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1 hr ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Foreign ownership in insurance firms in Indonesia to be capped

Deliberations on a foreign ownership cap for insurance companies in Indonesia are almost complete for the insurance bill, which is expected to be passed and enacted into law before the current administration ends its term in October, an official at the Financial Services Authority has said.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

5 Things To Do In Jakarta This Weekend

Indonesia officially has a new president in Joko Widodo, bringing a loud and vibrant election season to a final end.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Drink, Coffee, Ellie Goulding, Dance, Pop/Rock, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Suria

Indonesia's Widodo clears last hurdle to...

With a legal challenge by his rival defeated, Indonesia's Joko Widodo has swept away the last barrier to the presidency and an ambitious reform agenda after an unlikely rise from his upbringing in a riverside slum.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Somersworth Jakarta Fair Saturday

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Drive will be shut to traffic and feature dozens of food vendors, as well as performances, language exchanges and cultural exhibits.

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KFVS12

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

A Facebook photo of the 14.5-foot albino crocodile locals of the Northern Territory of Australia dubbed 'Michael Jackson.'

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Suria

Indonesia court rejects election challenge

Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, which he lost to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo.

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Yahoo!

Indonesia police fire teargas ahead of court verdict on election

Indonesian police fired teargas to disperse thousands of protesters outside the country's top court in Jakarta on Thursday, as judges started delivering their verdict into last month's disputed presidential election.

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AlertNet

Indonesia police fire teargas ahead of court verdict on election

Indonesian police fired teargas to disperse thousands of protesters outside the country's top court in Jakarta on Thursday, as judges started delivering their verdict into last month's disputed presidential election.

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The York Daily Record

Indonesian police fire tear gas as poll protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month's elections.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Jakarta threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.

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The Age

Tensions high in Jakarta as court ruling due on presidential election

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital is on tenterhooks today as the country awaits a "final and binding" ruling from the Constitutional Court about who won its presidential election.

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Asia News Network

High alert in Jakarta ahead of Prabowo case verdict

More than 20,000 policemen will be on high alert throughout the capital today as the Constitutional Court is set to issue a verdict on the case of presidential election fraud brought on by losing candidate Prabowo Subianto.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's Widodo reiterates support for Jakarta monorail

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo said the monorail is much needed for the capital.

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In-depth Africa

Nigerians arrested for fraud in Indonesia

The suspects Mallo Gombo aka Peter Nwankwo and Vincent Enwere Anuma, popularly known as Casey conducted the crimes by allegedly setting up a copy of Bank Mandiri's official website.

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Christian Science Monitor

In a first, Indonesia's capital gets an ethnic Chinese governor

Basuki Purnama, then-vice governor, talks to residents affected by floods during his visit to Jakarta on January 19, 2013.

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Channelnewsasia.com

SE Asia economic integration could worsen inequality: study

A plan by Southeast Asian countries to establish a European Union-inspired single market next year could worsen inequality and is likely to benefit men more than women, a new study warned on Wednesday .

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Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Indonesian start-ups to get $200 million in seed money

The state-controlled company hopes to spur a nationwide creative industry, which it expects to contribute to the country's economic growth.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Aust, Indonesia to discuss terror threat

AUSTRALIAN federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan will look to bolster the regional counter-terrorism effort during a visit to Indonesia.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A drawing of Garfield from the comic strip's official Facebook page.

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.

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