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Agustinus Beo Da Costa

Coronavirus patients flood hospitals in Indonesia's second-largest city

May 28 2020

JAKARTA Hospitals in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya have been overwhelmed by a surge of new coronavirus cases, forcing them to turn patients away, the Indonesian Medical Association said on Thursday.

Soldiers, police enforce Indonesia's 'new normal' coronavirus restrictions

May 26 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's military ordered the deployment of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police on Tuesday to enforce rules on wearing masks and safe distancing after reports of people in the world's fourth-most populous nation flouting them.

Soldiers, police enforce Indonesia's 'new normal' coronavirus restrictions

May 26 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's military ordered the deployment of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police on Tuesday to enforce rules on wearing masks and safe distancing after reports of people in the world's fourth-most populous nation flouting them.

CORRECTED-Soldiers, police enforce Indonesia's "new normal" coronavirus restrictions

May 26 2020

JAKARTA, May 26 Indonesia's military ordered the deployment of hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police on Tuesday to enforce rules on wearing masks and safe distancing after reports of people in the world's fourth-most populous nation flouting them.

For world's largest Muslim country, a virus-disrupted and bittersweet Eid

May 24 2020

JAKARTA For Indonesia's 225 million Muslims, celebrating Eid al-Fitr this year, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, is bittersweet.

#IndonesiaWhatever: Indonesians vent online over virus response

May 18 2020

JAKARTA A flood of criticism of the Indonesian government's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the behaviour of many Indonesians has appeared on social media under a hashtag that translates as #IndonesiaWhatever.

Amnesty says 1,000 Rohingya stranded at sea as Southeast Asia seals borders

May 15 2020

JAKARTA At least 1,000 Rohingya are stranded at sea as Southeast Asian nations tighten their borders to keep out the new coronavirus, Amnesty International said on Friday, urging action to ensure they were not buried in an "invisible graveyard" at sea.

Indonesia eases coronavirus travel ban despite fears it's too early

May 08 2020

JAKARTA Two weeks after Indonesia banned air and sea travel to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the transport ministry has confirmed that flights and public transport will conditionally resume.

Indonesia eases coronavirus travel ban despite fears it's too early

May 08 2020

JAKARTA, May 8 Two weeks after Indonesia banned air and sea travel to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the transport ministry has confirmed that flights and public transport will conditionally resume.

Coronavirus outbreak at Philip Morris tobacco plant in Java

May 06 2020

JAKARTA More than 60 workers at a factory run by the Indonesian unit of U.S. tobacco giant Philip Morris have tested positive for the coronavirus after operations were suspended when two staff died from COVID-19, a provincial government official said.

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