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New Gov't Campaign Encourages SMEs to Ramp Up Digital PresenceThe government is trying to champion Made in Indonesia products and encourage producers to create a stronger online presence.
News May 14, 2020 | 7:59 pm
Nearly 4000 Companies in Jakarta Adhere to Large-Scale Social RestrictionMeanwhile, more than 1,000 companies have been flouting the semi-lockdown measure.
News May 14, 2020 | 3:19 pm
Jokowi's New Five-Point Plan Anticipates Second Wave of PandemicThe president wants a thorough evaluation of social restrictions and stricter monitoring of people suspected of having the coronavirus.
News May 4, 2020 | 5:24 pm
Ombudsman Launches Covid-19 Online Complaint CenterBig budget cuts in ministries and state agencies have reduced public service quality during the pandemic.
News Apr 29, 2020 | 7:31 pm
Nearly Nine Million Indonesians Sign Up for Unemployment Benefits During PandemicThe pre-employment card program has finally gained some traction in the community.
News Apr 29, 2020 | 4:29 pm
West Java Extends Large-Scale Social Restriction in Jakarta's Satellite CitiesThe restriction (PSBB) seems to have had some success in reducing the number of new Covid-19 infections.
News Apr 28, 2020 | 3:42 pm
Pre-Employment Card's Trainers Have Little Track Record in TrainingThe unemployment benefits program's official training partners include two e-commerce and five digital platforms.
News Apr 28, 2020 | 12:53 am
Gov't, the House Postpone Labor Issues Deliberation in Omnibus BillThe omnibus bill would strip out many protections Indonesian workers already have today, including severance pay and the minimum wage.
Business Apr 25, 2020 | 4:31 pm
More Than a Thousand Cars Forced to Turn Back to Jakarta on First Day of Mudik BanTwo roadblocks have been set up on the Jakarta-Cikampel toll road to stop cars going in and out of coronavirus red zone Jakarta.
News Apr 24, 2020 | 3:29 pm
With More Than $350m in Its Budget, Pre-Employment Card Program Should Hire More Digital PlatformsThe government is expected to be more transparent in its selection of official partners for the unemployment benefits program.
News Apr 24, 2020 | 12:39 am
Village Fund to Be Disbursed Through Three Priority Programs During Coronavirus CrisisThe programs are designed to allow the cash-strapped central government to divert some of the funding to coronavirus mitigation.
News Apr 22, 2020 | 9:08 pm
Jokowi's Millennial Advisor Resigns Over Pre-Employment Card ScandalAllegations of conflict of interests have dogged Belva Devara's Ruangguru app's selection as partner in the unemployment benefits program.
News Apr 22, 2020 | 4:27 am
Jokowi Bans Mudik as Police Prepare to Close Off Roads In and Out of JakartaThe Transportation Ministry indicated 24 percent of Muslims in big cities may insist on returning to their hometowns for Idul Fitri.
News Apr 21, 2020 | 3:54 pm
More Than 300,000 Workers Eligible for Unemployment Benefits in JakartaThe workers must verify their data on the prakerja.go.id website to access incentives and training programs on the pre-employment card.
News Apr 20, 2020 | 4:25 pm
Jakarta Closes Companies Violating Large-Scale Social Restriction, Asks for Suspension of Commuter TrainsA total of 200 companies have continued to operate in the capital after obtaining permission from the Industry Ministry.
News Apr 17, 2020 | 4:48 pm
Ojek Not Allowed to Carry Passenger During Large-Scale Social Restriction in JakartaHundreds of thousands of online motorcycle taxi drivers have had their income cut at least in half during social distancing.
News Apr 14, 2020 | 11:30 pm
Large-Scale Social Restriction to Start for 6m Tangerang Residents on SaturdayAs of Monday, the province of Banten has 285 coronavirus cases, with 22 deaths and only seven recoveries.
News Apr 14, 2020 | 12:05 pm
West Java Revives New Order-Era Youth Organization to Help With Coronavirus MitigationKarang Taruna members have been ordered to collect data on residents who need assistance during large-scale social restriction.
News Apr 14, 2020 | 2:18 am
'Large-Scale' Social Restrictions Expanded to Jakarta's Satellite CitiesWest Java is the second most severely hit by the Covid-19 disease, with 421 total confirmed cases and 40 fatalities as of Saturday
News Apr 12, 2020 | 12:07 pm
Gov't Bans Mudik for Civil ServantsThe government has decided to ban the Idul Fitri exodus for all civil servants.
News Apr 10, 2020 | 4:55 pm
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