Highlights in the media today: Pandemic disrupts treatment of HIV/AIDS, experts say bad air circulation could increase risk of airborne transmission, Indonesia to benefit from supply chain diversification.
Highlights in the media today: WHO acknowledges evidence of airborne transmission of COVID-19, government issues health guidelines for cultural and creative industries, consumers still reluctant to return to ‘normal’.
Highlights in the media today: Health Ministry caps price of rapid test kits, Pantura becomes high-risk COVID-19 transmission point, non-tariff barriers may limit food accessibility and affordability.
Highlights in the media today: Jakarta improves healthcare system, queues at KRL stations gets longer, economists disagree with president’s plan to return role of banking supervision to BI
Highlights in the media today: Agriculture Ministry plans to mass-produce ‘antivirus necklace’, Jakarta instructs civil servants to control wet markets, businesses grow increasingly anxious as government yet to disburse promised funds.
Highlights in the media today: Indonesia records highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Southeast Asia, Jakarta governor admits difficulties in containing virus in wet markets, Administrative issues hamper COVID-19 fund disbursement.
Highlights in the media today: Rights groups demand transparency in COVID-19 contact tracing, Jakarta to extend transitional large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), Indonesia still among preferred markets in ASEAN.
Highlights in the media today: East Java becomes new pandemic epicenter, President warns regional leaders not to hastily reopen areas with high infection rates, Government’s housing subsidies hamper market growth
Highlights in the media today: Experts warn against consuming so-called COVID-19 cures, President threatens to reshuffle cabinet, BI may buy zero-interest bonds to prop up budget.
Highlights in the media today: People doubt Jakarta’s claims of having controlled the pandemic in the region, Central Java contains pandemic through community-based approach, President approves new state budget with 6.34% deficit.