Jokowi asks for prioritization of state spending on domestic products in Q3

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo reiterated his instruction to the Cabinet members to accelerate government spending to restore the national economy, asking them to prioritize spending on domestic products in the third quarter of 2020.&ld

Australia's Victoria state mandates coronavirus testing for travelers

Australia's Victoria state will implement mandatory coronavirus tests for returning travelers after a sharp spike in infections over the past two weeks, the state's premier said on Sunday.The country's second-most populous state had 49

Jokowi changes 2020 state budget again, with deficit at 6.34% of GDP

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo signed Wednesday Perpres No. 72/2020, a presidential regulation that regulates an increase in state spending and a widening state budget deficit amid Indonesia’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic

Government places $2.12b in state-owned banks to accelerate economic recovery

The government announced on Wednesday that it would place Rp 30 trillion (US$2.12 billion) in state-owned banks, associated under the auspices of Himbara, to be channeled as loans to businesses to help support economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pan

Coronavirus: Australian state of Victoria reimposes restrictions after spike in cases

The Australian state of Victoria will reimpose tighter coronavirus restrictions after a spike in cases. From Monday, there will be a stricter limit on the number of people allowed to meet up in public or visit another person's home after 25 new cases

Coronavirus: Australian state of Victoria reimposes restrictions after spike in cases