#ECONOMY

IDX to Ease In More Margin Trading in February

IDX will issue a revision on its margin trading rule on Feb. 1 that will expand the number of stocks allowed for this type trading.

17 January 2017 | 03:43 PM

#ECONOMY

Pertamina Looks to US for LPG Imports

Indonesian state energy company Pertamina expects to import liquefied petroleum gas from the United States to meet growing demand, with U.S shipments to Asia set to climb following transport developments like the extension of the Panama Canal.

17 January 2017 | 03:39 PM

#OPINION

Third Party Cannot Force Public Institutions to Sack Their Officials: Home Minister

Home Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo said on Monday (16/01) that no one has the right to compel a public institution to dismiss its officials.

17 January 2017 | 01:57 PM

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Police Continue Blasphemy Investigation of FPI Leader Rizieq Shihab

Police continue to investigate allegations of blasphemy against Islamic Defender's Front, or FPI, leader Rizieq Shihab, with investigators collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.

17 January 2017 | 01:54 PM

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FPI Secretary General Reported to Police for False Testimony, Defamation

Lawyers for Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama reported Islamic Defender's Front, or FPI, secretary general Novel Chaidir Hasan for allegedly defaming Ahok and presenting false testimony during the on-going blasphemy trial.

17 January 2017 | 11:53 AM

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Govt Seeks New OJK Commisioners

Indonesia's Financial Services Authority, known as OJK, opens the online recruitment for its commissioners on Tuesday (17/01) as current board of commissioners' tenure is ending in July.

17 January 2017 | 10:46 AM

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Police to Summon Deputy Governor Candidate Sylviana Murni in Alleged Graft Case

Police will summon Sylviana Murni, who is currently running for Jakarta deputy governor alongside Agus Yudhoyono, in relation to an alleged graft case involving the construction of a mosque during her tenure at the Central Jakarta Mayor's Office in 2010.

17 January 2017 | 10:44 AM

#OPINION

Revisiting Media Governance in Indonesia: Beyond ITE Law, Cyber Agency

With the growing significance of the internet in today’s life, especially in enabling the cyberspace to facilitate wider public participation in the discussion of issues matter to them, internet does not only pose promise of inclusive and better democracy, but also a threat to the national security and unity — as its potential is used by some people to conduct bad deeds as seen in recent cases in Indonesia — such as spreading fake news, provoking hatred, or coordinating terror attacks and terrorists recruitment.

17 January 2017 | 09:30 AM