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Indonesian informal workers lose work in coronavirus outbreak

Income support needed for many on the lower rungs of the economy

Indonesian ride-hailing startup Go-Jek has created millions of informal jobs that are vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

JAKARTA -- Ride-hailing drivers and others working in Indonesia's informal economy have lost work after the government responded this week to the coronavirus pandemic by urging people to work from home if possible.

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