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​Indonesia's virus response: Not tough enough?

Published on: 04-May-2020

​Bangkok Post

The Indonesian government has been facing a barrage of criticism over its response, perceived by many as lacklustre and uncoordinated, to the Covid-19 crisis. Sulfikar Amir, an assoc prof of sociology at NTU, said, "Social distancing is a more voluntary approach, but the problem is that it depends on social compliance, and for the public to comply, it requires trust in the government."

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