At least 41 killed, dozens injured after massive blaze erupts at overcrowded prison near Indonesia’s capital (VIDEO)

At least 41 people were killed and dozens more wounded in a large fire that broke out in a crowded prison near the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, according to officials. The blaze has since been extinguished. … Read More >At least 41 killed, dozens injured after massive blaze erupts at overcrowded prison near Indonesia’s capital (VIDEO)

Indonesian president’s vaccine passport LEAKED through official government app, sparking greater security concerns

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s Covid-19 vaccine details were leaked this week through the country’s official coronavirus vaccine passport app, sparking concern about Indonesia’s health data privacy. … Read More >Indonesian president’s vaccine passport LEAKED through official government app, sparking greater security concerns

Indonesia navy impounds tanker over allegations of stealing some 300,000 barrels of oil from Cambodia

The Indonesia navy’s First Fleet commander announced on Wednesday that it has seized a tanker and detained its crew over the alleged theft of around 300,000 barrels of crude oil from Cambodia’s reserves. … Read More >Indonesia navy impounds tanker over allegations of stealing some 300,000 barrels of oil from Cambodia

Indonesia announces ‘new era of bilateral relations’ with US as pair kick off largest-ever joint military training

Indonesia’s foreign minister, Retno Marsudi, has announced a “new era of bilateral relations” with the US, as the two countries host a joint training exercise involving more than 3,000 soldiers. … Read More >Indonesia announces ‘new era of bilateral relations’ with US as pair kick off largest-ever joint military training

Asian Covid-hotspot Indonesia to receive 45mn Covid vaccines in August, as government eases curbs despite warnings

Indonesia’s health minister has announced that the country will receive 45 million coronavirus vaccines in August just as Covid curbs have been relaxed, despite warnings that doing so will only worsen the country’s situation. … Read More >Asian Covid-hotspot Indonesia to receive 45mn Covid vaccines in August, as government eases curbs despite warnings

Tourist hub Bali swept up in Indonesia’s harsh lockdown despite 71% vaccination rate, as country’s infections spike

Hundreds of roadblocks and checkpoints have been erected across Indonesia as authorities attempt to enforce a harsh lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, which has surged in the country in recent weeks. … Read More >Tourist hub Bali swept up in Indonesia’s harsh lockdown despite 71% vaccination rate, as country’s infections spike

Indonesia ‘on edge of catastrophe’ as coronavirus Delta variant floods hospitals – Red Cross

Indonesia is on the verge of a coronavirus “catastrophe,” the Red Cross has warned, as the country endures a rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 that has already overwhelmed its hospitals. … Read More >Indonesia ‘on edge of catastrophe’ as coronavirus Delta variant floods hospitals – Red Cross