Ade Mardiyati – Sarifah Nurhayati is five months' pregnant with her second child.
Health & Education
January 11, 2020
Jakarta – The Yogyakarta administration is planning to turn the popular tourist destination of Malioboro into a smoke-free zone starting in March.
January 10, 2020
Dyna Rochmyaningsih – Indonesia's health minister, Terawan Agus Putranto, has alarmed the country's medical community by recommending that its hospitals start to use a controversial tr
January 8, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government plans to no longer provide cash injections to cover the Healthcare and Social Security Agency's (BPJS Kesehatan) deficit this year followin
December 24, 2019
Eliza Borrello and Phil Hemingway in West Java – After some coaxing, Siti Dalfa stands against a height chart in her family's modest living room in Cipanas, West Java.
December 22, 2019
Antara, Jakarta – Almost 35 percent of the 1,800 household heads employed in the informal sector in Indonesia's six provinces have no health insurance, according to the result of a res
December 16, 2019
December 12, 2019
Jakarta – The government plans to scrap the nationwide exam dreaded by students across the country and replace it with a very different kind of educational assessment.
Jakarta (Antara) – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim has simplified the form of the teacher's lesson plan or RPP to only one page.
Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner Retno Listyarti expressed her appreciation towards Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim f
December 11, 2019
Ahmad Faiz Ibnu Sani, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim has announced four educational policy programs dubbed "Merdeka Belajar" or freedom of learning.
December 8, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian Child Protection Agency (LPAI) head Seto Mulyadi has suggested that the government cut down the school week to three days from the common five to six days to allow
December 6, 2019
Muhsidin, Rahmad Nasution, Biak, Papua – The Papuan provincial government has ordered all district and city administrations to ban sales of alcoholic drinks ahead of the Christmas and
Jakarta – The outbreak of hepatitis A affecting hundreds of residents of Depok in West Java may have spread to other areas, according to the Health Ministry, which has urged residents
December 5, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – In the inauguration ceremony of the University of Indonesia (UI) rector, Professor Ari Kuncoro, Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Nadiem Makarim expressed his
December 4, 2019
Jakarta (Antara) – The Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Nadiem Makarim announced that a team under his command is currently conducting a study to revamp Indonesia's grading syst
December 3, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Students at all levels of education in Indonesia should start mining their cultural heritage and combine it with digital technology for their own future econom
December 2, 2019
Anwar Siswadi, Jakarta – According to Rumah Cemara – support-group for drug users and people with HIV/AIDS (ODHA) – there remains 518,516 ODHA people in Indonesia that have yet receive
December 1, 2019
Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim has referred to state ideology Pancasila as one of the best frameworks for character education, noting that his
November 30, 2019
Jakarta – The Depok administration has declared an emergency following a hepatitis A outbreak in the city that has affected dozens of students and teachers, prompting authorities to im
November 29, 2019
Jeffrey Hutton, Jakarta – After a Jakarta doctor told him in September that his heart palpitations were the result of stress, and handed him a script for low-dosage anti-anxiety medici
Halida Bunga, Jakarta – National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) opined that the challenge faced by Education and Culture Minister Nadiem Makarim is on how to solve issues on r
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Researchers say certain homeschooling systems could be vulnerable to the spread of radicalism and even serve as a platform to spread radical religious views to
November 28, 2019
Jakarta – In yet another attempt to curb radicalism in the country, Vice President Ma'ruf Amin says the government is set to revise school textbooks on religious studies as they have f