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  • Xi Jinping hosts Jokowi in Beijing

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. After a state welcoming ceremony, the two leaders discussed…

  • Indonesian gets no incentives as promised, leaves IS, Syria

    The National Police have stepped up operations against supporters of the Islamic State (IS) movement with the arrest of three men who recently returned from war-torn Syria.

  • National police allow hijab for female officers

    The National Police have officially issued a decree allowing female police officers to wear the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, with their uniforms.

  • Party’s over

    Workers sweep-up debris at Bung Karno Stadium on Thursday, hours after the conclusion of the packed One Direction concert. The stadium will soon be readied for the U23 Asia Cup…

  • Palace cornered for dropping Budi

    The State Palace is being pushed in a corner to explain its decision to drop Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan’s nomination as the next National Police chief as the Attorney General’s…

  • Police under fire after viral Transjakarta video

    The Jakarta Police have come under fire after a social media video went viral, showing a traffic police officer reprimanding a Transjakarta driver to the chagrin of passengers who voiced…

  • Executions near as MA rejects petition

    Attorney General M. Prasetyo praised the Supreme Court’s (MA) decision to reject a second case review petition filed by Philippines national Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, adding that the decision helps…

  • Yasonna’s probe plan weakens as PAN gets nod

    A proposal for an inquiry into Law and Human Rights Minister Yasonna H. Laoly over an alleged “abuse of power” is losing its muscle as the minister approved the new…

  • Police name former deputy law minister suspect in graft case

    The National Police have named former deputy law and human rights minister Denny Indrayana a suspect in a graft case centering on the Law and Human Rights Ministry’s online passport…

  • Palyja, Aetra to appeal water verdict

    Private water operators PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) and PT Aetra Air Jakarta (Aetra) plan to file an appeal against the Central Jakarta District Court’s recent ruling banning the privatization…