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  • Trans-Sumatra railway in sight

    The Transportation Ministry is preparing a 2,168-kilometer railway linking Aceh in the northern part of Sumatra to Lampung on the southern tip of the country’s longest island as part of…

  • Government aids Aburizal’s detractors

    The government has dragged itself into the escalating conflict within the Golkar Party, the second biggest legislative seat holder, by banning chairman Aburizal Bakrie from organizing a national congress in…

  • Solving forest fires a matter of will, says Jokowi

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has issued an ultimatum demanding that all stakeholders show a strong will to resolve land and forest fires in Indonesia, especially in Riau province, where the…

  • House standoff back to square one

    The truce between the Red-and-White Coalition and Great Indonesia Coalition at the House of Representatives came to nought on Wednesday as the legislative body put the brakes on amending the…

  • Employers lament massive rally

    The Batam chapter of the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) has claimed that the industrial sector in Batam, Riau Islands, will suffer losses of US$10 million per day during labor rallies,…

  • 790 motorcyclists ticketed on first day of Operation Zebra

    On the first day of Operation Zebra, police officers in Greater Jakarta ticketed 790 motorcyclists for driving against traffic and 411 public transportation vehicles like angkot (public minivans) and Kopaja…

  • Slick barbershops pamper city men

    Rizki Irzawan, 25, took a break from work at the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) building in the Sudirman Central Business District, South Jakarta, on a weekday and dropped by Ugo…

  • Indonesia routed, may go home early

    The 10-man Indonesian team emerged bruised and battered Tuesday after a painful 0-4 loss to the Philippines in their Group A match in the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup at My…

  • Govt told to act fast as crisis looms

    Major oil and gas producers have called on the government to introduce a more flexible regulatory framework in order to prevent an energy crisis that could occur in the next…

  • Aburizal’s rivals to boycott Bali congress

    A Golkar Party plenary meeting was violently disrupted on Tuesday, and culminated in rivals of chairman Aburizal Bakrie joining forces to plan their own party chairmanship election and reject the…