Indonesia Adds 10,000 Covid-19 Cases Six Days into August

The gap in the number of cases between East Java and Jakarta has been the narrowest in over a month.

#HEALTH

Civil Servant Jailed for Resisting Covid-19 Victim Burial in His Village

The defendant was guilty of breaching the law on contagious disease outbreak mitigation.

AUGUST 06 #SOCIAL

Jokowi Orders Local Governments to Make Face Covering Mandatory

It says that people must wear a mask “covering nose, mouth and chin area” when leaving home. 

AUGUST 06 #HEALTH

Coronavirus Cases Top 10,000 in Central Java, as East Java Sees Resurgence

East Java has begun to outpace Jakarta again since two days ago.

AUGUST 05 #HISTORY

Indonesian Injured in Beirut Explosion

The victim is currently in stable condition and has returned to her apartment after receiving treatment.

AUGUST 05 #DISASTER

Jokowi’s Son-in-Law Secures Nomination in Medan Mayoral Race

The Gerindra Party formally announced Bobby as their pick, helping him pass the minimum support for candidacy.

AUGUST 05 #POLITICS

Indonesia Gears Up for Covid-19 Vaccine Production

The SOE Minister said Bio Farma has been in the vaccine industry since 1890 and is currently supplying 15 types of vaccine in 150 countries.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

VISION

Practice Makes Perfect: Young Skateboarders Learn New Tricks from a Pro

Kindergarten and elementary school students practiced the roller sport at the private skatepark in Duren Tiga, South Jakarta.

#EYEWITNESS

Questions Arise over Odd-Even Traffic Rule Re-Imposition During Pandemic

Re-imposing odd-even policy in a rush can potentially trigger new infection clusters on public transports.

AUGUST 04 #TRANSPORTATION

Indonesia Adds 1,922 New Cases of Coronavirus 

Jakarta and East Java continue to become the main driver in the surge, contributing 430 and 410 cases, respectively.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

Indonesian Man Stirs Uproar for Claiming He has Found Cure for Coronavirus

The controversial man said face covering would never stop people from contracting the virus.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

East Java Reports Highest Surge in Coronavirus Cases

East Java and Jakarta were separated by more than 2,000 cases in mid-July but the gap has been reduced to just 366 today.

AUGUST 04 #HEALTH

President Criticizes Ministers again for Little Budget Spending

Covid-19 stimulus absorption still sits at a low 20 percent or Rp 141 trillion out of the total Rp 695 trillion.

AUGUST 03 #ECONOMY

Covid-19 Kills Indonesian Doctors at a Far Higher Rate Than in the US

Losing a high number of doctors also meant hundreds of thousands of Indonesian might lose access to doctor service over the next decade.

AUGUST 03 #HEALTH

Supreme Court Encourages Judges to Deliver Life Sentence in Major Graft Cases

A new Supreme Court regulation provides guidelines for sentencing in graft convictions.

AUGUST 03 #CORRUPTION

Jakarta Has More Active Cases of Covid-19 than East Java

For nine consecutive days, Jakarta has reported the highest daily rise of coronavirus cases in the country.

AUGUST 03 #HEALTH

Odd-Even Traffic Restriction Returns in Jakarta

The policy is reimposed to encourage more people to work from home.

AUGUST 02 #TRANSPORTATION

West Java Extends Social Restrictions in Cities near Jakarta

West Java, the country’s most populous province with around 40 million people, has recorded a relatively low number of Covid-19 cases.

AUGUST 01 #HEALTH

Central Java Joins Top Three Coronavirus-Hit Provinces 

Provinces hit badly by the outbreak early on continue to struggle until today, while others have emerged as new hotspots.

AUGUST 01 #HEALTH

Indonesia Adds 52,000 Covid-19 Cases in July as Epicenter Returns to Jakarta

July’s total in the capital city was 9,975 cases, slightly above East Java’s 9,953.

JULY 31 #HEALTH

Indonesian Police Thank Malaysia for Assistance in Djoko Tjandra’s Arrest

The plan to arrest Djoko in Malaysia has been prepared since July 20.

JULY 31 #CORRUPTION