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1 hr ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: S'pore retailer unit to put up 10 mega stores in Indonesia

PT Courts Retail Indonesia, a subsidiary of Singaporean retailer Courts Asia Ltd., is looking to build 10 to 12 megastores in Indonesia over the next five years.

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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesian government seeks to reform spy agency

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 .

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8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

More foreign domestic helpers take up skills upgrading courses

The number of foreign domestic helpers in Singapore signing up for skills upgrading courses has jumped in the last three years.

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12 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

African-American men at risk, activism through social media,...

A casket containing the body of Michael Brown is wheeled out Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Activism, Ferguson, MO, World News, Indonesia

15 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian central bank readies rules to boost forex deals

Bank Indonesia will issue two new regulations in the coming week to further drive up foreign exchange transactions in the country.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Affirms Adira Insurance at IFS 'AA(idn)'; Outlook Stable

JAKARTA, August 29 Fitch Ratings has affirmed Indonesia-based PT Asuransi Adira Dinamika's National Insurer Financial Strength Rating at 'AA '.

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TheStreet.com

Will Twitter's (TWTR) Indonesian Office Announcement Affect The Stock Today?

Twitter is trying to hook its claws into rapidly growing and emerging markets. Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation on Earth with an estimated 2014 population of 253,899,536.

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Real Clear Politics

Islamic State's Dangerous Influence in Asia

In places across Indonesia, small collections of political Islamists have "openly pledged their allegiance" to the extremist terrorist group, the Islamic State .

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The Age

Book extract: Confessions of a People-Smuggler, Dawood Amiri

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.

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Yahoo!

Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'

Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.

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

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Haj pilgrims kept in the dark on Ebola danger

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.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News,

Sydney Morning Herald

Schapelle Corby likely to stay free despite boyfriend's drug arrest

Schapelle Corby's parole is on the condition that she be of good behaviour and stay away from drugs.

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ABC News

Business as usual for Australia and Indonesia, despite code of conduct

ELIZABETH JACKSON: Australia and Indonesia have kissed and made up, and signed a new code of conduct, putting last year's spying scandal well behind them.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, National University,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Automotive News

Global price-fixing crackdown threatens supply chain's 'business model'

When a Japanese carmaker issued a tender for shock absorbers a few years ago for a model it planned to sell in Indonesia, two suppliers came back with bids that were "so obviously coordinated," said an executive at the automaker.

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Stuff.co.nz

Indonesian telco eyes 2degrees stake, reports

Indonesian media reported that PT Telkom was negotiating to buy a 27 per cent stake in a New Zealand telecommunications firm.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Janitors Recant Gang-Rape Confessions in Indonesia

In Indonesia, four janitors who admitted to raping a kindergarten student at the prestigious Jakarta International School have now recanted their confessions.

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Big News Network.com

Jakarta's New Governor Pushing an Era of Meritocracy

Indonesia is the world's third-largest democracy, but few minorities are represented in the diverse nation's halls of power.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Moderate Quake Strikes Off Eastern Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted eastern parts of Indonesia on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Straits Times

Joko Widodo's push to raise Indonesia fuel prices suffers setback: Antara

Outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono meets president-elect Joko Widodo in Nusa Dua, on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Aug 27, 2014, to discuss a smooth government transition programme.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nikkei Net Interactive

Developer Lippo Karawaci turns its sights to Indonesia's smaller cities

Through years of economic growth, Indonesia's capital has become increasingly crowded with high-rise apartments, office buildings and shopping malls.

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

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