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.

#HEALTH

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

VISION

Disabled Couple Ride Custom Trike Motorcycle for Their Wedding

Anwar Rahman and Teguh Budi Warni tie the knot in a modest ceremony that lasts 20 minutes.

#EYEWITNESS

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

Gov't Prepares for 'Adaptive Bureaucracy' Post-Pandemic

Civil servants are expected to be more tech-savvy to speed up the transition to a "digital government."

JUNE 26 #POLICY

Police Seize Hundreds of Kilograms of Narcotics From International Syndicate

Chinese drug ring Golden Triangle has been smuggling narcotics to Indonesia through Thailand and Malaysia.

JUNE 25 #CRIME

Indonesia's Coronavirus Cases Surpass 50,000

It took 60 days for the country to register 10,000 cases but only another 56 to pass 50,000.

JUNE 25 #HEALTH

Indonesia Encourages Asean, China to Resume South China Sea CoC Negotiation

The Code of Conduct negotiation was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

JUNE 24 #INTERNATIONAL

More Than 200 Hectares of Forest and Wildland Destroyed by Fire Since January: Police

In the past six months, the police have been investigating 64 cases of forest and wildland fires.

JUNE 24 #ENVIRONMENT

Jokowi Says Coronavirus Battle Far From Over as Cases Grow by 1,113

The country has 26,778 active cases that overwhelm hospitals in hotspots like East Java, South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan.

JUNE 24 #HEALTH