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

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Riot

7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia,

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Terrorism,

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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Examiner.com

FBI seeks connections between Bali suitcase murder and US case investigation

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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WGBH

a U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer , Capt. Richard Stacpoole , and Marine Lt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, Indonesia, Medal of Honor, Video Games, US Marine Corps

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia's president-elect to streamline Cabinet

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.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Agriculture, Science

India Auto News

Yamaha R25 TVC launched in Indonesia, India awaits its turn

Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing commenced deliveries of the Yamaha R25 sports bike and has confirmed that international exports will begin by end 2014 or early 2015.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesia banknotes launched, redenomination to proceed

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.

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The Age

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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Yahoo!

Deal struck to heal Aust-Indon rift

A deal has been struck to resolve claims Australia spied on Indonesia and could be formalised as soon as next week.

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

Scoop

Human rights takes back seat to trade in NZ-Indone...

Green MP Catherine Delahunty and human rights activist Maire Leadbeater display an award for their campaigning on behalf of West Papua.

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The Washington Post

Palm Oil Shipments From Indonesia Climb to Seven-Month High

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Indonesia, Science / Technology

ABS-CBN News

Samsung plans to set up phone factory in Indonesia

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.

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