Jakarta: Indonesia is planning to involve Japan and China to build two separate routes for the same railway project, a move analysts fear might lead to Chinese debt trap and even deteriorate Jakarta's relationship with Tokyo.
Jakarta: The Indonesian Navy has increased patrol around the Natuna islands in the South China Sea after Chinese and US vessels were detected in the international waters closer by, media reports said.
Jakarta/UNI/Xinhua: The number of inmates killed in the fire at a prison in Tangerang, a town near Indonesian capital Jakarta, has risen by three to 44, the Law and Human Rights Ministry reported on Thursday.
Jakarta: As many as 41 people died as fire broke out in an overcrowded prison in Indonesia's capital city Jakarta on Wednesday.
Jakarta/Xinhua: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted East Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Thursday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.
The nationwide interstate travel ban has forced several Indonesian authorities to turn back thousands of people trying to return to their hometowns for the Eid ul-Fitr festival but some have now questioned the inflow of foreign workers- read from China- into the country.
Bangladesh and Indonesia stressed the early signing of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) to boost the duty-free exports of potential commodities of the two nations in the first meeting of the Foreign Office Consultations, reported UNB.
Makassar: At least 14 people were injured as a suspected suicide blast hit outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, media reports said.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Indonesian Food and Drug Authority (BPOM) has decided to hold up the use of the UK-Swedish AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine amid fears that the recipients may develop potentially deadly blood clots, BPOM head Penny Lukito said on Monday.
Beijing: China’s new coastguard law has spiked the risk of a “spillover conflict” into Indonesia’s territorial waters around the Natuna Islands, warned Indonesia’s Maritime Security Agency chief.
New York: Violence is escalating in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, where meaningful and inclusive dialogue is urgently needed to address longstanding economic, social and political grievances, the UN human rights office said on Monday.
New York: Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations needs to prove “multilateralism delivers”, the President of Indonesia has said, telling world leaders, gathered virtually “all of us bear the responsibility” to further strengthen the global Organization.
Jakarta/Xinhua: The COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 1,522 within one day to 80,094, with the death toll adding by 87 to 3,797, Achmad Yurianto, a Health Ministry official, said at a press conference here on Wednesday.
New York/IBNS: The United Nations has strongly condemned an attack believed to be carried out by rebel militia on peacekeepers serving with the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), which left one Indonesian ‘blue helmet’ dead, and another injured.
Jakarta: The Indonesian government has condemned the 'inhuman' treatment given to its nationals by a Chinese fishing company that allegedly kept Indonesian fishermen as virtual slaves, media reports said. The incident reportedly left three Indonesian citizens dead.