Tag Archives: Economy

Indonesia must ‘protect the people’ without sacrificing the economy, finance minister says

Indonesia needs to “protect the people” and spend more to support them during the pandemic — and it’s not likely to impair the economic recovery, the country’s finance minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, claimed on Tuesday. The so-called social safety net for Indonesians has been increased by 20% while health-care expenditure has been upped by nearly… Read More »

GOP senator, who didn’t vote for Trump in 2016, supports president now due to record on economy

Republican Sen. Rob Portman, who did not vote for Donald Trump in 2016, told CNBC on Wednesday that he backs the president’s reelection in 2020 because of the success of the White House’s economic agenda. “I’m going to vote for him, and I’m helping him, and I’m endorsing him. I cannot believe the change we… Read More »

Q&A: ONC chief Don Rucker on bringing the app economy into healthcare

The Office of the National Coordinator is the country’s health information technology regulator, and, under Donald Rucker’s leadership, has set off some waves. ONC kicked off a nationwide push towards unfettered electronic data sharing with a proposed rule in February that would penalize healthcare companies for siloing data and give patients free electronic access to… Read More »