Regional Round-up Podcast: Indonesia's critical challenges as it enters hard Covid-19 lockdown

This Regional Round-up podcast discusses the hard Covid-19 lockdown Indonesia is entering and more.
This Regional Round-up podcast discusses the hard Covid-19 lockdown Indonesia is entering and more.PHOTO: WILLY KURNIAWAN/REUTERS

Regional Round-up Ep 4: Indonesia's critical challenges as it enters hard Covid-19 lockdown

11:13 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses South-east Asia's top news developments.

The Straits Times' regional correspondent Leslie Lopez chats with Money FM's Elliott Danker about the following points:

1. Indonesia entering a hard lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19 (1:38)

2. Slow pace of Malaysia’s latest RM150 billion ((S$48.6 billion) package rollout (5:30)

3. How calls from Malaysia’s King to reconvene Parliament might be putting pressure on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (8:00)

Produced by: The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Aleemah Basirah

Edited by: Dan Koh

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