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January 23, 2022

Antara News - January 23, 2022

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

The National Interest - January 23, 2022

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

The Guardian - January 23, 2022

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.

Jakarta Post - January 23, 2022

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

UCA News - 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

CNN Indonesia - January 22, 2022

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

Al Jazeera - January 22, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – It is every parent's worst nightmare.

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 22, 2022

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 Globe - January 22, 2022

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

Channel News Asia - January 22, 2022

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

Tempo - 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 Post Editorial - January 21, 2022

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

UCA News - January 21, 2022

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

Benar News - January 21, 2022

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

Tempo - January 21, 2022

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

Jakarta Post - January 21, 2022

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

Tempo - January 21, 2022

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 Globe - January 21, 2022

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

Kompas.com - January 21, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – Fifteen years.

January 20, 2022

Kompas.com - 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

Straits Times - January 20, 2022

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.

Tabloid JUBI - January 20, 2022

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

Jakarta Globe - January 20, 2022

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

Tempo - January 20, 2022

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 Globe - January 20, 2022

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

Al Jazeera - January 20, 2022

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

Kompas.com - January 20, 2022

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

Coconuts Bali - January 20, 2022

Australia's 9News is on a roll for showing ignorance about their country's neighbors Up Above.

Jakarta Globe - January 20, 2022

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

Tempo - January 20, 2022

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

Tempo - January 20, 2022

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 Post Editorial - January 20, 2022

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

The Strategist - January 20, 2022

[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

Global Voices - January 20, 2022

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.

Tempo - January 20, 2022

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

Coconuts Jakarta - January 20, 2022

One of Indonesia's – and the world's – largest Islamic organizations has declared cryptocurrency as haram, or forbidden for Muslims.

January 19, 2022

Tempo - 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.

Jakarta Globe - January 19, 2022

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

Tabloid JUBI - January 19, 2022

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

UCA News - January 19, 2022

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.

Antara News - January 19, 2022

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

Tempo - January 19, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – The 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia's Banten Province on January 14 damaged 3,078 houses.

Agence France-Presse - January 19, 2022

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

UCA News - January 19, 2022

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

New Mandala - January 19, 2022

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.

Kompas.com - January 19, 2022

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 Post - January 19, 2022

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

Reuters - January 19, 2022

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