Indonesia to Send Navy Hospital Ship to Evacuate Diamond Princess Crew Members

The Indonesian crew members will need to undergo group observation agains in their homeland for 28 days.

#HEALTH

Indonesian Military to Recruit 25,000 Young People for Reserve Force

Unlike conscription, recruitment of the civilian soldiers is voluntarily and selected members will return to their normal jobs.

FEBRUARY 21 #SECURITY

Local Government Interests Should Be Accommodated in Job Creation Omnibus Bill

Local governments should have more say in the deliberation of the omnibus bill on job creation.

FEBRUARY 21 #POLICY

Eight Major Water Dams to Be Completed in 2020

The Public Works and Housing Ministry will complete eight dams in 2020 as part of the National Strategic Program.

FEBRUARY 20 #ENERGY & MINERALS

Jokowi Says Domestic Investment Key for Growth

Domestic investment offers a way out of a sluggish global economy.

FEBRUARY 20 #ECONOMY

Indonesia to Build New Stadium as FIBA World Cup Co-Host

Jakarta will host the 2023 FIBA World Cup together with Okinawa and Manila.

FEBRUARY 20 #SPORTS

Four Indonesians On Diamond Princess Ship Confirmed With Coronavirus

Five Indonesian citizens have now been confirmed of having coronavirus, all occurring overseas.

FEBRUARY 19 #HEALTH

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Explosion of Colors

The colorful Mamasa woven cloth is produced in a village of the same name in West Sulawesi.

#SNAPSHOTS

Explosion of Colors

The colorful Mamasa woven cloth is produced in a village of the same name in West Sulawesi.

February 21 #SNAPSHOTS

You've Been Pranked: Police Step In as Street Fight Video Turns Out to Be Fake

Four bajaj drivers were paid to perform a street fight in downtown Jakarta to create a social media sensation.

FEBRUARY 19 #LEGAL CASES

Fetal Remains Found in Septic Tank at Illegal Abortion Clinic

The clinic in Central Jakarta had been operating for 21 months, during which it received 1,613 patients and 903 of them had abortion.

FEBRUARY 18 #CRIME

Is It Safe to Travel to Singapore Amid Coronavirus Outbreak?

The Singapore Tourism Board has reported a sharp decline in visitors to the city-state since the coronavirus outbreak began.

FEBRUARY 18 #TRAVEL

Gov't Investigates Possible Radioactive Dumping in South Tangerang

Research and Technology Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro says unauthorized radioactive waste disposal was the culprit in the incident.

FEBRUARY 18 #ENVIRONMENT

Three Indonesian Crew Members on Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Infected by Coronavirus

The three were part of a 78-strong Indonesian contingent among the ship's crew.

FEBRUARY 18 #HEALTH

Mental Health Treatment Paramount for Children of Foreign Terrorist Fighters

The government is urged to provide psychological counseling for the children of IS fighters who will return to Indonesia soon.

FEBRUARY 17 #TERRORISM

Jokowi Promises 30 Percent Discount for Foreign Tourists

The discount will be part of a stimulus package for a tourism industry starting to reel from the coronavirus outbreak.

FEBRUARY 17 #TRAVEL

Radioactive Soil Removed From Tangerang Neighborhood

The National Nuclear Energy Agency (Batan) assures that the radioactivity is not caused by its reactor in the same town.

FEBRUARY 17 #ENVIRONMENT

Returnees From Wuhan Leave Quarantine Island Healthy

Three military aircraft carried 285 passengers to Jakarta's Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport after they completed two-week quarantine in Natuna.

FEBRUARY 16 #HEALTH

Religious Messaging the Right Approach in Indonesia to Prevent Child Marriage: NU

Anti-child marriage campaigns may have to rely on religious narratives to deliver their message.

FEBRUARY 15 #HUMAN RIGHTS

Indonesia Uses CIA Data to Identify Ex-IS Fighters

The government refuses to repatriate former IS fighters but makes exception for orphaned children under 10.

FEBRUARY 15 #TERRORISM

Garuda Disinfects Planes After a Passenger Is Diagnosed With Coronavirus

A passenger in a Garuda flight from Bali to Shanghai on Jan. 28 was later diagnosed with the Covid-19 virus.

FEBRUARY 14 #HEALTH

Jakpro Starts Work on Formula E Track in Monas After State Commission Reverses Ban

City administrators are still divided over the decision to hold parts of the race inside the National Monument Park.

FEBRUARY 14 #SPORTS