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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Indonesia election: Prabowo comes out swinging

Jakarta: Prabowo Subianto's team has come out swinging in Indonesia's disputed presidential election, insisting they are ahead in the "real count" of votes, their opponents are trying to "hijack" democracy, and that they will never concede defeat before the final result is in.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Twitter, Facebook Made a Splash in Indonesia's Election

Indonesia's election has dominated the conversation on social media in a rapidly developing country where millions can access such platforms through their mobile phones.

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9 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely.

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11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Singaporean photographer is first Asian to join VII photo agency

At just 1.52m tall, Sim Chi Yin is petite by any standards. But the 35-year-old photojournalist will now stand shoulder to shoulder with the giants of the photo world.

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15 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Look At China's Territorial Claims

TAIWAN: Taiwan itself is claimed by Beijing as a part of Chinese territory, and Beijing has vowed to bring it under control, by force if necessary.

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15 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Asian stocks gain, Indonesia up after election

Indonesian stocks surged despite a contested presidential election result. Japan went against the current with Tokyo's Nikkei 225 down 0.4 percent to 15,234.94 after May machinery orders fell more than expected.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

Philippine airline bans shark fin cargo

The Philippines' largest airline Cebu Pacific said Wednesday it has ceased carrying shark fins, becoming the latest carrier to impose a ban as part of global conservation efforts.

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Bangkok Post

Indonesian presidential election: Live...

Widodo is expected to arrive soon and there are some 300 supporters and journalists waiting outside.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia mudflow victims hope new president can press for compensation

Eight years on, thousands of people affected by the Lapindo mudflow in Indonesia's East Java province have yet to receive any compensation.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms.

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Reuters

UPDATE 5-Both candidates in Indonesia election claim victory; Jokowi ahead in more counts

Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday, suggesting there could be a drawn out constitutional battle to decide who will next lead the world's third-largest democracy.

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MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Widodo claims victory in Indonesian presidential election

Early unofficial counts in Indonesia's presidential election Wednesday showed Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo with a narrow lead over his rival, former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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Science Daily

Plasmonics: Minimizing loss by thinning, smoothing

A gas cluster ion beam smoothing produces ultrathin silver films and lithographically patterned structures to enhance plasmonic performance, researchers report.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Could the Indonesian presidential election be "stolen"?

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, second left, his running mate Hatta Rajasa, left, Joko Widodo, second right and his running mate Jusuf Kalla are introduced to the audience during a televised debate in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, July 5. Pic: AP.

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Wall Street Journal

Live: Indonesia's Presidential Election

An election officer carries a ballot box through a slum area in Yogyakarta, Central Java, during preparations for Indonesia's presidential election on July 9. Voters in Indonesia head to the polls today to choose their next president in what could be a watershed moment for the world's third-largest democracy.

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Wall Street Journal

As It Happens: Indonesia's Presidential Election

An election officer carries a ballot box through a slum area in Yogyakarta, Central Java, during preparations for Indonesia's presidential election on July 9. Voters in Indonesia head to the polls today to choose their next president in what could be a watershed moment for the world's third-largest democracy.

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ABC News

Widodo the marginal favourite ahead of Indonesian election

CHRIS UHLMANN: Well Greg Jennett has covered many Australian elections for the ABC and he's been in Indonesia for the last few weeks closely following this poll.

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ABC News

190 million Indonesians to go to the polls

CHRIS UHLMANN: Today Indonesia will choose just the second directly elected president in the country's history.

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ABC News

Live export optimism as Indonesia heads to the polls

A Northern Territory diplomat based in Jakarta, says Australia's live cattle trade has a strong future with Indonesia regardless of whoever wins today's presidential election.

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Globe and Mail

A stark choice at the polls for Indonesians

A tricycle driver transports ballot boxes that are being distributed to polling stations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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