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61 Chinese tourists in Bali depart for Wuhan in time for Cap Go Meh celebrations

A flight chartered by the Chinese Consulate-General picked up 61 Chinese nationals from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport on Saturday to bring them back to Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China.  The tourists, comprising 49 adults and 12 children, had been stranded in Bali since Wednesday following the Indonesian government’s decision to…

Bali rejects Timor Leste's request to quarantine citizens

The Bali provincial administration has rejected Timor Leste’s request to put 17 of its citizens who are due to be repatriated from China due to the novel coronavirus outbreak into quarantine on the island. The decision to reject the request was made during a meeting held by the administration on Monday. “The relevant parties in the…

Indonesia is stabilizing markets amid virus fears, Warjiyo says

Bank Indonesia is trying to stabilize financial markets as “unprecedented fears” over the spreading coronavirus trigger outflows, Governor Perry Warjiyo said. “So far what we have felt, and also other central banks are also feeling, is the impact of the coronavirus through the financial markets,” Warjiyo told Bloomberg TV’s Tom Mackenzie on Thursday at a…