• Commentary: Calling for national referendum on capital punishment

    With the government seemingly determined to execute all the remaining 58 people currently on death row, this would be a good time for the nation to launch a discourse on…

  • MPR speaker elected new PAN chief

    National Mandate Party (PAN) cofounder and senior politician Amien Rais has illustrated his strong grip on the party, with a successful attempt to sway support for his in-law, Zulkifli Hasan,…

  • Residents support Ahok during Car Free Day

    Hari Baskoro, 39, said he was on a mission when attending Car Free Day on Jl. Sudirman and Jl. MH Thamrin on Sunday morning.

  • Rising NPL not seen as alarming

    Major lenders reported rising bad loans throughout last year but stakeholders have played down the impact on the soundness of the banking industry and, in turn, economic activities.

  • Cops follow up Sarpin’s defamation report

    The West Sumatra Police will process a defamation report filed by South Jakarta District Court judge Sarpin Rizaldi against Andalas University State Administrative Law School professors Charles Simabura and Feri…

  • Tolerance touted for local Muslims, again

    Religious leaders are urging Muslims nationwide to take the lead in promoting religious tolerance in multicultural Indonesia.

  • Congratulations

    The Jakarta Post’s photojournalists R. Berto Wedhatama (left) and Dhoni Setiawan (right) and freelancer Agung Prameswara hold trophies awarded by the Indonesian Photojournalists Association (PFI) after an awards ceremony and…

  • Stress soars for PAN at congress

    Allegations of vote buying have marred the National Mandate Party’s (PAN) national congress, where party executives are expected to vote for a new chairman, despite earlier claims to promote “a…

  • By the way ...: Jerusalem, we shall return – with the same wheelchair

    He asked my wife to get out of the car. My wife faithfully followed his instruction to walk slowly. He asked many questions about her ability to walk. We thought…

  • Local styles take the runway at IFW 2015

    On the third day of Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) 2015, the country’s top fashion designers revealed exciting collections that explored local styles.