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Anti-Persecution Coalition Call For Action Over Harassment

The country’s leading legal and human rights organisations have teamed up as the Anti-Persecution Coalition to warn against increasing acts of persecution and...

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Government to Issue Samurai Bond Worth 100 Billion Yen

The government is ready to issue another batch of samurai bonds, worth ¥100 billion. The issuance of the bonds is hoped to create positive sentiment, particularly among...

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Minister Revises Tax Target, Investors Remain Confident

Although the overall national economic condition is stronger than last year, tax revenue is dragging.

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Persecution Continues To Trend Online: SAFEnet Warns

A frightening trend of online targeting and cyber-bullying of individuals for their personal views amid tense freedom of expression tests in Indonesia has prompted one...

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Jasa Marga to Halt Jakarta-Cikampek Toll Construction Ahead of Mudik

Highway operator Jasa Marga has warned mudik, the routine returning to one’s hometown or village ahead of Eid al-Fitr, will again be marred by congestion, even with...

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Drowning Death in Bali Reminds Visitors to Be Safe

A 20-year-old man drowned after slipping while fishing at Baung Penyu Beach, Bali, on Tuesday, May 30, prompting authorities to remind visitors to be cautious around the...

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Korean Air Ready to Fly to Lombok

South Korean carrier Korean Air is set to host charter flights between South Korea and Lombok International Airport, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), in July and August....

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Jokowi Calls For Prioritising Anti-Terror Law Reforms Following Attacks

ISIS’ recent attacks put the nation on high alert. To prevent future terrorist acts, Jokowi called on the DPR to conclude revisions on anti-terrorism law

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BNN Suspects ‘Zombie-Like’ Drug Has Entered Indonesia

A new type of deadly drug called flakka which causes a ‘zombie-like’ effect in users has allegedly reached Indonesia, according to the Head of the National Narcotics...

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Bank Indonesia Puts Money On Redenomination of the Rupiah

The central bank Governor Agus Martowardojo said the macroeconomic condition is currently stable and healthy enough to support redenomination.

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‘Ahok Effect’ Undermines Freedom of Expression Warns Activists

Support for former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama continues after he announced he will not appeal a two-year jail sentence after being found guilty...

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Indonesia and Australian Complete 7th Economic Partnership Round

The seventh round of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA CEPA) last week saw a recommitment to cooperation between the two...

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Government to Penalise Coal Barges After Karimunjawa Reef Damage

Several coal-carrying barges have damaged the Karimunjawa Reef after parking near conservation waters during bad weather, potentially disturbing the reef’s ecosystem.

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Labuan Bajo Tourism Aims High Against South Korea, Bali Giants

The fame of Labuan Bajo has been rising for two years, but the government wants even more. Here’s how they’re planning to make the town the next Bali.

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