Friday, June 18, 2021


Cops probe death of Indonesian gold mine critic who died during flight

Rights groups say his death falls into a pattern of violence against people standing up for environmental rights.

Indonesian badminton champion Markis Kido dies at 36

Kido, who won gold in men's doubles at the 2008 Olympics, passed out while playing in Jakarta on Monday evening and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Two rare Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesia

Javan rhinos once numbered in the thousands across Southeast Asia, but have been hard hit by rampant poaching and human encroachment on their habitats.

Pakar bimbang kes Covid-19 Indonesia meningkat, cecah lebih 1.9 juta

Program imunisasi di Indonesia masih dilihat perlahan sementara kematian terus meningkat rekod lebih 52,000 korban.

Demand from Indonesian K-Pop fans forces McDonald’s branches to shut

South Korean boyband fans overwhelmed the fast food eateries with delivery drivers fighting to collect their orders.

Post-Ramadan Covid-19 outbreaks alarming Indonesians

Informal estimates indicate cases could be far higher than the nearly two million known infections, which is among Asia’s highest caseloads.

Trial cuts dengue 77% by infecting mozzies with ‘miraculous’ bacteria

Experts say the method has 'exciting potential' for other diseases such as Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya.

Indonesia travel businesses on knees as Saudi Arabia halts pilgrimages

The huge losses and months of operating without an income has compelled some haj and umrah operators to close their businesses permanently.

Dozens of Rohingya refugees land off Indonesian coast

It is not clear if the group will be allowed to stay, but previous migrants have been placed in refugee camps.

No haj pilgrims from Indonesia this year

The religious affairs minister cites safety concerns amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

Pencerobohan pesawat asing di ruang udara Indonesia meningkat

Wujud 498 pencerobohan yang dikenal pasti dan jumlahnya telah meningkat kepada 600.

Nearly 300 rescued in Indonesia ferry accident

One passenger, a 43-year-old man, is still missing.

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