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  • Execution date still uncertain: AGO

    The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) remains tight-lipped about when the executions of several drug convicts will be carried out, even though almost a dozen have already been transferred to the…

  • City could use 2014 budget amount

    Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama will use the revised 2014 City Budget should his administration and the City Council fail to reach an agreement regarding the 2015 City Budget.

  • Police urged to obey Jokowi’s order

    Suspended Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Bambang Widjojanto and antigraft activists have stepped up their demand for the National Police to comply with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s instruction to…

  • Commentary: In fight against corruption, #GueAhok. Are you?

    A controversial figure with a notorious habit of scolding and cursing in public, Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama is not an easy man to support. Many of his policies…

  • Pop legends kick off jazz festival

    Three Indonesian pop divas opened this year’s Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival on Friday, giving solid performances at the JIEXPO in Kemayoran, Jakarta.

  • RI faces major infrastructure project delays

    The Public Works and Public Housing Ministry is struggling to prepare the tender process for a large number of infrastructure projects to be developed this year, following President Joko “Jokowi”…

  • Budi Gunawan’s men in, ‘traitor’ out

    More than a dozen of Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan’s subordinates from the National Police Educational Division (Lemdikpol) have received major promotions within the National Police headquarters, with three of them…

  • Death row convicts isolated, depressed

    Death row convicts held in isolation on Nusakambangan prison island in Cilacap, Central Java, are growing weak and depressed as their execution date nears.

  • LIPI designs two batches of concurrent polls

    In an effort to improve the current electoral system, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is proposing two batches of simultaneous elections that separate polls for public office and those…

  • Police asked to stop cracking down on media

    As the National Police ignored a recommendation from the Press Council and pressed ahead with its move to process a complaint against Tempo weekly’s cover story of the fat bank…