Indonesia

Indonesia’s economy grew last year despite shortfalls

According to BPS data released on July 15 last year, the poverty rate in March was 9.41%, slightly better than March in 2018, when it was 9.82%.

by · Thursday, 9 January 2020 · Indonesia, Turkey

Indonesia targets 5.6 percent economic growth in 2020

The unemployment rate is expected to fall to 4.8-5.0 percent, accompanied by a reduction in the poverty rate of between 8.5 and 9.0 percent.

by · Friday, 22 November 2019 · Indonesia, Vietnam

In Indonesia, a new tool is being used to fight child marriage

Local officials can now find information from all sectors, such as health, education, women’s empowerment, child protection, and human rights and law, to help them address child and teen marriage in their area.

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by · Thursday, 21 November 2019 · Indonesia

Indonesia study: P2P lenders create thousands of jobs, reduce poverty

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms have provided jobs for more than 362,000 Indonesians and reduced the poverty rate by 0.7 per cent – equal to …

by · Monday, 18 November 2019 · Indonesia

Indonesia study: P2P lenders create thousands of jobs, reduce poverty

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms have provided jobs for more than 362,000 Indonesians and reduced the poverty rate by 0.7 per cent – equal to …

by · Monday, 18 November 2019 · Indonesia

World Zakat Forum: Optimizing funds to reduce poverty

BANDUNG, Indonesia. Global zakat funds have not been effective to reduce poverty in Muslim-populated countries. The issue was addressed during …

by · Saturday, 9 November 2019 · Indonesia, Turkey

A developed country in 2045: Jokowi’s figures in plain English

In March, the poverty rate in Indonesia stood at 9.41 per cent of the population. That means some 25 million Indonesians still live below the poverty …

by · Monday, 21 October 2019 · Indonesia

Widodo Begins 2nd Term Pledging to Make Indonesia Developed

He said in his inauguration speech that he expects poverty — which afflicts close to 10 percent of Indonesia’s nearly 270 million people — to be just …

by · Monday, 21 October 2019 · Indonesia, Thailand

Indonesia’s popular president to be sworn in for final term

Indonesia’s popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world’s …

by · Sunday, 20 October 2019 · Indonesia, Philippines

‘It’s okay to be poor’: Why fighting poverty remains challenging in Indonesia

Poverty remains an ingrained problem in Indonesia despite the country’s success in cutting its poverty rate to a single-digit level for the first time in …

by · Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Indonesia, Thailand