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  • ASEAN to appeal for Suu Kyi's participation in elections

    Senior officials from Southeast Asian nations have recommended that their foreign ministers officially appeal to the military-ruled Myanmar to let opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi participate in next year's…

  • The financial crisis one year after

    It is now almost a year since the world economy teetered on the edge of calamity. In the span of three days, Sept. 15-17, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy,…

  • Govt to allow some export of protected forest wood

    The government is considering to allow the export of S4S (surface -machined to a smooth finish on all four sides) categories of wood and logs from natural forests, currently still…

  • Text your say Happy fasting

    Muslims will start Ramadan, the month-long fast, on Saturday. What should people learn from this religious practice? What do your think?

  • KPU fails to finish seat distribution

    The General Elections Commission (KPU) has again failed to finishthe seat distribution in accordance with the results of the legislative elections and verdict of the Constitutional Court.

  • Police to monitor sermons

    The police will monitor provocative sermons given in mosques and mass gatherings to avoid clerics preaching messages of violence.

  • Prestigious science award jointly received

    The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) handed down its prestigious Sarwono Prawirohardjo Award to two senior scientists Friday for their outstanding contributions to science.

  • Text your say Happy fasting

    Muslims will start Ramadan, the month-long fast, on Saturday. What should people learn from this religious practice? What do your think?

  • Commentary: Attending a requiem mass at a mosque: A shocking experience

    On Sunday, I tried to show off my comprehensive knowledge of Indonesian politics to a group of Catholic priests, nuns and youths at a meeting in a church in West…

  • `Deradicalization' works, claims book

    Despite the fact that many freed terrorists may return to their radical beliefs, "deradicalization" programs in Indonesia have proven quite effective, a new book reveals.