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  • Police, TVOne settle dispute out of court

    The National Police and private TV station, TVOne, agreed Monday to resolve a dispute on the basis of the press law and journalists code of ethics over a talk show…

  • Bogor church runs services on the street after closure

    Local administrations in the country often opt to bow to pressure from anti-pluralism groups at the expense of legal certainty when it comes to church building permits.

  • Suspects ‘bomb makers’ in hotel attacks

    The suspected terrorists arrested in Medan included bomb makers of the twin hotel bombings in Jakarta last year, police said Monday, as another five were ambushed in Aceh.

  • Police told to clarify Susno’s controversial arrest drama

    In a bizarre flurry of police actions former chief detective Comr. Gen. Susno Duadji was arrested and released in a matter of hours late Monday, only days after blowing the…

  • House rejects Mulyani in hearing, calls for Hatta

    A hearing between the House of Representatives and Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati was halted on Monday as House members demanded the presence of Coordinating Economic Minister Hatta Rajasa.

  • SBY: Global growth of middle class has democratic imperative

    Every country in the world has to embrace democracy to survive because of demands from the growing number of middle class citizens and inevitable influence of globalization, President Susilo Bambang…

  • Text your say: Old faces in PDI-P

    The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P)has kept old faces in key positions in the party, including Megawati Soekarnoputri as chairwoman. What do you think?

  • Indonesia praised for championing democracy, free press

    Champions of democracy have praised Indonesia for upholding the concept, at Sunday’s opening of the 6th Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy in Jakarta.

  • Stigma ‘limits progress’ of autistic children

    Fifteen hundred people marched to the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle, Central Jakarta, on Sunday morning to raise public awareness of autism.

  • New suspect linked to ‘Kuningan blast’

    North Sumatra Police on Sunday ambushed six terror suspects in Medan, but two others managed to escape in the latest in a string of raids on suspected terrorists.