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Yuddy Cahya Budiman

Indonesian girls traumatized by push to wear hijab: HRW report

Mar 18 2021

JAKARTA Ifa Hanifah Misbach was 19 when her father died - and her family told her he would not go to heaven because she refused to wear the hijab, a Muslim head covering. | Video

REFILE-Indonesian girls traumatized by push to wear hijab - HRW report

Mar 18 2021

JAKARTA, March 18 Ifa Hanifah Misbach was 19 when her father died - and her family told her he would not go to heaven because she refused to wear the hijab, a Muslim head covering.

Ten rescued orangutans returned to the wild in Indonesia

Feb 23 2021

JAKARTA Ten orangutans have been released back into the wild in the Indonesian portion of Borneo island, with helicopters used to ferry the critically endangered great apes deep into the forest from rehabilitation centres. | Video

Indonesia targets bustling markets in COVID-19 vaccine roll out

Feb 17 2021

JAKARTA, Feb 17 Targeting the high-density hustle and bustle of traditional markets, Indonesia on Wednesday launched the second phase of its COVID-19 vaccination programme, which also covers essential workers and public servants.

Indonesia deploys coronavirus breathalyzer at train stations

Feb 03 2021

JAKARTA Indonesia launched a COVID-19 screening programme at train stations on Wednesday using a breathalyzer it hopes can find positive cases in a country battling one of the worst coronavirus epidemics in Asia. | Video

Indonesia deploys coronavirus breathalyzer at train stations

Feb 03 2021

JAKARTA, Feb 3 Indonesia launched a COVID-19 screening programme at train stations on Wednesday using a breathalyzer it hopes can find positive cases in a country battling one of the worst coronavirus epidemics in Asia.

Grim milestone for Indonesia as coronavirus cases pass 1 million mark

Jan 26 2021

JAKARTA Indonesia surpassed a million confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday, a grim milestone for the Southeast Asian nation that has struggled since last March to get its COVID-19 epidemic under control. | 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

Indonesia halts search for victims of Sriwijaya Air crash

Jan 21 2021

JAKARTA Indonesian authorities said on Thursday the search for victims of a plane crash that killed all 62 people on board had been halted, but the hunt would continue for the Sriwijaya Air jet's cockpit voice recorder (CVR).

Indonesia health workers urge public to get vaccinated at campaign launch

Jan 14 2021

JAKARTA Health workers at a clinic in Jakarta on Thurday urged Indonesians to get vaccinated as a nationwide rollout of a COVID-19 inoculation programme started in the world's fourth most populous country.

World News

Chad leader Deby, key Western ally, killed in battle -army

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) -Chad's president, Idriss Deby, who ruled his country for more than 30 years and was an important Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, was killed on Monday in a battle against rebels in the north, authorities said.