Prabowo Leads Gerindra Again, Flaunts Bonds With Jokowi, PDI-P

A Gerindra congress elects Prabowo Subianto by acclamation to lead the second-largest political party in Indonesia for the next five years.

#POLITICS

Jakarta Covid-19 Cases Pass 25,000 as Daily Count Hits another Record

Jakarta has accumulated 1,000 more cases than East Java since the start of the month.

AUGUST 08 #HEALTH

Not Just Green: Schools in Yellow Zones Now Allowed to Reopen

The government has permitted schools in zones with low risk of Covid-19 to reopen under strict health protocols.

AUGUST 08 #EDUCATION

Indonesia Coronavirus Cases Jump by 2,473, Jakarta Leads National Count

Jakarta has seen resurgence in cases since mid-June and started to narrow the gap from East Java last month.

AUGUST 07 #HEALTH

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.

AUGUST 06 #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

VISION

No More Dancing: Pandemic Becomes A Quiet Time for Jakarta's Ondel-Ondel

Ondel-ondel artisans in Kramat Pulo try to survive the pandemic-ridden business.

#EYEWITNESS

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

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