Indonesia Returns to Strict Health Protocols Amid New Wave in Covid Cases

In Jakarta alone, the number of cases has risen by more than 300 percent within just ten days.

#HEALTH

Saving the Planet with Zero-Carbon-Ready Buildings

To reach the 2050 net-zero goal, all new buildings would need to be zero-carbon-ready by 2030.

JUNE 15 #ENVIRONMENT

Olympic Gold Medalist Markis Kido Dies at the Age of 36

Markis teamed up with Hendra Setiawan when they won gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympic, a year after becoming world champions.

JUNE 15 #SPORTS

Yasmin Church Gets New Location after 15-Year Standoff

The congregation has since 2008 been locked out of its church in Bogor  — considered the country's most intolerant city.

JUNE 14 #RELIGION

Gov't Extends Micro-Scale Restrictions as Covid-19 2nd Wave Is Imminent

A dramatic spike in weeks after the Idul Fitri holiday is due to a lack of health protocol and the arrival of more infectious virus variants.

JUNE 14 #HEALTH

Jakarta Allows Some Foreigners to Receive Free Covid-19 Vaccine Shots

Jakarta Provincial Government has now allowed foreign nationals older than 18 years old to be vaccinated against Covid-19

JUNE 13 #HEALTH

Indonesia Welcomes Two New Javan Rhino Calves and a Rare Hawk-Eagle Chick

Indonesia has spotted two new endangered Javan rhino calves and managed to hatch a Javan eagle chick

JUNE 13 #ENVIRONMENT

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W. Java Cemetery Opens New Burial Ground to Keep Up With Covid-19 Death Spike

Padurenan Public Cemetery in Bekas receives up to 10 Covid-19 victims' bodies every day, quickly filling up its burial space.

#EYEWITNESS

McDonald’s Outlets Suspended Over Korean Boy Band-Inspired Meal 

For most buyers, the meal is not what they really want to buy.

JUNE 10 #SOCIAL

BPOM Responds to Reports of Nestle’s Unhealthy Food Portfolio

According to BPOM, the report is unrelated to the products' quality and safety.

JUNE 09 #HEALTH

Family Hails Soeharto’s Achievements on His Centennial Birthday

His eldest daugher said during Soeharto's 32-year reign, the economy grew by more than 7 percent annually.

JUNE 08 #POLITICS

Gov't Teams Up with Academia for 2022 G20 Presidency

The government has inked an agreement on G20 presidency with Pelita Harapan University (UPH) and University of Indonesia (UI).

JUNE 08 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia to Reopen Schools with Extra Cautions

Schools have been closed since the wake of the pandemic in the mid of last year in most parts of the country.

JUNE 07 #EDUCATION

Indonesia Receives 313,100 Astrazeneca Doses from Covax

Following the fresh shipment from Covax, Indonesia's total vaccine supply now has reached 92.2 million doses.

JUNE 06 #HEALTH

Indonesia Cancels Haj Season This Year 

More than 196,000 Indonesian pilgrims already paid all expenses in full last year, totaling around Rp 7 trillion ($490 million).

JUNE 04 #RELIGION

What to Know About Long Covid, Benefits of Vaccine if Exposed to Virus

Some people experience the so-called "long Covid" much longer than others, while others recover much faster.

JUNE 04 #HEALTH

Rizieq Syihab Faces another Six Years’ Imprisonment in Multiple Trials

Rizieq is being tried for having distributed video statement claiming he was healthy, while in fact he got Covid-19.

JUNE 03 #CRIME

Over 1,200 KPK Employees Installed as Civil Servants amid Opposition

Many top investigators couldn't take part in the ceremony because they have failed the so-called nationalism test.

JUNE 01 #CORRUPTION

Jokowi Unveils Ambition to Build World’s Largest Green Industrial Area in Kalimantan

Located in North Kalimantan, the hydro-powered industrial area will provide an impetus for green growth.

MAY 31 #ENVIRONMENT

Indonesia May Require 14-Day Quarantine for People Arriving From Malaysia

The government mulls a plan to extend the quarantine period for people arriving from Malaysia to 14 days from five days currently.

MAY 31 #HEALTH

Pristine Waters: Asean Unveils New Action Plan on Marine Plastics

The regional action plan on marine plastics is to be implemented over the next five years.

MAY 29 #ENVIRONMENT