Antara, Jakarta – An epidemiologist from Sriwijaya University urged authorities in Indonesia to ensure that all children aged 6 to 11 must get vaccinated before allowing them to join a
January 16, 2022
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – For most people, graveyards are places to avoid as they are often associated with spirits or spooky things best left to the otherworld.
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Bolstered by the commodities boom, Indonesia's economy appears set for a rapid growth rebound in 2022 as a significant decline in Covid-19 cases and dea
Haryo Aswicahyono and Hal HillContributor – It takes a serious crisis to reveal a country's fundamental strengths and vulnerabilities.
January 15, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia reported 1,054 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, the highest daily increase in three months, as the government braces for a new wave of coronavirus infections driven b
Nivell Rayda, Bogor, Indonesia – In between roaming about a dog shelter – her new home since she was rescued from a truck bound for a slaughterhouse – Sasha occasionally checked out her
A Muh Ibnu Aqil, Jakarta – Hundreds of buildings, including houses, places of worships and community health centers (Puskesmas), were damaged in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck t
Ben Doherty – The oil came without warning.
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The Attorney General's Office (AGO) director of investigations Febrie Adriansyah said that the state losses caused by the satellite procurement case involving
Jakarta – What a sad twist of political career for Rahmat Effendi, who as Bekasi mayor earned an iconic status as a true defender of freedom of religion.
January 14, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention, and as such, is not obliged to take on the boatloads of asylum seekers that have been arriving in large numbers to
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Thousands of fish have died in the past few weeks in Indonesia's Lake Maninjau, West Sumatra, highlighting both the environmental as well as human factors in con
Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Yogyakarta – Yogyakarta Administration on Thursday, January 13, started to intensify the booster vaccination in an effort to anticipate the rapid transm
Anne Grace Savitha, Petaling Jaya – An Indonesian couple from Central Java have shocked social media after keeping the corpse of their daughter in their house in hopes that she would ri
In today's News So Crazy You Won't Believe It Happened, police in Yogyakarta have apprehended a man who allegedly stole traffic lights in the city with the intention of selling them onl
Kate Lamb and Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesia's government is facing criticism from some top scientists and lawmakers that a sweeping restructuring bringing together the country's
Hendro D Situmorang, Jakarta – Indonesia's Omicron tally has now jumped to 572 following the government's recent announcement that it had detected 66 new infections of the highly transm
Yohana Belinda, Malang – Designer bag rental services are emerging as an affordable way to keep up with mercurial fashion trends.
Friski Riana, Jakarta – A member of the House of Representatives (DPR) from the POKS Party Kurniasih Mufidayati, said that the party will insist on standing against the sexual violence
Hellena Souisa – After stalling for almost a decade, Indonesia's House of Representatives is expected to debate a bill on sexual violence next Tuesday.
Mirza Bagaskara, Jakarta – A number of experts believe President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has only focused on economic growth in his second term in office.
Jakarta – Indonesia's state utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) said on Friday that together with the energy ministry it was strengthening a coal delivery monitoring system to ensur
Antara, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Workers Trade Union (KSPI) president Said Iqbal on Friday declared thousands of laborers, farmers, fishermen, migrant workers, and dome
Jakarta – The Indonesian government has decided to reopen borders for all international visitors by lifting the remaining entry ban for 14 countries imposed in the wake of the Omicron o
January 13, 2022
Eko Listiyorini – Indonesia, the top thermal coal exporter, will keep a broad ban on January shipments in place even as exemptions have allowed some fuel-laden vessels to depart.
Antara, Jakarta – The Communication and Information (Kominfo) Ministry is investigating the alleged leak of personal data belonging to job applicants at Pertamina's subsidiary, PT Perta
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Antara, Jakarta – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Nurul Ghufron confirmed the arrest against the Regent of Penajam Paser Utara, Abdul
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo marked the end of 2021 with the signing of Presidential Regulation (Perpres) No.
Komnas Perempuan (National Commission on Violence Against Women) has revealed a damning statistic on sexual violence in the country, in a bid to pressure legislators to pass a bill that
Jakarta – The leader of an East Kalimantan district where the national government plans to build the new national capital was named corruption suspect on Thursday after he was arrested
Antara, Jakarta – Severe floodings of up to three meters in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province, submerged at least 2,008 houses on Wednesday, Jan. 12.
Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) says that the number of reported cases of sexual violence against women in Indonesia cont
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The government plans to provide a booster vaccine for people aged 18 years and over, in addition to the elderly and vulnerable groups, in early February.
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The Executive Office of the President (KSP), in a meeting with Religious Affairs Ministry representative on Wednesday, January 13, 2022, has urged the Ministry to
Wulan Kusuma Wardhani, Jakarta – Reformed terror convicts are deploying their knowledge and personal stories to assist in deradicalization programs.
Konradus Epa, Jakarta – An Indonesian court has sentenced a Muslim cleric to five months in prison for committing blasphemy against Christians.
An Indonesian woman has been flogged 100 times in Aceh province for adultery while the male involved, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes.
Indri Maulidar, Jakarta – The Prosperous Justice Party or PKS faction still insisted on rejecting the ratification of the sexual violence crime bill (RUU TPKS) over the lack of policy p
Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has outlined at least three environmental problems found from the results of a Strategic Environmental Study (KLHS) on Indones
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria said seven schools in South Jakarta were closed following the findings of COVID-19 cases.
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Two of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's sons, Gibran Rakabuming and Kaesang Pangarep had officially been reported to the Corruption Eradication Commission
Ian Storey – Indonesia plans to convene a meeting with some of its ASEAN colleagues to discuss the South China Sea. The idea is not new, but this time it might just work.
Jakarta – One day in 1969, not long after it was decided Papua was to become part of Indonesia, Yones Douw's family were forced to flee from security forces.
January 12, 2022
Dony Indra Ramadhan, Bandung – The appointment of Major General Untung Budiharto as Jakarta military commander (Pangdam Jaya) has attracted public attention because of his background as
Antara, Jakarta – The COVID-19 Task Force reported Tuesday, Jan. 11, that Indonesia is facing a surge in COVID-19 confirmed cases in the last two weeks.
Imam Hamdi, Jakarta – Two of President Joko Widodo's children, Gibran Rakabuming and Kaesang Pangarep, have been reported to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) over alleged cor
Jakarta – Indonesia kicked off its COVID-19 booster program for the general public on Wednesday, as the country hit an almost three-month high in cases amid the rise of the Omicron vari
Anita P D, Resinta S, Jakarta (ANTARA) – Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Bintang Puspayoga lauded the steps by Education, Culture, Research, and Technology Minister Na
Jakarta, Jubi – The National Police Headquarters has changed the operation of the Nemangkawi Task Force to the Cartenz Peace Operation, which will start operating at the end of January
Fana Suparman, Jakarta – A former investigator of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was convicted for accepting Rp 11.5 billion ($802,000) in bribe money and sentenced to 11 y