Indonesia Warily Weighs Holiday Travel With Virus Concerns
By David Rising and Edna Tarigan
After announcing that year-end travel would be permitted, the government cancelled the Christmas Eve holiday, a Friday this year, in an effort to discourage vacationing somewhat.
Indonesia Reports 54,000 Virus Cases, Becomes Asian Hotspot
By Edna Tarigan
Officials fear that the more highly transmissible Delta variant is now spreading from the islands of Java and Bali.
Indonesian Muslim Body Clears AstraZeneca Use in Emergency
By Niniek Karmini
Indonesia aims to inoculate more than 181 million of its 270 million people by March 2022.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Dual‑Track Vaccination Scheme
By Kevin O'Rourke
The Gotong Royong plan for corporate employees will likely give rise to vivid perceptions among the public that the rich enjoy preferential access to coveted vaccines.
Indonesia Starts Mass COVID Vaccinations Over Vast Territory
By Associated Press
Indonesia's vaccination program is the first large-scale use outside of China of the Sinovac Biotech Ltd. vaccine.
Pandemic Puts Indonesia Into 1st Recession in 20 years
By Niniek Karmini
After two quarters of contraction, Indonesia is officially in its first recession since the Asian financial crisis.
Hong Kong-Indonesian Couples Caught in the Middle Amid COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
By Jason Hung
Plans for a travel bubble between Hong Kong and Indonesia have been put on hold, disappointing couples who have been left separated by closed borders.
Has COVID Re-Militarized Indonesia?
By Natalie Sambhi
The Indonesian military’s COVID-19 role is not a comeback in the making.
Indonesia’s COVID-19 Response Pivots to Support Economic Recovery
By Jefferson Ng
Indonesia’s restructured COVID-19 task force has a clear economic bias.
Indonesia’s Intelligence Service is Coming Out to Counter COVID-19
By Tangguh Chairil
BIN is extending their role outside what a covert agency is supposed to do
Life in Jakarta’s COVID-19 ‘Transition’ Era
By Agoes Rudianto
Indonesia’s capital begins reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Post-Pandemic, Will Bali Rethink Tourism?
By Julia Winterflood
After COVID-19, what do Balinese want their island’s ‘new era’ to look like?