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  • Indonesia condemns Israel's attack on Gaza aid flotilla

    Indonesia has strongly condemned Israel's attack Monday on a Turkish ship carrying humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, resulting in the death of 16 passengers while the fate of 12…

  • Police say Kosambi clash `not ethnic'

    City police have detained five men for questioning following a riot in the Duri Kosambi subdistrict, Cengkareng, West Jakarta, that led to the stabbing to death of a high-profile member…

  • Statistically speaking, uncooperative respondents can count on facing fines: BPS chief

    If you have closed the door on census officers or refused to answer their questions, you may need to change your attitude in the last 15 days they do their…

  • Pancasila is better than no ideology, experts say

    Indonesia may face disintegration if its national ideology, Pancasila, is replaced by sharia, said politicians and historians Monday.

  • Insight: Four stages of Pancasila

    Since its conception in 1945, Pancasila (the five principles of the national ideology) has gone through four stages of history over several administrations: conception, period of debates, the stage of…

  • Carrefour opens national SME product showcase

    PT Carrefour Indonesia, one of the country's largest retailers, launched Monday a program in the company's hypermarket outlets that will offer customers a range of products made by small- and…

  • Police win case against Susno

    Former National Police chief detective Comr. Gen. Susno Duadji on Monday failed to avoid police detention after a Jakarta district court favored the police in a lawsuit filed by Susno…

  • `Threats are whirling around'

    The following is a translated excerpt from an email sent by Santi Soekanto, a former journalist of The Jakarta Post and a participant of the group of aid organizations on…

  • Old join young in social networking craze

    Not only young people, but older ones have also joined the social networking craze, which is now expanding not only in Jakarta but also in the country's major cities.

  • Text your say: Deforestation moratorium

    Indonesia has agreed to a two-year moratorium on natural forest and peatland clearing, but exempts existing palm oil contracts. What do you think?