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  • JIS confirms US child molester former teacher

    Jakarta International School (JIS) has confirmed that a suspected child molester who was under the investigation of the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was a former teacher at…

  • Govt calls for postponement of Mandiri acquisition of BTN

    The government has issued a circular demanding the postponement of Bank Mandiri’s plan to takeover Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN), both being state lenders, because the plan has stirred controversy.

  • PPP annuls decision to support Prabowo

    Senior members of the United Development Party (PPP) have managed to ease infighting within the party and have forced chairman Suryadharma Ali to revoke his support for Gerindra Party presidential…

  • KPK raids home minister’s office

    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) raided the office of Home Minister Gamawan Fauzi on Wednesday, as the antigraft body stepped up its investigation into a case surrounding the Rp 6…

  • Govt to ease export duty on mineral products

    The government has finally agreed to revise the controversial export duty imposed on mineral products amid protests from the country’s mining companies, which said that the high duty would lead…

  • RI women climbers aim to conquer Vinson Massif

    A team of climbers from the Indonesian Red-and-White Women’s club is preparing to climb Mount Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica and one of the world’s Seven Summits.

  • Jokowi entertains kindergartners

    While it is usually not easy to organize meetings with high-ranking officials, dozens of young pupils have proven otherwise.

  • RI can handle haze on its own: Minister

    Though haze caused by land clearing in Sumatra has become a worsening scourge for neighboring countries in recent years, Environment Minister Balthasar Kambuaya has asserted that Indonesia can handle the…

  • Huge tax losses from BCA case

    The alleged tax crime revolving around the decision of former Finance Ministry director general of taxation Hadi Poernomo to provide tax leniency to Bank Central Asia (BCA), the nation’s biggest…

  • Police hunt for instigators of ‘religious strife’ in Papua

    The police had identified and were currently hunting the instigators of a recent clash between Christians and Muslims in Sorong, West Papua, which left three people injured with arrow wounds,…