Mudik Roadcheck

A mudik ban is in place but many are flouting it.

20 May 2020 | 03:10 PM


Defying Restrictions

Hundreds stormed a shopping center in Ciamis, West Java, on Wednesday for last-minute Idul Fitri shopping.

20 May 2020 | 03:07 PM


Fighting Plastic Tsunami With Natural Fiber

Sumatra-based pulp and paper producer APRIL Group has been going full tilt at throttling plastic usage.

20 May 2020 | 11:51 AM


Gov't Needs to Broaden Definition of 'Vulnerable Groups': Child Protection Expert

The government should expand its definition of vulnerable groups and issue more inclusive policies.

20 May 2020 | 12:04 AM


Central Bank Buys $1.6b in Gov't Bonds and Set to Buy More

Bank Indonesia has bought Rp 22.8 trillion in government bonds and promises to remain active in the primary market.

19 May 2020 | 10:35 PM


Idul Fitri Comes as Real Test for Jakarta's Fight Against Coronavirus

The day after the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is normally celebrated by visiting friends and families, a risky activity during a pandemic.

19 May 2020 | 10:14 PM


Jakarta Extends Large-Scale Social Restriction Until June 4

More than 40,000 violations of the social restriction guidelines were recorded between April 10 and May 17.

19 May 2020 | 08:39 PM


A Call for Help: Refugees Risk Catching Covid-19 in Overcrowded Shelters

A Hazara refugee in Indonesia tells of his experience living in a cramped and unsanitary shelter in Batam.

19 May 2020 | 03:43 PM


Indonesian Smartphone Market Takes Huge Hit From Pandemic

Smartphone shipment to Indonesia was down 24.1 percent in the first quarter of this year.

19 May 2020 | 03:40 PM


Indonesia Eyes Biggest Deficit in Three Decades as the Country Sets to Cut Corporate Income Tax

The state budget would be set back by Rp 20 trillionĀ as the government planned to cut the corporate tax rateĀ to 22 percent from 25 percent.

19 May 2020 | 10:45 AM