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Maikel Jefriando

Exclusive: Indonesia approves China's Sinovac vaccine for the elderly

Feb 06 2021

JAKARTA Indonesia has approved Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in the elderly, a letter from the food and drug agency shows, potentially changing the country's strategy which has prioritised its working population first.

Indonesia, Malaysia seeking ASEAN meeting on Myanmar after coup

Feb 05 2021

JAKARTA The leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia on Friday said they were seeking a special meeting of Southeast Asian nations to discuss the situation in Myanmar, where an elected government was overthrown in a coup this week.

Indonesia, Malaysia seeking ASEAN meeting on Myanmar after coup

Feb 05 2021

JAKARTA The leaders of Indonesia and Malaysia on Friday said they were seeking a special meeting of Southeast Asian nations to discuss the situation in Myanmar, where an elected government was overthrown in a coup this week.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia FDI picks up in Q4, but down in 2020 due to virus impact

Jan 25 2021

JAKARTA, Jan 25 Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Indonesia in the fourth quarter last year rose 5.5% to 111.1 trillion rupiah ($7.92 billion), despite a slowdown earlier in the year, data from the country's investment board showed on Monday.

Indonesia may allow private sector to buy and distribute vaccines

Jan 14 2021

JAKARTA Indonesia may allow companies to procure their own COVID-19 vaccines, the country's health minister said on Thursday, as an influential business chamber called for members to be able to inoculate staff or sell vaccines to the public.

Indonesian president inaugurates $3 billion 'strategic' port

Dec 20 2020

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated the Patimban sea port in West Java on Sunday, saying the new gateway would have a "strategic" role in boosting the nation's pandemic-hit economy.

Indonesia pledges free COVID-19 vaccines, with president first in line

Dec 16 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) -Indonesia will provide free coronavirus vaccines to its citizens when the world’s fourth most populous nation starts its inoculation programme, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday, adding he would get the first shot to reassure people on safety.

Indonesia pledges free COVID-19 vaccines, with president first in line

Dec 16 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia will provide free coronavirus vaccines to its citizens when the world’s fourth most populous nation starts its inoculation programme, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday, adding he would get the first shot to reassure people on safety.

Indonesia pledges free COVID-19 vaccines, with president first in line

Dec 16 2020

JAKARTA, Dec 16 Indonesia will provide free coronavirus vaccines to its citizens when the world’s fourth most populous nation starts its inoculation programme, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday, adding he would get the first shot to reassure people on safety.

Indonesian Grab, Gojek drivers threaten nationwide protests over merger talks

Dec 15 2020

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE Indonesian motorbike driver unions for ride-hailing and food delivery firms Grab and Gojek say they will kick off protests across the country if merger talks between the firms proceed without them, fearing it could result in mass job losses.

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