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.

#ECONOMY

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

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

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

Indonesia Sees Record Number of Daily Recoveries from Covid-19

It's for the fifth time since the outbreak that daily recoveries outnumbered new cases.

JULY 28 #HEALTH

Flattening Active Cases, Record Recoveries Are No Reasons for Complacency

The pandemic could last well into next year if the country kept the current level of restrictions and testing, a scientist warned.

JULY 28 #HEALTH

Covid-19 Cases at Jakarta Offices Jump Ten Times After Reopening

The Jakarta city administration has urged private and public offices in the capital to conduct coronavirus tests on their employees.

JULY 28 #HEALTH

Police General Named Suspect for Helping Fugitive Djoko Tjandra Evade Arrest

Prasetijo Utomo is also charged with obstruction of justice and document forgery.

JULY 28 #CORRUPTION

Indonesia in Dark about Peak as Coronavirus Cases Top 100,000

Indonesia reported 1,525 new cases of the virus on Monday, taking its total to 100,303.

JULY 27 #HEALTH

Jokowi Asks Covid-19 Task Force to Focus on Eight Worst-Hit Provinces

The eight include Jakarta, East Java, Central Java, West Java, South Sulawesi, North Sumatra, South Kalimantan and Papua.

JULY 27 #HEALTH