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  • America's socialism for the rich: Corporate welfarism

    With all the talk of "green shoots" of economic recovery, America's banks are pushing back on efforts to regulate them. While politicians talk about their commitment to regulatory reform to…

  • `Revise electronic information law' to protect free speech

    A revision of the Information and Electronic Transactions Law is urgently needed as an important step toward protecting the public's right to freedom of expression, several organizations agreed in a…

  • KPK inspects five integrated service offices around Jakarta

    The integrated service offices in Jakarta's five municipalities had yet to provide optimal services to the public, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said after a rare inspection of those offices…

  • Israel unlikely to bow easily to pressures: Peace activist

    Israel's right-wing government will not easily bow down to international pressures to end its recurring hostilities against the Palestinians in the Middle East, an Israeli peace activist said Monday.

  • Text your say Ambalat dispute

    Indonesian-Malaysian ties have again soured after Malaysian warships entered Ambalat waters, which are claimed by both countries. How should the problem be solved?

  • Cairns Group, US willing to end dispute

    The dispute over agricultural subsidies between developed and developing countries may at last be on a path toward progress, with the United States and members of the Cairns Group demonstrating…

  • Chopper crash adds to TNI accidents

    Bad weather was believed to have caused the crash of an Indonesian Army helicopter in West Java province on Monday, the sixth military aircraft accident this year.

  • Exams to be reheld for students that failed finals

    Despite strong protest from the House of Representatives, the government has insisted it will allow students who failed their final exams in certain schools to retake their papers.

  • Presidential candidate disqualification 'not likely' this election

    While the National Police said it would indiscriminately investigate allegations of early campaigning by the incumbent President, experts doubt whether a guilty candidate would be disqualified from the July election.

  • Public told not to worry about sending emails

    The Ministry of information and Communications urged the public on Sunday not to worry about communicating through email.