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  • Pertamina gets major overhaul

    The government announced on Friday a major management shake-up at state-owned oil and gas giant Pertamina, with all nine members of the board of directors being replaced in light of…

  • Cutting costs by doing it on the cheap

    “Enjoying flying economy class like in my youth [...] An incentive to stay slim to fit into the seat :-),” Bank Mandiri president director Budi Gunadi Sadikin posted on his…

  • Munir’s murderer released on parole

    Pollycarpus Budihari Prijanto, the convicted murderer of human rights campaigner Munir Said Thalib, has been released on parole from the Sukamiskin Penitentiary in Bandung, West Java, where he had been…

  • Defense minister, Army chief at odds over raid on Brimob

    Defense Minister Gen. (ret.) Ryamizard Ryacudu announced on Friday that the military (TNI) had dismissed top commanders within the Bukit Barisan Command following an armed attack by soldiers on the…

  • Jokowi grants TNI demand for new structure to boost attacks

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo agreed on Friday to continue with an Indonesian Military (TNI) plan for the formation of defense groups under a joint command, locally abbreviated as Kogabwilhan, designed…

  • Bali sees rise in illegal foreign workers

    Bali’s popularity as an international tourist destination has enticed more foreigners to try their luck at making money on the island. Unfortunately, many of them choose to take the easy…

  • Govt not keen on Hamas office in RI

    Despite strong support from House of Representatives leaders for Hamas to open a representative office in Jakarta, the government has indicated that it will not approve the Palestinian organization’s plan,…

  • People’s president

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Iriana wave to hundreds of people from a motorcycle rickshaw in Tebing Tinggi Timur subdistrict, Riau, on Thursday. Jokowi and his entourage paid…

  • Starting a revolution

    Vice President Jusuf Kalla waves at the crowd as he arrives at the Senayan Sports Stadium in Jakarta to attend the 69th anniversary celebrations of the Indonesian Teachers Association (PGRI)…

  • Megawati will let me choose deputy: Ahok

    Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama had a closed-door meeting with the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri at her residence in Jl. Teuku Umar in Central…