Jokowi Orders Stricter Measures as Coronavirus Spreads Fast in South Kalimantan, South Sulawesi

On Thursday, South Kalimantan went past South Sumatra to become the sixth most-affected province due to soaring cases in the past week.

04 June 2020 | 09:22 PM


Jokowi Sets New Target of 20,000 PCR Tests Per Day

The president has also asked Health Minister Terawan Putranto to standardize prices for PCR testing.

04 June 2020 | 08:04 PM


Jakarta Extends Large-Scale Social Restriction, Declares June a 'Transition Period'

The transition period will allow some economic activities to resume gradually at reduced capacity.

04 June 2020 | 03:38 PM


Public Service to Continue Uninterrupted Under New Normal: Minister

New systems will be in place at ministries and government agencies.

04 June 2020 | 02:12 AM


Indonesia Expects Another Tough Month in Coronavirus Outbreak

Modeling by Bappenas and the University of Indonesia projects a pandemic peak between 21 May and 29 May.

04 June 2020 | 12:49 AM


China Continues Investigation Into Sea Burials of Indonesian Fishermen: Foreign Affairs Ministry

Another video has surfaced showing the dead body of another Indonesian fisherman being thrown overboard a Chinese fishing vessel.

03 June 2020 | 10:44 PM


Health Protocol Not Enough: Ombudsman Demands More Preparation for 'New Normal'

The Ombudsman says the government must cancel the new normal health protocol if Covid-19 cases spike again after its implementation.

03 June 2020 | 08:41 PM


Tourist Arrivals Drop 87 Percent During Pandemic

President Joko Widodo says there's no rush to reopen tourist sites but tells ministries to prepare "new normal" guidelines.

03 June 2020 | 04:31 PM


Indonesian Gov't Denies Turning to Herd Immunity

Herd immunity is nearly impossible to achieve in an archipelago where contacts between people are naturally restricted, the government says.

03 June 2020 | 02:17 AM


Indonesians in US Told to Avoid George Floyd Protests

The Indonesian Embassy in the US advises Indonesians to stay home and avoid the protests that have spread nationwide.

02 June 2020 | 11:11 PM