• Acting it out

    Police officers perform a play at Dhammasavana Grade School in Tambora, West Jakarta, on Wednesday to teach the children how to avoid violence. Cases of violence against children are on…

  • Court ruling weakens Judicial Commission

    The Constitutional Court handed down a ruling on Wednesday stripping the Judicial Commission of its role in the selection of judges for district courts, religious courts and state administrative courts.

  • Volunteers lend a hand to care for victims

    The worsening haze health impacts has inspired the creation of public initiatives to help victims, with people volunteering to distribute masks and treat people suffering from respiratory problems.

  • Giant Sea Wall urgent to save sinking Jakarta: Consultant

    A water management specialist from Dutch research institute Deltares has confirmed that the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, known as the Giant Sea Wall (GSW), will have an…

  • Plane crash probed, airline license frozen

    The National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) is still investigating the causes of an air disaster in Luwu, South Sulawesi, that resulted in the deaths of 10 passengers. The government has…

  • Lawmakers take another shot to weaken KPK

    Lawmakers have made a fresh attempt at weakening the authority of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in its plan to amend Law No. 30/2002 regulating the antigraft body.

  • Rupiah surges as foreign funds return to RI markets

    The rupiah jumped nearly 3 percent on Wednesday amid signs of growing confidence in the country’s economy and the inflow of foreign funds into the country’s financial markets.

  • Smoke claims new victim, triggers prolonged health crisis

    The prolonged haze crisis in Sumatra and Kalimantan continues to overwhelm local residents and authorities, as the disaster has created a severe health crisis that has been fatal in the…

  • Energy price cuts in latest package

    The government announced energy price cuts and new land and financial policies in its third economic stimulus package on Wednesday, as it reiterated a “commitment to structural reform”.

  • Indonesian cinema in the spotlight at Busan

    Two Indonesian feature films and one short are lighting up the screens of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea.