Jokowi’s Son-in-Law Secures Nomination in Medan Mayoral Race

The Gerindra Party formally announced Bobby as their pick, helping him pass the minimum support for candidacy.

#POLITICS

Indonesia Gears Up for Covid-19 Vaccine Production

The SOE Minister said Bio Farma has been in the vaccine industry since 1890 and is currently supplying 15 types of vaccine in 150 countries.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

Questions Arise over Odd-Even Traffic Rule Re-Imposition During Pandemic

Re-imposing odd-even policy in a rush can potentially trigger new infection clusters on public transports.

AUGUST 04 #TRANSPORTATION

Indonesia Adds 1,922 New Cases of Coronavirus 

Jakarta and East Java continue to become the main driver in the surge, contributing 430 and 410 cases, respectively.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

Indonesian Man Stirs Uproar for Claiming He has Found Cure for Coronavirus

The controversial man said face covering would never stop people from contracting the virus.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

East Java Reports Highest Surge in Coronavirus Cases

East Java and Jakarta were separated by more than 2,000 cases in mid-July but the gap has been reduced to just 366 today.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

President Criticizes Ministers again for Little Budget Spending

Covid-19 stimulus absorption still sits at a low 20 percent or Rp 141 trillion out of the total Rp 695 trillion.

AUGUST 03 #ECONOMY

VISION

Jakarta Offices Told to Raise Vigilance on Covid-19, We Listen

More than 400 Beritastau employees took part in the two-day serologic tests conducted by the Siloam International Hopsital.

#EYEWITNESS

Covid-19 Kills Indonesian Doctors at a Far Higher Rate Than in the US

Losing a high number of doctors also meant hundreds of thousands of Indonesian might lose access to doctor service over the next decade.

AUGUST 03 #HEALTH

Supreme Court Encourages Judges to Deliver Life Sentence in Major Graft Cases

A new Supreme Court regulation provides guidelines for sentencing in graft convictions.

AUGUST 03 #CORRUPTION

Jakarta Has More Active Cases of Covid-19 than East Java

For nine consecutive days, Jakarta has reported the highest daily rise of coronavirus cases in the country.

AUGUST 03 #HEALTH

Odd-Even Traffic Restriction Returns in Jakarta

The policy is reimposed to encourage more people to work from home.

AUGUST 02 #TRANSPORTATION

West Java Extends Social Restrictions in Cities near Jakarta

West Java, the country’s most populous province with around 40 million people, has recorded a relatively low number of Covid-19 cases.

AUGUST 01 #HEALTH

Central Java Joins Top Three Coronavirus-Hit Provinces 

Provinces hit badly by the outbreak early on continue to struggle until today, while others have emerged as new hotspots.

AUGUST 01 #HEALTH

Indonesia Adds 52,000 Covid-19 Cases in July as Epicenter Returns to Jakarta

July’s total in the capital city was 9,975 cases, slightly above East Java’s 9,953.

JULY 31 #HEALTH

Indonesian Police Thank Malaysia for Assistance in Djoko Tjandra’s Arrest

The plan to arrest Djoko in Malaysia has been prepared since July 20.

JULY 31 #CORRUPTION

Indonesia’s Covid-19 Deaths Exceed 5,000

The seven-day average death toll has dropped significantly to 69 from 100 since the previous week. 

JULY 30 #HEALTH

Graft Fugitive Djoko Tjandra Arrested in Malaysia

Earlier in the day, a lawyer for Djoko has been named a suspect for “document forgery”.

JULY 30 #CORRUPTION

Court Rejects Case Review Request by Graft Fugitive Djoko Tjandra

The ruling on Wednesday means that all legal avenues to escape the conviction have been exhausted.

JULY 30 #CORRUPTION

Coronavirus Cases in Indonesia Soar by 2,300, Jakarta's Total Tops 20,000

Jakarta now has more active cases than East Java, 7,160 against 6,202.

JULY 29 #HEALTH

Jakarta is a High-Risk Zone, Says Covid-19 Task Force

According to the Jakarta Health Department, the city has added 11,838 Covid-19 cases between June 4 and July 26.

JULY 29 #HEALTH