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Indonesia is bracing itself for a new era under Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who will take office as the country's seventh president on Oct. 20. But so is Jakarta, with Jokowi's departure from City Hall paving the way to the governor's seat for his deputy Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.
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Small banks operating in the country have revised down their loan growth target this year as the issue of limited cash supply poses a challenge for them to expand lending while still maintaining a healthy capital level.
The number of foreign domestic helpers in Singapore signing up for skills upgrading courses has jumped in the last three years.
In a bid to reform Indonesia's military-style intelligence system, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle , the leader of a coalition of political parties that support president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, has been discussing plans to reform the National Intelligence Agency .
A casket containing the body of Michael Brown is wheeled out Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.
State-owned cement giant Semen Indonesia is looking to develop its business portfolio into property, with plans to develop a 200-hectare plot of land into a township in Gresik, East Java, as its first project.
Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.
About 170,000 Indonesians are set to fly to Saudi Arabia for the annual haj pilgrim in the coming weeks, but few are aware of the lurking danger of the Ebola virus, following the deaths of at least 1,500 people in western Africa over the past six months.
Schapelle Corby's parole is on the condition that she be of good behaviour and stay away from drugs.
Representatives from 114 countries, 25 international organisations, the private sector and civil society are set to gather on Friday and Saturday at the sixth United Nations Alliance for Civilisation global forum in Nusa Dua, Bali, to exchange ideas about advancing mutual interests across religions and cultures that can help reduce tensions ... (more)
Indonesian media reported that PT Telkom was negotiating to buy a 27 per cent stake in a New Zealand telecommunications firm.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 04:07 am
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