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FPI Demands Removal of West Java Police Chief

THE clash between the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the Indonesian Marginal Society Movement (GMBI) last January has put GMBI's patron Inspector-General Anton Charliyan under the spotlight. FPI demands Anton's removal from his post as West Java's police chief.

The conflict began when the two mass organizations clashed at the…

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Disappointed with Uber's Service

AT around 3:30pm on Christmas day, I ordered an Uber car and asked to be picked up at Pondok Gede, setting my destination as Jalan Panglima Polim in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta.

I asked the help of my friend (Customer ID: Rully180ue) to make…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A Shocking Verdict

Things happened quickly, beyond the expectations of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) and his legal team. Right after the panel of judges at the North Jakarta Administrative Court found Basuki guilty, on Tuesday last week, the prosecutor asked to meet with Basuki outside the courtroom. 'Come one, let's chat out back," said one prosecutor.