Moderate quake strikes Gunung Kidul

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- An earthquake registering 5.0 on the Richter scale hit Gunung Kidul District in the Special Province of Yogyakarta on early Wednesday, according to the Meteorology, Climatology, an... Read More

SOS sign on Google Maps unrelated to Sriwijaya crash: Basarnas

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- The SOS sign seen on Laki Island on the Google Maps application is not linked to the Sriwijaya Air plane crash, Operations Director of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarn... Read More

Jasa Raharja compensates families of 36 Sriwijaya victims

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- State-owned insurer PT Jasa Raharja said it has compensated the families of 36 victims who were on the Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-182 when it crashed shortly after take-off on January... Read More

Mt Sinabung erupts again

Medan, N Sumatra, Jan. 20 -- Mount Sinabung in Karo District, North Sumatra Province, erupted at 5:25 a.m. WIB (Western Indonesia Time) on Wednesday, however, the height of the ash column could not be... Read More

Indonesia's COVID-19 cases reach 939,948, recoveries at 763,703

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- Indonesia on Wednesday added 12,568 COVID-19 infections, 9,755 recoveries, and 267 deaths over a single day. With this, the total tally of cases in the country has risen to 939,94... Read More

Pioneer flights again started to Papua's isolated areas: Government

Timika, Papua, Jan. 20 -- Pioneer flights have again begun serving passengers and cargo services to several isolated areas in the Indonesian province of Papua since January 16, 2021, according to the ... Read More

Education Ministry's 2020 budget realization reaches 91 percent

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- The realization of budget funding at the Education and Culture Ministry in 2020 reached 91.61 percent of the budget ceiling of Rp86.23 trillion, Secretary General of the Education ... Read More

President lauds Joint SAR Team handling Sriwijaya Air SJ182 evacuation

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) praised the Joint SAR Team including Basarnas (National SAR Agency), Transportation Ministry, Indonesian Defense Forces (TNI) and National Police (Po... Read More

Rp27.58 trillion allocated for infrastructure financing through SBSN

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- A total of Rp27.58 trillion has been allocated for financing infrastructure projects through State Sharia Securities (SBSN), or State Sukuk, for 2021, said director general of fina... Read More

Indonesia highlights protection of citizens' personal data

Jakarta, Jan. 20 -- The Ministry of Communication and Informatics has highlighted the issue of personal data protection for Indonesian citizens during the First ASEAN Digital Senior Officials Meeting ... Read More