UK Launches £9m Grant for Low-Carbon Transport in Indonesia

The £9 million grant will help propel Indonesia’s shift towards low-carbon transport as the country undergoes robust urbanization.

#INTERNATIONAL

Charity Group ACT under Scrutiny over Fantastic Executives’ Salaries

ACT received Rp 135 billion in funding from U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing to build 91 school buildings.

JULY 05 #CRIME

BA.4, BA.5 Variants Make Up 81 pct of Current Covid Cases: Health Minister

Indonesia recorded 1,614 new cases on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 6.09 million cases since the pandemic began.

JULY 04 #HEALTH

Indonesia May Have Reached Omicron Peak, but Needs to Remain Vigilant: Ministers

The latest wave comes with a relatively lower number of daily cases and deaths compared to other countries or the previous waves.

JULY 04 #HEALTH

Senior Minister Tjahjo Kumolo Passes Away at 64

Tjahjo has been in the cabinet since President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo took office in October 2014.

JULY 01 #PEOPLE

Jokowi Seeks to Get Russia, Ukraine Back to Global Food Supply Chain

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has given Jokowi guarantees of secure food and fertilizer supplies from both Russia and Ukraine.

JULY 01 #INTERNATIONAL

Russia is not to Blame for Global Food Crisis: Putin

Putin instead blamed Western sanctions for causing major disruptions to global food distribution.

JULY 01 #INTERNATIONAL

Peace Mission: Jokowi to Deliver Zelenskyy's Message to Putin

Jokowi offers to relay Zelenskyy's message to Putin whom he will be meeting in person soon.

JUNE 30 #INTERNATIONAL

Jokowi Arrives in Kyiv for Peace Mission

Jokowi will meet the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the Mariinsky Palace later in the afternoon local time.

JUNE 29 #INTERNATIONAL

Jokowi on Night Train for Historic Visit to Ukraine

Jokowi wants to meet Zelensky in his capacity as the rotating leader of the G-20 to initiate peace talks amid the ongoing Russian invasion.

JUNE 29 #INTERNATIONAL

Gov't to Study Costs, Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Use

That marks a shift in tone that many hope would pave the way for the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

JUNE 29 #HEALTH

All Passengers Survive after Small Plane Crash-Lands in Papua

the Pilatus Porter PC-6 plane encountered bad weather en route to Oksibil in the district of Pegunungan Bintang from Sentani, Jayapura.

JUNE 29 #DISASTER

Global Food Supply Chain Needs to Return to Normal: Jokowi at G7 Summit

Jokowi urged the G7 leaders' support to reintegrate Ukrainian wheat, Russian food and fertilizer exports into global supply chain.

JUNE 28 #INTERNATIONAL

Visitor Cap Can Save Komodo Park's Ecosystem Service Value

A study revealed that the Komodo National Park’s maximum capacity stood at 292,000 visitors a year.

JUNE 27 #ENVIRONMENT

Velocity Criterium to be Included in National Cycle Sport Calendar after Inaugural Race

The central government has approved and expressed full support for the Velocity Criterium cycling race.

JUNE 27 #SPORTS

Monkeypox Not Yet Detected in Indonesia, Gov’t Says

Indonesia previously suspected nine people of having monkeypox, but the results came negative. Two had bullous pemphigoid and varicella.

JUNE 24 #HEALTH

Uzbekistan, Indonesia Celebrate 30 Years of Diplomatic Relations

June 23, 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Uzbekistan.

JUNE 23 #SPECIAL UPDATES

No Megaphone Diplomacy: Jokowi to Meet Zelensky, Putin

The foreign minister said President Jokowi "chooses to contribute, not to stay silent.”

JUNE 22 #INTERNATIONAL

Daily Covid Number Tops 1,000 in Last Six Days

The country of 273 million has recorded a total of 6.07 million cases and 156,695 deaths since the pandemic began in early 2020.

JUNE 21 #HEALTH

House Mulls 40-Day Paternity Leave on Child Welfare Bill ​​​​​​​

The House of Representatives is mulling over a more generous policy on non-birthing parents.

JUNE 21 #POLICY