• Fuel scarcity prevents fishermen from going out to sea

    Fuel scarcity nationwide has led to fishermen in a number of regions in the country being unable to go out to sea, forcing some to switch occupations.

  • Four SMAN-3 students to serve two years’ probation

    Four 12th grade students from SMAN 3 state senior high school in South Jakarta were each given on Tuesday at the South Jakarta District Court a suspended 18-month prison sentence…

  • Discourse: Ahok: I’m the new Godfather!

    Having groomed himself to assume the capital’s top job, Deputy Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama is more than ready to lead the city — home to 10 million people…

  • Legal barrier to geothermal development removed

    The House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the new Geothermal Law, eliminating the legal barrier for the development of Indonesia’s geothermal resources, which are among the largest in the world.

  • Parties push Jokowi to prioritize his allies

    As rival parties slowly crystallize into an opposition to match the incoming government of president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, his political allies are calling for a significant presence in the Cabinet.

  • New Jakarta councilors inaugurated

    One-hundred-and-six new members of Jakarta City Council for the 2014-2019 term of office were sworn in on Monday.

  • Collective efforts for integration

    As the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) celebrates its 47th anniversary this year, with plans to implement the single market by the end of 2015, all member states need…

  • Long queues form as fuel shortage threatens

    A number of gas stations in cities and regencies across the country have run out of subsidized diesel and gasoline fuel stocks.

  • Rival camp may forge opposition

    President-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s camp continued on Monday to solicit support from members of Prabowo Subianto’s Red-and-White Coalition ahead of his inauguration in October.

  • Bad loans in mining almost triple on low prices, ore ban

    The fallout from a sustained decline in commodity prices and the government’s recent ban on raw mineral ore exports have caused non-performing loans (NPLs) in the mining sector to jump…