The blaze at the facility west of Jakarta highlighted the problems of the country’s overburdened correctional system.
Crowds of delivery drivers responding to a rush of online orders violated safe distancing measures as they flooded unprepared restaurants.
A district court in Indonesia’s capital is expected to rule soon in a suit accusing the president and top officials of failing to curb pollution.
After months of searching, Indonesian officials say they have found the crucial memory unit from Sriwijaya Air Flight 182. Investigators hope it will help explain why the plane crashed in January.
The pandemic has disrupted international trade, driving up the cost of shipping goods and adding a fresh challenge to the global economic recovery.
In a preliminary report on Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, investigators said the crash might have been caused by several factors, including a problem controlling the engines’ thrust.
The authorities continue to piece together what happened aboard Sriwijaya Air Flight 182. For many victims’ families, the uncertainty has added to immeasurable grief.
A sleepy island has become a base for the aircraft search and recovery operation after Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 fell from the sky. “I’m lucky it didn’t hit me,” said one fisherman.
The loss of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 on Saturday was a grim start to the year in a sprawling archipelago nation where barely a year goes by without an air disaster.
The Boeing 737-524, a Sriwijaya Air flight, had taken off from Jakarta. Officials said they believed they found part of the wreckage.
The government dissolved the Islamic Defenders Front over charges that its members committed terrorism. Its leader is already under arrest.
Rizieq Shihab and his vigilante movement have spent decades calling for harsh Islamic rule. Now he’s back from self-imposed exile and promising a “moral revolution.”
Badminton is part of the national identity. It is the only sport in which Indonesia has won an Olympic gold medal, and the country had expected to add another this month in Tokyo.
A random sampling of thousands found that one in 10 had antibodies for the coronavirus, an alarming glimpse at what could be runaway transmission.
The scavengers who make a living picking plastic, metal and even bones from a huge landfill face additional misery as the global economic slowdown closes the recycling centers they count on.
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Muslims to adapt, observing the holy month more at home than in the mosque, more online than in person, and with greater uncertainty about the future.