Students, workers take to streets to protest jobs law

Thousands of students and workers have staged protests across Jakarta to voice opposition to the newly passed controversial omnibus law on job creation on...

Jokowi not running away from protests, palace claims

The Presidential Secretariat has denied claims that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s working visit to Central Kalimantan on Thursday was an effort to avoid mass...

Jakarta’s office market to remain under pressure in 2021: Colliers

The office property market in Jakarta will remain under pressure next year as Indonesia’s economic growth in 2021 may not be high enough to...

House website hacked, building put up ‘for sale’ in jobs law protest

Widespread protests against the passage of the controversial Job Creation Law have extended to cyberspace, as netizens flood social media to criticize lawmakers, but...

Crocodile capsizes boat, kills fisherman in South Sumatra

A 35-year-old fisherman has been killed by a crocodile after his boat capsized in the Bungin River in Banyuasin regency, South Sumatra. The police found the...

Bogor regency faces backlog of 1,000 unexamined COVID-19 swab samples

Some 1,000 unexamined COVID-19 swab samples have piled up at the regional health laboratory (Labkesda) in Bogor regency, West Java, as the number of...

Railway company PT KAI resumes 19 long-distance trips

State-owned railway company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) resumed 19 long-distance journeys from Jakarta to other cities in Java this month. The company’s Operational Region...

Mental health services disrupted in 93% of countries during COVID-19 pandemic: WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic has had enormous impacts on many aspects of people’s lives, not only socially and financially, but also in terms of mental...

Wage subsidy program may fall short of target due to data issues

The government’s wage subsidy program, earmarked to reach 15.7 million people in an effort to boost household spending and cushion the economic impacts of...

Nadhlatul Ulama condemns job creation law as ’oppressive’, calls for judicial review

Said Aqil Siradj, the chairman of Indonesia’s largest Islamic mass organization Nadhlatul Ulama (NU), has stated that the recently passed Job Creation Law is...

Police clash with jobs law protesters in Jakarta

A clash has erupted between the police and protestors opposing the recently passed Job Creation Law in the Harmoni area near the State Palace...

Manufacturing, IT among industries actively hiring amid pandemic: Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the Indonesian economy. However, a recent survey by a job portal provides a glimmer of...

Coconut water, honey and lemon, West Aceh regent’s home remedy to fight against COVID-19

West Aceh Regent Ramli MS, who has recovered from COVID-19, has shared the recipe for a home remedy he consumed while self-isolating. “During my isolation...

Ministry condemns sexual assault, kidnapping of disabled minor

The Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry has condemned the alleged sexual assault of a disabled 15-year-old who was abducted from Jakarta and taken to East...

Mark Esper invites Prabowo to US for defense talks

Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has been invited to the United States for a discussion of defense cooperation between the two countries, a ministry spokesman...

Protests against jobs law continue across the country, with some turning violent

Rallies to protest against the contentious Job Creation Law have continued across the country three days after it was passed on Monday, with some...

BTN to loan Rp 75 billion to property SMEs through KoinWorks

State-owned Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) has agreed to channel Rp 75 billion (US$5.1 million) in loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the...

COVID-19 clusters emerge in Java after residents travel for leisure

Ten people who took part in a water park tour have tested positive for COVID-19 in Temanggung regency, Central Java, with one of them...

COVID-19 surveillance remains lacking in Indonesia

Indonesia is in a race against time to contain the COVID-19 outbreak as patients overrun health facilities and medical workers are overwhelmed, but primary...

BI to maintain accommodative policy as GDP set for first annual contraction since 1998

Bank Indonesia (BI) will maintain its accommodative monetary policy to help the economy recover from a projected annual economic contraction this year, the country’s...

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