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  • Megawati cools PAN, PPP ardor

    Top-ranking officials of the National Mandate Party (PAN) and the United Development Party (PPP) were greeted as heroes upon their arrival at the national assembly meeting of the Indonesian Democratic…

  • Athletes urged to compete in a spirit of goodwill

    The medal hunt at the 17th Asian Games commences Saturday, following the opening ceremony the day before, with host nation South Korea sending out a message for the need for…

  • US rate hike haunts RI financial markets

    Worries over the possible increase in US interest rates are haunting Indonesian financial markets as analysts fear that higher rates could cause a massive withdrawal of foreign funds from the…

  • Youngsters reviving traditional markets

    It is not an everyday sight in metropolitan Jakarta: young urbanites flocking to traditional markets over the weekend, but it has become all the hype now in the capital city.

  • Two drugs factories raided in Bali

    The Denpasar Police have unveiled two drug factories, a new find in Bali, and arrested four suspects: the owner, the drug maker, the dealer and the courier.

  • Prabowo’s coalition claims opposition to direct elections remains solid

    The Red-and-White Coalition claims its unity is holding despite the attendance by two member parties at the national assembly meeting of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) in Semarang,…

  • Suitcase murder suspects confess: Police

    The Bali Police said on Friday that two US youths held in detention since last month had finally confessed to murdering US woman Sheila von Weise Mack and hiding her…

  • TNI installs tycoon Tahir as advisor

    Indonesian Military (TNI) chief Gen. Moeldoko has appointed business mogul Tahir as his advisor on economic affairs and personnel welfare.

  • House approves four MA justices

    As the end of the current term approaches, the House of Representatives has approved four out of the five Supreme Court (MA) justice candidates selected by the Judicial Commission (KY),…

  • Costly LPDP scholarship should be reviewed, House demands

    The House of Representatives is looking to review the Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) as members argued that the funds in the Rp 16 trillion (US$1.3 billion) scholarship program…