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  • Spirit of Bandung lives on

    Having reenacted the historic walk of Asian and African leaders in Bandung, West Java, 60 years ago, today’s national leaders are expected to adopt the historic spirit of their predecessors…

  • Gemstone craze opens up questions on control

    For Hartawan, an employee of a private firm in Jakarta, hunting for gemstones, popularly known as akik, at expos or small shops, has been his routine since falling in love…

  • Yudhoyono dead set on leading Dems again

    Reneging on a pledge not to seek reelection, the chairman of the Democratic Party and former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said that he will run for reelection during a…

  • Detective chief denies Gen. Badrodin intervention

    The National Police’s detective division chief, Comr. Gen. Budi Waseso, has insisted that the decision not to detain former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) commissioner Bambang Widjojanto on Thursday had nothing…

  • Nine convicts await fate as AGO finalizes execution schedule

    After death row convict Filipina Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso was transferred to Nusakambangan prison island on Friday, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) indicated that the executions of a group of…

  • SBY calls on Asian, African nations to unite

    Former president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called on leaders of Asian and African nations to translate their longstanding solidarity campaign into practical actions to collectively tackle global problems and improve development…

  • Bandung welcomes international luminaries in memory lanes

    Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil said on Thursday the city was fully prepared to receive the international guests who were coming to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference on…

  • Bambang narrowly escapes police detention

    Former Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) deputy chairman Bambang Widjojanto barely escaped detention on Thursday after being questioned by National Police investigators in connection to a perjury case, in contravention of…

  • Govt may pull trigger after AACC events

    The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) confirmed on Thursday that the executions of 10 death row inmates would be conducted shortly after the conclusion of the 60th Asian-African Conference Commemoration (AACC).

  • Govt mulls adjustment of economic targets

    The government may have to further modify the state budget as several of the economic targets will be difficult to achieve as a result of the sluggish performance of the…