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As Indonesia bans Eid homecomings, Chinese worker arrivals raise questions

As Indonesian authorities turn back thousands of people trying to return to their hometowns for the Eid ul-Fitr festival despite a nationwide interstate travel ban, some have questioned the inflow of foreign workers into the country. Earlier this month, charter flights from China brought in more than 400 workers to work on infrastructure projects ranging from toll roads to airports and ports in different parts of Indonesia. Two of them later tested positive for Covid-19 – leading to…

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