevent and control the virus, for example, quarantining those who are suspected of infection, those returning from pandemic-hit areas, asking everyone to wear face masks in public areas and tightening immigration policies.
Indonesia confirms radioactive contamination cases World

Indonesia confirms radioactive contamination cases

The Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (Bapeten) of Indonesia has obtained the test results of nine residents following the finding of radioactive contamination in a vacant land plot in Serpong, South Tangerang city, over 40km in the south of Jakarta.
Indonesia’s budget deficit rises to 20.1 billion USD World

Indonesia’s budget deficit rises to 20.1 billion USD

Indonesia’s Finance Ministry has announced that the country’s state budget deficit increased to 281.9 trillion Rp (20.1 billion USD) or 1.8 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in October 2019, higher than the same period year earlier of 229.7 trillion Rp or 1.56 percent of GDP.