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Instagram influencers are a vaccine priority in wary Indonesia

Jan 15 2021

JAKARTA Among the first in the queue for coronavirus vaccines in Indonesia has been one conspicuous group - social media influencers. | Video

Indonesia bans hardline Islamic Defender's Front group

Dec 30 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia has banned the controversial and politically influential hardline group the Islamic Defender's Front, the chief security minister announced on Wednesday.

In Indonesia, making of a mayor sparks talk of nation's newest dynasty

Nov 18 2020

SURAKARTA, Indonesia Running against an obscure rival, the son of Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to cruise to victory in an election next month for the post his father once held as mayor of Surakarta.

Pompeo urges Indonesia to focus on China's treatment of Uighurs

Oct 29 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged Indonesians to focus on the treatment of Muslim Uighurs in China, describing it as the "gravest threat" to religious freedom in a speech to an Islamic group.

Pompeo urges Indonesia to focus on China's treatment of Uighurs

Oct 29 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged Indonesians to focus on the treatment of Muslim Uighurs in China, describing it as the "gravest threat" to religious freedom in a speech to an Islamic group.

UPDATE 1-Pompeo urges Indonesia to focus on China's treatment of Uighurs

Oct 29 2020

Oct 29 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged Indonesians to focus on the treatment of Muslim Uighurs in China, describing it as the "gravest threat" to religious freedom in a speech to an Islamic group.

Coronavirus stigma runs deep and dangerous in Indonesia

Sep 17 2020

When Ari Harifin Hendriyawan's mother tested positive for the coronavirus, their neighbours brought a hammer and nails and boarded up the lane.

Digital attacks raise fears over press freedoms in Indonesia

Aug 24 2020

SYDNEY/JAKARTA A spate of hacking attacks on Indonesian media that published articles critical of the government's response to the coronavirus has raised concerns over press freedom, the country's leading journalists' association said on Monday.

Endless first wave: how Indonesia failed to control coronavirus

Aug 20 2020

JAKARTA/SYDNEY Only last week Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s maritime minister and close confidant of the country’s president, touted herbal mangosteen juice as a coronavirus remedy.

Indonesia seeking its own COVID-19 vaccine amid worry about access

Jul 02 2020

Indonesia is working to produce its own COVID-19 vaccine next year, amid growing anxiety that developing countries could have difficulty getting access to a future jab, the head of Indonesia’s national COVID-19 research team said Thursday.

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