Indonesia Sees Record Number of Corovirus Cases for Third Straight Day

Recent figures also indicate that the country is in the path to the deadliest month yet of the outbreak.

#HEALTH

West Sulawesi Earthquake Kills at Least 21

The region experienced more than 47 shocks since Thursday, which culminated in the 6.2 magnitude quake that happened at 02:28 a.m. on Friday

JANUARY 15 #DISASTER

Mass Vaccination Begins in Indonesia as Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Reach New High

Covid-19 survivors and pregnant mothers are excluded from the state-sponsored vaccination campaign.

JANUARY 14 #HEALTH

President Nominates Listyo Sigit as New Police Chief

Listyo currently heads the National Criminal Investigation Agency.

JANUARY 13 #POLITICS

What We Know So Far About Sriwijaya Air Plane Crash

Police has successfully identified four people killed in the Sriwijaya Air crash. One of them was a co-pilot.

JANUARY 13 #DISASTER

Jokowi Receives His First Dose of Sinovac Vaccine

The shot received by the president marks the start of vaccination campaign across the country.

JANUARY 13 #HEALTH

Indonesia Reports All-Time High in Coronavirus Deaths as Daily Cases Top 10,000

Health experts have warned that holiday season could lead to a dramatic surge in cases and death toll -- recent figures come out with proof.

JANUARY 12 #HEALTH

VISION

Medical Workers in Jakarta Get Their First Covid-19 Vaccine Jab

Sixty health workers at Puskesmas Cilandak have received their Covid-19 vaccine.

#EYEWITNESS

Black Box of Sriwijaya Air Plane Recovered Four Days after Crash

The search operation continues for a second black box that contains the cockpit voice recorder.

JANUARY 12 #EYEWITNESS

Indonesia Receives 15 Million Doses of Half-Finished Sinovac Vaccine

The government has targeted to vaccinate at least 181 million of the country’s 270 million population until the end of the year. 

JANUARY 12 #HEALTH

Indonesian Gov’t Demands 40 pct of Hospital Beds for Covid-19 Patients

The country currently has more than 123,000 active coronavirus cases, about 30 percent requiring hospitalization.

JANUARY 12 #HEALTH

Indonesia Extends 14-Day Entry Ban on Foreign Arrivals

Indonesia has extended the 14-day entry ban for foreign visitors to avoid the new virus strain from entering the country.

JANUARY 11 #HEALTH

Indonesia Approves Sinovac Vaccine amid Dramatic Surge in Coronavirus Cases

The phase three clinical trial of Coronavac vaccine in Bandung demonstrate a 65.3 percent efficacy, according to Indonesian authorities.

JANUARY 11 #HEALTH

Human Remains, Wreckage Retrieved from Crash Site of Sriwijaya Plane

Navy and Basarnas personnel dived to pull wreckage of a Sriwijaya Air plane and body parts of the victims.

JANUARY 10 #EYEWITNESS

West Java Twin Landslides Kill at Least 11 Including First Responders 

Among the victims are a local military leader and a disaster mitigation official.

JANUARY 10 #DISASTER

Gov't Says No Foreigners on Board Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

The authorities have confirmed that there were no foreigners among 62 passengers on board the Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

JANUARY 10 #DISASTER

Indonesia Confirms Boeing Plane Crashes Near Airport with 62 People Onboard

According to the passenger manifest, the plane carried 62 people including six cabin crews

JANUARY 09 #DISASTER

62 Missing as Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 Loses Contact Over Java Sea

The Boeing 737-524 aircraft is feared to have crashed after losing contact four minutes following a departure from Jakarta.

JANUARY 09 #DISASTER

Jokowi Will Get His Vaccine Shot Next Week, BPOM Says

The president's immunization next week becomes more likely after BPOM signals approval, and MUI gives a halal stamp for the Sinovac vaccine.

JANUARY 09 #HEALTH

Indonesia Passes 10,000 Coronavirus Cases in a Day, Sets Record for Third Straight Day

The government obliges domestic travelers to provide negative Covid-19 test result when leaving for other provinces.

JANUARY 08 #HEALTH

Terror Convict Baasyir Freed Quietly after 10 Years

Abu Bakar Baasyir was freed from Gunung Sindur Penitentiary in Bogor on Friday with no sympathizer in sight.

JANUARY 08 #TERRORISM