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2:44 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Analysts and politicians have called for President Joko Widodo to break away from his political patron, Megawati Soekarnoputri, after a politician in the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle that she chairs called for Joko’s impeachment.
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2:26 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Amid rising tensions and an onslaught of criticism triggered by the ongoing skirmish between the National Police and the national antigraft agency, President Joko Widodo has managed to come out on top in the eyes of one group.
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2:00 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
Enchanting tunes of classical Indian music reverberated through the opening ceremony of Sahabat India as former President Megawati Soekarnoputri launched the Festival of India in Indonesia at Jakarta’s Taman Ismail Marzuki concert hall on Monday night.
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1:13 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
The second Association of Southeast Asian Nations Literary Festival, designed to bring together hundreds of poets, fiction writers, dramatists and literary critics from all over the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to attract a much larger crowd of both participants and spectators this year with the involvement of Middle Eastern countries, including Egypt and Algeria.
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12:06 am January 28, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian lawyer for members of the so-called Bali Nine on death row said he would submit a second judicial review as he is of the opinion that Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran had been treated as “numbers, not human beings.”
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11:40 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government is set to enact a regulation mandating public officials on all levels to disclose their wealth, Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Yuddy Chrisnandi said on Tuesday.
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7:26 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia’s military on Tuesday halted search and recovery efforts for an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed last month killing all 162 people on board, navy officials said.
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4:47 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Jakarta administration plans to sign an agreement with the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency, or BPOM, and city-run market operator PD Pasar Jaya to tackle the sale of products with hazardous ingredients.
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3:46 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
A lawyer for corruption suspect Budi Gunawan claims to have access to “stacks” of evidence indicating wrongdoing by graft busters, courtesy of another client — one who is currently standing trial for extortion after impersonating an antigraft official.
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3:11 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Corruption suspect and would-be Indonesian police chief Budi Gunawan withdrew his legal challenge to the case against him a day before detectives arrested an antigraft deputy, a court has revealed.
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2:45 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Six hikers are recovering at a clinic after being struck by lightning on Mount Guntur in West Java’s Garut district on Tuesday.
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12:46 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Two earthquakes rattled the island of Nias off the North Sumatra coast on Tuesday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami warning. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to property.
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12:31 pm January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesian police have announced the seizure of more than four tons of marijuana bound for Jakarta from Aceh, the latest such bust of the drug from the ostensibly staunchly conservative province.
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11:40 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
The Indonesian government plans to enlist the help of Singaporean authorities in implementing its e-government system, having already pledged to get the support of the South Korean and Australian governments.
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9:32 am January 27, 2015 | No Comment
Former deputy justice minister Denny Indrayana petitioned the Constitutional Court on Monday to review the legal basis for the legislature’s approval of President Joko Widodo’s nomination and dismissal of the National Police chief.
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