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Heru Asprihanto

As Jakarta heads into lockdown, doctors warn of buckling health system

10 Sep 2020

JAKARTA Doctors in Indonesia’s capital warned on Thursday the coronavirus pandemic is “not under control” with Jakarta intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures amid a spike in infections.

As Jakarta heads into lockdown, doctors warn of buckling health system

10 Sep 2020

JAKARTA Doctors in Indonesia’s capital warned on Thursday the coronavirus pandemic is “not under control” with Jakarta intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures to stem a spike in infections.

As Jakarta heads into lockdown, doctors warn of buckling health system

10 Sep 2020

JAKARTA, Sept 10 Doctors in Indonesia’s capital warned on Thursday the coronavirus pandemic is “not under control” with Jakarta intensive care units nearing full capacity and the city ordering new lockdown measures to stem a spike in infections.

In Indonesia, shock coffin tactics nail coronavirus risks

04 Sep 2020

JAKARTA Each day in Jakarta at 9 a.m. sharp, local government official Ricky Mulyana and three colleagues don full personal protective equipment, hoist a wooden coffin onto their shoulders, and set out on a 'funeral' procession down busy city streets.

Indonesia drive-in concert delivers live music as coronavirus rages

30 Aug 2020

JAKARTA As night fell in the Indonesian capital, pop ensemble Kahitna took to the stage for a drive-in concert nearly two hours long that attracted eager listeners in rows of hundreds of parked cars.

Indonesia farms see boom in online sales of sacrificial animals for Eid

29 Jul 2020

BOGOR, Indonesia As Indonesian Muslims prepare to celebrate the Eid al-Adha festival, farms are seeing a boom in online sales that limit the need for people to visit farms during the pandemic to buy the goats, sheep and cows traditionally sacrificed at this time.

Confusion, resistance as Indonesian capital starts single-use plastics ban

02 Jul 2020

JAKARTA Confusion reigned in malls and markets in Indonesia's capital on Thursday as a new ban on single-use plastics in one of the world's biggest ocean-polluting nations failed to gain much traction.

Indonesia's oldest zoo reopens with social distancing restrictions

20 Jun 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's oldest zoo reopened on Saturday, but to a fraction of the normal number of visitors, after being forced to close more than three months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Indonesia's 'rice ATMs' provide staple amid corona crunch

12 May 2020

DEPOK, Indonesia The global pandemic has left millions of Indonesians struggling to make ends meet. Now the authorities are rolling out "rice ATMs" in a bid to ensure greater access for those in need to the essential Asian staple.

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