Three Suspected Militants Arrested in Central Java

The three suspects have links to the lone attacker of a senior police officer in Central Java last month.

#TERRORISM

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Surge in East Java, Jakarta

Jakarta saw a plateau in the curve of transmissions in early May, but it began to move upward on June 9.

JULY 04 #HEALTH

Indonesia’s Coronavirus Cases Top 60,000, Active Cases below 50 Pct

It’s for the first time since the outbreak the number of active cases has gone below 50 percent of confirmed cases.

JULY 03 #HEALTH

Judge in Pertamina Graft Case Joins Company’s Subsidiary

Anwar was the only judge who ruled in favor of Karen Agustiawan at the district court level.

JULY 03 #CORRUPTION

District Head and His Top Councillor Wife Arrested for Alleged Graft

The couple were in the spotlight as both took command of the executive and legislative branches.

JULY 03 #CORRUPTION

Jakarta Continues to Require Entry Permit despite Criticism

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has asked the Jakarta governor to revoke the regulation.

JULY 02 #TRANSPORTATION

Indonesia’s Daily Covid-19 Cases Set New Record

Indonesia ranks 28th among countries with the most cases and is only six spots behind China.

JULY 02 #HEALTH

VISION

Local Batik Artisans Turn Masks to Fashionable Gear

Tenants of Marunda Apartment put artistic value on face masks with hand-made Batik patern.

#EYEWITNESS

Indonesia Sees Record-Equaling Rise in Covid-19 Cases

Jakarta has 271 new cases, more than any other provinces in the day, to take its total to 11,637.

JULY 02 #HEALTH

Jakarta Extends ‘Transition Period’ to July 16 before Full Reopening

Schools will remain close until further notice, although the new academic year will start on July 13.

JULY 01 #HEALTH

Police Ordered to Get Tough on Covid-19 Fund Misuse

The government has budgeted a whopping Rp 695.2 trillion in stimulus package to cope with the economic impact of the pandemic.

JULY 01 #CORRUPTION

Majority of Indonesia’s Covid-19 Cases Occur in June 

The number of Covid-19 cases jumped by 82 percent in June compared to the previous month.

JUNE 30 #HEALTH

Superspreaders Dictate Covid-19's Transmission in Indonesia

A study found that only 15 percent of Covid-19 patients responsible for 80 percent of the Covid-19 early cases in the country.

JUNE 30 #HEALTH

Former Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi Jailed for Graft

Imam is the second minister in Jokowi's cabinet to be implicated in corruption.

JUNE 30 #CORRUPTION

Health Minister Under Pressure for Spending Too Little During Pandemic

Not much could be heard from Terawan Putranto since Indonesia's first Covid-19 cases were confirmed on March 2.

JUNE 30 #HEALTH

AGO Asked to Explain Light Sentence Demanded in Novel Baswedan's Acid Attack Trial

The prosecutor in the case only demanded a one-year sentence for an acid attack on the anti-corruption investigator.

JUNE 29 #LEGAL CASES

State Auditors File Police Complaint Against Benny Tjokrosaputro

Benny alleges BPK leaders have been protecting Bakrie & Brothers from being implicated in the Jiwasraya graft scandal.

JUNE 29 #CORRUPTION

Over 1,000 Covid-19 Patients Recover in a Day for First Time

Only three of ten worst-hit provinces have had more recoveries than active Covid-19 cases.

JUNE 28 #HEALTH

East Java, Jakarta Struggle to Contain Covid-19 as Cases Hit New High

East Java was 2,406 cases behind Jakarta on June 1, but it has now emerged as the worst-hit province. 

JUNE 28 #HEALTH

Gov't Demands More Jobs and Better Protection for Migrant Workers in Qatar

Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah said Qatar should hire more workers from Indonesia for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

JUNE 27 #POLICY

Survivor's Plasma Only for Covid-19 Therapy, Not Prevention: Eijkman Institute

Convalescent plasma has been critical in helping the recovery of Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms

JUNE 26 #HEALTH