NU Chairman Calls Truce Between Ahok and MUI Chairman Ma’ruf

PBNU Chairman Nusron Wahid said on Friday (03/02) there is no hard feelings between Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and MUI Chairman Ma’ruf Amin.

04 February 2017 | 04:21 PM


Strong Political Involvement in Ahok Blasphemy Case, Yudhoyono a Burden to Agus: Watchdog

Yunarto Wijaya of Charta Politika, a political watchdog, has warned of a strong political influence in Ahok's blasphemy trial.

04 February 2017 | 04:03 PM


Hundreds of Homes Flooded in Bojonegoro, East Java, as Bengawan Solo River Overflows

Hundreds of homes in Lebaksari and Kalisari villages in Bojonegoro, East Java, were flooded on Saturday (04/02) when the Bengawan Solo River overflowed.

04 February 2017 | 03:46 PM


'No One Can Order a Fatwa': Ulema Council

MUI has railed against accusation that political parties sometimes use their influence to force the council to issue a fatwa, or edict, that benefit them.

04 February 2017 | 02:52 PM


Persebaya Supporter Walks From Jakarta to Surabaya, 'Expresses Gratitude'

A member of Persebaya 1927 supporters group has started a walk from Jakarta to Surabaya to express his gratitude for the club's readmission to PSSI.

04 February 2017 | 02:51 PM


World Cancer Day: More Than 2 Million Indonesians Die Despite Possible Prevention

Cancer, one of the most lethal noncommunicable diseases, affects more than 21 million people a year.

04 February 2017 | 02:23 PM


No Wiretapping on Yudhoyono: Police Chief

National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian said the police have never intercepted any conversation by former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

04 February 2017 | 02:14 PM


Bank MNC Plans to Buy Off Banks to Strengthen Financial Unit

Bank MNC International, a listed lender controlled by business conglomerate MNC Group, plans to acquire several banks to strengthen its financial unit.

04 February 2017 | 01:44 PM


Bank Indonesia Maintains Its Monetary Stance With Eyes on Global Economy

Bank Indonesia, the central bank, will maintain its cautious stance on monetary policy this year.

04 February 2017 | 01:21 PM