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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 »