• Central Government Requests Provincial Governors Not to Raise Minimum Wages in 2021

    Central Government Requests Provincial Governors Not to Raise Minimum Wages in 2021

    Through Manpower Minister Circular Letter No. M/11/HK.04/X/2020, the central government of Indonesia requests all provincial governors not to raise the minimum wages for 2021 as the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on entrepreneurs and business has been severe. The financial pressure (due to missed income) makes it tough for many entrepreneurs to survive. By not raising the minimum wages in 2021, these business-owners would get some air, which means jobs can be saved.

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  • Pharmaceutical Industry of Indonesia; a Healthy Economy Needs Healthy People

    Pharmaceutical Industry of Indonesia; a Healthy Economy Needs Healthy People

    The pharmaceutical industry has been a center of focus in the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis because it has an important role to play. This industry discovers, develops, produces, and markets (pharmaceutical) drugs for use as medications, with the aim to cure the patients, vaccinate them, or alleviate the symptoms. Hence, developing a vaccine or cure to COVID-19 is the responsibility of the pharmaceutical industry.

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