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  • Soldiers sold ammunition to armed groups

    The Cenderawasih Military Police Command in Papua is currently questioning five Indonesian Military (TNI) personnel from the Cenderawasih Military Command Adjutant General’s (Ajendam) unit, allegedly involved in the sale of…

  • KPK to grill Gen. Budi on ‘spooky Friday’

    The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) said on Thursday that it would question National Police chief candidate Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan for the first time as a graft suspect on Friday,…

  • Governor Ahok to use e-money to defeat Jakarta’s hoodlums

    In his war against hoodlums, who have for decades controlled the lucrative parking and street vendor business in Jakarta, Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama launched on Thursday an electronic-payment…

  • Co-pilot in control of crashed AirAsia flight

    National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said co-pilot, first officer Remi Emmanuel Plesel, was in control of AirAsia flight QZ8501 before it rapidly climbed and then stalled.

  • Ruling alliance in chaos

    Political elites in the ruling coalition have launched a salvo of warnings against each other in an apparent ploy to reshape the political landscape in the next few months.

  • Reportage

    The Jakarta Post is running today, in addition to its regular 28 pages, an eight-page special report on the first 100 days of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration. The special…

  • Crooner Bublé happy to make Jakarta swing

    There were no signs of jitters as singer Michael Bublé came to town with his trademark rousing performance for fans at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition BSD in Tangerang, Banten, on…

  • Book launch

    The Jakarta Post’s first chief editor and former Indonesian ambassador to Australia Sabam P. Siagian (left) presents his two new books to Ratmini, a public figure, during the launch of…

  • Dengue fever outbreaks spread to more regions across archipelago

    As the rainy season enters its peak, more regions across the archipelago have reported outbreaks of dengue fever.

  • Police retract negligent driver’s drug allegation

    The Jakarta Police now say that the drug allegation against 23-year-old Christopher Daniel Sjarief was unfounded and have admitted that the earlier finding was made based on the suspect’s confession…