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Indonesia to Start Work on World's Biggest Geothermal Plant in June | Jakarta Globe

But the sector has struggled to attract investment because of complex regulations and difficulties securing project finance. A government plan to …

Asia

Editorial: Surabaya Zoo Deaths Shame Our Nation | Jakarta Globe

More animals have allegedly perished from neglect, starvation, maltreatment and unnatural causes in recent years, while others have been seen living …

Mahatma Gandhi

Drenching Rains Continue as 5 Die in Jakarta Floods | Jakarta Globe

A fifth victim — Zulfikar, 22, a resident of Prumpung Sawah, East Jakarta — was found flouting in the Ciliwung river under the Kampung Melayu bridge, …

Weather

SBY Says No to Honorary Military Title | Jakarta Globe

“The president conveyed his gratitude to the TNI chief for his suggestion, but he said that [reforming the TNI] was part of the duties of his …

Military

Joko Says More Still Needs to Be Done to Stop Floods | Jakarta Globe

“It is true that we have dredged, or normalized, rivers and dams and it’s still ongoing. If we take a look at yesterday’s rains, rivers can already …

Asia

Editorial: It’s Time for Moderate Muslims to Speak Up | Jakarta Globe

We strongly believe the majority of Indonesians are moderate and tolerant, and will not harm others simply because they are different.<p>The fact that …

Religion

New Buses to Roll Next Month | Jakarta Globe

Udar said that integrating the new buses with the TransJakarta network would allow commuters to avoid traffic and thus provide a more comfortable …

Transportation

@KartuPos Auction Tweets for Charity | Jakarta Globe

The lowest bid starts at Rp 50,000 ($4.13), and travel enthusiasts on Twitter have the chance to snatch away some great deals, such as a voucher …

Social Media

Jakarta Willing to Supply Land for Foxconn Facility: Report | Jakarta Globe

Hon Hai, better known by its trading name Foxconn, has been in talks with the Indonesian government on an investment agreement for more than a year, …

Asia

Rambunctious Jakarta Deputy Governor Basuki | Jakarta Globe

When he returned, his assistant served a plate of kerak telor on his desk — which was left untouched until the end of the interview.<p>It is rare for a …

Asia

Yearender: Indonesia'€™s pluralism alive, but in awful shape

Indonesia may not be on the verge of becoming an Islamic theocracy, but it certainly has lost its credentials as a model for Muslim democracy.<p>In the …

Anies, Ahok could rival Jokowi

Anies Baswedan, Basuki '€œAhok'€ Tjahaja Purnama and Tri Rismaharini are seen as the potential presidential candidates that could match popular …

Migrant Workers Are Facing Double Jeopardy Abroad | Jakarta Globe

“Our migrant workers are also facing the death penalty.”<p>Anis told hundreds of National Democratic Party (NasDem) female legislative candidates in …

Asia

Angkot Gets the Hollywood Treatment in New Video Game | Jakarta Globe

Coming in a wide palette of red, green, but mostly blue colors, the joke is that the angkot seems to have a mind of its own — just like most of the …

Game Development

Alleged cure for dengue in Indonesia stirs debate - SciDev.Net South-East Asia & Pacific

Asia

Ciliwung restoration project gets under way

The Environment Ministry and the South Korean government officially launched on Friday the Ciliwung River restoration project.<p>The groundbreaking …

Lawang Sewu'€™s spooky image eliminated to lure more visitors

Lawang Sewu, literally meaning a thousand doors, has long been known as a haunted Dutch colonial-style building.<p>But is the building really that …

In the virtual world, 2013 belongs to Jokowi

Governor Joko '€œJokowi'€ Widodo'€™s efforts to establish his personal brand have paid off as he has undoubtedly been the most talked-about …

Asia

Snake Kills Security Guard at Bali Luxury Hotel | Jakarta Globe

Mulyo, 59, gripped its head with his right hand and its tail with his left - but the snake proved too strong, managing to wrap itself around his neck …

Extremism

Freeport Convoy Attacked by Gunmen | Jakarta Globe

“Yes, the convoy of trailer trucks belonging to Freeport was fired on. No casualties were reported in the incident,” he said on Friday. "The trucks …

Extremism

Govt Ministries Sign Agreement on Aviation Biofuel, Renewable Energy for Airports | Jakarta Globe

The agreement, he said, is also part of national energy conservation efforts.<p>Harry said that a ministerial regulation issued by the Minister of …

Aviation

The controversy over '€˜Merry Xmas'€™: Where'€™s the fatwa?

Christmas is around the corner. Again, some Indonesian Muslims, such as the chairman of the Ulema Consultative Assembly (MPU) of Banda Aceh, have …

Christmas Sentence Cut for Australian Drug Mule | Jakarta Globe

The island's corrections board in August recommended Corby for early release from the notorious Kerobokan jail but the process has been bogged down …

Support for Democratic Party at Low Point | Jakarta Globe

Dahlan was followed by Pramono Edhie Wibowo, the former Army chief of staff and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s brother-in-law, who could only …

KPK Rejects Suspect’s Inauguration, Blasts Ministry | Jakarta Globe

“The KPK has received two letters, the first from the Gunung Mas district legislature asking permission for Hambit to be inaugurated for his second …

Gambir Railway Station on Fire | Jakarta Globe

Flames were seen Friday morning on the second floor of Gambir station. (Twitter)<p>A fire broke out on the second floor of the Gambir railway station in …

Garuda Serves Remote Indonesian Locations

Virgin Australia is revamping routes in its short-haul international networks by cutting its Perth�...<p>AirAsia is establishing U-Tapao as one of its …

Dahlan Quiet on PLN Chief’s Quit Threat | Jakarta Globe

He was tight-lipped on the issue of a possible successor to Nur at PLN, which holds a monopoly on energy distribution in the country.<p>On Friday, Nur …