North Sumatra District Head Arrested by KPK

The Langkat district head is the third regional leader to be arrested by the powerful commission in just two weeks.

#CORRUPTION

Attorney General Launches Graft Investigation against Garuda

Prosecutors said the alleged fraudulent procurement has inflicted a loss of at least Rp 3.6 trillion ($250 million) to the state.

JANUARY 19 #CORRUPTION

Gov't Secures 400,000 Molnupiravir Tablets as Omicron Cases Rise

Amarox is expected to kick off the domestic production of Molnupiravir in April or May 2022.

JANUARY 19 #HEALTH

Heru Hidayat Avoids Death Sentence despite Graft Conviction

The verdict also stipulates that Heru will get no imprisonment in the Asabri graft scandal.

JANUARY 18 #CORRUPTION

Indonesia Passes 300 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

According to government data, 85.26 percent of the target population have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

JANUARY 18 #HEALTH

Indonesia’s Omicron Tally Now Reaches 572

The government announced that it had detected 66 new Omicron infections.

JANUARY 14 #HEALTH

Indonesia Lifts Entry Ban for Travelers from 14 Countries

The government considers the ban no longer relevant with a vast majority of countries around the world confirming Omicron.

JANUARY 14 #TRAVEL

VISION

Dragon Dance Rehearsal Intensifies ahead of Imlek

January and February are the busiest months for the dancers who will perform up to 20 performances in offices or shopping centers in Bogor.

#EYEWITNESS

Dragon Dance Rehearsal Intensifies ahead of Imlek

January and February are the busiest months for the dancers who will perform up to 20 performances in offices or shopping centers in Bogor.

January 19 #EYEWITNESS

District Head in Future Capital Named Graft Suspect

Abdul is the second regional leader to be named corruption suspect by the KPK in the past week, following the arrest of the Bekasi mayor.

JANUARY 13 #CORRUPTION

Former KPK Investigator Gets 11 Years for Corruption

Stepanus is ordered to repay Rp 2.3 billion to the state coffers within a month after his conviction is final and binding.

JANUARY 12 #CORRUPTION

Boarding School Teacher Faces Death Sentence for Raping, Impregnating Students

Courts documents reveal that several of his victims have given birth to nine babies.

JANUARY 11 #CRIME

Booster Shots against Covid-19 Free for Everyone: Jokowi

Indonesia will administer vaccine booster shots to its population at no cost.

JANUARY 11 #HEALTH

Megawati Says She's Subordinate to Jokowi

At PDI-P’s 49th anniversary, Megawati said that her leading the BRIN steering committee was at Jokowi’s behest, and not at her own will.

JANUARY 10 #POLITICS

Indonesia Reports 75 New Omicron Cases

Only 31 cases are local transmission and most of the 414 cases involve fully vaccinated people.

JANUARY 10 #HEALTH

Indonesia Bans Visitors from 14 Countries over Omicron Scare

The UK and Denmark were added to the list because both countries have recorded more than 10,000 cases.

JANUARY 07 #HEALTH

Jokowi Approves Design of State Palace in New Capital

The palace owes its majestic design to sculptor Nyoman Nuarta.

JANUARY 07 #PROPERTY

KPK Seizes Rp 3 billion Cash during Anti-Graft Bust at Bekasi Mayor’s Residence

The mayor has allegedly received more than Rp 7 billion in kickbacks from businessmen in fraudulent land purchase deals.

JANUARY 06 #CORRUPTION

Health Diplomacy Remains a Priority for Indonesia in 2022: Minister

According to Minister Retno Marsudi, a robust global health architecture is necessary to better prepare the world against future pandemics.

JANUARY 06 #INTERNATIONAL

Bekasi Mayor Arrested for Alleged Corruption

Rahmat, 57, has been in office since 2012 when he replaced predecessor Mochtar Mohamad who was convicted of corruption.

JANUARY 05 #CORRUPTION

Jokowi, Cambodian PM Discuss Myanmar Crisis Over Phone

Indonesia calls for the implementation of the Asean Five Point Consensus to bring democracy back to Myanmar.

JANUARY 05 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia Reports 92 New Omicron Cases

The majority of Omicron patients experienced mild symptoms and some were even asymptomatic, according to the Health Ministry.

JANUARY 04 #HEALTH