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Indonesia records 2,473 #coronavrius cases, taking the total to 121,226. another 80,200 suspected cases. Another 72 deaths, taking the total to 5,593. Testing: 15,599 people. This is not the highest figure (as I tweeted earlier) but one of the highest (2,657 is the record)
@EmmaMConnors @IndoInstC @thedailyo @IndonesiaAustr @6PRr @KarenMiddleton1e @maxwalden_ct . Luhut is one of the most influential members of Jokowi’s cabinet. He was asked 4 or 5 times about this during the session and answered. Simon Birmingham, in response, was also quite clear the border was not about to be re-opened. That doesn’t preclude discussions
I asked what it means for Malaysia, after 61 years, to finally have a change of government. He joked “I don’t know, we haven’t done this before”. #ge14
Medical experts raise concerns about Indonesia's ability to detect novel coronavirus. The reagents - chemicals used in specific testing kits to identify the Wuhan, or novel, coronavirus - are not yet in the country. They'll arrive in next few days
Social distancing message not exactly getting through to people taking the train Jakarta in today. The number of cases in Indonesia’s capital is rising rapidly, too.
Anti-corruption investigator Novel Baswedan@nazaqistsha was severely injured in an acid attack more than 2 years ago. His case remains unsolved by police. Now a government MP is accusing him of faking it. Seriously.
This (awful) video shows the Indonesian band Seventeen in concert at the Tanjung Lesung beach in Banten - until the tsunami struck. It has been widely shared online. The band’s bass player and road manager are dead, three other band members and the singer’s wife are missing
PHOTO: the faces of terror. This is the family of suicide bombers who died today, blowing up three churches in Surabaya, #indonesia . Look at those kids. Look at the little girls. 9 & 12 when they died. I have no words. Via #surabaya