Total War on Coronavirus

Thanks to alleged underreporting, the actual number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia might have reached hundreds of thousands by now.

03 April 2020 | 09:09 PM


Regions Plea for More Tests as Indonesia's Covid-19 Death Toll Climbs to Third-Highest in Asia

Indonesia has only conducted 7 PCR tests for every million of its population. Malaysia, in comparison, did 422 and South Korea 6,148.

03 April 2020 | 05:25 PM


Customs Office Simplifies Import Requirements for Medical Equipment

The Directorate General of Customs and Excise has simplified requirements to import medical equipment during the coronavirus epidemic.

03 April 2020 | 06:22 AM


Keep Calm and Puff Away: Indonesian Smokers Unfazed by Coronavirus

WHO warns smoking can cause severe complications in Covid-19 patients, but Indonesian smokers seem undaunted by the prospect.

03 April 2020 | 04:20 AM


Patient's Personal Data Should Be Protected During Pandemic: Research Laboratory

According to a survey, most Indonesians agree that Covid-19 patients' personal information should be released to the public.

03 April 2020 | 04:01 AM


Jakarta Policeman Demoted for Hosting Massive Wedding Party During Pandemic

A police notice issued on March 19 warned that people risk being charged by going out to parties during the pandemic.

02 April 2020 | 09:20 PM


Gov't Offers Social Safety Net Program for Jakartans, Issues No Ban for Idul Fitri Exodus

Jokowi said the social safety net program would be made available to low-income families in the capital.

02 April 2020 | 07:59 PM


Indonesia Releases 30,000 Prisoners as Covid-19 Cases Double in a Week

The government fears the country's crowded jails could become a breeding ground for coronavirus infection.

02 April 2020 | 04:58 AM


Indonesia Needs More and Better Health Facilities to Counter Coronavirus Epidemic: Ombudsman

The country so far only has 132 referral hospitals designated to treat Covid-19 patients.

02 April 2020 | 04:24 AM


Sumatran Tiger Rescued From Trap in Riau Forest Area

The Sumatran tiger was later named Corina, inspired by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

01 April 2020 | 11:31 PM