Indonesia

Indonesian fisheries minister Edhy Prabowo arrested in graft investigation on lobster larvae exports

President Joko Widodo said that he respected the decision of the anti-corruption commission, known in Indonesia as the KPK, to arrest Prabowo.

published on : 25th November 2020

Indonesia's confirmed coronavirus cases exceed half million

Indonesia's Health Ministry announced that new daily infections rose by 4,442 to bring the country's total to 502,110, the most in Southeast Asia and second in Asia only to India's 9.1 million confirm

published on : 23rd November 2020

Indonesia raises volcano threat level, sets no-go-zone

Indonesia's geological agency raised Merapi's alert level, which had been at the third-highest level since it began erupting last year.

published on : 5th November 2020

Pandemic puts Indonesia into recession; first time in 20 years

The economy shrank at a 5.32 per cent pace in the previous quarter and grew 2.9 per cent in January-March, its slowest rate in almost two decades.

published on : 5th November 2020

Indonesian leader condemns France attacks, Macron's comments

He said that freedom of expression that tarnishes the honor, sanctity and sacredness of religious values and symbols could not be justified and must be stopped.

published on : 31st October 2020

Singapore prosecutors face probe over maid case

The family of Liew, chairman of Singapore's airport operator until he quit last month, fired Liyani in 2016 and she was charged with stealing items from them including watches, clothes, and a DVD play

published on : 23rd October 2020

Japan PM Suga arrives in Indonesia to affirm deeper ties

Japan also hopes to deepen and strengthen its defense ties with Indonesia and promote a defense equipment and technology transfer agreement.

published on : 20th October 2020

Muslim protesters march against Indonesia's new job creation law

The protests spread and turned violent in some cities across the world's most populous Muslim nation, but calm had largely returned to Jakarta over the past four days.

published on : 13th October 2020

Protests against new labour law turn violent across Indonesia

Demonstrators also burned road barriers, several cars, a cinema and damaged several government offices.

published on : 9th October 2020

Indonesia landslides kill 11 including infant twins

Several houses were buried in four separate locations around Tarakan on Borneo island after hours of heavy rain and strong winds. 

published on : 28th September 2020

Almost 300 Rohingya found on beach in Indonesia's Aceh

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar due to a military crackdown, and many live in densely crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh.

published on : 7th September 2020

Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post preparing for layoffs

News of the plan spread after minutes of a meeting of the newspaper’s Employee Council and Board of Directors was shared through social media.

published on : 28th August 2020

Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 in Indonesia

An increased number of recent transmissions have been linked to work places such as offices and factories.

published on : 27th July 2020

Tablighi Jamaat: Court allows 98 Indonesians to walk free on payment of fine under plea bargain

Advocates Fahim Khan and Ahmed Khan, appearing for them, said that the court allowed the Indonesians to walk free on payment of a fine of Rs 5,000 each.

published on : 22nd July 2020

Flash floods in Indonesia leave over 14,000 people displaced

A road, nine bridges, 13 shrines, nine schools, eight office buildings, two public facilities and a market were damaged by the flash floods.

published on : 18th July 2020
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