• Indonesians bank on Facebook

    A few months ago, thousands of Indonesians everyday joined several groups supporting two deputies of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), who were  framed in a sinister plot.

  • Ruhut faces internal and external condemnation

  • President backs controversial school exams

    Despite his earlier request for a review, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono appears to have thrown his weight behind his subordinate’s decision to retain the controversial final national school exams.

  • Text your say Sjafrie's appointment

    Presisent Yudhoyono has appointed Lt. Gen. Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin, accused of human rights abuses in East Timor and in the 1998 riots, as the deputy defense minister. What do you think?

  • Soccer fever hits city fans early

    Although the FIFA World Cup in South Africa is six months away, football afficionados can find Cup merchandise as several products are currently up for grabs at Indomaret chain stores.

  • Commentary: And Gus Dur sings ‘I started a joke…’

  • Karen stays as Pertamina’s number one

    The government has favored PT Pertamina president director Karen Agustiwan over the other directors of the company in a reshuffle that will be completed shortly.

  • Displaced Ahmadis losing hope for normal life

    After four years of living in limbo at the Wisma Transito shelter in Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), dozens of families from Jamaah Ahmadiyah say they are losing hope of…

  • Committee finds former BI officials unprofessional

    After grilling three former Bank Indonesia (BI) officials, the House of Representatives Bank Century inquiry committee says even high-ranking officials make schoolboy mistakes.

  • Kontras opposes Sjafrie’s promotion

    The Commission for Disappearances and Victims of Violence (Kontras) has voiced its strong opposition to the appointment of Lt. Gen. Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin as deputy to the defense minister for legal…