Sunday, 25 Jul 2021

Cost for dying in Jakarta rises amid Covid-19 pandemic

JAKARTA – Undertakers are making a killing as Covid-19 rages on in Jakarta.

Residents of the Indonesian capital are facing skyrocketing cremation prices, with the copy of an invoice which went viral online showing that a crematorium in West Jakarta charged a client 80 million rupiah (S$7,500), or 10 times the normal rate, for one body.

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