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Miner Newmont drops action against Indonesia over ore ban

US mining giant Newmont said it has withdrawn an international arbitration claim against Indonesia over a controversial mineral ore export ban after a breakthrough in talks with the government.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Jakarta School Sex-Abuse Trial Continues After...

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Four of five janitors at the prestigious Jakarta International School go on trial today for the alleged sexual abuse of a kindergarten boy, then aged 5, in a campus restroom.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian police probe trafficking of underage girls

Indonesia's National Police are investigating a human trafficking fugitive, identified as Farida Zaharina, aka Ina, who allegedly forced 16 underage Indonesian girls into sex trade in Malaysia.

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Skift

Uber Takes On GetTaxi in Tel Aviv Launch

Uber faces an uphill battle in Israel where it will battle a well-funded startup, GetTaxi, that is already well-established in the country.

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Windsor Beacon

Child rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia's capital that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations.

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Bloomberg

Sugar Imports Rising 29% in Indonesia as Drinks Demand Booms

Customers shop inside a supermarket in Jakarta, Indonesia. Food and beverage sales are set to grow 11 percent to 1,000 trillion rupiah this year from 900 trillion rupiah a year earlier, Investor Daily Indonesia reported yesterday.

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ABC News

Indonesia Janitor on Trial in School Sex Case

The first of five janitors went on trial in Indonesia's capital on charges he raped a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school facing a storm of controversy following allegations of more abuse.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia's first lady implicated in graft case

Graft convict and former Indonesia Democratic Party treasurer Muhammad Nazaruddin caused a stir at the Jakarta Corruption Court on Monday, when he hinted that First Lady Ani Yudhoyono knew about a disputed project in Malang that was allegedly under the supervision of graft suspect and former party chairman Anas Urbaningrum.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Reuters

Indonesia Press-Bni expands Hong Kong operations-Jakarta Globe

State-controlled lender Bank Negara Indonesia is focusing on the growing population of Indonesian workers in Hong Kong in its quest for international expansion.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's president satisfied on leaving office

Indonesia's outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Tuesday he leaves office with a sense of satisfaction after strengthening democracy and the economy during a decade in power.

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The Star Online

Amicable: Joko in discussion with Kalla in Jakarta. - AFP

JAKARTA: President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has denied talk that a rift has occurred between him and his deputy Jusuf Kalla over the structure of the incoming Cabinet.

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The Baltimore Sun

Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Key bills languish as Indonesia House of Representatives' term ends

Forty bills, including crucial amendments to the Banking Law, Oil and Gas Law and the criminal justice system, face the prospect of being dropped from deliberation by the Indonesian House of Representatives as lawmakers now only have one month left in office.

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TheAlternativePress.com

House Hunters International

I would take three or four serious vacations a year if I had the means. On the bucket list are a cruise to Alaska; a couple of weeks in Vancouver with a drive down the California coast; fishing and breathing the air in New Zealand; a couple of months in the Tuscany region of Italy; a trek through the little villages of France; a tango tour of ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Indonesia school-sex scandal trail starts

The crisis at the Jakarta International School , which began with public allegations in April that the cleaning staff assaulted a six-year-old boy, has rocked an institution that has been a favourite with expatriates in the capital for more than 60 years.

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Business Times

Indonesia's value-added tax on commodities seen hurting traders, investment

Indonesia's new value added tax rate for commodities will hurt investments, give international traders a competitive edge and potentially hinder exports, trade groups said on Monday.

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AME Info

Indonesia's Telkom targets Middle Eastern expansion

A leading airline required cabin crew staff, Air hostess are responsible to make aware the passengers about the safety rules and regulation.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Underage factory worker in Indonesia raped by boss

A 12-year-old girl filed a police report with the Tangerang Police, Banten on Friday evening against her boss, identified only by the initials AT, at a shoe factory in Tangerang for allegedly raping her at the factory on July 9. The Jakarta Police said the victim had fallen unconscious due to her long working hours, which stretched from 7pm to 7am ... (more)

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Bloomberg

Embattled Uber Take Its Next Fight to Israel

Doing business in Israel this summer has involved periodic trips to bomb shelters , among other war-related precautions, but Uber has soldiered on.

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Reuters

Coming apart: regulators' sweep threatens auto parts business model

When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the automaker.

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