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House deputy speaker ushers in Idul Fitri celebrations at home

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR) Azis Syamsuddin extended Idul Fitri greetings on Sunday though desisted from convening an open house event in the wake of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In ...

Unusual Eid, Sri Mulyani calls on people to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati called on the Indonesian people to be able to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the midst of the unusual Eid Al-Fitr 1441 Hijri celebration. "The current fasting month is not an ...

Pandemic is test of "taqwa": Minister of religion

Minister of Religion Fachrul Razi held Eid Al-Fitr prayers at his home by becoming an imam and a preacher and said  the COVID-19 pandemic is a test of "taqwa" or consciousness of God "This pandemic ...

COVID-19 Task Force chief performs Eid prayers at BNPB Building

Chief of the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling Doni Monardo who is also head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) performed Eid al-Fitr prayers at the BNPB Building in East Jakarta on Sunday ...

President Jokowi performs Eid-al-Fitr prayers at Bogor Palace complex

President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo performed Eid-al-Fitr prayers in front of Bayurini guesthouse in the vicinity of Presidential Palace in Bogor City, West Java, on Sunday morning. The President donned a ...

Perform Idul Fitri prayer at home: Istiqlal Mosque's grand imam

Istiqlal Mosque's grand imam, Professor KH Nasaruddin Umar, urged Indonesian Muslims nationwide to perform the Idul Fitri prayer at home rather than at mosques and fields to halt the spread of the new coronavirus ...

Jokowi, First Lady Iriana extend "Happy Idul Fitri" greetings

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana extended Idul Fitri greetings from the Bogor Presidential Palace on Saturday to all Indonesians celebrating the Idul Fitri festivities on Sunday (May 24). "Happy Idul ...

Jokowi to not hold open house to stem COVID-19 spread

The State Palace authority confirmed that President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and First Lady Iriana will not hold an open house at the State Palace on May 25 to contain the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) transmission. In this ...

Minister urges Muslims to perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at home

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD has called on Muslims across the nation to perform the Idul Fitri 1441 Hijri prayer at home. "During the COVID-19 pandemic, let us perform the Eid ...

Police restrict homebound travel for 2,225 people under Ketupat 2020

The Jakarta Metropolitan Police stopped 2,225 Eid al-Fitr homebound travelers from leaving Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi (Jabodetabek) to head to Central Java, East Java, and Sumatra under the so-called Operation ...