Jakarta, Bandung Ready to Host Youth 20 Summit

Both cities are selected as the venues of the Y20 Summit because they are widely regarded as a beacon of diverse and inclusive cities.

#INTERNATIONAL

President Orders Thorough Overhaul in Anti-Doping Agency

The national flag was not raised when Indonesia won the Thomas Cup due to LADI's non-compliant with the anti-doping code.

OCTOBER 23 #SPORTS

Jakarta Councilor Files Rp 1 Trillion Lawsuit after Getting Booted from PSI

Viani Limardi is accused of inflating her official expenses as a city council.

OCTOBER 21 #POLITICS

Indonesia to Ask Merck for Local Production of Molnupiravir

Merck is currently seeking emergency use authorization for Molnupiravir from the US Food and Drug Administration.

OCTOBER 19 #HEALTH

Indonesia Wins Thomas Cup after 19 Years

Since Thomas Cup was first held in 1949, Indonesia has won 14 times, more than any other country.

OCTOBER 18 #SPORTS

Indonesia Reports Lowest Daily Covid-19 Death Toll since May 2020

The daily death toll has been below the 100 mark since the start of the month with an average of 60 deaths month to date.

OCTOBER 17 #HEALTH

Like Father Like Son: Sumatra District Head Detained for Alleged Graft

The son of disgraced lawmaker Alex Noerdin is charged with corruption in an unrelated case.

OCTOBER 16 #CORRUPTION

VISION

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination for Refugees, Asylum Seekers

About 600 refugees and asylum seekers from 13 countries have signed up to get their first Covid-19 jab.

#EYEWITNESS

Covid-19 Mass Vaccination for Refugees, Asylum Seekers

About 600 refugees and asylum seekers from 13 countries have signed up to get their first Covid-19 jab.

October 11 #EYEWITNESS

Eleven Islamic School Students Drown During River Trip 

Some of the students crossed the deep water and apparently most of them couldn’t swim.

OCTOBER 15 #DISASTER

Asean on a Mission towards a Sustainable Energy Future

The second phase of the Asean Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) is currently in progress.

OCTOBER 14 #ENVIRONMENT

Poland Hopes to Guest on Indonesia’s G20 Presidency

Poland seeks to share its best practices on digitalization, finances, and climate action when Indonesia hosts the G20 next year.

OCTOBER 12 #INTERNATIONAL

Waste of Talent: Ousted KPK Investigators Turn to Food Business

The National Police have offered new jobs for the ousted KPK employees only to receive a cold shoulder.

OCTOBER 12 #POLITICS

100 Million Indonesians Have Had at Least One Covid-19 Vaccine Dose

Indonesia on Sunday recorded the lowest daily Covid death toll since July 25 of last year.

OCTOBER 10 #HEALTH

Gov't Mulls to Cut Quarantine Period for International Arrivals to Five Days

Today, foreigners or locals arriving from abroad are required to stay in isolation for eight days.

OCTOBER 09 #HEALTH

UK to Recognize Indonesia's Vaccination Certificates

Indonesia will also soon come off the UK’s travel red list and thus, arrivals will be exempt from the hotel quarantine.

OCTOBER 08 #INTERNATIONAL

Jakarta Formula E Race in Doubt as It Needs to Find New Track

The plan to use Monas as a street circuit is canceled due to a permit issue.

OCTOBER 07 #SPORTS

Passengers Cap Removed for International Flights to Soekarno Hatta, Quarantine Requirement Still Applies

These decisions had been made as the airport can finally increase its PCR test capacity, decreasing the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

OCTOBER 06 #HEALTH

Two Policemen to Face Trial over Fatal Shooting of FPI Members

Six FPI members were shot to death but the criminal investigation focuses only on four victims.

OCTOBER 06 #CRIME

Jokowi Urges TNI to Stay Alert Against Terrorism, Cyberthreats

TNI must stay alert at all times against a wider spectrum of threats, including the violation of sovereignty, cyberthreats, terrorism.

OCTOBER 05 #SECURITY

President Spends Busy Weekend in Papua

Development in Papua and West Papua has become central government’s priority since Jokowi took office in October 2014.

OCTOBER 03 #POLITICS

Governor Responds to Sinking Jakarta Issue, Shows Optimism

Clean water distribution via mobile vehicles is among the Jakarta government’s strategy to tackle land subsidence.

OCTOBER 01 #ENVIRONMENT