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JAKARTA/SINGAPORE - The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations is in Bali for more reasons other than just to assist Bali authorities in their investigation into the murder of an American socialite, according to Ida Bagus Putu Alit, the head of the forensics team at Sanglah Hospital.
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With an eye toward running an effective government to implement his populist vision, Indonesian president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has come up with a plan to streamline the Cabinet.
Bank Indonesia says it will go ahead with a redenomination plan that will slash three zeroes off the local currency, despite recently issuing new versions of rupiah banknotes.
A deal has been struck to resolve claims Australia spied on Indonesia and could be formalised as soon as next week.
Green MP Catherine Delahunty and human rights activist Maire Leadbeater display an award for their campaigning on behalf of West Papua.
Palm oil exports from Indonesia, the world's biggest producer, probably advanced in July to the highest level this year after India boosted purchases, helping to reduce stockpiles as output fell.
JAKARTA/SEOUL - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it plans to set up a factory to produce mobile phones mainly for Indonesia, one of the world's fastest growing markets for the devices.
The tussle for the chairmanship of Indonesia's Golkar party is underway, with two of the party's heavyweights eyeing the position.
Labour leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighbouring countries.
Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.
Participants hold a Chinese national flag and a Hong Kong flag as tens of thousands of people march on a down town street to oppose a planned civil disobedience campaign by pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.
The danger to regional security posed by jihadists returning from fighting in Syria and Iraq will feature in top-level talks between the Australian and Indonesian governments this week.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:42 am
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