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National Holidays & Celebrations

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January 7, 2021

Tempo - January 7, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Covid-19 Task Force noted that during the Christmas and New Year holidays from December 24 to January 3, 1.1 million people were spotted in tourist dest

December 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 31, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has put in place measures to prevent New Year's Eve celebrations in the capital city in a bid to curb COVID-19 transmission during the year-end holi

December 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 30, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta and Central Java administrations have encouraged residents to stay home for New Year's Eve.

December 28, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 28, 2020

Jakarta – National Police (Polri) Traffic Corps head Insp. Gen.

December 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 27, 2020

Jakarta – Christians across Indonesia celebrated a quiet Christmas amid the COVID-19 pandemic this year, with many churches limiting physical participation in Christmas services and oth

December 24, 2020

Jakarta Globe - December 24, 2020

Bayu Marhaenjati, Farouk Arnaz – Indonesians have celebrated Christmas with online masses and low-key services on Thursday as the Covid-19 pandemic entered its worst turn across the arc

December 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 23, 2020

Semarang – The Central Java administration plans to screen holidaygoers using antigen tests at some famous tourist destinations, such as Borobudur Temple, during the Christmas and New Y

December 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 22, 2020

Jakarta – The Jakarta Police have launched Operation Lilin Jaya aimed at maintaining public order and cracking down on any health protocol violations during the year-end holiday period.

December 20, 2020

Jakarta Globe - December 20, 2020

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has issued a circular calling city departments and municipally-owned businesses to shorten year-end holidays and prevent their

Jakarta Post - December 20, 2020

Jakarta – Provinces in Java have imposed strict health restrictions for the year-end holidays in an attempt to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

December 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 19, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Medan administration in North Sumatra will proceed with Christmas and New Year celebrations while urging residents to avoid crowds despite a prohibition aga

December 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 17, 2020

Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has issued a gubernatorial instruction and decree ordering his subordinates to implement stricter restrictions over the year-end holidays to he

December 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 15, 2020

Nina A. Loasana, Jakarta – The government has decided to ban crowd-pulling events and New Year's Eve celebrations from Dec. 18 to Jan.

December 14, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 14, 2020

The Bogor Police will close the route leading to Puncak, West Java, in the latest attempt to hinder year-end vacationers from crowding the popular mountainous tourist destination.

Jakarta Post - December 14, 2020

Jakarta – Sleman regency is one of five regencies/cities in Yogyakarta with red zone status in all of its subdistricts.

December 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 8, 2020

Jakarta – National COVID-19 task force chief Doni Monardol has advised the public to remain at home during the year-end holidays due to potential extreme weather in the next two to thre

December 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 2, 2020

Jakarta – The government has decided to reduce the number of collective leave days for the Christmas and New Year celebrations, including a substitute for Idul Fitri leave.

November 30, 2020

Bloomberg News - November 30, 2020

Arys Aditya – The Indonesian Medical Association of doctors is urging the government to shorten or scrap the year-end holiday entirely to prevent a resurgence in coronavirus infections.

November 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 29, 2020

Bandung – West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil has suggested that the central government reduce the number of collective leave days set for the Christmas and New Year break and instead short

November 26, 2020

November 25, 2020

Tempo - November 25, 2020

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The national COVID-19 task force on Tuesday said that the upcoming year-end holidays can potentially cause confirmed cases to increase exponentially.

November 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 24, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo has instructed his subordinates to cut the 2020 year-end holiday short to curb COVID-19 transmission, a minister has said.

November 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 10, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo named six people national heroes during the celebration of Heroes Day on Tuesday, calling for the spirit of heroism in the battle

November 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 5, 2020

Jakarta – It has been almost eight months since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced the first COVID-19 cases in Indonesia in March.

October 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 30, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Jakarta airports and toll roads have been crowded with travelers as hundreds of thousands of Jakartans are expected to leave the capital during the five-day week