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Of the 1,280 confirmed infections, 991 are cadets and the rest are staff and their family members
'There's no tsunami potential and, so far, no reports of any damage,' says a spokesman for Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency
The island will reopen beaches, temples, and other tourism spots for domestic visitors by the end of July and welcome foreign holidaymakers from September 11
Authorities suspect locals attacked the tiger, whose species is critically endangered, for attacking their livestock
'It’s a credit to the community in Aceh who pushed hard and took risks so that these children, women and men could be brought to shore. They have shown the best of humanity,' says Amnesty International
A Jakarta court hands a 12-year sentence to Syahrial Alamsyah, and 9 years to his wife Fitria Diana, after convicting them on terrorism charges for trying to kill then security minister Wiranto in October last year
GoJek says it will cut 430 posts – or about 9% of its full-time staff – as it cancels massage, house cleaning, and GoFood Festivals, which supplies vending space for food sellers
Mount Merapi is one of the world's most active volcanoes
The motorboat sank on Thursday, June 18, after being hit by strong waves in the Sunda strait. Six of the fishermen return to the sinking boat and are rescued the day after as a search continues for the missing.
Bank Indonesia reduces the key lending rate to 4.25%. It also lowers its 2020 economic growth forecast to between 0.9% and 1.9%.
Indonesian families have also been urged not to linger at cemeteries, robbing them of the chance to perform prayers for loved ones
'No one's forcing me to do this – it's something inside telling me to do it,' the 57-year-old teacher Henrikus Suroto says
Officially, Indonesia has more than 34,000 cases of COVID-19 and 1,959 deaths. But with one of the world's lowest testing rates, the country's real toll is widely believed to be much higher.
'This was a very bitter and difficult decision,' religious affairs minister Fachrul Razi says of Indonesia's pulling out of the Mecca pilgrimage. 'But we have a responsibility to protect our pilgrims and hajj workers.'
Read the communication where Indonesia backs the 2016 Hague ruling the Philippines won against China
(UPDATED) The move provides an 'important building block' for Manila, which won the historic award against Beijing, says Asia maritime expert Greg Poling
The 18-month-old male's decomposing body is found with its leg caught in a trap near a palm oil plantation in Sumatra's Riau province
By early next year, Indonesia – the world's fourth most populous country – could see 420,000 more babies born than would otherwise be expected, the national family planning agency estimates
Products and services including video games, music and movie streaming could be subject to the levy, the Indonesian government says
Some $500 million in Garuda debt would reportedly be restructured with another $500 million in new loans to help the airline meet operational needs for the next 6 months
Conservative Islamic lawmakers are pushing for a so-called 'Family Resilience' bill, which critics decry as sexist and anti-LGBT
The epicenter is about 390 kilometers south of the city of Ambon in the archipelago's Maluku province
Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy, grows 2.97% in January-March 2020. It is the worst rate since 2001.
'If a few more months pass and we don't get any aid from the government or other international organizations, then with a heavy heart we'll have to feed herbivores...to the carnivores.'
Vitamin D, which comes from fish, eggs, milk and sunlight exposure, is important in maintaining a healthy immune system, says a doctor in Jakarta but: 'Sunbathing does not kill the virus that causes COVID-19'
A husband and wife duo in Makassar on Sulawesi island makes cloth masks with transparent plastic in the middle to help fellow deaf people
The ban on sea travel could hamper the movement of millions in a country of some 17,000 islands where passenger ferries are a key mode of transportation
Staff at Bali's Udayana University turn the local fermented palm wine, locally known as arak, into hand sanitizers
(2nd UPDATE) This is in line with the recommendation of United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to release low-risk offenders and the sick as the world combats the coronavirus pandemic
The UN has called on countries to release vulnerable inmates, with Afghanistan last week announcing it would set free some 10,000 prisoners
Indonesian authorities say 136 people have died after contracting the virus, with 1,528 confirmed cases of infection
The only hint of physical intimacy during the small ceremony was when the groom took off his mask for his bride to feed him a piece of wedding cake
The temblor strikes at 1:45 am with an epicenter 255 kilometers south of the town of Nusa Dua, reports the US Geological Service
Authorities in Sumatra's Medan city prevent a pair of Malaysians from trying to smuggle 12,000 face masks back to their home country
Dutch King Willem-Alexander give the statement during a state visit to the country with Queen Maxima after a ceremony with Indonesian President Joko Widodo in the capital Jakarta
(UPDATED) Marches take place in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, while women rally in ultra-conservative Pakistan demanding 'freedom'
Pia is one of the judges of the Puteri Indonesia beauty pageant attended by the reigning queens from Miss Universe, Miss International, and Miss Supranational
Maritime officials say they intercepted 5 fishing boats and apprehended its 68 crew near Indonesia's Natuna islands, which border the South China Sea, most of which is claimed by Beijing
Registering a car, a company or other property in the names of low-income people and subordinates is a common scheme used by wealthy Indonesians to avoid paying tax
Ash mixed with sand rains down on towns as far as 10 kilometers from the belching crater near Indonesia's cultural capital Yogyakarta.
'We've got a dream to put our own satellite-launching rocket 200 or 300 kilometers into space within 5 years,' says head of Indonesia's Rocket Technology Centre. Some experts question how realistic that timeline is.
In Bali, some China-focused businesses are forced to shut down and others say they're on the brink of bankruptcy
A 64-year-old woman and her daughter, 31, test positive for the virus at a Jakarta hospital, says health minister Terawan Agus Putranto
Many Chinese workers who left for the Lunar New Year holidays have not returned. Deliveries of supplies and equipment are also disrupted.
A child protection commission member of Indonesia draws controversy and online ridicule after her unscientific comments to a major media outlet last week
The district court in Bali's capital Denpasar says the two Thai women – a janitor and an operator of a motorcycle rental shop in Thailand – had shown remorse for their crimes and deserved leniency
There are no immediate reports of casualties after the latest deluge, but parts of the city grind to a halt as neighborhoods are swamped in muddy water, while power outages hit some districts
Parading 5 amateur players in its 12-man lineup, Gilas Pilipinas still manhandles Indonesia to open the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers
Thirdy Ravena shines the brightest in a team with 7 PBA players as Gilas Pilipinas gets off to a rousing start in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers
Top-ranked Indonesia ousts the Philippines in the men’s quarterfinals of the 2020 Badminton Asia Team Championships