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Indonesia minister says economic policies must align better to tackle crisis

Sep 09 2020

JAKARTA, Sept 9 Indonesia must synchronise monetary and fiscal policies better to tackle economic pressures caused by the pandemic, although the government does not back a proposal for a monetary board to oversee the country's central bank, a top minister told Reuters.

Indonesia faces huge coronavirus surge, say experts, as capital declares emergency

Mar 20 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia likely faces a large surge in coronavirus cases after a slow government response masked the scale of the epidemic in the world's fourth most populous country, health experts say, as the capital, Jakarta, declared a state of emergency on Friday.

Indonesia faces huge coronavirus surge, say experts, as capital declares emergency

Mar 20 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia likely faces a large surge in coronavirus cases after a slow government response masked the scale of the epidemic in the world's fourth most populous country, health experts say, as the capital, Jakarta, declared a state of emergency on Friday.

Indonesia faces huge coronavirus surge, say experts, as capital declares emergency

Mar 20 2020

JAKARTA, March 20 Indonesia likely faces a large surge in coronavirus cases after a slow government response masked the scale of the epidemic in the world's fourth most populous country, health experts say, as the capital, Jakarta, declared a state of emergency on Friday.

Indonesia should 'prepare for the worst' on coronavirus, Red Cross says

Mar 19 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia is likely to have a far higher number of coronavirus cases than it has reported due to low levels of testing and needs to consider tougher measures like lockdowns, the head of the country's Red Cross told Reuters.

Indonesia should 'prepare for the worst' on coronavirus, Red Cross says

Mar 19 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia is likely to have a far higher number of coronavirus cases than it has reported due to low levels of testing and needs to consider tougher measures like lockdowns, the head of the country's Red Cross told Reuters.

CORRECTED-Indonesia should 'prepare for the worst' on coronavirus, Red Cross says

Mar 19 2020

JAKARTA, March 19 Indonesia is likely to have a far higher number of coronavirus cases than it has reported due to low levels of testing and needs to consider tougher measures like lockdowns, the head of the country's Red Cross told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank has "many instruments" to support growth amid virus spread

Mar 04 2020

* BI's baseline scenario is for "mild" virus impact (Adds direct quote, context, changes slug)

Indonesia accused of putting profit ahead of the environment with new bill

Feb 13 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's plans to relax environmental rules to encourage investment have drawn criticism from activists who say the government is putting profit ahead of protecting the archipelago's rich natural surroundings.

European liquor off the menu in Indonesia as trade row escalates

Dec 21 2019

JAKARTA/BRUSSELS What started as a spat with the European Union over Indonesian palm oil has escalated into a far broader trade dispute with imported European spirits and now dairy products caught in the crossfire.  

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