Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in coronavirus cases

Indonesia reported 4,465 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the country’s biggest daily rise, taking the total number of infections to 257,388, data from the country’s health ministry showed

People are pictured wearing protective face masks as the Indonesian government eases restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, 8 June 2020.

Indonesia reports 3,635 new coronavirus infections

Indonesia reported 3,635 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 232,628, the health ministry’s website showed

A boy walks near a mural promoting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) awareness in Depok, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on 11 August 2020.

Almost 300 Rohingya refugees arrive in Indonesia's Aceh province

Almost 300 Rohingya refugees believed to have been at sea for six months landed in Indonesia’s Aceh province early on Monday, Indonesian authorities said.

Ethnic Rohingya people rest after the boat carrying them landed in Lhokseumawe, Aceh province, Indonesia.

Indonesia reports record new coronavirus cases for second day

Indonesia on Friday reported 3,003 new coronavirus cases, its biggest rise in new infections for a second successive day, data from the country’s COVID-19 task force showed

A boy walks near a mural promoting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) awareness in Depok, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, on 11 August 2020.

Endless first wave: How Indonesia failed to control coronavirus

Indonesia’s maritime minister and close confidant of the country’s president, touted herbal mangosteen juice as a coronavirus remedy.

People wearing protective masks shop at a traditional market amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, 20 August 2020.

Indonesia releases 25 sea turtles rescued in raid on poachers

Indonesian authorities released 25 green turtles into the sea on the island of Bali on Wednesday, returning them to freedom after they were rescued last month during a raid on illegal traffickers.

Turtles are seen being released to the sea from the Indonesia resort island of Bali after over fifty endangered green turtles were rescued from poachers, in Bali province, Indonesia 5 August 2020.

Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: NGO

At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global ...

In this file photo taken on 26 February 2020, this aerial view shows the impact of illegal mining in Tumaco, Narino Department, Colombia, on 26 February 2020

Malaysia uncovers largest abandoned shipment of illegal toxic waste from Romania

Malaysia discovered 110 containers of hazardous heavy metals from Romania and bound for Indonesia that had illegally entered the country and were abandoned last month, its largest case of dumped ...

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21 dead, 31 missing in Indonesia flash floods

The search and rescue efforts were intensified in the flash flood-stricken district of Luwu Utara on Wednesday, involving 539 rescuers, the official told Xinhua news agency.

People pass through mud on a runway at Andi Jemma Masamba airport, after flash floods swept through North Luwu in Indonesia's Sulawesi, as several people were killed and dozens remain missing, 14 July 2020.

Indonesia reports more than 70,000 coronavirus infections

Indonesia reported its biggest single-day increase in new coronavirus cases on Thursday, with 2,657 infections, taking the case total to 70,736.

A member of Indonesia's Red Cross sprays disinfectant inside a department store amid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 March, 2020.
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