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Indonesia logs 10,180 new Covid cases, 202 deaths
Jakarta, Feb 22 (IANS) Indonesia has logged 10,180 new Covid cases, taking the country's tally to
2021-02-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Floods inundate areas in Indonesian capital, no casualties reported
Jakarta, Feb 20 (IANS) Floods inundated several areas in Jakarta on Saturday, forcing thousands to leave their homes following heavy rains in the capital city in the past few days.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
52 short-finned pilot whales found dead on Indonesian beach
Jakarta, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 52 among dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded on a beach in Indonesia's East Java province died on Friday morning, local media reported.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia enters 2nd round of Covid vaccination drive
Jakarta, Feb 17 (IANS) Indonesia rolled out the second phase of its massive Covid-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia's landslide toll climbs to 12
Jakarta, Feb 17 (IANS) The death toll in the Indonesia's East Java province landslide climbed to 12 on Wednesday, while search is on for seven missing people, the country's disaster mitigation agency said.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia reports 6,462 new Covid cases
Jakarta, Feb 15 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 6,462 within one day to 1,223,930, even as the country's death toll touched 33,367, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
6.4-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no casualties
Jakarta, Feb 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Bengkulu province, authorities said, adding that no casualties or damages were reported.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia, Malaysia ask ASEAN to hold special meeting on Myanmar
Jakarta, Feb 6 (IANS) Indonesia and Malaysia are pushing for a special meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss the situation in Myanmar where a military coup was staged earlier this week.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian officials identify body of crashed plane's pilot
Jakarta, Jan 30 (IANS) Indonesian authorities have identified the three more victims of the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea earlier this month, including pilot Captain Afwan RZ, a police officer said.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
647 Indonesian medical workers die of Covid-19
Jakarta, Jan 28 (IANS) At least 647 medical workers in Indonesia have died due to the novel coronavirus since March 2020, the Indonesian Medical Association said on Thursday.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesian Prez receives 2nd dose of Covid vaccine
Jakarta, Jan 28 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo has received his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
10 workers trapped as landslides hit Indonesian coal mine
Jakarta, Jan 26 (IANS) Ten workers have been trapped underground as landslides struck a coal mine in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province, a senior disaster official said on Tuesday.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia to develop new capital city after vaccine drive
Jakarta, Jan 24 (IANS) Indonesia remains committed to developing a new capital city in East Kalimantan province, which will start after the national Covid-19 vaccination program scheduled for completion in March 2022, according to a media report.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Search for crashed Indonesian plane's wreckage ends
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS) Indonesia's search and rescue agency announced that has ended efforts to recover the wreckage of the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed two weeks ago into the Java Sea.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 91
Jakarta, Jan 21 (IANS) The number of casualties due to the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has increased to to 91, the national disaster management agency said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
96 dead, nearly 70k displaced as quake, floods hit Indonesia
Jakarta, Jan 18 (IANS) The death toll from a strong earthquake and floods that hit Indonesia has increased to 96, with nearly 70,000 people currently displaced, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Monday.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Death toll in Indonesian landslides reach 31
Jakarta, Jan 17 (IANS) The death toll due to the landslides in Indonesia's West Java province has risen to 31, the National Search and Rescue Agency said on Sunday.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs to 56
Jakarta, Jan 17 (IANS) The number of casualties due to the 6.2-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has increased to to 56, country's National Disaster Management Agency said on Sunday.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
42 dead, 15,000 displaced in massive Indonesia quake
Jakarta, Jan 16 (IANS) A massive 6.2 earthquake that jolted Indonesia's West Sulawesi province has so far left 42 people dead, over 800 others injured and some 15,000 displaced, while it also destroyed houses and infrastructures, a disaster official said here on Saturday.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian authorities extend search for plane crash victims
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) has extended the search for victims of last week's Sriwijaya Air plane crash as well as the aircraft's cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and other materials for another three days, a top official said here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
35 killed in massive Indonesia earthquake
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
3 killed after 6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 24 others injured after a 6.2-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesian Prez Widodo receives Chinese Covid-19 vaccine
Jakarta, Jan 14 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the Covid-19 vaccine shot developed by China's biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Black box of crashed Indonesian plane recovered
Jakarta, Jan 13 (IANS) Indonesian search teams have retrieved one of the two "black boxes" from the ill-fated Boeing 737 plane that crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday, killing all 62 people on board.
2021-01-13
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Black box of Indonesia's crashed plane retrieved
Jakarta, Jan 13 (IANS) Divers retrieved a black box of the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 plane that plunged into the water off the coast of the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday, local TV reported here.
2021-01-13
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Search intensifies for crashed Indonesian plane's black boxes
Jakarta, Jan 12 (IANS) Indonesian authorities on Tuesday intensified search operation in two areas where signals from the black boxes if the crashed Sriwijaya Air plane were detected, while dozens of bags of human remains were also recovered.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia extends ban on foreign visitors
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indonesian government on Monday decided to extend its travel restrictions for foreign nationals for two more weeks due to Covid-19 concerns, a Minister said.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Missing persons in Indonesia landslides increase to 27
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) The number of missing persons in the devastating landslides that struck Indonesia's West Java province over the weekend increased to 27, while the death toll stood at 13, a senior disaster official said on Monday.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia expands search area for crashed plane (Ld)
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) Indonesia's search and rescue (SAR) team on Monday expanded the operation area to locate the debris and victims of the Sriwijaya Air plane, which crashed in the Java Sea over the weekend, according to authorities.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian authorities claim to have located crashed plane's black boxes
Jakarta, Jan 11 (IANS) Indonesian military chief Hadi Tjahjanto announced that a joint search and rescue team has located the black boxes suspected to belong to the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Human body parts retrieved from Indonesian plane crash site (3rd Ld)
Jakarta, Jan 10 (IANS) Five bags of human body parts and three bags of debris were collected by search and rescue officials on Sunday from the waters off the Indonesian capital of Jakarta where a Sriwijaya Air plane crashed the previous day shortly after take-off
2021-01-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian ship catches signal believed to be from crashed plane (2nd Ld)
Jakarta, Jan 10 (IANS) Indonesian military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said on Sunday that a naval ship deployed to search for the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the waters off Jakarta has caught a signal at the accident site.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
11 killed, 14 missing in Indonesia landslides
Jakarta, Jan 10 (IANS) Eleven people were killed, 17 injured and 14 others were reported missing as landslides struck Indonesia's West Java province, a senior disaster agency official said on Sunday.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian airliner crashes into waters off Jakarta with 62 aboard, including 10 children (Ld)
Jakarta, Jan 10 (IANS) Indonesia's Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has confirmed the crash of a Boeing 737-500 plane of an Indonesian airlines with 62 people on board that lost contact with the air traffic controller.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesian plane with over 60 people crashes in waters off Jakarta
Jakarta, Jan 10 (IANS) A passenger plane of Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air carrying over 60 people crashed into waters off Jakarta.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, Jan 7 (IANS) A strong earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Gorontalo province on Thursday, but authorities did not issue a tsunami alert, said the meteorology and geophysics agency.
2021-01-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
1.8mn doses of Sinovac Covid vaccine arrive in Indonesia
Jakarta, Jan 1 (IANS) A total of 1.8 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine made by the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech arrived in Indonesia on Thursday, according to Indonesian government officials.
2021-01-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesian nurse in custody after gay sex with Covid patient
Jakarta, Dec 30 (IANS) A nurse at an emergency hospital in Jakarta has been suspended from duty and handed over to police for legal action after having gay sex with a Covid patient in a hospital bathroom, reports said.
2020-12-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia's bed occupancy rate for Covid-19 patients reaches 64.10%
Jakarta, Dec 29 (IANS) The average bed occupancy rate (BOR) for Covid-19 patients in Indonesia has reached 64.10 per cent, above the World Health Organization's (WHO) standard of 60 per cent, amid fears of a resurgence after the Christmas and year-end holidays, the Health Ministry said.
2020-12-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia to close borders temporarily over new Covid variant
Jakarta, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indonesian government announced the temporary closure of entrances for foreign nationals from all countries on January 1-14, 2021, due to the emergence of a new virus variant that causes Covid-19.
2020-12-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia imposes stricter restrictions
Jakarta, Dec 20 (IANS) Indonesia has imposed stricter restrictions until January 8, 2021 to prevent a spike in Covid-19 cases after the Christmas and year-end holiday seasons, officials said on Sunday.
2020-12-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
5,533 new cases push Indonesia's Covid tally to 549,508
Jakarta, Dec 2 (IANS) Indonesia has reported 5,533 new Covid-19 infections, taking the country's tally to 549,508, while 118 more fatalities pushed the toll to 17,199, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-12-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Volcano in Indonesia erupts
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) The Ili Lewotolok volcano in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province erupted on Sunday, spewing a column of ash 4,000 metres to the sky, authorities said.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
180 doctors in Indonesia succumb to Covid-19
Jakarta, Nov 29 (IANS) A total of 180 doctors in Indonesia have died due to the novel coronavirus since the onset of the pandemic earlier this year, according to authorities.
2020-11-29
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesian Minister arrested for graft in lobster seed export case
Jakarta, Nov 26 (IANS) Indonesian Minister for Maritime and Fishery Affairs Edhy Prabowo has been arrested on charges of corruption related to a controversial policy to resume exports of baby lobsters.
2020-11-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
RCEP to promote Indonesia-China economic ties: Experts
Jakarta, Nov 22 (IANS) The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is expected to play a large role in promoting economic and trade relations between Indonesia and China, Indonesian experts said.
2020-11-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
6.3-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, Nov 17 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's West Sumatra province on Tuesday, but a tsunami alert was not issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2020-11-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia reports 3,770 new Covid-19 cases
Jakarta, Nov 11 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 3,770 within a day to 448,118, while 75 more deaths have pushed the toll to 14,836, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2020-11-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Hundreds evacuated as Indonesia's Merapi volcano might erupt soon
Jakarta, Nov 8 (IANS) More than 630 people were evacuated from a village near Mount Merapi in Indonesia's Central Java province as a volcano alert was raised to the second-highest level, a local official said.
2020-11-08
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia in recession after 22 years
Jakarta, Nov 5 (IANS) For the first time after 22 years, Indonesia has entered recession due to the heavy coronavirus-induced impact on the country's economy, authorities said on Thursday.
2020-11-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics