Daily Covid Death Toll Drops below 100 for First Time since May 13

The daily tally of new cases is also the lowest in more than a year, according to Health Ministry data.

#HEALTH

Seven Indian Nationals Convicted of Violating Indonesian Covid-19 Quarantine Rules

They arrived at Tangerang airport on April 21 using a chartered Air Asia flight from the Indian city of Chennai.

SEPTEMBER 26 #CRIME

House Deputy Speaker Detained for Corruption Charges

The Golkar politician was handcuffed and dressed in an orange vest after being named corruption suspect.

SEPTEMBER 25 #CORRUPTION

Gov’t Clarifies Reports of 2.8 Pct Schools Becoming Covid Clusters

The published data is also an accumulation over the past 14 months since July 2020.

SEPTEMBER 25 #HEALTH

Residents Evacuate Restive Kiwirok Town in Papua

Papuan rebels call for armed resistance and the killing of "immigrants" and threaten to burn down public buildings.

SEPTEMBER 24 #SECURITY

Indonesia Aims to Vaccinate 70 pct of Citizens by Year End

At least 84 million Indonesians have been partially vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Friday.

SEPTEMBER 24 #HEALTH

Top Lawmaker Azis Syamsuddin Becomes Graft Suspect: Reports

Azis has allegedly bribed a KPK investigator to drop a case against him and asked a similar favor for a fellow party member.

SEPTEMBER 23 #CORRUPTION

VISION

West Java's Sinking Kampong

Tidal floods never fail to inundate the residents' homes.

#EYEWITNESS

Newly-Elected East Kolaka District Head Named Corruption Suspect

Andi was installed as district head three months ago after her successor died from heart attack.

SEPTEMBER 23 #CORRUPTION

Active Covid-19 Cases Fall Under 50,000

The last time Indonesia reported fewer than 50,000 cases was in early September of last year.

SEPTEMBER 22 #HEALTH

Sulawesi District Head Arrested for Graft Charge

More than 300 district heads, mayors and governors have become corruption suspects since direct regional election was introduced in 2005.

SEPTEMBER 22 #CORRUPTION

Luhut Files Defamation Complaint against Rights Activists

Luhut is the second aide of the president to file a lawsuit against activists in the past two months.

SEPTEMBER 22 #LEGAL CASES

Indonesia Claims Success in Curbing Covid-19

Minister Luhut said the effective reproduction number has been brought below one for the first time since the pandemic began.

SEPTEMBER 20 #HEALTH

Indonesia Reports Sub-2,000 Covid Cases for First Time since August 2020

The last time the country saw fewer than 2,000 new cases in a single day was on August 24, 2020.

SEPTEMBER 20 #HEALTH

Jailed Policeman Attacks Fellow Inmate over Blasphemy Rage

Not only did the jailed policeman Napoleon Bonaparte smack the victim, he also smeared the fellow inmate Muhammad Kace with feces.

SEPTEMBER 20 #CRIME

Who is Ali Kalora?

Ali wasn’t a high-profile target until July 2016, when MIT leader Santoso was killed and his immediate successor Basri was captured.

SEPTEMBER 20 #TERRORISM

Indonesia Reports Lowest Daily Covid Tally in Over a Year

The last time the country reported fewer daily number than that of Sunday was on August 24 of last year.

SEPTEMBER 19 #HEALTH

Terrorist Leader Responsible for 2020's Brutal Attack on Salvation Army's C. Sulawesi Outpost Is Dead

Ali Kalora, the leader of East Indonesia Mujahidin, or MIT, has died in a shootout with the police in Central Sulawesi on Saturday.

SEPTEMBER 19 #SECURITY

PAL Indonesia to Build Frigates under Babcock License

The same frigate will be built by Babcock for the British Navy starting next week.

SEPTEMBER 17 #SECURITY

Jakarta to Comply with Court Decision on Air Pollution

Central Jakarta Court decided on Thursday in favor of the city residents, saying the government was negligent over Jakarta's dirty air.

SEPTEMBER 17 #ENVIRONMENT

Indonesia Begins to Reopen Borders 

The justice minister issued a new regulation on Wednesday to cancel out the previous one that completely banned non-essential visits.

SEPTEMBER 16 #TRAVEL