JAKARTA, Oct 9 The governor of Indonesia's
capital on Friday said he would inform President Joko Widodo of
protesters' demand for a polarising new labour law to be
repealed, as a growing number of regional leaders oppose the new
(Governor's office corrects testing total in paragraph three to weekly, not daily)
BOGOR, Indonesia Indonesia's coronavirus outbreak will likely peak this month, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday, adding he was "very confident" about access to a safe and effective vaccine by the end of this year.
BOGOR, Indonesia Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Tuesday that the country's central bank would remain independent, a day after a panel of experts advising parliament recommended that government ministers be given voting rights at policy meetings.
JAKARTA A Bornean orangutan found on an Indonesian palm plantation has been rescued and returned to the forest, a conservation group said on Wednesday, the latest example of how habitat loss is piling pressure on the critically endangered animal in the wild.
JAKARTA/KOLKATA/CAIRO Masked and socially distanced to fight the coronavirus, Muslims around the world held prayers on Friday to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha, with mosques at reduced capacity and some praying in the open air. | Video
JAKARTA, July 31 Indonesian Muslims, wearing
face masks and getting temperature checks as a precaution
against the novel coronavirus, performed morning prayers on
Friday to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Adha in mosques with
reduced capacity as well as on the streets.
JAKARTA For Indonesia's 225 million Muslims, celebrating Eid al-Fitr this year, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, is bittersweet.
JAKARTA Indonesia's capital Jakarta shut cinemas and other public entertainment on Monday at the start of a two-week emergency period to try to slow the accelerating spread of the coronavirus in Southeast Asia's biggest city.
BOMADERRY, Australia Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle. | Video