Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

Creative ways to stay sane: quarantine stories

  It is Day 10 of 15 for Stefani Meidry, 24, posting fashionable selfies of herself on Facebook while in quarantine. She has accepted a 25-day fashion challenge to post pictures of herself wearing different themed outfits everyday on social media, and has been writing a personal account for each of her appearances. For over

Jakarta emergency hospital discharges 1,264 COVID-19 patients

    Jakarta Wisma Atlet Emergency Hospital (RSDl) in Kemayoran has discharged a total of 1,264 patients recovering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), since March 23 until May 13, 2020. “Since March 23, 2020, there have been 3,019 inpatients, and 1,264 of them have recovered,” Vice Admiral Yudo Margono, Head of the emergency hospital concurrently

MPR donates food packages for journalists

Jakarta The People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) has donated hundreds of food packages, instant noodles, frozen chickens, vitamins and hand sanitizer for journalists affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The packages were handed over by MPR Chairman Bambang Soesatyo (Bamsoet) and Deputy Chairman of MPR Fadel Muhammad to Andy Arief, Head of the Journalist Care

Again, videos on burial at sea of Indonesian on Chinese boat go viral

Jakarta Three videos showing a burial at sea of an Indonesian crew member aboard a Chinese fishing boat went viral, following a similar incident recently. The Indonesian Foreign Ministry tried to find out further information about the latest incident, according to an official. The first video uploaded by Suwarno Cano Swe on his Facebook account,

Floods submerge 292 homes in Aceh Jaya District

Banda Aceh, Aceh Floods triggered by incessant heavy rains have submerged 292 houses in Setia Bakti and Darul Hikmah Sub-districts, Aceh Jaya District, Aceh Province, since Saturday night. Heavy rains had caused Hulu Masen River to spill over its bank and inundated nine villages, Head of Darul Hikmah Sub-district Nuri Assirri said here on Sunday.