Adi Kurniawan

COVID-19 sufferers in Indonesian capital rent oxygen cylinders

Jul 26 2021

JAKARTA Muhammad Ihsan gratefully lugs an oxygen cylinder into a small office in Jakarta's outskirts, lining the breathing equipment up with scores of others against a wall.

Indonesia sends out vaccination vans to speed up rollout

Jul 09 2021

JAKARTA As Indonesia struggles to tackle a devastating surge in COVID-19 infections, authorities in Jakarta have deployed teams of health workers to drive around the capital and vaccinate communities in crowded, harder-to-access districts.

Overwhelmed Indonesian coffin maker issues COVID-19 warning

Jul 06 2021

JAKARTA At a workshop located in a Jakarta cemetery, coffin maker Olaskar Purba and his team are hard at work.

'Call of duty': Indonesian bikers brave COVID-19 surge to escort ambulances

Jul 05 2021

DEPOK, Indonesia Indonesian volunteer biker Sebastian Dwiyantoro and his team have been particularly busy helping ambulances navigate heavy traffic in Jakarta's satellite city of Depok to get COVID-19 patients to hospital as infections soar in the country. | Video

Indonesian teacher dons clown costume to inspire children to learn the Koran

May 11 2021

TANGERANG, Indonesia Learning the Koran doesn't have to be a solemn affair, says Islamic teacher Yahya Edward Hendrawan, who dresses up as a clown to inspire children to approach reading and reciting the Koran with cheer. | Video

Distraught families of Sriwijaya Air victims visit Java Sea crash site

Jan 22 2021

JAKARTA Relatives of those killed in the Sriwijaya Air plane crash on Jan. 9 wept and threw red and white petals into the ocean on Friday after an Indonesian navy vessel took them to the site in the Java Sea where their loved ones perished. | Video

Indonesian Muslims ramp up global outcry against Macron the 'real terrorist'

Nov 02 2020

JAKARTA Thousands of angry Muslims protested outside the French embassy in the Indonesian capital on Monday carrying banners calling French President Emmanuel Macron the "real terrorist" and demanding the country’s ambassador be immediately expelled.

Indonesia drive-in concert delivers live music as coronavirus rages

Aug 30 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.

Indonesians act to feed poor as lockdown hits daily wage earners

May 18 2020

DEPOK, Indonesia Alarmed by how the coronavirus pandemic has left many Indonesians destitute, a group of volunteers are providing free meals to vulnerable daily wage earners in their neighbourhoods, ranging from rickshaw drivers to trash collectors.

Indonesia doctor hits the streets to curb coronavirus

Mar 27 2020

DEPOK, Indonesia After a busy session at his clinic, Indonesian doctor Fakhrurrozi hops on the back of a motorized tricycle with a loud-hailer to urge residents to stay at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus. | Video

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