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22 January 2021

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·      Indonesia’s GDP to decline more than thought as virus keeps spreading (The Jakarta Post, 14 October 2020)

·      Workers, students stage another round of protests against Job Creation Law (The Jakarta Post, 12 October 2020)

·      Indonesia: 35 percent of workers laid off due to COVID-19 (Saigon News, 10 October 2020)

·      Indonesia: Thousands protest against 'omnibus law' on jobs (BBC News, 9 October 2020)

·      Indonesian parliamentary committee finishes deliberating contentious jobs Bill (CNA, 4 October 2020)

·      Bali's unemployed turn to odd jobs, hard labour as COVID-19 ravages tourism sector (CNA, 4 October 2020)

·      Poverty runs a thread through Indonesia as COVID-19 puts millions on the brink (CNA, 2 October 2020)

·      Indonesia’s Stimulus Plan Draws Fire From Environmentalists and Unions (NY Times, 2 October 2020)

·      Govt spends 44% of recovery budget up to September, health spending lags (The Jakarta Post, 2 October 2020)

·      Most small businesses could shut down in six months due to COVID-19 (The Jakarta Post, 1 October 2020)

·      200,000 Jakarta F&B workers face unemployment as a result of prolonged restrictions: retail association (Coconuts Jakarta, 28 September 2020)

·      Indonesian protesters target government's flagship jobs bill (The Jakarta Post, 24 September 2020)

·      Covid-19 pandemic panners: Indonesians hunt for gold in desperate times (Straits Times, 23 September 2020)

·      Stretched thin, Indonesia deploys medical interns to COVID-19 front lines (The Jakarta Post, 20 September 2020)

·      Red Cross warns coronavirus is driving discrimination in Asia (The Jakarta Post, 17 September 2020)

·      Virus stigma complicates response to pandemic in Indonesia (FMT News, 17 September 2020)

·      The disparity of gig economy and rural-urban poverty (The Jakarta Post, 15 September 2020)

·      Indonesia Is Losing Health Workers at an Alarming Rate (Jakarta Globe, 14 September 2020)

·      Healthcare workers in Indonesia under pressure as coronavirus cases surge (Straits Times, 13 September 2020)

·      Insight: Hit hard by COVID-19, gig workers (The Jakarta Post, 10 September 2020)

·      COVID-19 haunts industrial zones in Indonesia (The Jakarta Post, 7 September 2020)

·      Hundreds of Chinese workers granted entry permit to work in Riau islands (The Jakarta Post, 7 September 2020)

·      Six months after COVID-19 strikes Indonesia, questions linger over healthcare capacity and equipment (CNA, 4 September 2020)

·      Gig economy supports Indonesia's economic resilience (The Jakarta Post, 4 September 2020)

·      Patients crowd hospitals as Indonesia loses 183 'priceless' medical workers (The Jakarta Post, 2 September 2020)

·      Ministries of transportation, public works have spent less than half of annual budgets (The Jakarta Post, 1 September 2020)

·      88 workers at Nippon Oilseal Kogyu factory in Cikarang COVID-19 positive (The Jakarta Post, 31 August 2020)

·      Huge Indonesia mine resumes operations after lockdown protest (The Jakarta Post, 31 August 2020)

·      About 200 Workers at LG Electronics Plant in Indonesia Infected with COVID-19 (Business Korea, 26 August 2020)

·      Protest at Freeport's Grasberg mine in Indonesia extends to second day (Today, 26 August 2020)

·      Indonesian workers rally against new job bill, massive lay-offs (Bloomberg, 25 August 2020)

·      Indonesian organisations align with ILO action plan (Ecotextile, 25 August 2020)

·      Gov't Starts $4.5b Cash Transfers for Workers, Small Business Owners Ahead of Schedule (Jakarta Globe, 24 August 2020)

·      Upset by Covid-19 lockdown, workers bar access to Freeport Indonesia's Grasberg mine (Straits Times, 24 August 2020)

·      Endless first wave: How Indonesia failed to control COVID-19 (CNA, 20 August 2020)

·      Indonesia puts US$33 billion move of capital city on hold to tackle COVID-19 pandemic (CNA, 19 August 2020)

·      House, unions team up to discuss labor provisions in omnibus bill on job creation (The Jakarta Post, 19 August 2020)

·      Money not reaching Indonesia’s virus victims (Asia Times, 12 August 2020)


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