5:37 pm November 20, 2014 | 4 Comments
President Joko Widodo has ordered an investigation into the latest deadly clash between police officers and military personnel, this time in Batam, Riau island province.
12:21 pm November 19, 2014 | 10 Comments
The Jakarta chapter of the Red-White coalition (KMP) says it will boycott every single plenary session at the City Council to express its opposition to Basuki Tjahaja Purnama
3:56 pm November 17, 2014 | No Comment
Authorities in Jakarta are gearing up for the rainy season and accompanying floods by putting soldiers on standby and readying evacuation shelters across the city.
4:24 pm November 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
Indonesian health authorities are planning to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes, following calls from activists and health experts to recognize their negative impact on people's health.
2:52 pm November 14, 2014 | No Comment
Police have launched an internal investigation following the alleged assault by officers of four journalists reporting on a student protest in South Sulawesi.
8:25 am November 6, 2014 | 6 Comments
The limited studies conducted regarding the safety and the harmfulness of e-cigarettes has triggered arguments about whether the product should be banned altogether, or heavily regulated. Tjandra Yoga Aditama, a prominent pulmonologist and head of the Health Ministry’s research unit, said initially e-cigarettes were marketed as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes.
8:05 am November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Experts are advising countries struggling with the large presence of tuberculosis and diabetes to screen all patients diagnosed with either disease in order to fight against a growing co-epidemic.
10:40 pm November 2, 2014 | 35 Comments
Bali’s capital aims to tighten enforcement of tobacco control laws and make public spaces in Indonesia’s most popular destination smoke-free.
10:43 am October 20, 2014 | No Comment
Popular Surabaya mayor Tri Rismaharini has denied reports she has been offered a ministerial post in Joko Widodo’s government, saying she does not have any intention of stepping down as the city’s mayor.
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