Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A court in Timor-Leste has decided to conduct proceedings against an American ex-priest accused of child abuse by video conference after he failed to appear for th
June 8, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Preparations are underway for Indonesia's G20 presidency in 2022, as the government teams up with the academia.
Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The extended family of the late Suharto held a commemoration marking 100 years since Indonesia's second president's birth.
Antara, Jakarta – More than 11 million people in Indonesia have received their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine as of Monday afternoon, according to the Task Force for COVID-19 Ha
Bisnis, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia (BI) reported Tuesday, June 8, that Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves at the end of May-amounted to US$136.4 billion, which is a drop compared to th
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A shooting incident in which an off-duty Timor-Leste policeman killed two innocent people and wounded another has sparked calls for police reform in the Catholic-m
Jeffrey Hutton, Jakarta – When parliamentary Speaker Puan Maharani, the daughter of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri, arrived at the headquarters of the Indonesian Democratic Part
Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Family members of long-serving President Soeharto held a religious event at a Jakarta mosque on Tuesday to commemorate his centennial birthday and used the oc
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The National Alliance for Criminal Code Reform says it regrets a move by the Justice and Human Rights Ministry (Kemenkumham) to start socialising revisi
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – Traffic congestion in the capital city of Jakarta has visibly increased amidst the Covid-19 pandemic due the removal of the odd-even number plate policy as on
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The North Jakarta Police arrested a teacher of religious studies identified as Heru Sucianto (58) for child molestation against five of his students in Pe
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Usually, with the Haj season just weeks away, the two-storey shop selling supplies and gifts for people preparing for the Islamic pilgrimage would be a hive of a
Balinese musician Jerinx was released from Kerobokan prison this morning after having served his controversial conviction for hate speech.
Indonesia seems to be on the brink of a COVID-19 surge with a substantial increase in daily cases this week and with more regions now given the undesirable "red zone" tag.
Jakarta – Activists from Fukushima Anti-Nuclear Indonesia (IANFU) held a protest action commemorating International Ocean Day on Tuesday June 8 demanding that the Japanese government no
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia says it will begin retiring coal-fired power plants for good – while still continuing to build more than a hundred new ones, in the latest mixed
Antara, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Pandjaitan, in a report by Antara News on Tuesday, met with Foreign Minister of the People's Rep
Fransiska Nangoy, Toboali, Indonesia – From the shores of Indonesia's Bangka island, miners like Hendra head out by boat every day to scores of crudely built wooden pontoons dotted off
June 7, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Police in the regency of Karawang, West Java, has questioned six witnesses in the case of alleged gas poisoning that has affected dozens of residents at the Ciampel su
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia has long planned to establish a travel bubble with a number of countries in an attempt to recover the pandemic-affected tourism sector that logged a GDP of R
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – The bed occupancy rate for COVID-19 patients in Jakarta hospitals continued to increase for the last three weeks.
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The information and communications technology (ICT) sector is expected to lead economic growth in Indonesia both this year and in 2022, as the COVID-1
Eduard Lazarus – For years, Indonesia has been plagued by so-called "elastic laws" – a set of bills that can see a person indicted for violating poorly defined provisions, such as defam
Police in Bali say they are increasing the supervision of foreign nationals in the province as a response to recent viral pornographic content made on the island.