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  1. Indonesia is unlikely to remember who was with it during the pandemic, because they don’t teach history in schools. Even those who live and work in the oil rich Balikpapan don’t know who saved it from the Japanese in one of the last battles of WW2.
    Indonesia will rebound from the cover-reaction far more strongly than the West, as it has not embraced draconian economic destruction as readily, and more importantly it hasn’t accrued debt like Australia has, therefore it’s future, it’s young people, won’t be burdened with paying it back.

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