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  • Indonesia braces for ‘Grexit’ impact

    Indonesia is steeling itself for the economic impact of Greece’s potential exit from the eurozone, an event that could stall global recovery, hurt exports and create short-term volatility in the…

  • Police warn of rise in hypnosis thefts during fasting month

    The Jakarta Police have warned of a wave of crimes involving hypnosis in the run-up to the Idul Fitri holiday.

  • Govt to redistribute land

    To deal with rampant land disputes involving indigenous communities, the government has unveiled a plan to allocate at least 20 percent of current concession areas operated by private companies for…

  • 230 Papuans circumcised to curb HIV/AIDS

    The Papua AIDS Eradication Commission (KPAD) has overseen the circumcision of 230 Papuans using PrePex devices, a painless procedure provided by the US-based Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), at Dok…

  • Govt unclear on holiday use of state facilities

    Despite a recent recommendation issued by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) calling on state officials not to use official cars for Idul Fitri holiday trips, the government has yet to…

  • Workers criticize govt plan to revise new pension scheme

    Labor unions have rejected the government’s plan to revise the new pension scheme regulations and have urged it to protect the basic rights of workers across the country.

  • Short circuit possible cause of airport fire

    A fire broke out in a VIP lounge at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport’s Terminal 2E in Cengkareng, Banten, early on Sunday morning, causing disruption to departures and arrivals.

  • Jakartans adjust lifestyle to tackle economic pinch

    From cutting costs to changing lifestyles, Greater Jakarta residents have their own tricks to survive increasing prices and relatively stagnant income during the economic slowdown that has affected the capital…

  • Storekeepers’ siestas sign of weak demand

    It is a regular day in Tanah Abang market, the largest wholesale clothing market in Southeast Asia, thousands of customers squeeze into packed 4-square-meter shops sprawled across multiple buildings, eager…

  • Get ready

    Democratic Party chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (right) greets party officials (left to right) Amir Syamsuddin, secretary-general Hinca IP Pandjaitan and EE Mangindaan at the Jakarta Convention Center on Saturday. The…