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  • Poster kids

    Children participate in a poster-making competition held by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Bogor, West Java, on Saturday. The winning poster will be exhibited during the UN…

  • Korps Putri Tarakanita still enchanting after 50 years

    Presenter and writer Tamara Geraldine wiped away tears when a documentary began showing on a big screen in the auditorium of all-girls senior high school Tarakanita 1 about the school’s…

  • Majestic songs

    Conductor Avip Priatna (center) leads the Resonanz Music Studio Orchestra accompanying tenor Farman Purnama during the Simfoni untuk Bangsa (Symphony for the Nation) concert at the Jakarta Theater, in Ismail…

  • M’sian ship hijacking suspect arrested

    After more than a month of pursuit, the Indonesian Navy has arrested the alleged mastermind behind the hijacking of Malaysian oil tanker the MT Orkim Harmony, a Navy officer has…

  • By the way ... Ten top things to love about Indonesia

    Checked a listicle recently? Grab one while you can. By the time this newspaper is lining the floor of a turtledove’s cage, listicle will be as yesterday as ‘twattle’, the…

  • Police to question Pelindo II director on alleged graft

    The National Police are scheduled to question president director of state port operator PT Pelindo II, RJ Lino, next week in relation to alleged irregularities in the procurement of fixed…

  • Govt opposes zero-deforestation pledge by palm oil firms

    In stark contrast to Indonesia’s commitment to reduce rampant deforestation, the government has surprisingly become a vocal opponent of a “zero deforestation” pledge signed by the four biggest palm oil…

  • KPK candidate dropped due to alleged crime

    The National Police’s detective division chief, Comr. Gen. Budi Waseso, has revealed that some of the candidates for the next batch of Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leaders are under police…

  • Soldiers held after fatal shooting in Papua

    Two members of the Military District Command (Kodim) 1710/Timika have been arrested following a shooting in Koperapoka, Mimika regency, Papua, that left two civilians dead and two others wounded.

  • Break it up

    Workers dismantle the Lebak Bulus soccer stadium to clear the way for the building of the mass rapid transit (MRT) system from Lebak Bulus to the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle…