Published: Aug 05, 2022
Bullet trains tailored for the high-speed railway network linking Jakarta and the city of Bandung were unveiled on Friday in eastern China in preparation for the line’s scheduled opening, China Railway International said.
Published: Mar 23, 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to attend a G20 summit being hosted by Indonesia later this year, Russia's ambassador in Jakarta said on March 23, dismissing suggestions by some members that the country is barred from the group.
Published: Jul 25, 2021
Police set out barbed wire and concrete barricades around the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta on Saturday in an effort to tighten security after calls for an antigovernment march spread among the public.
Published: Jun 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - The world will soon get a new look at the man accused of plotting the October 2002 bombing in Kuta, Bali, that killed 202 people, and the 2003 attacks at the JW Marriot and Ritz Carlton hotels in Jakarta that killed 11.
Published: Jun 15, 2021
JAKARTA - Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan has warned that the Indonesian capital may return to a strict restriction regime as coronavirus cases surged 50 per cent in the past week amid a rise of infections of the Delta variant.
Published: May 17, 2021
The Big Durian has been ranked as the world’s most environmentally vulnerable metropolitan, as climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding are key threats to the capital’s residents and businesses.
Published: Oct 21, 2020
Jakarta is treading carefully between urging inclusive talks and shared responsibility in the Rohingya response, with Western powers looking to raise funds for the refugee crisis this week just as another boatload of asylum seekers enters Indonesian waters.
Published: Aug 18, 2020
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has considered pulling the emergency brake to stop the gradual reopening of several essential services sectors as cases of COVID-19 continue to soar in the capital city.
Published: Jun 02, 2020
Indonesia’s first MRT service, MRT Jakarta, has called on its passengers to avoid having conversations while riding on its trains in a bid to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission on public transportation.
Published: May 05, 2020
JAKARTA - The Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology has finished the first complete genome sequence of coronavirus samples from Indonesia. The new information is expected to help scientists better understand the particular strain of the virus that has swept across the country.