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October 18, 2021

Straits Times - October 18, 2021

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to allow those conducting essential business to resume travelling between the two countries.

October 11, 2021

Bloomberg News - October 11, 2021

Arys Aditya – Indonesia is reopening its borders further, allowing visitors from more countries to enter and imposing a shorter quarantine period.

September 16, 2021

Jakarta Globe - September 16, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Indonesian citizens returning from overseas trips are required to show their vaccination status using government application called Peduli Lindungi (to care a

Coconuts Jakarta - September 16, 2021

The Ministry of Law and Human Rights has relaxed restrictions on foreign arrivals in Indonesia, allowing for the resumption of offshore visa applications and access into the country for

August 12, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 12, 2021

An incident involving a Nigerian diplomat and immigration officers in Indonesia is triggering unease in relations between the two nations.

August 11, 2021

UCA News - August 11, 2021

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Indonesian authorities have deported more than 100 Timor-Leste citizens who defied Covid-19 restrictions and illegally crossed the border to participate in a marti

August 6, 2021

Radio New Zealand - August 6, 2021

Papua New Guinea and neighbouring Indonesia have been discussing potential reopening of their shared border.

August 4, 2021

Tempo - August 4, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Home Affairs Ministry director general of politics and general government, Bahtiar, in a seminar on foreign monitoring Tuesday said the activities of foreign natio

July 23, 2021

July 22, 2021

Tempo - July 22, 2021

Joniansyah (Contributor), Jakarta – The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport as of Friday, July 23, will soon impose a beefier travel restriction and restrict foreign arrivals that fail

June 17, 2021

Coconuts Bali - June 17, 2021

Indonesia has so far deported 78 tourists who had been staying in Bali this year, an official said, with Russian nationals reportedly dominating the list.

May 28, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - May 28, 2021

Indonesia has certainly handled its fair share of foreigners defying COVID-19 protocols all throughout the pandemic, but two UK nationals arguing that they should be allowed to skip the

April 27, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 27, 2021

The Jakarta Metro Police has arrested a traveler and two airport officials over an alleged bribe that allowed the former to skip hotel quarantine, which is mandatory for all incoming tr

April 24, 2021

Jakarta Globe - April 24, 2021

Jakarta – The Indonesian government bans travel from India over Covid-19 concern starting on Saturday, following reports that a chartered flight from the country has arrived here with s

April 23, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - April 23, 2021

The Indonesian government is imposing a ban on all arrivals from India over the latter's deadly second COVID-19 wave and to prevent the transmission of dangerous new mutations of the co

April 1, 2021

Asia Pacific Report - April 1, 2021

Jeffrey Elapa in Vanimo, PNG – The West Sepik administration is not happy with the way illegal border crossers are being handled by the Indonesian and Papua New Guinean consular officia

March 11, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - March 11, 2021

Jayapura – Military Resort 172/PWY Commander Brig. Gen.

February 8, 2021

Kyodo News - February 8, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia on Monday extended the closure of its borders to foreigners for another two weeks until Feb.

January 20, 2021

The Guardian - January 20, 2021

An American woman is being deported from Bali over suspected immigration violations after her tweets that celebrated the Indonesian resort island as a low-cost, queer-friendly place for

January 19, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 19, 2021

Fana Suparman, Jakarta – Immigration officials in Bali on Tuesday summoned American citizen Kristen Gray who has been living in the resort island for more than a year for allegedly misu

January 11, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 11, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Indonesia will extend the entry ban on foreign visitors for another 14 days. The announcement comes a few days ahead of its deadline.

December 29, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 29, 2020

International travelers packed the Soekarno-Hatta Airport yesterday, several viral social media posts have shown, which was said to be the result of last-minute policy changes to intern

December 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 28, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – Indonesia is closing its borders to foreign travelers from all around the world for the first two weeks of 2021, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi announced on Mon

November 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 23, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia plans to resume accepting visa applications from residents of eight countries that require a calling visa for entry starting Monday following a temporary suspension

October 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Ministry has launched an online visa application for foreign citizens who wish to enter Indonesia.