‘There’s nothing we can do’: Indonesia’s small businesses brace for impact of fuel price hike

‘There’s nothing we can do’: Indonesia’s small businesses brace for impact of fuel price hike

JAKARTA: Zainal Ridho, 41, owns a car rental company in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. Previously, the day rate for his Toyota Innova, including the price of subsidised Pertalite fuel, was 800,000 rupiah (US$54).  Last week, he raised the price to 900,000 rupiah per day, amid the widespread belief that the government would soon increase the price … Read more

Six weeks after reopening, Bali wonders where the tourists are | Coronavirus pandemic News

Pererenan, Bali – Before the pandemic, Dicky, who like many Indonesians goes by only one name, earned up to $20 a day hawking shell craft jewellery to tourists on the crowded beaches of Bali’s southwest coast. But nearly two months after Indonesia reopened its doors to visitors from China and 18 other countries, the international … Read more