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3 hrs ago | Business Times

Stocks to watch: Indon stocks, GSH, Serial, Goodpack, SIAE, Technics, Unionmet

SIA Engineering is forming a Singapore-based joint venture with Boeing to provide fleet-management services to airlines in the Asia-Pacific and beyond - a move hailed as a game changer for the airline industry INDONESIA-related stocks on news of Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo's win in the archipelago's third direct presidential election on Wednesday.

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7 hrs ago | ZDNet

NextDC's Perth datacentre picked for APX cables' landing station

SubPartners has signed a deal with NextDC to use the company's P1 datacentre in Perth for the landing station for its APX-West and APX-Central submarine cables.

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11 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | WHDH

Official: 4 dead after homes collapse in NY storms

Officials in central New York said four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms that rolled through the region.

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20 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

LIVE: Indonesia election 2014

An electoral worker sits near a ballot box during the presidential election at a polling station next to railway tracks at a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday.

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21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Widodo Claims Win in Indonesia Election

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Early unofficial counts in Indonesia's presidential election Wednesday showed Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo with a narrow lead over his rival, former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

ABC News

190 million Indonesians to go to the polls

CHRIS UHLMANN: Today Indonesia will choose just the second directly elected president in the country's history.

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ABC News

Live export optimism as Indonesia heads to the polls

A Northern Territory diplomat based in Jakarta, says Australia's live cattle trade has a strong future with Indonesia regardless of whoever wins today's presidential election.

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The Age

Tight Indonesian presidential election expected to attract record number of voters

Contrasting campaigns ... from left, Indonesian presidential candidates Prabowo Subianto, a former special forces commander, and Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo.

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Channelnewsasia.com

High security in Indonesia ahead of presidential poll

Security forces were reminded that even though April's legislative elections were peaceful, they should not take things for granted, and not let their guard down.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Widodo's family remain calm despite intense Indonesia presidential race

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo looks set to secure victory in his hometown of Solo in Central Java.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Greenpeace steps up campaign against PaperOne for logging Indonesian conservation forest

Jakarta: Office supplies companies should stop stocking PaperOne copy paper, whose fibres come in part from high conservation tropical forests now being logged in Indonesia, Greenpeace says.

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Channelnewsasia.com

In Indonesia vote, ballots travel on horseback and by boat

Carrying ballot boxes on their backs, Indonesian tribesmen climbed barefoot up a mountain in a remote part of Borneo island to ensure a small village would not miss the chance to take part in Wednesday's presidential poll.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Express India

BSE Sensex crosses 26,000 on pre-Budget hopes

'We expect the government to commit to medium-term fiscal consolidation with a deficit target of 3% of GDP by FY17.'

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Newsday

Suharto casts shadow over Indonesia's election

For more than a decade Indonesia has enjoyed a lively democracy. But as millions prepare to vote in the third direct presidential election, memories of former dictator Suharto linger on, as the BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA : Thousands of HK-based Indonesians unable to vote

Thousands of eligible Indonesian migrant voters were unable to cast their votes in Hong Kong on Sunday after the local organiser closed the polling station while many aspiring voters were still lining up to vote.

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The Age

Poll suggests narrow victory ... Joko Widodo, Governor of Jakarta and presidential candidate.

A credible new poll has injected hope into Joko Widodo's presidential campaign, showing that he's rebounded from a slump to a moderately convincing 3.6 percentage point lead over his opponent, Prabowo Subianto.

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Merinews

Indonesia showing Hindu Ramayana inspired art exhibition

National Gallery of Indonesia in Jakarta is currently holding an exhibition of digital artworks inspired by ancient Hindu text Ramayana.

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The Baltimore Sun

Indonesian presidential hopeful prays Mecca trip will win votes

The front-runner in Wednesday's Indonesian presidential election has flown to Mecca on a whirlwind pilgrimage in a last-ditch bid to win voters among the world's largest Muslim population and put to rest damaging suggestions that he is really a Christian.

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Mother Jones

This US-Trained, Dictator-Loving General Could Be Indonesia's Next President

On July 9, the people of Indonesia will directly elect their president for only the second time ever.

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