U.S. pop singer Kelly Clarkson is criticised by anti-smoking groups in Indonesia and the United States for promoting cigarettes at an upcoming concert in Jakarta.
Indonesia reports its first case of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in an hospital cleaning employee at the Kemayoran Athletes Village in Jakarta with no overseas travel history.
Indonesia reports a record 9,475 recoveries, including 2,802 from Jakarta, bringing the nationwide total of recoveries to 745,935.
Jakarta surpasses 100,000 total COVID-19 cases, becoming the first province in Indonesia to reach that milestone.
Indonesia reports a record daily jump of 3,622 new cases in the last 24 hours. Of those new cases, 1,359 are from Jakarta, which also reports the highest single day increase in new cases.
Flooding occurs across parts of Indonesia, including the capital Jakarta, due to torrential downpours over the last few days. Thousands of homes have been flooded and schools were forced to close. However, there are no reports of injuries yet.
Indonesia blocks access to radical Islamist websites and social media sites after the recent terror attacks in Jakarta.
Monsoon rains cause flooding in the Indonesian capital Jakarta causing the evacuation of more than 30,000 people.
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An Indonesian court delivers a guilty verdict in the terrorism trial of radical Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir in the Sοuth Jakarta District Court and sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The trial of Indonesian Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Bashir on terrorism charges begins in Jakarta.