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Fares for non-AC buses in Jakarta rise

Fares on the city’s non air-conditioned public transportation — such as public minivans and minibuses — are set to officially increase starting Tuesday to adjust to the recent fuel-price increases.

Government pledges to do more for teachers’ welfare

The Culture and Elementary and Secondary Education Ministry is to review teachers’ welfare to boost the quality of education in the country, according to the country’s top education official on…

Opposition anger falls on Aburizal’s deaf ears

The Golkar Party moved ahead with a central executive board plenary meeting on Monday, arousing the ire of a growing segment within the party that rejects the effort to expedite…

Jokowi tells Cabinet to skip House meetings

The beleaguered peace process between President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s Great Indonesia Coalition and the opposition Red-and-White Coalition in the House of Representatives has still not been finalized, with the President…

Buying time on BPJS health

Employers are demanding an extension to a requirement to implement the new universal health care system by the start of next year, as health care infrastructure remains poor in the…

RI, Lebanon to focus partnership on educational exchange, people-to-people relations

Indonesia will look to boost people-to-people cooperation with Lebanon in 2015, with education and tourism exchanges particularly to be emphasized, a top envoy has said.   

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