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Indonesia Lifts Quarantine Requirements for International Travelers
March 22, 2022

Indonesia Lifts Quarantine Requirements for International Travelers

By Sebastian Strangio
In recent months, Southeast Asian nations have begun stripping away pandemic-era travel restrictions. But tourism recovery is likely to be slow.

Indonesia Breaks Daily COVID-19 Record as Omicron Surge Continues
February 16, 2022

Indonesia Breaks Daily COVID-19 Record as Omicron Surge Continues

By Sebastian Strangio
The surge has prompted the authorities to reintroduce some limited social restrictions on Java and Bali.
COVID-19 Infections Hit Six-Month Highs in Indonesia
February 07, 2022

COVID-19 Infections Hit Six-Month Highs in Indonesia

By Sebastian Strangio
Propelled by the Omicron variant, the country's daily caseload has increased more than 30-fold in just under a month.

Indonesia Begins Distributing Booster Shots as Omicron Makes Inroads
January 13, 2022

Indonesia Begins Distributing Booster Shots as Omicron Makes Inroads

By Sebastian Strangio
The government made a last-minute decision to ditch a plan that would have required most of the public to pay for the jabs.

Thailand Raises COVID-19 Alert Level as Neighbors Brace for Omicron Surge
January 07, 2022

Thailand Raises COVID-19 Alert Level as Neighbors Brace for Omicron Surge

By Sebastian Strangio
The fast-spreading coronavirus variant is clouding the region's economic recovery.

Indonesia Records First Local Transmission of Omicron Variant
December 31, 2021

Indonesia Records First Local Transmission of Omicron Variant

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrival of the fast-spreading strain of COVID-19 threatens to unwind months of progress in containing the virus.

Why Isn’t There More Inflation in Indonesia Right Now?
December 15, 2021

Why Isn’t There More Inflation in Indonesia Right Now?

By James Guild
Unlike the U.S. and Europe, the nation is much less directly integrated into global supply chains.
Indonesia Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccines to Children
December 15, 2021

Indonesia Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccines to Children

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision reflects the Indonesian government's desire to prioritize the attainment of herd immunity in the capital Jakarta.

Omicron Variant Threatens to Upend Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 Recovery
December 02, 2021

Omicron Variant Threatens to Upend Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 Recovery

By Sebastian Strangio
After a challenging year, the region's governments have ample reason to take the emergence of the new strain seriously.

Concerns Rise Over Indonesia’s Sputtering Virus Vaccinations
November 26, 2021

Concerns Rise Over Indonesia’s Sputtering Virus Vaccinations

By David Rising and Edna Tarigan
Vaccine hesitancy in the predominantly Muslim country can be traced to apprehensions that shots other than the Chinese-made Sinovac are not "halal."

Indonesia Is Reopening, But Bali’s Tourists Haven’t Returned
November 19, 2021

Indonesia Is Reopening, But Bali’s Tourists Haven’t Returned

By Dave Smith
Quarantine, confusion, and red tape dash hopes of tourism reboot in Bali.
Indonesia Warily Weighs Holiday Travel With Virus Concerns
October 28, 2021

Indonesia Warily Weighs Holiday Travel With Virus Concerns

By David Rising and Edna Tarigan
After announcing that year-end travel would be permitted, the government cancelled the Christmas Eve holiday, a Friday this year, in an effort to discourage vacationing somewhat. 

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