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 after delays in the arrivals of AstraZe
Health & Drugs
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 212,391 compared to the day before, ac
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 word for poo.
Jakarta – A lavish wedding of one of Indonesia's biggest YouTube stars, Atta Halilintar, costing 100 billion rupiah (S$9.2 million), has courted controversy, with questions raised on wh
April 6, 2021
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said the upcoming rate of the Covid-19 vaccination distribution will not be as fast as before as the supply will drop due to a
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 growing infection rate.
April 5, 2021
The Health Ministry says it is working closely with law enforcement to crack down on the reported spread of fake medical masks in Indonesia.
Bangun Santoso and Stephanus Aranditio – It was not just President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.
Questions are being asked about whether or not the rule of law applies equally to all citizens after President Joko Widodo attended a glitzy celebrity wedding when it has been so diffic
April 4, 2021
Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Hundreds of people, many of them students, mobbed exit routes out of the Timorese capital Dili on Good Friday seeking to leave the city to escape the difficultie
Antara, Jakarta – The number of active COVID-19 cases in Indonesia on Saturday at 12 a.m.
April 1, 2021
Indonesia this week reported a notable decrease in the number of high-risk "red zones" for COVID-19 across the country. And three out of the remaining five regions are in Bali.
March 31, 2021
Public health experts in Indonesia are raising concerns after the government announced that it will allow the use of GeNose COVID-19 detectors to fulfill test requirements for air trave
March 30, 2021
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Jakarta Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) collected Rp686.75 million from the payment of fines of the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) in 2021 alone, or
March 29, 2021
Antara, Denpasar – Some 750 taxi drivers on the resort island of Bali joined drive-through COVID-19 vaccination service launched by the Bali provincial police and health office.
Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin urges people who have gotten the Covid-19 vaccination to continue complying with strict health protocols, warning that vaccination alone wo
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Shopping center Lippo Plaza Ekalokasari in Bogor is hosting a Covid-19 vaccination site for retail workers.
March 26, 2021
Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan said on Friday (Mar 26) that Singapore and Indonesia should ideally have the "same level of control" over COVID-
Indonesia's Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin says young people may soon be able to get their vaccines way ahead of schedule if they bring two senior citizens along with them, in a bi
Cheta Nilawaty P., Jakarta – The Indonesian Health Ministry announced that the cases involving shackling people with disabilities in the country have increased by 20 percent throughout
Jakarta – The ruling, or fatwa, from the Indonesian Ulemas Council (MUI) that concludes the AstraZeneca vaccine haram – forbidden – should not be a consideration in the Covid-19 vaccina
March 25, 2021
Indonesia's handling of the COVID-19 crisis may be remembered for its numerous missteps, but the same arguably can't be said about its mass vaccination program, with the government now
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The Sativa Nusantara Foundation (YSN), an organization that focuses on advocating for the use of Indonesian plants including cannabis, is pushing the House of Re
Heru Andriyanto, Maria Fatima Bona, Jakarta – A senior Indonesian health official claimed on Thursday that the number of active Covid-19 cases has plummeted after 9 million doses of vac
March 24, 2021
Please fight that unrelenting urge to post your COVID-19 vaccine certificate online, Indonesia's COVID-19 Task Force said, as it contains your private information.