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Indonesia bars entry to visitors from China amid evacuation protest

02 Feb 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia on Sunday barred entry to visitors who have been in China for 14 days over concern about coronavirus, as citizens evacuated from Hubei province faced protests by some residents on their return home.

Indonesia bars entry to visitors from China amid evacuation protest

02 Feb 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia on Sunday barred entry to visitors who have been in China for 14 days over concern about coronavirus, as citizens evacuated from Hubei province faced protests by some residents on their return home.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia bars entry to visitors from China amid evacuation protest

02 Feb 2020

JAKARTA, Feb 2 Indonesia on Sunday barred entry to visitors who have been in China for 14 days over concern about coronavirus, as citizens evacuated from Hubei province faced protests by some residents on their return home.

Indonesia unions hold protests over planned labor reform

20 Jan 2020

JAKARTA Several thousand Indonesian workers held a rally on Monday outside parliament to protest against planned changes to labor laws as part of government reforms aimed at creating jobs and boosting investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Indonesia deploys fighter jets in stand-off with China

07 Jan 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's air force deployed four fighter jets to the South China Sea on Tuesday in a stand-off with Beijing after Jakarta protested over a Chinese violation of its exclusive economic zone.

Flood death toll rises to 26 in Jakarta, tens of thousands evacuated

02 Jan 2020

JAKARTA Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Thursday after flash floods and landslides killed up to 26 people amid some of the heaviest rain in more than 20 years, with more deluges forecast, authorities said. | Video

Top Indonesia graft buster warns on risk of spike in corruption

06 Dec 2019

JAKARTA An Indonesian anti-corruption investigator, who was partially blinded in an acid attack in 2017, said on Friday a new law governing the country's anti-graft agency could unleash a spike in corruption in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Indonesia urges public to report civil servants over 'radical' content

12 Nov 2019

JAKARTA Indonesia launched a website on Tuesday that would allow the public to report "radical" content posted by civil servants, as authorities in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country push to combat hardline Islamist ideology permeating government.

Indonesia's Indrawati to stay on as finance minister, cheering rupiah

22 Oct 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Tuesday she had been asked by President Joko Widodo to stay in her post in his new cabinet, and the rupiah strengthened on expectations fiscal discipline would be maintained.

Indonesian president taps opposition rival, tech CEO for reform cabinet

21 Oct 2019

JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked opposition leader Prabowo Subianto on Monday to join his new cabinet for a second term, while the co-founder of tech start-up Gojek and a former chairman of Inter Milan soccer club were also tapped for posts.

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