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Indonesia cuts short this yr's Xmas holidays
Jakarta, June 19 (IANS) The Indonesian government has cut short this year's Christmas holidays and shifted dates of two other festivities amid an ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases, a senior Minister said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesia reports highest number of daily Covid cases
Jakarta, June 19 (IANS) Indonesia recorded 12,990 newly-confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, marking the highest daily spike since late January and bringing the total tally to 1,963,266, the Health Ministry said.
2021-06-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia reports highest daily Covid spike since Feb
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) Indonesia recorded 9,944 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, marking the highest single-day spike since February 22, which increased the total tally to 1,937,652, the Health Ministry said.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
World Bank approves 800 mln USD loan for Indonesia's investment reforms
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved funding of 800 million US dollars to support Indonesia's reforms on investment and trade as well as efforts to help accelerate the country's economic recovery and transformation.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Business/Economy,Politics
Indonesia extends restrictions for another 14 days
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) The Indonesian government has extended its micro-scale restrictions for another 14 days to June 28 to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, according to a senior minister.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
13 suspected terrorists arrested in Indonesia
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) The Indonesian National Police's counterterrorism squad known as Densus 88 has arrested 13 suspected terrorists in the country's Riau province.
2021-06-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Terrorism
Indonesia Covid spike due to Delta variant
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia's Kudus district of Central Java province is due to the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus, an official said.
2021-06-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Indonesia's Mt. Merapi spews hot clouds up to 2 km
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) Indonesia's most active volcano, Mount Merapi has emitted hot clouds three times up to 2 km into the sky from its peak, according to the Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Centre.
2021-06-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia rejects Vietnam's plea to postpone SEA Games 2021
Jakarta, June 10 (IANS) Indonesia has rejected Vietnam's plea as the host of Southeast Asian Games 2021 to postpone the event from this December to mid-next year, an official said on Thursday.
2021-06-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
Indonesia mulls to inoculate 1 mn people per day
Jakarta, June 9 (IANS) Indonesia is planning to vaccinate 1 million people per day by July, President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday.
2021-06-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no casualties
Jakarta, June 4 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's eastern province of North Maluku, with no casualties or damages reported so far, according to officials.
2021-06-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's Merapi volcano erupts 4 times
Jakarta, June 4 (IANS) Indonesia's most active volcano Merapi erupted four times with lava flowing as far as 1,500 metres from the crater, according to the Geological Disaster Technology Research and Development Centre.
2021-06-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia reports 5,246 new Covid-19 cases, 185 new deaths
Jakarta, June 2 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 5,246 within one day to 1,831,773, with the death toll adding by 185 to 50,908, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-06-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ship catches fire in Indonesia, 200 people rescued
Jakarta, May 30 (IANS) A passenger ship caught fire in the waters off North Maluku province in Indonesia and all the 200 onboard were rescued safely, a senior disaster agency official said.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indonesia to witness Covid surge in mid-June
Jakarta, May 30 (IANS) Concerns about a Covid-19 resurgence in Indonesia following the Eid al-Fitr may come true as the government has predicted that there would be a 50 per cent rise in positive cases in mid-June.
2021-05-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
216 people involved in Indonesian terror acts from Jan-May
Jakarta, May 28 (IANS) At least 216 people from various militant groups were involved in acts of terrorism in Indonesia from January to May, according to the National Counterterrorism Agency.
2021-05-28
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Terrorism
More Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Indonesia
Jakarta, May 26 (IANS) Another batch of the Covid-19 vaccine in bulk produced by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac arrived at Indonesia's Soekarno Hatta Airport Tuesday morning, Indonesian Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto said.
2021-05-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia declares it will bid for 2032 Olympics
Jakarta, May 23 (IANS) Indonesia on Sunday said that despite Brisbane's strong bid for hosting the 2032 Olympics, it would continue to push for the quadrennial games, as a final decision had not yet been taken by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
2021-05-23
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Other Sports
6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, May 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, authorities said, adding that there were minor damages but no casualties.
2021-05-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesian submarine salvage team lifts two life rafts from sea floor
Jakarta, May 19 (IANS) Indonesia's navy said that an operation to retrieve parts of a submarine that sunk with 53 people on board last month has been able to pull up two life rafts from the bottom of the sea.
2021-05-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Defence/Security
Indonesia launches private vaccination scheme
Jakarta, May 18 (IANS) Indonesia on Tuesday kicked-off a private vaccination scheme that will inoculate at least 10 million people against Covid-19.
2021-05-18
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia
Jakarta, May 14 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scaled rocked Indonesia's North Sumatra province on Friday, but did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
2021-05-14
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
7 killed in Indonesia landslides
Jakarta, May 11 (IANS) Seven people were killed, nine others injured and one person was still missing in landslides at a gold mining site in Indonesia's West Sumatra province, the national agency for disaster management's spokesman Raditya Jati said on Tuesday.
2021-05-11
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts again
Jakarta, May 7 (IANS) Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province has erupted again, spewing a wthick ash column up 2,000 metres above its peak, the country's Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre (PVMBG) said.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia bans Ramadan mass exodus
Jakarta, May 7 (IANS) The Indonesian government has started putting measures in place ahead of of Eid Al-Fitr to ban the annual mass exodus, locally known as "mudik", which takes place at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in an effort to curb Covid-19 spread.
2021-05-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesia clocks 5,285 new Covid cases, 212 deaths
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Indonesia has reported 5,285 fresh Covid cases, taking the tally to 1,691,658, while 212 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 46,349, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia approves emergency use of Chinese vaccine
Jakarta, April 30 (IANS) Indonesia's food and drug authority BPOM has issued an emergency use authorisation (EUA) for the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm, an official source said on Friday.
2021-04-30
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Indonesia finds missing submarine, all 53 crew members dead
Jakarta, April 26 (IANS) The wreckage of the missing Indonesian submarine was located on the sea floor off Bali Island with all 53 crew members aboard dead, top military officers said.
2021-04-26
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Underwater movement detected at missing Indonesian submarine's last submarine
Jakarta, April 22 (IANS) The Indonesian Army detected underwater movement at 2.5 knots around the last location of the submarine Nanggala-402 missing during a torpedo firing exercise in waters north of Bali Island, according to an official source on Thursday.
2021-04-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asean summit on Myanmar set for April 24
Jakarta, April 16 (IANS) Leaders of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) are expected to meet in the Indonesian capital Jakarta next week to discuss the political crisis in Myanmar following the February 1 military coup, an official source said on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Indonesian police kills suspect linked to church attack
Jakarta, April 15 (IANS) Indonesian police on Thursday shot dead a man allegedly linked to last month's suicide bombing outside a church in South Sulawesi province, a spokesman said.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reach 181
Jakarta, April 15 (IANS) The death toll from the tropical cyclone Seroja that recently hit Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has indreased to 181, while 47 people remain missing, according to the latest official data.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reach 177
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 177 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
6.1-magnitude quake kills 8 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 12 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 39 others injured when an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cyclone-related deaths in Indonesia reaches 167
Jakarta, April 10 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 167 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesian Prez visits cyclone-hit region as toll hits 165 (Ld)
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday visited the East Nusa Tenggara province, where cyclone-related disasters have left at least 165 people dead and 45 others missing.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods toll climbs to 165
Jakarta, April 9 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 165 with 45 still missing, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 138
Jakarta, April 8 (IANS) The death toll from the floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 138, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
More rescue teams sent to cyclone-hit Indonesian areas
Jakarta, April 7 (IANS) Additional rescue workers were being flown in as scores of people were still missing on Wednesday after a tropical cyclone devastated several islands in eastern Indonesia, officials said.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Indonesia floods: Death toll climbs to 117
Jakarta, April 7 (IANS) The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara rose to 117, the National Disaster Management Agency said on Tuesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tropical cyclone Seroja kills 128 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 6 (IANS) At least 128 people were killed and 72 others remain unaccounted for due to floods and landslides triggered by tropical cyclone Seroja in the Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province, the country's disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Landslides, floods kill over 100 in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) More than 100 people were killed and dozens are missing after floods and landslides hit East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia, officials and media reports said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
18 dead, 62 missing in Indonesia volcanic landslide
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 62 missing after their villages were hit by cold mudflows from a volcano on Indonesia's Lembata island, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Death toll in Indonesia's flash floods reach 55
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) The death toll due to the flash floods and landslides in Indonesia'a East Nusa Tenggara province has increased to 55, a spokesman of the National Disaster Management Agency said on Monday.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Death toll of Indonesia's flash floods revised to 41
Jakarta, April 5 (IANS) The death toll of the flash floods in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara stood at 41 on Sunday, with 27 people still missing, the country's disaster mitigation agency said at a press conference on Sunday evening.
2021-04-05
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
23 dead in Indonesia flash floods (Ld)
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed, while two others reportedly missing in flash floods and landslides that hit villages in Adonara Island in eastern Indonesia, an official said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
20 dead in Indonesia flash floods, landslides
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed, nine others injured and five reported missing as flash floods and landslides struck Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Thousands of houses still submerged in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) Thousands of houses still remain submerged by floods in Indonesia's East Java province, but the waters have been receding and a number of evacuees returned home, according to the National Disaster Management Agency.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
5.9 magnitude quake hits eastern Indonesia
Jakarta, April 4 (IANS) A 5.9 magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's eastern province of Maluku early on Sunday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Another black box of crashed Indonesian plane recovered
Jakarta, April 1 (IANS) The Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of the Indonesian plane that crashed in January killing all the 62 people on board, has been recovered, which will significantly help investigators find out the cause of the accident, an official said.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics