Indonesians queue up to receive a Covid-19 vaccine dose. After the government imposed vaccination requirements to enter many venues, there was a spike in the number of fake inoculation certificates, causing concerns about the credibility of the programme. Photo: Reuters
Indonesians queue up to receive a Covid-19 vaccine dose. After the government imposed vaccination requirements to enter many venues, there was a spike in the number of fake inoculation certificates, causing concerns about the credibility of the programme. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong’s Indonesian workers fear data security, fake vaccination record scandals will fuel distrust at the border

  • The e-HAC app exposed the data of 1.3 million users, while President Joko Widodo’s jab record was also leaked, amid calls for better data protection laws
  • As forged jab certificates spread, workers hoping to enter Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan are concerned about distrust in the vaccination programme

Indonesians queue up to receive a Covid-19 vaccine dose. After the government imposed vaccination requirements to enter many venues, there was a spike in the number of fake inoculation certificates, causing concerns about the credibility of the programme. Photo: Reuters
Indonesians queue up to receive a Covid-19 vaccine dose. After the government imposed vaccination requirements to enter many venues, there was a spike in the number of fake inoculation certificates, causing concerns about the credibility of the programme. Photo: Reuters
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