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  • Court to decide on overlapping posts

    Cabinet ministers holding two posts may be forced to relinquish one of their positions if the Constitutional Court approves a judicial review filed by a National Awakening Party (PKB) member.

  • Supporters collect Rp 650 million in coins for Prita

    After three days during which 300 volunteers counted tons of coins, the Coins for Prita movement announced it had collected Rp 650 million for Prita Mulyasari.

  • Javanese welcome year ahead with rites, marches, offerings

    Making offerings of buffalo heads to the sea, and to a volcanic crater were among traditional rites performed by Javanese residents to welcome the Javanese and Islamic New Year.

  • Two-week deadline for PPATK to find facts

    The House of Representatives' inquiry team into Bank Century bailout has given the Financial Investigation Unit (PPATK) two weeks starting Friday to identify possible illegal transfers of funds to those…

  • Biennale sheds new light on ceramics

    Take some earth, shape it into the desired form, burn, glaze and dry it under the sun, that's how complicated the art of ceramics is.

  • Residents attack church in Bekasi

    A group of people attacked on Thursday night a church under construction in Harapan Indah residential complex, Bekasi, West Java, leaving several makeshift buildings damaged.

  • No paper

    In observance of the Islamic New Year, The Jakarta Post will not be published on Friday. The Post will be back on Saturday.

  • Text your say: Bank Century bailout

    Vice President Boediono and Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indarwati are now under parliamentary inquiry for their roles in the bailout of Bank Century. What do you think?

  • Capital outflows occurred despite improving local economy

    Indonesian residents shifted US$10 billion in funds in the first nine months of this year to overseas banks at a time when local financial markets actually strengthened, a World Bank…

  • President’s brother-in-law inches closer to TNI lead

    Maj. Gen. Pramono Edhi Wibowo, the younger brother of First Lady Ani Yudhoyono, was inaugurated Wednesday as the Siliwangi Military commander, overseeing West Java and Banten, a post seen as…