Against the backdrop of the spread of the new coronavirus infection, therapeutic drugs and medical devices for infectious diseases have been added under the Foreign Exchange Law to particularly important fields for national security.
Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi was "opposed" at a post-Cabinet conference meeting on December 12, when he was asked to accept a call from a veteran Liberal Democratic Party member to abolish the "73-year-old retirement age" representative of the House of Representatives.
The DKI Jakarta Government has decided to extend large-scale social restrictions (PSBB). However, this PSBB is a transition period. The phase I transition period will be evaluated at the end of June 2020.
As Indonesia braces to gradually reopen the economy, the government has announced that the country's regions should meet two main conditions to be able to ease COVID-19 mobility restrictions and start welcoming the so-called "new normal".