Indonesia morning news for June 10

Indonesia morning news for June 10

Indonesia’s GDP to stagnate as global economy sees worst recession in 80 years: World Bank Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow at zero percent this year as the global economy is expected to see its deepest downturn since the Second World War, the World Bank has forecast. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia’s Daily Coronavirus […]

Singapore morning news for June 10

Singapore morning news for June 10

218 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore in lowest daily tally since April 11 There were 218 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of noon on Tuesday (June 9), the lowest daily tally since April 11 when 191 new cases were reported. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Singapore’s dengue cases hit seven-year high Dengue fever infections this […]

Indonesia morning news for June 9

Indonesia morning news for June 9

Jakarta back in business as 847 new COVID-19 cases reported Indonesia’s health ministry on Monday (Jun 8) reported 847 new coronavirus infections and 32 new deaths, taking the total number of cases to 32,033 and fatalities to 1,883. — CNA Government announces travel requirements during transition to ‘new normal’ The Indonesian government has issued a […]

Singapore morning news for June 9

Singapore morning news for June 9

Singapore’s Elections Dept lists safety measures for general election THE Elections Department has spelt out the safety measures to be taken to ensure a safe election – measures that include reducing the number of voters in polling stations and barring people from entering the stations if they are found to be running a temperature and […]

Indonesia morning news for June 8

Indonesia morning news for June 8

Academic Year to Start on Schedule, But Classes May Need to Wait The government plans to start the new academic year normally in July, but classes may reopen at a later time due to national health crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak, an education official has said. — Jakarta Globe Indonesia reports 672 new COVID-19 […]

Singapore morning news for June 8

Singapore morning news for June 8

Circuit breaker sends April retail sales into sharpest fall in 30 years SINGAPORE’S retail sales tumbled 40.5 per cent year on year in April – the sharpest fall in more than three decades – triggered by “circuit-breaker” measures implemented between April 7 and June 1 to contain the Covid-19 outbreak. — The Business Times Parliament […]

Indonesia morning news for June 5

Indonesia morning news for June 5

Jakarta Extends Large-Scale Social Restriction, Declares June a ‘Transition Period’ Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan on Thursday extended the city’s large-scale social restriction, or PSBB, until at least the end of June as the capital city enters what he called a “transition period” in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. — Jakarta Globe New protocol requires […]

Singapore morning news for June 5

Singapore morning news for June 5

Budget 2020 Care and Support cash payouts to be made to eligible S’poreans from 18 June: MOF Eligible Singaporeans will be receiving cash payouts under the Unity and Resilience Budgets’ Care and Support Package starting 18 June, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF). — The Online Citizen Visitor arrivals to Singapore hit historic low in […]

Indonesia morning news for June 4

Indonesia morning news for June 4

Indonesia’s economy may shrink 3.5% if PSBB last for 4 months: World Bank Indonesia’s economy may shrink 3.5 percent this year should the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) imposed by several regional administrations nationwide last for four months, according to a worst-case projection by the World Bank, as the government rushes to reopen the virus-battered economy. […]

Singapore morning news for June 4

Singapore morning news for June 4

Singapore’s COVID-19 cases top 36,000 after 569 new infections reported The number of COVID-19 cases in Singapore crossed the 36,000 mark on Wednesday (Jun 3) with 569 new infections confirmed as of noon. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Singapore PMI improves in May, but still in contractionary mode IN May, Singapore’s factory sentiment improved […]

Indonesia morning news for June 3

Indonesia morning news for June 3

Indonesia announces cancellation of Hajj pilgrimage 2020 amid COVID-19 The Indonesian government announced its decision to not send Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. — Antara News Indonesia records 20-year low inflation around Idul Fitri as pandemic upends purchasing power Indonesia booked record low inflation in May leading up to […]

Singapore morning news for June 3

Singapore morning news for June 3

COVID-19 laws in force indefinitely after amendments which include new details for post-circuit breaker Amendments to the COVID-19 regulations, which were published in the Government Gazette just before they expired on Jun 2, mean the laws are now in force indefinitely and not just during the circuit breaker period. — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) […]