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Papua preparing for Pacific Exposition 2021

The Papua provincial government is making preparations for the Pacific Exposition, which is scheduled to be held in

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 9:30 pm

Micro-scale PPKM effective in cutting COVID-19 transmission: minister

The implementation of Micro-scale Community Activity Restrictions (Micro-scale PPKM) is still effective in reducing the

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 9:23 pm

Unidentified gunmen fatally shoot 5 people in Papua's Yahukimo

Commander of the Military District 1715, Lt. Col Christian Irreuw, confirmed a report that unidentified gunmen shot dead five

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 8:35 pm

Police, TNI chiefs review implementation of COVID-19 restrictions

National Police chief General Listyo Sigit Prabowo and Indonesian Military (TNI) Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto conducted a

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 8:17 pm

Ready to host PON XX, says Papua govt

The Papua provincial government has said it is prepared to host the 20th National Sports Week (PON) XX scheduled for October

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 8:10 pm

Papua: Seven new cases emerge from church cluster in Wamena

The Jayawijaya COVID-19 task force announced on Thursday that it has tracked seven new positive cases connected to a

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 8:07 pm

Myanmar Junta Reorganizes Legal Team for ICJ Rohingya Genocide Case

The regimes foreign minister, U Wunna Maung Lwin, will lead the defense in the case before the International Court of Justice

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 7:17 pm

5 PT Papua Cremona workers shot dead by unknown gunmen

Unidentified gunmen fatally shot five employees of PT Papua Cremona who were working on constructing a bridge over the Kali

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 7:13 pm

NGOs played role in reducing forest fires, deforestation: CIFOR

The government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other stakeholders have helped bring down the incidence of forest

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 6:34 pm

Jammu and Kashmir: Narendra Modi meets regional leaders

It is first such meeting since Delhi revoked the region's special status in 2019

BBC 24 Jun 2021 6:24 pm

Kachin Independence Army Calls Myanmars People to be Alert

Conflict is increasingly spreading across the country, says the armed groups spokesman. The post Kachin Independence Army

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 6:19 pm

ASEAN, ICRC stress on building adaptability in face of disasters

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have emphasized

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 6:14 pm

Condo tower partially collapses in Miami leaving one dead

Police say the entire backside of the twelve-story building collapsed

The Hindu 24 Jun 2021 6:04 pm

Pupuk Indonesia sets aside $670 million to revitalize plant

State-owned fertilizer holding company PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero) has set aside US$670 million to revitalize the IIIB plant

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 5:57 pm

Myanmar Junta Propaganda Books Hope to Rewrite History

Following its predecessors' footsteps, the current regime is already publishing books claiming the coup was essential to

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 5:45 pm

Myanmar Junta Police Wounded in KIA Attack

The ethnic armed group attacked a regime checkpoint just outside the Kachin State capital Myitkyina in the latest in a series

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 5:36 pm

Ummi hospital president director handed one-year jail term

The East Jakarta District Court sentenced Ummi Hospital President Director Andi Tatat to one year in prison on Thursday over

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 5:08 pm

Investment Ministry boosts upstream oil and gas investment partnership

Ministry of Investment/Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has fostered partnership with local and regional entrepreneurs in

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 5:00 pm

Minister hails US support to Indonesia for zero carbon emissions

Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan welcomed the United States support for

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 4:14 pm

Habib Rizieq Shihab's son-in-law sentenced to one year imprisonment

The East Jakarta District Court sentenced Habib Hanif Alatas to one year in prison on Thursday over the Ummi Hospital swab

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 4:05 pm

Oxygen concentrator stocks to suffice in tackling COVID-19 case surge

The Industry Ministry has made assurance of sufficient stocks of domestic oxygen concentrators to handle the recent surge in

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 3:58 pm

Electric car battery factory to commence production in 2023: minister

Construction of the battery cell factory for electric vehicles in Indonesia will commence in July-end and will become

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 3:26 pm

Myanmar Reports Record Number of New Covid-19 Cases

The 680 new infections reported Wednesday are the highest since the juntas February coup as the country struggles with fresh

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 2:34 pm

Habib Rizieq Shihab rejects court's verdict in swab testing case

Indonesia's esteemed ulema and founder of the now-defunct Islam Defenders Front (FPI) Habib Rizieq Shihab rejected the

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 1:53 pm

Seaport workers should get vaccine jabs: Naval Chief of Staff

Indonesia's Naval Chief of Staff Admiral Yudo Margono urged workers at the Tanjung Emas Port, Semarang, to receive

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 1:18 pm

Ministry eyes daily administration of 2 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs

The Health Ministry has outlined a target to administer two million COVID-19 vaccine doses per day, commencing from the

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 1:16 pm

Grand prize winner announced in $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition

XPRIZE, the worlds leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanitys grand challenges, and IBM

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 1:05 pm

Echodyne expands market for leading CUAS radar, EchoGuard

Echodyne, the radar platform company, announced today substantial enhancements to its industry-leading radars, adding a new

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 12:30 pm

Ex-Philippine Leader Benigno Aquino Dies at 61

Aquino, who presided over a period of economic growth from 2010 to 2016, had recently been hospitalized for an illness. The

The Irrawaddy 24 Jun 2021 12:25 pm

Vaccine stocks sufficient to achieve target of inoculating one million

State-owned pharmaceutical firm PT Bio Farma is upbeat about fulfilling the COVID-19 vaccine requirements to achieve the

Antara News 24 Jun 2021 10:22 am

Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino dies in hospital at 61

Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino, the son of two of the Southeast Asian countrys democracy icons, died on Thursday

The Hindu 24 Jun 2021 8:05 am

Covid third wave: Can India prevent it

Experts say a third wave is inevitable but its impact can be limited with timely decisions

BBC 24 Jun 2021 6:03 am

McAfee antivirus software creator dead in Spanish prison

Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruling in favour of John McAfees extradition to the United States to face

The Hindu 24 Jun 2021 2:04 am

68 Indonesian fishermen facing trespassing charges abroad

Sixty-eight Indonesian fishermen have been charged with trespassing in other countries, the Marine Affairs and Fisheries

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 10:51 pm

China prepares for CPC centenary events

Tiananmen Square closed to the public; activities held across the country

The Hindu 23 Jun 2021 10:12 pm

Iran says it foiled attack on atomic energy agency building

Neither the building nor nature of attack was identified

The Hindu 23 Jun 2021 10:06 pm

Tourism can revive if public adheres to health protocols: Uno

Tourism and Creative Economy Minister, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, has said that the tourism sector can revive amid the pandemic

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 9:21 pm

President: PPKM Mikro, lockdown measures essentially the same

Micro-scale public activity restrictions (PPKMMikro) and lockdownmeasures are essentially the same and not contradictory,

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 9:15 pm

Pandemic could lead to increase in child labor, minister warns

Minister of Womens Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA), I Gusti Ayu Bintang Darmawati, has warned that the coronavirus

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 8:05 pm

Around 30 Myanmar Junta Troops Killed in Sagaing

Civilian resistance fighters with homemade weapons appear to have defeated regime troops. The post Around 30 Myanmar Junta

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 8:00 pm

Moscow Cautious in Its Official Embrace of Myanmar Coup Leader

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing may be a loyal customer of Russias arms manufacturers, but Moscows official reception of the junta

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 7:51 pm

Four Young Civilians Killed by Myanmar Junta in Mandalay

The victims families deny claims the men were linked to Mandalays resistance movement. The post Four Young Civilians Killed

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 7:47 pm

Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation

The announcement comes weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage but

The Hindu 23 Jun 2021 7:10 pm

Indonesia's economy to grow 2-3% in Q2: economist

The Indonesian economy will grow just 2-4 percent in the second quarter of 2021 owing to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases,

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 6:20 pm

Indonesia seeks cooperation with Pacific nations for economic recovery

Indonesia is striving to accelerate post-pandemic economic recovery through the Pacific Exposition 2 event, scheduled to be

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 6:01 pm

Commuter line users decline on second day of PPKM

The number of people using the commuter line in Jakarta fell on Wednesday, the second day of public movement restrictions (

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 5:53 pm

Myanmars NUG Lauds Norwegian Funds Exit From Juntas Indian Business Partner

Norways pension fund KLP said it was divesting from Indias largest port operator Adani over its Yangon terminal venture with

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 5:23 pm

COVID-19 | Poland introduces mandatory seven-day quarantine for U.K. arrivals

After seven days of isolation, a COVID-19 test can be done and if it is negative, the quarantine is lifted

The Hindu 23 Jun 2021 5:00 pm

COVID-19 delta variant tends to infect patients under 18: Ministry

The Indonesian Health Ministry reported that the Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tended to infect

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 4:52 pm

Ministry emphasizes criticality of adequate TPT in Indonesia

The Indonesian Health Ministry accentuated the necessity for adequate tuberculosis prevention therapy (TPT) to eradicate the

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 4:22 pm

Fear of New COVID-19 Outbreak in Western Myanmar

Sittwe residents concerned by what appears to be the first local transmission of coronavirus in the Rakhine State capital.

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 4:19 pm

Indonesian military offers free medical services near PNG border

The Indonesian military personnel offered free medical services to the residents of Yuruf Kampong, Yaffi Sub-district, Keerom

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 4:00 pm

Indonesian envoy, Qatari minister discuss education cooperation

Indonesian Ambassador to Qatar, Ridwan Hassan, met with Qatari Minister of Education and Higher Learning, Mohammed Abdul

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 3:51 pm

HKTB debuts great outdoors summer video series to tickle and titillate the

This summer, Hong Kongs great outdoors will be very much within reach to those who reside abroad thanks to a series of

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 3:50 pm

Wisma Atlet Hospital admitted 98,239 patients since March 2021

The Wisma Atlet COVID-19 Emergency Hospital in Jakarta has admitted 98,239 COVID-19 patients since March 2020, with 90,543 of

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 3:45 pm

Myanmar Junta Forces Torture Civilian to Death

The 30-year-old man died in military custody after a regime raid on an NLD-supporting village in Sagaing Region. The post

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 2:12 pm

Indonesia suggests advancing cooperation in manpower with Singapore

Indonesia has recommended to intensify cooperation in the manpower sector with Singapore, such as through the development of

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 1:51 pm

Jakarta intensifies restrictions amid drastic COVID-19 case surge

Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, has witnessed records in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases since the

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 1:47 pm

APEC expedites regulatory convergence on life-saving medical products

APEC member economies, through the APEC Life Science Innovation Forum, concurred on speeding up regulatory alignment for

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 1:23 pm

Task force confirms 2,584 children contracted COVID-19 in Babel

A total of 2,584 children in the age group of one to 14 years in Bangka Belitung (Babel) Province were exposed to the

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 11:50 am

Myanmar Coup Maker Visits Russian Military Aviation Hub

Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing stopped in Irkutsk, the Siberian city that produces Russias Su-30 jet fighters, en route to a

The Irrawaddy 23 Jun 2021 11:11 am

Indonesia urges NAM to seek durable solution for Palestine

Indonesia initiated an Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Committee on Palestine and called

Antara News 23 Jun 2021 11:05 am

MyRepublic targets enterprise, cybersecurity markets in Singapore

Singapore internet services provider says it sees significant growth potential in the enterprise space and plans to ramp up

ZDNet 23 Jun 2021 6:38 am

U.S. gives more asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico another shot

Registration begins on June 23 for asylum-seekers who were subject to the Remain in Mexico policy and either had their cases

The Hindu 23 Jun 2021 5:05 am

Education interrupted: Kashmir students climb mountain to cross digital divide

Students in a remote village in the Himalayas struggle to access the internet in order to take classes

BBC 23 Jun 2021 4:51 am

Task Force asks six provinces to boost Micro PPKM enforcement

The national COVID-19 task force has urged six provinces on Java Island to strengthen the enforcement of micro-scale public

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 11:08 pm

EU to support Indonesia's sustainable palm oil push: Czech Republic

Czech Environment Minister Richard Brabec has assured that the European Union (EU), under the presidency of the Czech

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 10:09 pm

Explainer | Why is China cracking down on cryptocurrencies

Beijing seeks to strengthen its monetary hold and project its new official digital currency

The Hindu 22 Jun 2021 10:03 pm

Press must not subvert government: Lam

Hong Kong leader says prosecution of Apple Daily was not an attack on normal journalistic work

The Hindu 22 Jun 2021 9:46 pm

Not all of Papua witnessing violence: senior police officer

Not all parts of Papua are besieged by armed violence, chief of the National Police's Security Intelligence Agency, Insp.

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 9:36 pm

Ministry mulling vaccine-based tourism in Bali

The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy is mulling vaccine-based tourism in Bali as part of efforts to revive the

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 8:55 pm

Economic recovery will depend on COVID control policy: researcher

The pace of Indonesia's economic recovery will depend on the policy the government implements for controlling the COVID-

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 8:51 pm

Expect Cenderawasih University to serve as think tank: VP

Indonesian Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has expressed the hope that Cenderawasih University (Uncen) would function as a

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 8:19 pm

Indonesia needs medical waste depots at regional level

Local governments need COVID-19 medical waste disposal depots to overcome a lack of access to services for processing

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 7:56 pm

No military solution to Afghan situation, U.S.s UN Ambassador tells Taliban

We will use our full diplomatic, economic and assistance toolkit to support the peaceful, stable future, the Afghan people

The Hindu 22 Jun 2021 7:48 pm

Samsung unveils new chipsets and antenna for 5G network

The South Korean tech giant says its 5G solutions will allow mobile network operators to build efficient 5G networks faster

ZDNet 22 Jun 2021 7:30 pm

COVID situation to determine spectator numbers at World Superbike: Uno

Indonesia is ready to host the World Superbike (WSBK) championship in Mandalika, West Nusa Tenggara, the Tourism and Creative

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 7:09 pm

On track to end lockdown on July 19, says U.K. Health Minister

The U.K. reported 10,633 new coronavirus cases and five more deaths, according to official daily figures released on Monday

The Hindu 22 Jun 2021 7:03 pm

East Jakarta plans COVID-19 hospital amid infection surge

The East Jakarta Municipality is planning to build a COVID-19 hospital amid a spike in infections in the capital city and

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 6:07 pm

Indonesia to bring 30 mln MSMEs into digital ecosystem by 2024

The Indonesian government is targeting to integrate nearly 30 million small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) into the

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 6:04 pm

UPDATED: Two Civilian Fighters Killed Amid Shootout With Myanmar Junta Troops

Regime forces attacked a PDF base in the city, killing two, arresting six and seizing weapons, the Peoples Defense Force

The Irrawaddy 22 Jun 2021 5:58 pm

Despite Myanmar Regimes Denial, Locals Insist Troops Burned Down Their Village

Kin Ma Village in Magwe Region was set on fire on June 15 by regime forces, killing an elderly couple and leaving 1,000

The Irrawaddy 22 Jun 2021 5:14 pm

Myanmars COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

A total of 595 new coronavirus cases were detected in 24 hours as new strains move across the country. The post Myanmars

The Irrawaddy 22 Jun 2021 4:51 pm

APPBI: Shopping centers may see footfalls dip to 10% amid PPKM

Footfalls at shopping centers are expected to drop to 10 percent following tightening of restrictions on micro-scale

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 4:15 pm

Govt promoting use of local products: minister

Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita has said that the government is continuing to promote the use of local products

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 4:12 pm

Shooting incident near police housing complex unrelated to terrorism

The shooting case near the housing complex of high-ranking police officers in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, last Saturday,

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 4:09 pm

Myanmar Junta Officials on Bangladesh Border Test COVID-19 Positive

The Rakhine State officials were hospitalized after falling ill on Sunday. The post Myanmar Junta Officials on Bangladesh

The Irrawaddy 22 Jun 2021 3:41 pm

Enviro Ministry cautions against dumping COVID-19 waste into landfills

Director General of Waste Management from the Environment and Forestry Ministry Rosa Vivien Ratnawati, emphasized that

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 3:40 pm

Eight Myanmar Junta Troops Killed in Karen State: KNLA

The Karen National Liberation Army says regime forces invaded its territory without giving notice. The post Eight Myanmar

The Irrawaddy 22 Jun 2021 3:34 pm

Governor Baswedan urges public to care for those contracting COVID-19

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has made an earnest request to the people to care for those having contracted COVID-19, as it

Antara News 22 Jun 2021 3:24 pm