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  • KPK screening team to consult police

    A newly established committee tasked with selecting commissioners for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has said it will involve the antigraft body itself, along with the National Police and the…

  • Senior officials at odds over soccer crisis

    The crisis in national soccer, overshadowed as it is by the threat of an international ban by the world soccer body FIFA, has caused divisions among top government officials, while…

  • Peace deal in limbo as Agung camp draws line in the sand

    Despite the determined efforts of former Golkar Party chairman and Vice President Jusuf Kalla to reconcile two warring camps in the party, the Agung Laksono-led faction says it will not…

  • RI to push for shared responsibility for migrants

    Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi says Indonesia will push for a wider sense of responsibility in the international community for the migrant crisis in the Southeast Asia region.

  • Passengers welcome Transjakarta tracking apps

    Loyal passengers of Jakarta’s city-owned bus operator, PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta), have warmly welcomed real-time bus tracking applications developed by independent IT firms.

  • 17 students killed after truck loses front wheel

    Sixteen-year-old Roka Silalahi was shocked to hear that 17 of her classmates were killed Thursday when a truck they were traveling in crashed into a muddy trench in Masnauli village,…

  • Tax target hard to meet: Govt

    Finance Minister Bambang Bro-djonegoro said in Jakarta on Thursday that the government would likely be unable to achieve this year’s tax revenue target due to the country’s economic slowdown.

  • Bookworms

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo hands notebooks to elementary school students in North Minahasa, North Sulawesi, on Thursday. The President was in North Minahasa to attend the launch of the 2015…

  • Police ready to take over KPK’s cases

    Following a court ruling on Tuesday that it was illegal for the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) to hire its own investigators, the National Police expressed its readiness to take over…

  • China, Japan keen to invest in Indonesia

    Business leaders from China and Japan separately told President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Wednesday that they remained committed to their investments in Indonesia and would follow through on their investment…