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  • Students get five years for violent demo

    Six university students were sentenced to five years imprisonment each Thursday for their involvement in a violent protest that led to the death of North Sumatra legislative council speaker, Abdul…

  • Text your say ID chaos

    The recent problems with permanent voter lists (DPT) and the false identity of the suspected bomber show that Indonesia urgently needs a single identity number for the population registry. What…

  • DNA test results bring police back to square one

    Police investigations to identify Friday's suicide bombers hit a dead-end after DNA tests conducted on the parents of the suspected bombers failed to match.

  • Text your say is there peace?

    Indonesia had managed to maintain peace for nearly four years before the two powerful bombs exploded at two luxury hotels in Jakarta last Friday. Why did this tragedy happen?

  • Dear SBY, many kids are suffering in your country

    Indonesia is celebrating its very own Children's Day today - a day commonly associated with games, bright colors and laughter.

  • Gunmen launch new attack at Freeport mine

    A policeman was killed and four other security personnel wounded in a car accident near the PT Freeport Indonesia mine Wednesday.

  • Competition for Golkar's top post down to key backing

    The race to be the Golkar Party's next chairman is growing heated, with all three frontrunners claiming to have secured the necessary backing.

  • Foreign businesses undeterred, to continue investment plans

    A gathering of top business players and economic ministers in Jakarta on Wednesday has resulted in assurances of confidence from representatives of foreign investors in Indonesia's economy.

  • Incumbent Yudhoyono leads official count

    The widely held assumption that incumbent President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and election running mate Boediono won the recent presidential election gained legitimacy as the temporary results of the General Elections…

  • I have confidence in the resilience of Indonesia: Clinton

    Ahead of the ASEAN Regional Forum meeting in Bangkok, US Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton spoke to The Nation, an Asia News Network partner of The Jakarta Post, in…