APSN Banner

Indonesia & East Timor Digest

Displaying 1-50 of 80284 Documents

Views Default View  Tile View  List View    Help

April 8, 2021

Reuters - April 8, 2021

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia is in talks with China on getting as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries…

Associated Press - April 8, 2021

Ricko Wawo and Niniek Karmini, Lembata, Indonesia – Two Indonesian navy ships have arrived with aid and medical equipment in the east of the…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 8, 2021

With Ramadan just a few days away, we have established by now that getting a COVID-19 shot does not break one's fast, but what about…

Tempo - April 8, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – A total of 9,187,757 people in Indonesia have received their first shots of the COVID-19 vaccine as of Wednesday, an increase of…

The Guardian - April 8, 2021

Naaman Zhou – Monash University in Melbourne has signed a formal agreement with the Indonesian government to strengthen ties between the two…

Tabloid JUBI - April 8, 2021

Benny Mawel, Jayapura – The police dispersed a rally where state Cenderawasih University (Uncen) students protested against PT Freeport Indonesia…

Tempo - April 8, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Director General of Land Transportation of the Transportation Ministry Budi Setiyadi said his side will block…

Jakarta Globe - April 8, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia and the United Kingdom have agreed to improve trade and investment cooperation to boost economic recovery while strengthening…

Straits Times - April 8, 2021

Jakarta – A lavish wedding of one of Indonesia's biggest YouTube stars, Atta Halilintar, costing 100 billion rupiah (S$9.2 million), has courted…

Indonesia at Melbourne - April 8, 2021

Lies Marcoes – Last week, an Indonesian woman opened fire at police at the National Police Headquarters in Jakarta. The woman, who was apparently…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 8, 2021

Indonesia's Health Ministry said Jakarta has a fresh case involving a new strain of the coronavirus, which has a name that resembles an Indonesian…

Amnesty International - April 8, 2021

Many health workers did not have access to adequate personal protective equipment or COVID-19 tests. The right to freedom of expression was…

Tempo - April 8, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto in Wednesday's press conference strongly urged…

Agence France-Presse - April 8, 2021

Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara – Two Indonesian Navy ships packed with aid arrived Thursday in a cyclone-ravaged section of the archipelago, as the…

April 7, 2021

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Jakarta – Without accountability, the police will lose public trust. People will suspect that the war on terror is being used to distract…

Agence France-Presse - April 7, 2021

Pedro Naolo, Adonara, East Nusa Tenggara – Homeless, injured, and with his daughter dead, Sugeng stares blankly as he comes to grips with the…

Jakarta Post - April 7, 2021

Nina A. Loasana – The human rights situation in Indonesia deteriorated in 2020 as the government failed to stop rampant unlawful killings in the…

Coconuts Bali - April 7, 2021

With Indonesia set to ban the annual homecoming exodus tradition next month, officials in Bali say the province will step up security measures at…

Jakarta Globe - April 7, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Today, the Indonesian young generation stands to benefit from its rapid growth and capital market development that…

Bloomberg - April 7, 2021

Arys Aditya and Haslinda Amin – President Joko Widodo has set a $200 billion goal for Indonesia's new wealth fund in the next two to three years,…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 7, 2021

Jakarta is today starting a trial reopening of 85 schools ahead of a nationwide resumption of face-to-face learning in July.

The Jakarta…

CNN Indonesia - April 7, 2021

Jakarta – Amnesty International's annual report has found that the human rights situation in Indonesia worsened in 2020. Amnesty International…

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Latest study of human rights group Setara Institute revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic creates fertile ground for…

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto, chief of the Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI), laid the cornerstone for the construction of the command…

Malay Mail - April 7, 2021

Sylvia Looi, Kuala Lumpur – A man in Indonesia nearly married the wrong woman after navigation application Google Maps led him to the…

The Guardian - April 7, 2021

Raimundos Oki, Dili – In Tasitolu, a suburb in the west of the capital, Dili, Batista Elo balances his young daughter on his hip as he stands in…

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Press Council appreciated the National Police Chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo who apologized and revoked the…

Agence France-Presse - April 7, 2021

Bandung, West Java – A district court in West Java has handed death sentences to a gang of more than a dozen drug traffickers, including an…

Tempo - April 7, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police's Criminal Investigation Department has named two personnel of the Metro Jaya Police as…

UCA News - April 7, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Priests and nuns in Timor-Leste have joined efforts to provide much-needed assistance to flash flood victims forced to flee…

April 6, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2021

Jakarta – The National Police on Tuesday made a sharp u-turn on a recent circular issued by Police Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo which bans the media…

UCA News - April 6, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Timor-Leste announced the death of a woman from Covid-19 on April 6, its first recorded virus death, as it tries to stem a…

ABC News - April 6, 2021

On Pacific Beat with Mala Darmadi – The death toll from floods and landslides in eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor Leste has reached almost…

Associated Press - April 6, 2021

Ricko Wawo and Niniek Karmini – Lembata, Indonesia Rescuers in remote eastern Indonesia dug through the debris of a landslide on Tuesday in search…

Tempo - April 6, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said the upcoming rate of the Covid-19 vaccination distribution will not be…

Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2021

Hendro D Situmorang, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim called for more innovations at schools and campuses in hopes to…

OCCRP - April 6, 2021

Sasha Chavkin – Indonesia is failing to enforce its internationally acclaimed moratorium on deforestation, with officials at multiple levels of…

Jakarta Post Editorial - April 6, 2021

Jakarta – The government and the House of Representatives are preparing to amend the 2001 Papuan Special Autonomy Law to allow Jakarta to throw…

New Mandala - April 6, 2021

Amalinda Savirani and Linda Yanti Sulistiawati – Under the Indonesian Constitution Article 20A Paragraph 1, the legislative branch of the…

CNN Indonesia - April 6, 2021

Jakarta – The Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy recorded 180 incidents and 412 acts which violated freedom of religion and belief (KBB) in…

Tempo - April 6, 2021

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police (Polri) Chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo has issued a circular that firmly instructs every police…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 6, 2021

Update: The National Police has apologized and rescinded the circular amid the public backlash.

Original story follows.

A fresh…

Reuters - April 6, 2021

Tom Allard, Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – One mid-February morning in the central highlands of the Indonesian province of Papua, the army said…

Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2021

Jakarta – At least 117 people dead and thousands others were forced to evacuate from their homes after floods and landslides caused by the Seroja…

ABC News - April 6, 2021

Stephen Dziedzic – Timor-Leste's government says it will ask Australia and other nations for help following catastrophic floods that have killed…

Channel News Asia - April 6, 2021

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – The design of the new state palace in Indonesia's future capital city in Kalimantan is still under discussion, said the…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 6, 2021

Nadia Hamid – Jakarta is home to numerous luxurious malls, but these mega shopping centers often gloss over the extreme economic inequality in the…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 6, 2021

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan says he's standing firm against sexual harassment at City Hall amid allegations against a high-ranking official.…

CNN Indonesia - April 6, 2021

Jakarta – A survey by Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting (SMRC) has found that people are becoming increasingly afraid of speaking about…

Coconuts Jakarta - April 6, 2021

Police in Ciputat, South Tangerang have arrested a man accused of raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter, with the abuse reportedly…