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  • Indonesia to send Bangladeshis home

    Bangladeshi migrants currently mixed in among a group of ethnic Rohingya being held in Aceh will be sent home after it was decided the former had fled their country for…

  • Mother of 3 seeks out formal education to improve life

    Everywhere she goes, Utin, 33, brings her three children along with her, including one that is still breast feed. Even, for instance, when she took the elementary school equivalent (Paket…

  • Govt on high alert for plastic rice

    Following public anxiety about synthetic rice containing industrial plastics, the government has launched an investigation into the possibility of sabotage.

  • Jokowi finds sanctuary, comfort in sleepy hometown

    The hustle and bustle of the capital city, combined with the stress of leading the country, has President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo returning frequently to recharge his batteries in his comparatively…

  • Govt shifts burden to Pertamina

    The government is seeking immediate ways to help its giant enterprise Pertamina ease the burden of subsidizing fuel without using the state budget.

  • Praying for justice

    Several victims stand over a grave while covered in mud and pray during the commemoration of the 9th anniversary of the Lapindo tragedy at Porong village, Sidoarjo, East Java, on…

  • Clearing the way

    Railway workers move a damaged railroad car from the track in Waruduwur, Cirebon, West Java, on Sunday. On Saturday, the Bangunkarta passenger train crashed. No casualties were reported but several…

  • Women, LGBT raise awareness over online violence

    Ayu, a 26-year-old activist in an institution representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, never thought that breaking up with her boyfriend after a six-year relationship would prove…

  • Activist stabbed to death

    Environmental activist Jopi Peranginangin has died after being stabbed during an altercation outside a nightclub in Kemang, South Jakarta, early on Saturday.

  • Mitigation agency to handle migrant relief

    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has instructed the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) to join the effort to provide assistance to thousands of migrants landing in Aceh, including hundreds of stranded…