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.

09 August 2020 | 12:13 PM


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.

08 August 2020 | 08:35 PM


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.

08 August 2020 | 06:44 AM


TikTok, Facebook, Disney, Apple Agree to Collect 10% VAT for Indonesia

The global technology giants have followed Netflix's footsteps to collect value-added tax for the Southeast Asian largest economy.

07 August 2020 | 11:00 PM


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.

07 August 2020 | 09:19 PM


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.

07 August 2020 | 06:09 PM


Indonesia's Foreign Reserves Hit Record High at $135b

Government taking loans from multinational institutions and issued dollar-denominated sovereign bonds boost the reserves to a record high.

07 August 2020 | 02:26 PM


Tourists from Five Countries Willing to Visit Indonesia Once Borders Reopen

The number of international tourists visiting Indonesia plunged by 87 percent in the second quarter.

06 August 2020 | 10:26 PM


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.

06 August 2020 | 08:11 PM


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.

06 August 2020 | 04:50 PM