• Local food, crowded train inspires me on the ideal presidential candidate

    Taking a few days off is a moment I look forward. Being away from work is good for refreshing the body and soul. This time, I decided to meet some…

  • Yudhoyono tops LSI's latest survey

    President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is still the favorite to win next week's presidential election, says the latest survey by the Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI).

  • 100 restaurants offer discounts for a month

    Food lovers seeking to cruise into mall restaurants in the city will have a lengthy opportunity to try out many delicacies at cheaper prices, during the Enjoy Jakarta Food Festival…

  • Hospitalized Lion Air crew test negative on H1N1 flu

    INDONESIA: All eight crew members of a Lion Air flight who had been treated at Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital in Makassar, South Sulawesi, after reportedly showing flu-like symptoms similar to the…

  • H1N1 cases hit 20 in one week

    The Health Ministry revealed on Friday that the number of people positively infected by the H1N1 flu virus in Indonesia, has reached a total of 20, a rise of 12…

  • Candidates fail to address autonomy `seriously'

    They may support pluralism and national unity, but the three presidential candidates missed the chance to address more crucial issues on the immature and still troublesome regional autonomy.

  • Media allowed to publish election news in quiet period

    The Constitutional Court announced Friday the media were allowed to publish any election-related news during the campaign-free period between July 5 and 7, prior to the July 8 presidential election.

  • Text your say: H1N1 influenza

    Eight people have tested positive to H1N1 infections in Indonesia, with 10 others awaiting results. What should the government do to prevent the virus from spreading?

  • Rate cut aims to bolster bank lending and support real sector

    The central bank cut its benchmark interest rate Friday for the eighth straight month to 6.75 percent to accelerate bank lending,  strengthening the already sound macroeconomic framework, and promoting a…

  • Europe to officially lift flight ban in 20 days

    The Indonesian aviation industry is heaving a huge sigh of relief, after the European Commission hinted it would lift the flight ban on four of the country’s airlines, although the…