Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
Richard Maude
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Maude

Coronavirus: debt and poverty threaten a hydra-headed Covid crisis in Indonesia

  • Beyond the economy, Widodo’s greatest fear is a rupture in the social fabric of Indonesia like the one that occurred during the Asian financial crisis
  • Close partners of Indonesia like Japan and Australia should step in to help

Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
Workers move the coffin of a coronavirus victim at a cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
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