Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Local religious figures should play a larger role in educating people about COVID-19 health protocols, an official from Muhammadiyah, the country's second
August 8, 2020
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesian agriculture has emerged as a buttress against the pandemic's impact on the economy this year, supported by the resilience of farmers and t
Jakarta – The police in Surabaya, East Java, have detained a former student of Airlangga University (Unair) alleged to have sexually assaulted multiple victims after tricking them into
Marcus Tantau – Indonesia is no stranger to political dynasties.
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Indonesian capital saw another record in the daily number of coronavirus infection on Saturday, with 686 new cases to bring the total number of confirmed
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – After months of the shutdown, schools in Covid-19 low-risk areas or "yellow zones" will reopen for face-to-face learning under strict health protocols.
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government will resume the preemployment card program on Saturday and prioritize people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic after the program had b
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has appointed Army chief of staff Gen.
Indonesia's military is investigating its personnel linked to the death of a young West Papuan man while in custody.
August 7, 2020
Robertus Wardi, Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesia reported the second highest daily rise or coronavirus cases on Friday, with Jakarta hitting its new high since the outbreak to surp
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Indonesia should ratify a landmark United Nations treaty to consolidate its commitment to put an end to the use of nuclear weapons, a campaigner for a No
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government is allocating Rp 10 trillion (US$684.72 million) this year to provide loans for regional administrations, while taking measures to step up
A shaman in East Java has been named a suspect for sexually assaulting his female customer under the guise of alternative treatment.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) and the Gerindra Party have officially declared their support for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's eldest son, Gibran Rakabuming Raka, t
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia must focus on controlling the spread of the coronavirus to speed up the economic recovery, economists have said, arguing that the current health
Jakarta – In light of the upcoming 75th Independence Day celebration, the Greater Jakarta administration has restricted any events that attract crowds amid the surge of COVID-19 cases
Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Global technology giants like Apple, Facebook, and TikTok have followed Netflix's footsteps to collect value-added tax on digital services or products they sold
Arya Dipa, Bandung – Indonesian scientists are set to start the phase III clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by China-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Bio
Riska Rahman and Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government is planning to expand its social aid program and incentives for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in an effort t
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's foreign exchange (forex) reserves increased to US$135.1 billion in July, the highest level ever, following the government's move to issue glob
Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Jakarta reported 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the highest one-day spike since the first infections were recorded in March, bringing the total number
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Democratic Party chairman Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono and House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani, an executive of the ruling Indonesian Democratic Party o
August 6, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – A civil servant in the Central Java district of Banyumas was sentenced to 3.5 months in prison on Thursday for provoking villagers to reject the burial of a deceased