‘Don’t get sick’: Indonesia’s poor miss out on COVID-19 care

The pandemic has been a grinding descent towards poverty and hunger for many of them, the slow death encapsulated by Herdayati’s sardonic joke.

by · Monday, 19 July 2021 · Indonesia, Philippines

Indonesia returns to lower-middle-income rank due to COVID-19

Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia has lost its upper middle-income status after a year, as coronavirus outbreaks have reversed its gains in curbing poverty …

by · Friday, 9 July 2021 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Indonesia wants fewer babies. But is it a good idea?

His goal is to further eliminate poverty and lift the economic growth rate to about 7% a year from the average of about 5% during his first term from …

by · Monday, 22 February 2021 · Indonesia, Philippines

Indonesia targets elimination of extreme poverty in 2024

The Indonesian Government will reform the social welfare system with the aim of erasing extreme poverty in 2024, said Minister for National …

by · Wednesday, 6 January 2021 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Indonesia’s GDP growth to contract 1.5 percent in 2020: IMF

… increase inequality, as the IMF expects nearly 90 million people to fall into poverty this year, according to IMF economic counsellor Gita Gopinath.

by · Wednesday, 14 October 2020 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19

Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia saw the poverty rate rise to 9.78 percent in March from 9.22 percent last September, with 26.42 million people living below …

by · Thursday, 23 July 2020 · Indonesia, Vietnam

WB warns of 2 percent contraction in Indonesia’s economy in 2020

Sanders said that under this scenario where the economy would actually contract, poverty would increase quite significantly, especially if there is no …

by · Friday, 17 July 2020 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Indonesians act to feed poor as lockdown hits daily wage earners

Millions of Indonesians have been thrown into poverty in recent months and are struggling to make ends meet in a country that has recorded more …

by · Monday, 18 May 2020 · Indonesia, Turkey

Indonesia’s ‘rice ATMs’ provide staple amid corona crunch

… informal sector, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told parliament last week the coronavirus had set efforts to eradicate poverty back a decade.

by · Tuesday, 12 May 2020 · Indonesia, Philippines

Millions of Indonesians likely to fall into poverty, unemployment

Millions of Indonesians may fall into poverty and unemployment as the COVID-19 pandemic batters the Indonesian economy, according to Indonesia’s …

by · Monday, 20 April 2020 · Indonesia, Vietnam