May 03, 2021 02:45 PM IST
"There were two new mutations that entered. One from India, with two incidents in Jakarta and one from South Africa in Bali," Budi told a virtual conference. Another official confirmed the two cases were the B.1.617 variant, first detected in India.
- Apr 30, 2021 09:14 AM IST
No detailed efficacy data of Sinopharm's vaccine has been publicly released, but its developer, Beijing Biological Products Institute, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), said the vaccine was 79.34% effective in preventing people from developing the disease, based on interim data.
- Apr 28, 2021 09:23 AM IST
Josh Paler Lin and Leia Se, who hail from Taiwan and Russia respectively, are under fire in Bali for flouting COVID-19 rules.
- Apr 24, 2021 11:10 AM IST
According to Indonesian authorities, the KRI Nanggala-402, a German-made submarine, went missing during a military exercise around the Bali Strait on Wednesday.
- Apr 23, 2021 02:11 PM IST
India is facing a health crisis, including the impact of a "double mutant" strain of COVID-19, with the country posting the world's highest single-day increase in cases on Friday for a second day, surpassing 330,000 infections.
- Mar 27, 2021 08:34 PM IST
India has put a temporary hold on all major exports of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot made by Serum Institute of India (SII), prioritising domestic demand as infections rise.
- Mar 19, 2021 03:26 PM IST
In a statement, Indonesia's Food and Drug agency (BPOM) said that even though vaccination could lead to "adverse events" following immunisation, "the risk of death from Covid-19 is much higher."
- Feb 10, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee released its preliminary report on the Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 crash that killed all 62 passengers and crew.
- Feb 05, 2021 04:38 PM IST
After meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, Indonesian President Joko Widodo told a joint news conference that Indonesia is fighting against palm oil discrimination.
- Jan 16, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Indonesia has nearly 130 active volcanoes, more than any other country, and while many show high levels of activity it can be weeks or even months before an eruption.
- Jan 15, 2021 07:29 AM IST
The depiction of the animal on an Indonesian island is at least 45,500 years old, the researchers say.
- Jan 14, 2021 12:54 PM IST
The Boeing 737-500 that crashed on January 9 was put in a hangar on March 23 and did not operate again until the end of the year, according to Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation.
- Jan 13, 2021 08:35 PM IST
On January 9, a Sriwijaya Air Jet crashed into Java Sea with 62 onboard shortly after it took off from a Jakarta airport, after search and rescue operations, the Indonesian navy divers scoured the Java Sea as they hunted for the black boxes of the plane, this is everything you need to know about it.
- Jan 13, 2021 11:53 AM IST
After Joko Widodo, top military, police and medical officials were vaccinated, as well as the secretary of the Indonesian Ulema Council, the clerical body that last week ruled the vaccine was halal and could be taken by Muslims.
- Jan 12, 2021 08:59 PM IST
Iran continues to use the accounts for buying these commodities but the amount in the accounts is depleting.
- Jan 10, 2021 07:58 PM IST
While experts say there have been many improvements in recent years, the latest crash has experts questioning the true progress of Indonesia's aviation oversight and regulation.
- Jan 10, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said the boxes can hopefully be retrieved soon.
- Jan 10, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Indonesian investigators said they found body parts off the coast of Jakarta where a budget airline aircraft with 62 people on board crashed shortly after takeoff.
- Jan 09, 2021 05:30 PM IST
Indonesian low-cost carrier Sriwijayan Air's SJ182 aircraft lost contact shortly after take-off from Jakarta on January 9. The plane was en-route to Pontianak in Indonesia. This is what we know so far.
- Jan 09, 2021 04:37 PM IST
The Sriwijaya flight SJ182 lost more than 10.000 feet of altitude in less than one minute after taking off from a Jakarta airport.
- Dec 20, 2020 04:25 PM IST
"The tree was made with the intention of making people more aware of the importance of maintaining health protocols," Markus Marcelinus Hardo Iswanto of the parish of The Catholic Church of Christ the King in Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya told Reuters.
- Dec 10, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Beijing has promised poorer nations priority access to its inoculations, in an attempt to repair an image tarnished by the pandemic, which started in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
- Dec 07, 2020 02:49 PM IST
The doses arrived in Jakarta late Sunday on a flight from Beijing, with another 1.8 million expected to be sent again next month.
- Nov 30, 2020 02:32 PM IST
The evacuation of more than 4,400 residents came as Mount Ili Lewotolok erupted Sunday, spouting a thick tower of debris four kilometres (2.5 miles) into the sky, triggering a flight warning and the closure of a local airport.
- Sep 15, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Millions of Indonesian students have been forced to learn remotely since many schools shut in March due to the pandemic, a particular challenge for poorer families and those in remote areas.