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Playing with Time

In a series of maneuvers that strain the sense of irony, the Indonesian government is finally going after former president Suharto through the civil courts to get back US$1.8 billion — a portio... Read More...
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Indonesia’s Unending Mud Mess

For nearly 18 months, a pillar of thick white smoke has been escaping from the bowels of the earth 20 kilometers south of Indonesia's second-largest city, Surabaya, signaling the location of what may be one of the world’s worst environmen... Read More...
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Time Takes a Hit in Indonesia

  The Indonesian Supreme Court’s stunning 1 trillion rupiah (US$129 million) libel award against Time Magazine in favor of ailing 86-year-old former strongman Suharto contains elements of bo... Read More...
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Yudhoyono in Command

Indonesia's first directly elected leader, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, has just over two years left before he needs to go to the polls, and some analysts say that with no serious po... Read More...
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Indonesia’s Religious Frontline

At 8 am each Sunday morning for two years at the Indramayu State Prison in West Java prison, the jailhouse doors were opened to allow Christians in the surrounding community to attend religious services in a small, brightly painted chapel beside... Read More...