HEADLINES

January 7, 2021

U.S. Congress certifies Biden win after Trump supporters wreak havoc in the Capitol

WASHINGTON – Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American – Read More...
January 7, 2021

Governor says hospitals in Bali are exaggerating COVID-19 deaths

Bali Governor Wayan Koster has become the subject of controversy today after he reportedly claimed that hospitals in the province – Read More...
January 6, 2021

Minister announces tighter COVID-19 restrictions in Java, Bali

Coordinating Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto spoke of restrictions being tightened in specific areas in all six provinces on Java – Read More...
January 6, 2021

When The ‘Mermaid’ Appears On Kuta Beach Bali, Posing In The Middle Of Trash

Viral photos of women in mermaid costumes posing in the trash that fill Kuta Beach, Badung, Bali are spread on – Read More...
January 5, 2021

Indonesia to release suspected Bali bombings mastermind Bashir

Indonesia will release radical cleric and alleged 2002 Bali bombings mastermind Abu Bakar Bashir from prison later this week, its – Read More...
January 3, 2021

Indonesian Tourism Chief to Revive Country’s Tourism Industry in 2021

Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno aims to revive Indonesia’s tourism industry, which has taken a hit – Read More...
January 1, 2021

Bali’s Kuta Beach cleared of 30 tons of marine litter

Residents of Badung, Bali, began the first day of 2021 on Friday by conducting a coastal clean-up drive in the – Read More...
December 31, 2020

Rupiah to potentially close higher at year-end

The rupiah will potentially close higher during the year-end trading at the Jakarta interbank market on the back of global – Read More...
December 31, 2020

Indonesia buys 100 mln COVID vaccine doses from AstraZeneca, Novavax

Indonesia has inked supply deals with AstraZeneca and Novavax for obtaining a total of 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, – Read More...
December 30, 2020

Tourism minister Sandiaga Uno says his idea of a halal-friendly Bali is ‘over’

Newly-appointed Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno has sparked controversy in Bali in the past when he suggested tapping – Read More...