Connect with us

International

Business preparations for impact as Jakarta goes to second block

Published

on




APAC

Yuddy Cahya Budiman




JAKARTA (Reuters) – Signs of a rulcaster year have been plastered over Jakarta restaurant small plastic barrier sutiwets on counters, stickers on glass urging customers to wear masks and a gallon of water before people wash their hands.

A man holding a fishing pole walks past a mural honoring frontline workers, reading ‘Our soul and body are for the country’ as the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 8, 2020 REUTERS / Willy Kurniawan
A woman wearing a face mask works at a food stall as the Indonesian capital Jakarta turns into major social restrictions amid the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 14, 2020. REUTERS / Adi Kurniawan
Street vendors wait for customers outside the National Monument complex (Monas) as the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) continues in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 11, 2020. REUTERS / Willy Kurniawan

But as life in the Indonesian capital was beginning to return to normal, 10 million city dwellers are going for the second time in partial stalemate.

Jakartas tightened social restrictions, effective from Monday for two weeks, meaning businesses, malls and places of worship can only operate with limited capacity, while eating in restaurants and cafes is not allowed.

Small business owners like Sutiwet, who like many Indonesians go by just one name, are preparing for economic impact.

We almost managed to survive in the first round of large-scale social constraints and here comes another, Sutiwet, 45, told Reuters.

For now, I am relieved that we are almost surviving, but it will definitely have an impact on revenue.

The second round of social constraints, known locally as PSBB, comes amid an increase in cases of COVID-19 and as Jakartas 67 designated full-capacity coronavirus hospitals.

The capital has recorded a daily average of more than 1,000 new cases this month, with 43,400 cases in total and 1,330 deaths since March, according to government data.

Months in pandemic businesses are feeling the crisis, said Shinta Khamdani, of the Indonesian employers’ association.

This policy (PSBB) is very deadly for us, depressing demand so much that there is no incentive for businesses to improve our economic performance, Khamdani said. Right now, businesses are desperately trying to maintain their existence.

If social constraints apply long-term, many small and medium-sized enterprises will not survive, she said.

With more than 218,000 cases of coronavirus nationwide, the Indonesian government faces the difficult challenge of balancing health and economic concerns as the country faces a recession in the third quarter.

Going to work on Monday, Lila Pratiwi, 34, said she was trying to adapt.

Public transport is my biggest concern, the government should pay attention as most of the new groups come from offices and public transport, she said. So I decided to walk today.

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos



picture credit

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]

Please disable the ad-blocker on this page to see the content

plus