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FPI members questioned for flying IS flags

The Makassar City Police are investigating processions held by the South Sulawesi chapter of the Islam Defenders Front (FPI) in Makassar on Saturday, while flying flags typically used by the…

Lampung weekly chief editor shot dead

The chief editor of the Fokus Lampung weekly, Beni Faisal bin Zaenal Abidin, was shot dead by unidentified persons on Sunday evening at around 8:30 p.m. local time. Bandar Lampung…

Bambang resigns from KPK, tells Budi to follow suit

Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Bambang Widjojanto tendered his resignation to the KPK collective leadership on Monday, only days after being named a suspect in a perjury case by…

Easier investment permits to woo investors

The new one-stop integrated service (PTSP) launched by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Monday is expected to simplify investment licensing procedures and improve ease of doing business, which in turn…

Police defy Jokowi’s orders, again

Despite President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s order that the National Police cooperate in the fight against graft, some high-ranking police generals for the second time defied summons sent by Corruption Eradication…

Columbia, Indonesia book wins at pageant

Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday, Monday in Jakarta, beating out contenders from the US, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in…

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