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Worrying mutiny in the House

Simmering tensions between rival coalitions in the House of Representatives boiled over on Wednesday, with the dueling camps at the…

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  • Andi Widjajanto named as Cabinet secretary

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    Andi Widjajanto, one of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s closest aides, will soon serve as the new Cabinet secretary, pending an inauguration at the State Palace slated to be held next…

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  • Tensions rise in Golkar as rivals attack Aburizal

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    A group of Golkar Party politicians vying for the party’s top job have warned their incumbent chairman Aburizal Bakrie against abusing his authority to stay in power.

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  • Police press on Jokowi defamation case

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    The National Police on Thursday reiterated their commitment to continuing an investigation into a small-time worker in East Jakarta, who stands accused of posting a modified pornographic image that bears…

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  • Commentary: Cutting red tape will reduce business risks, bolster investment

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    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s surprise inspection of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) on Tuesday, only one day after he installed his Working Cabinet, will not immediately solve the business licensing…

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  • BI imposes stricter regulation on dollar loans

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    The Indonesian central bank officially introduced on Thursday the much-anticipated regulation on foreign debts, which also includes a requirement to hedge part of offshore borrowings to reduce risks to domestic…

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  • PDI-P offers truce in standoff

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    The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P)-led Great Indonesia Coalition struck a conciliatory note on Thursday after a month-long political standoff at the House of Representatives that culminated in the…

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