Health experts have been concerned about the risks of the coronavirus being spread during religious festivals in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country when people typically gather in mosques and homes or travel to their home towns.
Indonesia unveiled a nearly $40 billion financing scheme for its fiscal deficit, with the central bank set to buy some 397.6 trillion rupiah ($28 billion) directly without receiving interest, to help fund the economic recovery, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said.
Indonesia announced a 120 trillion rupiah ($8.1 billion) stimulus package on Friday to support Southeast Asia’s biggest economy as the spread of the coronavirus disrupts global travel and other activities.
Indonesia’s stock exchange tightened its trading halt mechanisms on Wednesday to trigger a cessation of the main stock index more quickly as it moves to protect against coronavirus
With no sign of the global coronavirus threat easing anytime soon, protective masks are fast becoming fashion accessories for Indonesians and Malaysians keen to add some style and humour to healthwear essentials.
For the past two years Indonesia has grappled with one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in Asia, but this Ramadan, traditionally a time of community, reflection and prayer, cases have eased enough to allow for mass gatherings.
The fighters are practicing sword-fighting techniques that were honed across Europe from the 14th to 18th centuries -- known as Historical European Martial Arts (HEMA).
Families in a mountainous community on Indonesia's Sulawesi island dig up their mummified relatives every three years, clean them and dress them in their favourite clothes to honour their spirits.
An aviation industry delegation from Bandung City in West Java, Indonesia was in the UAE recently and followed through with three Abu Dhabi-headquartered companies partnerships.