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Business braces for impact as Jakarta heads into second lockdown

14 Sep 2020

JAKARTA The markings of a rollercoaster year are plastered over Sutiwet’s small Jakarta restaurant – plastic barriers on the counters, stickers on the glass urging customers to wear masks, and a gallon of water out front for people to wash their hands.

In Indonesia, coronavirus floods Cisadane River with extra hazard: medical waste

01 Sep 2020

TANGERANG, Indonesia For the residents along Indonesia's Cisadane River, the coronavirus has brought not just deadly disease, but also a deluge of medical waste: a constant stream of syringes, face masks and hazmat suits floating by. | Video

In Indonesia, coronavirus floods Cisadane River with extra hazard: medical waste

01 Sep 2020

TANGERANG, Indonesia, Sept 1 For the residents along Indonesia's Cisadane River, the coronavirus has brought not just deadly disease, but also a deluge of medical waste: a constant stream of syringes, face masks and hazmat suits floating by.

Indonesian coal plant taints South Korea's green pledge

16 Jul 2020

SURALAYA, Indonesia Indonesian fisherman Ramidin says he used to catch stingray by paddling just off the shore of his village, but as a giant coal power complex nearby has expanded over the last three decades, he has had to venture further and further out to sea. | Video

Indonesia capital back in business as coronavirus infections climb

08 Jun 2020

JAKARTA Restaurants, shops and transport services were back up and running in Indonesia capital on Monday, as restrictions were eased further despite the country posting its biggest daily spike in coronavirus infections two days earlier.

Jakarta mosques host Friday prayers for first time in two months

05 Jun 2020

JAKARTA Indonesians in Jakarta returned to mosques on Friday for prayers after the city relaxed rules on attending places of worship as part of a loosening of restrictions in place since late March to contain the spread of the coronavirus.Jakarta's governor on Thursday announced some easing of restrictions including attending mosques for communal prayers but warned the fight against the outbreak was far from over in southeast Asia's biggest city.

Indonesia's COVID-19 battle faces crucial test over Eid holiday

21 May 2020

JAKARTA Thousands of Indonesians made a late dash to leave Jakarta for their hometowns this week, even as authorities sought to stem the traditional mass exodus at the end of the Muslim fasting month to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Indonesia's chronic testing lag undermines fight against COVID-19

14 May 2020

JAKARTA More than a month after Indonesian President Joko Widodo promised to ramp up coronavirus testing, medical workers are complaining of persistent delays in the process.

Indonesia team says it has created $1,000 ventilator for COVID-19 fight

07 May 2020

BANDUNG, Indonesia A team of Indonesian engineers working around the clock says it has produced in two months a compact ventilator to sell at a fraction of the usual cost, hoping to accelerate the fight against east Asia's second-deadliest COVID-19 outbreak.

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