Suspected IS Militants Attack Police Post, Kill Officer in South Kalimantan

Police found a manifesto carrying Islamic State symbol from a deceased militant.

#SECURITY

Indonesia’s Daily Coronavirus Testing Consistently on Target

It takes more than 40 days to reach a consistent run since the 10,000 testing capacity benchmark was set on April 12.

JUNE 02 #HEALTH

Discussion on Removing Presidents From Office in Yogyakarta Canceled Over Death Threats

Rights activists say the incident was the latest example of worsening freedom of expression under the Jokowi administration.

JUNE 01 #POLITICS

Indonesia's Covid-19 Cases Soar by 62 Percent in May

Since May 10, East Java has reported 1,197 more cases than Jakarta to emerge new epicenter.

MAY 31 #HEALTH

Indonesia Sees Record 523 Recoveries from Coronavirus in a Day

More than 7,000 patients have recovered from the disease so far.

MAY 30 #HEALTH

West Java, First Province to Ease Covid-19 Restrictions

Sukabumi and other 14 districts and cities will open house of worship, offices, factories and shops gradually, starting on Monday.

MAY 30 #POLICY

More Than 800 Indonesian Cruise Ship Crew Members Arrive Home

A total of 20,042 crew members spread across 154 cruise ships will continue to be facilitated by the government.

MAY 29 #TRANSPORTATION

VISION

Jakarta Cosplayer's Posthuman World

An amateur cosplayer obsessed with anime and manga has developed a special connection with his toys.

#EYEWITNESS

Indonesia's Coronavirus Cases Surpass 25,000

The latest seven-day period saw 4,417 cases, the most since the first cases were reported on March 2.

MAY 29 #HEALTH

Regional Gov'ts Should Be Wary of Loopholes in Covid-19 Mitigation Budget: BPK

The regional government budget has been cut by 6.83 percent for pandemic mitigation.

MAY 29 #ECONOMY

Indonesia Reaffirms Support for Palestine as Israel Reveals Plan to Annex West Bank

Indonesia is gathering international support to stop Israel from annexing parts of the West Bank in July.

MAY 29 #INTERNATIONAL

Indonesia Reports 687 New Covid-19 Cases

The government has indicated it will reopen several provinces including Jakarta, the hardest hit by the outbreak.

MAY 28 #HEALTH

No More Recess: Gov't to Overhaul School System

The Women Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry has recommended reducing school hours, cutting recess and holding classes in shifts.

MAY 28 #EDUCATION

Jokowi Says Tourism Industry Must Transform for 'New Normal'

The president said the country should focus on reopening the industry for domestic tourists first.

MAY 28 #TRAVEL

East Java Gets President's Attention as Coronavirus Cases in the Province Close In on Jakarta's

Between May 10 and today, the difference in the number of cases between the two provinces has been reduced from 3,688 to 2,753 cases.

MAY 27 #HEALTH

Regional Election to Go Ahead in December Despite Pandemic

Indonesia will be the last of 47 countries to hold national or local elections in 2020.

MAY 27 #ELECTIONS

Indonesian Covid-19 Cases Abroad Pass 900 as New Surges Reported in Malaysia and Kuwait

Most of the new cases were found among migrant workers in overcrowded Malaysian detention centers.

MAY 27 #INTERNATIONAL

Lion Air Grounds All Flights Until End of May

The airline said many passengers still show up at airports without proper travel documents.

MAY 27 #TRANSPORTATION

Jakarta Plans to Reopen 64 Shopping Malls Next Week

The Indonesian Consumer Protection Foundation (YLKI) says the plan to reopen the malls is "irresponsible."

MAY 26 #POLICY

Chief Security Minister Orders New Navy, Air Force Chiefs to Protect Indonesia's Sovereignty

Mahfud M.D. has asked the Navy and Air Force chiefs to improve security in the disputed North Natuna Sea.

MAY 26 #SECURITY

Police Force More Than 82,000 Vehicles to Turn Back in a Month of Mudik Ban

The police have set up 116 traffic checkpoints from East Java to Lampung for the Idul Fitri return journey.

MAY 26 #TRANSPORTATION