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

1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

Young Indonesians woo investors

Consumer-focused companies from Ikea to European automakers are putting money into Indonesia to target the country's young population.

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5 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Mega Build Indonesia and Keramika 2014 Grows by 75%

JAKARTA, Apr 17, 2014 - - MEGA BUILD INDONESIA and KERAMIKA 2014 kicked off today at Jakarta Convention Center by Mr. MS.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Interior Design, Arts

9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Faction in Indonesia's Golkar party plotting to unseat chairman

A faction of Indonesia's Golkar Party members disappointed with how party chairman Aburizal Bakrie has been handling coalition-building negotiations ahead of the July 9 presidential election may attempt to unseat the chairman at the party's upcoming national executive meeting.

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10 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Investors hope for effective administration in Indonesia

The quick-count results of the April 9 legislative election in Indonesia, which hint at the possibility of a fragmented government, has not quelled the fears of investors hoping for an effective - and united - government.

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10 hrs ago | The Age

Captain stood aside over breaches

A Royal Australian Navy captain will lose command of his ship and another will receive administrative punishment over the recent incursions into Indonesian waters during border protection operations.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Mental health problems plague Indonesian election hopefuls

Many of the approximately 230,000 candidates running for seats in local and national legislatures across Indonesia invested huge amounts of their own money to fund campaigns, but some are now paying an even greater price.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Alleged rape case in Jakarta school drawing attention

The alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old kindergarten student by outsourced cleaners at Jakarta International School in South Jakarta caught the attention of the President, First Lady and Cabinet ministers on Wednesday.

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

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Film review: From Indonesia, with blood: Martial artists return in 'The Raid 2'

I haven't done a scientific study, but "The Raid: Redemption" may have the highest-percentage body count of any action movie in recent memory.

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BioSpace

Rutger Oudejans Appointed Brand Director Of UBM Pharma Portfolio

Central to the role is responsibility for the strategic development of UBM's Pharmaceutical brands , communities , content , products and services.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, China

Suria

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over...

Singapore on Wednesday welcomed an apology from Indonesia's military chief over the naming of a warship after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in the city-state in 1965.

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The Age

Turnbacks abandoned, says Jakarta

Indonesia's top military commander says Australia has agreed to stop turning back asylum boats to Indonesia, but Australian minister Scott Morrison insists the Government's policy remains unchanged.

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Bloomberg

Cocoa Imports by Indonesia Jumping on Chocolate Demand

Cocoa purchases by Indonesia , the third-biggest grower, will probably increase fourfold to a record this year as the government plans to scrap an import tax, according to the country's grinders association.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Indonesia, World News, Agriculture, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian gov't plans to reduce foreign borrowings

The Indonesian government will reduce the share of external debts to the country's total obligations to minimise dependence on foreign debt and mitigate currency risks, an official at the Finance Ministry has said.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Online shopping in Indonesia seen to grow by 40%

Indonesians shop online mostly to buy fashion, cosmetic and electronic products; airline tickets, and tour packages, according to a survey conducted by Visa Worldwide Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Jakarta, Indonesia Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

Reuters

Indonesia Press-Agung Podomoro plans to buy more land in Jakarta -Kontan

Property developer PT Agung Podomoro Land plans to acquire 10 hectares of land in East and North Jakarta in the near future, with a total investment of up to 1 trillion rupiah , said co-CEO Indra Wijaya, adding that it would develop apartments on the site.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian narcotics agency busts drug syndicates with links to China, Nigeria

Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency has uncovered three drug syndicates operating in the country, two of which are suspected of having cooperated with major drug smugglers from China and Nigeria.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Jokowi's Meeting With Envoys Draws Brickbats

From Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 15 -- A meeting held by Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle chairman Megawati Soekarno Putri and probable presidential candidate Joko Widodo with several envoys Monday night has drawn brickbats from political analysts.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Telkom to invest USD600m in fibre-optic rollout during 2014

The expansion project is part of Telkom's 'Indonesia Digital Network 2015' road map, which aims to improve internet connectivity nationwide.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Political parties form alliances ahead of Indonesia presidential elections

A week after the legislative elections in Indonesia, political parties are working hard to form coalitions to better their chances at the July 9 presidential elections.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, National Mandate Party (Indonesia), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Hospitality Net

Patrick Murray has been appointed General Manager at Alila Jakarta, Indonesia

Patrick has over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.He started his career with the Intercontinental Hotel in London before going on to work in some of the capital's most recognised hotels, including The Ritz Hotel, The Berkeley, Hyatt Carlton Tower and the Hyde Park Hotel before moving to Australia where he was part of the opening team ... (more)

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