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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 »

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North’s outbreak of African swine fever

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A pig is seen on the farm of pig farmer Han Yi at a… Read More »