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  • Victim’s family wants to settle case out of court

    Family members of Andi Susanto, a Bekasi resident who recently suffered a severe injury caused by an exploding cigarette, are currently seeking an out-of-court settlement against the cigarette producer PT…

  • Global crisis weakens Indonesia’s 2009 exports

    Indonesia’s exports were down nearly 15 percent last year as the global economic crisis cast a shadow over the country’s major export earners, dampening demand.

  • New group aims to advance the nation

    A number of prominent figures in Indonesian politics declared the birth of a mass organization called the National Democrat (or Nasional Demokrat) on Monday.

  • Text your say: Susno's controversial statement

    Comr. Gen. Susno Duadji said the police stopped investigations into the Bank Century case as it had links to a man who became a vice presidential candidate.

  • Jakarta’s role in ASEAN could make it the regional hub

    Kebayoran Baru, a residential area in South Jakarta for members of the capital’s upper class may get a lot busier and see more expatriates moving in soon.

  • More green, more space, on Jakartans’ urban wish list

    With a limited number of public parks in Jakarta, 25-year-old Shahnon Sabrina said she was already running out of ideas of where to take her nieces and nephews on the…

  • Walk for the Earth

    Hundreds of activists from the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) carry two giant dustbins as part of the “Walk for the Earth” program at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in…

  • Thousands of corruption cases in East Kalimantan: KPK

    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has received thousands of files of corruption cases in East Kalimantan, including the alleged embezzlement of education funds in Kutai Kartanegara regency, according to KPK…

  • NU opposes blasphemy law review

    Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the country’s largest Muslim organization, said Sunday it was against the move made by some NGOs and backers of pluralism to request the Constitutional Court to review…

  • Discourse: Judicial corruption task force has President’s ‘full support’

    It has now been one month since President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono appointed a task force to combat corruption within the judicial system.