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Top party official a suspect in Indonesian graft probe

Democratic Party chairman Anas Urbaningrum (left) at a party congress with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Photo: AFP

Indonesia's anti-graft body on Friday named the chairman of the ruling party as a suspect in connection with a multi-million-dollar corruption case, the latest scandal to hit the president's party ahead of 2014 elections.

Saturday, 23 February, 2013, 3:22am

Susilo impeachment rumours nonsense, says aide

An aide to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has dismissed rumours that parliamentary questioning about the government's support for United Nations sanctions against Iran will lead to impeachment proceedings.

Spokesman Dino Pati Djalal called the speculation nonsense.

6 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Biblical law plan alarms bishops

While most of Muslim Indonesia is debating the encroachment of Koranic sharia law, a region in Papua is infuriating Christian authorities by planning to enforce laws based on the Bible.

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

APP puts up another US$40m to keep talks alive

Embattled Indonesian conglomerate Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has agreed to pay a further US$40 million into an escrow account by Monday to keep debt-workout talks on track and take funds held in the special account to US$100 million.

The financial arrangement is controlled by the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (Ibra), one of APP's many creditors.

27 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Reforms haul politics into modern era

From 2004, Indonesia will have a vastly modified political system. The changes were approved at the recent annual session of the supreme People's Consultative Assembly, or MPR. They bring Indonesia much closer to the norms of other democracies and light years away from the controlled system of former president Suharto.

17 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

THE WORDS THAT ENDED AN ERA - Resignation of President Suharto

'In view of the situation, I find it difficult to carry out my duty as the country's ruler and to push ahead with the nation's development.

22 May 1998 - 12:00am

Report on equity plan helps lift bank stock

Indonesia's central bank may demand equity in return for credit liquidity for ailing private banks, a move that could lead to their nationalisation.

Banking stocks soared yesterday on expectations an announcement could be made as early as this weekend.

4 Apr 1998 - 12:00am