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  • Yudhoyono incensed over ‘slanderous’ text message, calls sender a coward

    In his strongest response to a series of scandals dogging his political party, Indonesian President and Democratic Party chief patron Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Monday called on the public to…

  • RI, Malaysia end standoff on migrant worker rights

    After two years of tough negotiations, involving the top leaders of both countries, Indonesia and Malaysia eventually overcame the protracted deadlock on the sending of unskilled Indonesian workers to Malaysia.

  • Govt opens selection for KPK leaders

    The government opened registration for citizens aspiring to lead the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Monday, a vital post in a country riddled with corruption.

  • FIFA clears Blatter, delays decision on PSSI

    FIFA suspended senior executives Mohamed bin Hammam and Jack Warner over bribery allegations Sunday, while exonerating President Sepp Blatter in the gravest corruption crisis facing soccer’s world governing body.

  • 15 percent of subsidized fuel sold to industries

    Downstream oil and gas regulator BPH Migas reported Monday that between 10 and 15 percent of the subsidized fuel distributed by the government was illegally sold to industries.

  • Commentary: We are just jealous of President Yudhoyono and his partying party

    “Bwa ha ha!” my friend laughed loudly over the phone Sunday when he asked me to click to thejakartapost.com and read a statement by Kastorius Sinaga, one of the Democratic…

  • Police raid Poso ‘bomb-making plant’

  • PDI-P profits from Dems’ slump: Survey

    Disappointment in the ruling Democratic Party has boosted the popularity of the opposition Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), a survey showed.

  • SBY blames others for Dems’ turmoil

    Democratic Party chief patron Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is blaming others for his party’s woes, claiming there were increasing efforts by political “enemies” to destroy his party following bribery allegations against…

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