Prisca Triferna, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – A total of 3,205 people were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 on Saturday, with 2,889 cases involving local transmission and the rest invo
January 23, 2022
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian authorities are making final preparations to host the country's first MotoGP race since 1997 in the resort island of Lombok where spectators will o
Donald Greenlees – On 22 February, the Indonesian Survey Institute published the results of a poll that rated Minister of Defence Prabowo Subianto as the top performer among President J
Paul Lashmer, Nicholas Gilby, James Oliver – Shocking new details have emerged of Britain's role in one of the most brutal massacres of the postwar 20th century.
Agencies, Jakarta – Tens of thousands of indigenous people are at risk of being expelled from their lands to make way for the construction of a new capital on jungle-clad East Kalimanta
January 22, 2022
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste has recorded a significant increase in dengue fever cases with this year's death toll already touching 14, making it the deadliest year in recent times
Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Coordinator Fatia Maulidiyanti claims that they along with their lawyers and human rights activist Haris Azhar
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – It is every parent's worst nightmare.
Jakarta – As COVID-19 cases rise amid the spread of the Omicron variant worldwide, vaccine boosters have been recommended for large parts of the population, as full inoculation may not
Jakarta – Two patients diagnosed with the Omicron coronavirus variant have died while being treated at the hospital, marking Indonesia's first known fatalities from the highly contagiou
Lianne Chia, East Java – In August, 17-year-old Tasya Aprilia Agatha lost her father to COVID-19. It left the family struggling to survive.
January 21, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The spokesman of the national Covid-19 Task Force, Wiku Adidasmito, said it would be best for the general public to postpone traveling overseas amidst the government's
Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office has moved quickly to investigate possible embezzlement and misuse of power in the lease and procurement of a defense communications satellite by
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – At least 1,000 students in Indonesia's Papua province held a protest at the local authority office in Yahukimo district demanding members of the police force mov
Victor Mambor Jayapura – For the second time in four months, the Indonesian military blamed a pro-independence group for a deadly attack in West Papua, although separatist rebels claime
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Omicron patients, both showing symptoms and mild symptoms, are allowed to self-isolate so long as they meet clinical and residential requirements as regulated via
Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – Video footage of a tiger confronting heavy machinery during a land clearing operation in West Sumatra, believed to have been recorded by one of the excavator d
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – A group called the 'clean Indonesia coalition' on Friday launched a campaign inviting the general public and bank customers to urge banks to stop financing coal-
Jakarta – Indonesia has recorded more than 1,000 cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant since the first cases were confirmed in mid-December, according to government data released on
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – Fifteen years.
January 20, 2022
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Nusantara Traditional Community Alliance (AMAN) estimates that around 20,000 people from traditional communities will be sacrificed by the project to mo
Manila (Bloomberg) – More than a million Covid-19 vaccine shots expired in Indonesia before they could be given out, as most of them were donated with a short shelf life.
Benny Mawel, Jayapura, Jubi – Human rights activist Natalius Pigai said there were ministers of the government of President Joko Widodo who had taken actions outside of their main dutie
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday's global economic forum asked developed nations to help their developing counterparts, including Indonesia, in t
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has officially named the Regent of Langkat, Terbit Rencana Perangin Angin, as a suspect of graft.
Jakarta – A district head in North Sumatra was detained by the Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK late Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes in yet another major graft bust target
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – When Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced a surprise plan to move the country's capital during his annual address to the nation on 16
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition has criticised the new capital city (IKN) project for being a megaproject of the oligarchy which threatens the safety of the ord
Australia's 9News is on a roll for showing ignorance about their country's neighbors Up Above.
Jakarta – A judge in the Surabaya District Court was arrested by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Thursday morning for allegedly accepting bribe money from a defendant who
Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta -The Jakarta Regional Legislative Council (DPRD Jakarta) Commission A speaker Mujiyono on Wednesday assessed that the capital city move from Jakarta to East K
Antara, Jakarta – Six non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under Indonesia Joining Forces (IJF) have urged the government to include forced marriage in the problem inventory list (DIM)
Jakarta – The enforcement of the domestic market obligation (DMO) for coal producers, set at 25 percent of their respective output, will continue to be problematic insofar as the govern
[Editors' note: This piece was originally published in November 2019; we are republishing it in light of the Indonesian parliament's passing of key legislation for the creation of the n
Sydney Allen – A peaceful protest of Afghan refugees was violently broken up by police on January 17 in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, a city on the island of Sumatra.
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of the Jakarta legal bureau Yayan Yuhanah on Wednesday said the Jakarta administration will face the lawsuit filed by the Indonesian Employers Associat
One of Indonesia's – and the world's – largest Islamic organizations has declared cryptocurrency as haram, or forbidden for Muslims.
January 19, 2022
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police and TNI Army deployed 1,925 personnel to Papua for the 2022 Cartenz Peace Operation.
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Indonesian government announced on Wednesday that it had secured 400,000 tablets of the Covid-19 antiviral drug Molnupiravir, while also reporting that
Jubi TV – Peter Prove, the director of International Affairs of the World Council of Churches (WCC), has spoken about the human rights situation in Papua, internationally known as West
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Former Catholic priest Martinho Germano da Silva Gusmao has officially announced his candidacy for Timor-Leste's presidential elections on March 19.
Dewa W, Kenzu T, Jakarta – At least 815 West Jakarta residents were evacuated after their houses were inundated by floodwaters reaching a height of up to one meter, the Jakarta Disaster
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's Banten Province on January 14 damaged 3,078 houses.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Six Indonesian women drowned off Malaysia after their boat capsized during a suspected attempt to enter the country illegally, officials said, in the latest mig
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Commission on Human Rights has called on the government to rein in security forces after recording hundreds of acts of violence committed by
Muhammad Beni Saputra – At the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this November Indonesia pledged to completely phase out its coal use by 2056.
Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) recorded tens of thousands of cases of violence against children and women thro
Jakarta (Agencies) – The East Jakarta District Court sentenced an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militant to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in the 2002 bombings that killed more
Jakarta – Indonesia's biggest palm oil association GAPKI on Wednesday shrugged off a new government policy requiring exporters of the vegetable oil to gain approval for their shipments