Chinese cities roll out property policies to fix slump

BEIJING – A flurry of Chinese cities are rolling out measures to boost housing demand, signalling the government’s intention to arrest a property crisis. Various local governments have issued at least 70 property-easing measures since President Xi Jinping’s Politburo called for efforts from local governments to defuse the property crisis. These include a cut to […]

Build up equitable vaccination practices before the next pandemic: Jakarta Post contributor

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) -Indonesia’s successful Covid-19 vaccination campaign has become a model for the rest of the world. Today around 98.5 per cent of Indonesians have antibodies against the virus due either to vaccination or past infection. Nearly 100 per cent of eligible Indonesians have received at least one vaccine dose, and […]