Is it time to rethink Bali’s Monkey Forest? | Coronavirus pandemic news

The Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali was built in the 14th century and is older than Indonesia. This 10-hectare (25-acre) site is home to three temples, dense forests, and hundreds…

Indonesia increases patrols after discovering ships in South China Sea, border dispute news

After Chinese and American ships were found in nearby international waters, Jakarta deployed five naval vessels and conducted air patrols in the North Natuna Sea. A naval official said that…

Indonesian prisons are overcrowded, dozens of people killed in fire: official | Indonesia News

The police are investigating the cause of the Tangerang prison fire. At least 41 people were killed and 73 injured in the prison. Indonesian government spokespersons and media reported that…

Hard-hit Indonesian parents mourn children lost due to COVID-19 | Coronavirus pandemic news

Paga/Jakarta, Indonesia – In a hospital in Sikka County, Indonesia, funeral home staff came to take away a small coffin left outside the emergency room. It is light enough that…

WHO will test malaria and arthritis drugs as treatments for COVID | Coronavirus pandemic news

Three drugs will be added to the UN agency’s global trials to test their efficacy on COVID-19 hospitalized patients. The World Health Organization (WHO) will test three new drugs as…

Aceh medical staff in Indonesia provide COVID lifeline for the isolated | Coronavirus pandemic news

Medan, Indonesia – On the night after the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on July 20, Hambal M Zain had a fever. The 61-year-old coffee shop owner who lives in…

The eruption of Mount Merapi on the island of Java, Indonesia

Officials said the ash from the eruption covered several villages and nearby towns. Indonesia’s most unstable volcano erupted on the densely populated island of Java, spewing thick smoke and ash…

Indonesia’s remote East Nusa Tenggara struggles to obtain a vaccine | Coronavirus pandemic news

Medan, Indonesia – Viktorious Veni considers himself one of the lucky ones. The high school music teacher who lives in Kupang, the capital of Nusa Tenggara province in the remote…

COVID ravages a new generation of orphans in Indonesia | Children’s Rights News

In a cemetery in East Kalimantan, 13-year-old Algar is standing in front of his parents’ grave in protective clothing. Relatives gathered around the cemetery to hold a funeral for his…

Endangered Sumatran tiger recovers from COVID at Jakarta Zoo | Coronavirus pandemic news

In Indonesia, two male Sumatran tigers are recovering from the coronavirus after testing positive in mid-July, and officials are trying to determine how they were infected. Jakarta city government officials…

Can unvaccinated tourists in Bali create new COVID hot spots? | Coronavirus pandemic news

As the Indonesian province most affected by the pandemic, its GDP dropped by 9.31% last year. Bali has been given priority in Indonesia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, so the resort…

COVID turmoil disrupts routine vaccination in Indonesia | Children’s Rights News

Before the pandemic, five grandsons of Mamik Nariati received free vaccinations against diseases such as polio, mumps and hepatitis B in schools in Surabaya, East Java. “But since the online…

As Indonesia’s COVID fight rises, Bali is hit by the “oxygen crisis” | Coronavirus pandemic news

With the rapid increase in the number of cases and deaths in archipelago countries, Bali, as well as the island of Java and 15 other main islands have been severely…

COVID-positive man disguised as his wife boarded Indonesia flight | Coronavirus pandemic news

A man wearing a full face mask, a COVID-positive man disguised as his wife boarded a domestic flight, but was caught in mid-air. An official in Jakarta said that an…

Indonesia: Raging epidemic provides fertile soil for new variants | Coronavirus pandemic news

Infectious disease experts from all over the world warned that the speed and scale of the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia has created a perfect breeding ground for a potential new…