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Fifty years later: Confronting ghosts of the past
Don’t dwell on those ‘Top 100’ lists before you leap
You may have noticed that yet another one of those allegedly authoritative Top 100 rankings of world universities has managed to cut into all the heart-warming wonderful news about Syria and ISIS a
View Point: Still waiting for bold reforms in infrastructure sector
Brain-eaters prove that human evolution is continuing
A group of people who ate human brains became immune to several deadly diseases, scientists said.
Improve care for the elderly: Adapting to an aging population
Everyone ages. So does a population.
Lesson for Europe in dealing with the refugee crisis
The civil war in Syria has killed more than 250,000 people and displaced over four million others since it started in March 2011.
Text your say: Independent candidates
Comments on other issues: Procedure causes hardship for rape victims
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Issue of the day: Jokowi rejects apology, promotes stability
Text your say: Independent candidates
Your letters: Business interests ignite forest fires
Deforestation of two of the world’s largest islands, Sumatra and Kalimantan, really got going back in the 1980s and accelerated in the 1990s, based on earlier deforestation business models provid
Your letters: Soldiers to assist, not to kill
I have read many articles about victims of military operations in Davao del Sur and other parts of Mindanao.
Editorial: TNI and us
Today, the Indonesian Military (TNI) celebrates its 70th anniversary.
The week in review: Public funds for family outings
Editorial: Dogs for consumption?
For generations, certain ethnic groups in this country have included dog meat as part of their culinary culture.
Editorial: Protecting democracy
Forget the Constitutional Court ruling delivered last week that reinstated the President’s power to accelerate or impede criminal investigations into House of Representative politicians.
Editorial: A Pancasila that unites
It is said that “history is written by the victors.” In essence that implies history is an object of power, propaganda and self-justification.
Commentary: Is KPK being redesigned to become ‘Corruption Prevention Commission’?
When it comes to the fight against corruption, a draft amendment in the Criminal Code (KUHP) that the House of Representatives will immediately deliberate on is but the latest proof that political
Commentary: Forgetting Abbott, understanding Turnbull
Few Indonesians will know of Australia’s new prime minister. But one thing is sure, few will miss the departing Tony Abbott.
Commentary: PAN, the Trojan horse?
Credit is due to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, who has turned the tables to become the master of his own game in less than a year after taking office.
Commentary: The Donald and the absurdity of Indonesian politics
At first it was funny, but then just sad.
Commentary: Alcohol industry terrified as political process for prohibition advances
Publicly listed PT Multi Bintang Indonesia, the country’s largest brewery, has put on hold its US$42 million plant expansion projects in East Java after the ban on alcohol sales slapped on minima
New Analysis: The ‘dalang’ makes a twist in political shadow play
Javanese shadow puppet performances are a lingering affair that drag on into the early morning.
News Analysis: Understanding Jokowi’s two-step shuffle
Politics is an inimitable dance. Swayed to a tune of uncorresponding keys and off-beat rhythms. Those involved must find their own panache, or move to the beat of a different drummer.
Challenging the President, consolidating Jokowi’s power base
The political crunch this past week was a crisis waiting to happen.
News Analysis: Jokowi’s fresh take on an erstwhile foreign policy
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has repeatedly proven his detractors wrong in his rise to power. With an unimposing style, too many had written him off as a simpleton.
News Analysis: The politics of transitions and transactions in the new govt
As losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s Constitutional Court case becomes a national sideshow, and with president-elect Joko “Jokowi” Widodo refocusing himself on gubernatorial du
Discourse: Indonesia,Timor Leste have developed a mature relationship: PM
Discourse: Muhammadiyah and modernizing Islam
Discourse: Nationalizing Freeport could be disastrous for the economy
Discourse: Putting an end to capital flight by forgiving financial crimes
‘Unified efforts of different faiths will lead to peace and happiness’
His Holiness Sakya Trizin, a preeminent master of Tibetan Buddhism and only second to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, arrived in Jakarta on Tuesday for a five-day visit at the inv
Greece: Loan extension request will satisfy Europe, Greece
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sounded cautiously optimistic Wednesday of achieving a last-minute deal with Greece's European creditors that would keep the country solvent and within the euro cu
RI urgently needs tobacco control
Despite international pressure, Indonesia is among the few countries in the world that have neither signed nor ratified the World Health Organization (WHO) sponsored Framework Convention on Tob
To bolster rule of law, pay RI judges decent salaries
As the reform era enters its 12th year, government institutions are increasingly expected to carry out extensive changes needed to advance Indonesia’s progress towards democracy.
Integrate biodiversity values into 2015 development goals
Endang Sukara, deputy chairman for life and sciences at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), spoke to The Jakarta Post recently on the state o
Extraordinary measures to stop poll offenses
The current local elections have been marred with power abuse by incumbent candidates, money politics, negative campaigns and “cheap tricks”, which are against the spirit of democracy,
Executive column: Safety, on time performance pivotal in Sriwijaya’s strategy
Executive column: Boeing sees solid market in RI despite depreciation of rupiah
Executive column: Aviva CEO bullish on Indonesia’s economy
Executive column: Energy giant Pertamina cannot lose, says CEO
Executive column: Indonesia, the jewel in Southeast Asia: Barclays
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