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  • KPK must prepare for Oz data in possible graft case

    Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) deputy chairman Bambang Widjojanto said that the commission must prepare itself if the Australian government provided information about the alleged multinational graft case implicating President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his predecessor, Megawati Soekarnoputri.

  • Idul Fitri road death toll during rises to 429: Police

    The National Police announced that 429 people had died in traffic accidents nationwide during this year's Idul Fitri holiday from July 22 to 31.

  • ISIS supporters could lose citizenship, says BNPT

    National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) head Ansyaad Mbai said on Thursday that Indonesians who supported and joined the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) could lose their citizenship.

  • Mosque council calls for prays for victims of Israeli attacks

    The Indonesia Mosque Council (DMI) has appealed to all mosques in the country to hold gaib and qunut nazilah prayers for victims of Israeli aggression against Palestinians.

  • PPP still divided on shift to Jokowi

    The victory of president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla, backed by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), in the July 9 election has sewn controversy in the ranks of the United Development Party (PPP), which initially supported rival ticket Prabowo Subianto-Hatta Rajasa.

  • Reformers wanted for environment-related ministries

    With many unresolved environmental agendas in the country, observers are demanding strong, reform-minded individuals to fill ministerial posts in the new Cabinet.

  • KPU accused of unlawful ballot box opening

    JAKARTA: The legal team for the Gerindra Party’s presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, reported the General Elections Commission (KPU) to the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) on Thursday for the alleged unlawful opening of ballot boxes.

  • PDI-P lawmaker denounced from Cabinet post

    Community groups have created two online petitions rejecting the nomination of Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician Ribka Tjiptaning as health minister in the upcoming Cabinet of president-elect Joko Widodo.

  • 400 killed in traffic accidents during this Idul Fitri, say police

    The National Police have announced that 400 people have died in traffic accidents nationwide during this year’s Idul Fitri holiday from July 22 to 30.

  • Ministry yet to shut down ISIS video

    The Communications and Information Ministry has yet to block a video on YouTube depicting Indonesian nationals encouraging others to join the militant group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) because there has been no formal complaint from the public.