The Politics of Lockdown: Lives vs Livelihoods

The social restriction policy in Jakarta has reaped condemnation from central government officials. The main concern of the central government is that social restrictions will further suppress economic growth.

Behind the Controversial Local Experiments of COVID-19 Drugs

Even though the pandemic has escalated, the Indonesian government still does not want to re-implement social restrictions for fear of its impact on the economy. For this reason, presenting COVID-19 vaccines and drugs is the only option.

Big Picture of Jiwasraya’s Policy Rescue Amid Giant Deficit

Jiwasraya's policy rescue effort is entering a new phase. The SOE Ministry has designed a rescue scheme that includes the establishment of a new insurance company and a major policy restructuring, in addition to the state capital injection.