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Anti-maskers dig graves as punishment...

Anti-maskers dig graves as punishment...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Indonesia had its biggest daily rise in Covid-19 infections with 3,963 new cases on Wednesday

Covid-19 stigma runs deep and dangerous...

Covid-19 stigma runs deep and dangerous...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Indonesia also has one of the world’s lowest testing rates

Three Rohingyas die in Indonesia

Three Rohingyas die in Indonesia

East Asia

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Death of thirty Rohingyas during the 7-month ordeal at sea could have been avoided if countries in the...

Covid-19: New cases knock hopes of reviving...

New Covid-19 cases frustrate tourism...

East Asia

Tue, Sep 8 2020

Public health experts said another likely contributing factor was the arrival of the more infectious...

Almost 300 Rohingyas arrive in Indonesia...

Almost 300 Rohingyas arrive in...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Sep 7 2020

Over 30 died during the desperate journey that is understood to have begun from Cox's Bazar, says...

Malaysia to bar long-term pass holders...

Malaysia to bar long-term pass holders...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 1 2020

The entry ban on pass holders from the three countries will include permanent residents, expatriates,...

In Indonesia, Covid-19 floods Cisadane...

In Indonesia, Covid-19 floods Cisadane...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Sep 1 2020

In May the Cipeucang landfill's walls collapsed, sending tons of garbage straight into the Cisadane's...

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

Covid-19 despair forces girls across...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 1 2020

UN estimates 12 million girls, worldwide, are wed every year before the age of 18

Mutated coronavirus strain found in...

Mutated coronavirus strain found in...

World

Sun, Aug 30 2020

Jakarta on Sunday saw a record daily increase of more than 1,000 cases

Indonesia books 40mn Covid-19 vaccine...

Indonesia books 40mn Covid-19 vaccine...

World

Fri, Aug 21 2020

During a visit to China, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said a preliminary agreement had been...

Strong quake strikes off Indonesia's...

Strong quake strikes off Indonesia's...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 19 2020

Indonesia sits on the Pacific’s seismically active “Ring of Fire” and has suffered...

Indonesia starts human trials of China-made...

Indonesia starts human trials of China-made...

World

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Bangladesh is also likely to allow the Phase 3 trial of Sinovac’s vaccine

Indonesia eyes production of 250m doses...

Indonesia eyes production of 250m doses...

Coronavirus

Tue, Aug 4 2020

State-run pharmaceutical firm Bio Farma will begin phase three of clinical trials in humans this week...

Indonesian rescuers hunt for dozens...

Indonesian rescuers hunt for dozens...

World

Fri, Jul 17 2020

On Friday, officials said at least 36 people had died in the disaster, following the retrieval of more...

Flash floods kill at least 16, displace...

Flash floods kill at least 16, displace...

World

Wed, Jul 15 2020

In one village, photographs showed a damaged house and a truck partially submerged under thick mud, while...

Flash floods kill 15 in Indonesia, dozens...

Flash floods kill 15 in Indonesia, dozens...

East Asia

Tue, Jul 14 2020

Hundreds of houses as well as government offices and public facilities were engulfed in three to 10-16ft...

Indonesia military academy hit by coronavirus...

Indonesia military academy hit by coronavirus...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 12 2020

Of the 1,280 confirmed infections, 991 were cadets and the rest were staff and their family members

129 more Bangladeshis return from...

129 more Bangladeshis return from...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

A special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport...

Death and despair: Rescued Rohingyas...

Death and despair: Rescued Rohingyas...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 28 2020

About 1,400 Rohingyas have been stranded at sea this year -- and at least 130 of those have died, according...

Nearly 100 Rohingya rescued off...

Nearly 100 Rohingya rescued off...

World

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Amnesty International Indonesia's executive director Usman Hamid urged authorities to treat the latest...

OP-ED: Should Bangladesh incorporate...

OP-ED: Should Bangladesh incorporate...

Muniza Kabir

Sat, Jun 6 2020

Other countries have been doing it for years, so why not us?