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Local news for Jakarta, Indonesia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Indonesia to declare winner of hotly contested presidential election

Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko Widodo smiles during a talk with his supporters at the Bisnis Indonesia newspaper office in Jakarta, July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

6 hrs ago | Business Times

Foreign banks may have to give up control of Indonesia lenders

Show me the money: The proposed Bill also calls for investments by foreign banks to be evaluated according to 'reciprocity' or whether Indonesian banks can have similar market access to these banks' home countries.

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10 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Debt rules prepared as Indonesia's leverage soars

Indonesia's fiscal and monetary authorities have confirmed they are now drafting regulations that aim to put the brakes on the country's alarmingly rapid growth of external leverage.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

14 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: MH17 CRASH: Indonesia joins MH17 probe amid uncertainty over access to site

The Indonesian government has readied experts and investigators to join international joint efforts to probe the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet in eastern Ukraine as well as to recover and identify the victims, even though the separatists controlling the site have yet to give clear access.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Vladimir Putin

18 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

Washington -- Former President Bill Clinton says he doesn't know if his wife, Hillary, is going to run for president and said "she hasn't asked me yet."

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22 hrs ago | Switched

Pop-up politics: East Timor's struggle for stability and security

Timor-Leste's current stability could be undermined by a sharp decline in oil revenues and leadership challenges if the country's first president and current prime minister Xanana Gusmao steps down later this year as announced.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Canadian teacher detained in Jakarta jail on accusations of child sexual assault

The family of a Canadian teacher detained in an Indonesian jail on allegations of child sexual assault has been trying to enlist Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to help win his release.

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The Age

Indonesian general Prabowoa s post-election bluff nears use-by date

Indonesia's Prabowo Subianto lost the presidential campaign - but is still making the case for himself as leader.

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Global Voices Online

Indonesia, the World's Third Largest Democracy, Will Soon Know Who Its Next President Is

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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The Independent

Indonesian election: Prabowo alleges cheating

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KHOU-TV Houston

Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory.

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Yahoo!

Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: To give or not to give to beggars

Just like in the previous years, this year's Ramadan has again witnessed beggars from everywhere hitting Jakarta's streets.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Prison

The Toronto Star

Canadian vice-principal of prestigious school detained in Jakarta without charge

Friends and family are shocked by the sudden detention of the Canadian vice-principal of a prestigious international school in Jakarta, Indonesia, this week.

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AVHerald

Indonesia Asia A320 and Batik B739 at Yogyakarta on Nov 20th 2013, near collision on runway

Last Update: Saturday, Jul 19th 2014 21:50Z 15364 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jul 18th 2014 An Indonesia Air Asia Airbus A320-200, registration PK-AXG performing flight QZ-8441 from Yogyakarta to Denpasar Bali , was in contact with Tower and was cleared to taxi to the holding point runway 27 via taxiway N2, no other traffic was ... (more)

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Stranger in Paradise

Banten-Belitung

About thirty years ago, while researching a book on Balinese architecture, I stumbled upon a late 19th century Dutch lithograph of a distinctly Balinese-looking temple on the banks of a broad river in the West Javanese regency of Banten.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Najib Shares Grief Of MH17 Victims' Families

KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Saturday admits to sharing the grief of the families of the victims of flight MH17 as his step grandmother was one of the passengers of the doomed jetliner.

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Iol.co.za

SA tik smuggler in Bali appeals for leniency

A South African facing a 19-year jail term for trafficking tik into Indonesia has appealed to a court in Bali for a lenient sentence, given his age and his first-time offender status, Indonesian media reported.

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Asia News Network

MEDAN: N. Sumatra on red alert for drug abuse

Indonesia's Anti-Narcotics National Movement has warned that North Sumatra is in a state of emergency following a recent surge in the number of drug users in the province.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Indonesia,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Asian Correspondent

No end in sight as Indonesian election stalemate drags on

On Wednesday last week Indonesia's estimated 187 million voters went to the polls to choose a new president in an election which promises to be a crucial turning point for Indonesia's young democracy.

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