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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian gov't plans to reduce foreign borrowings

The Indonesian government will reduce the share of external debts to the country's total obligations to minimise dependence on foreign debt and mitigate currency risks, an official at the Finance Ministry has said.

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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Online shopping in Indonesia seen to grow by 40%

Indonesians shop online mostly to buy fashion, cosmetic and electronic products; airline tickets, and tour packages, according to a survey conducted by Visa Worldwide Indonesia.

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5 hrs ago | Reuters

Indonesia Press-Agung Podomoro plans to buy more land in Jakarta -Kontan

Property developer PT Agung Podomoro Land plans to acquire 10 hectares of land in East and North Jakarta in the near future, with a total investment of up to 1 trillion rupiah , said co-CEO Indra Wijaya, adding that it would develop apartments on the site.

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6 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian narcotics agency busts drug syndicates with links to China, Nigeria

Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency has uncovered three drug syndicates operating in the country, two of which are suspected of having cooperated with major drug smugglers from China and Nigeria.

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8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Jokowi's Meeting With Envoys Draws Brickbats

From Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 15 -- A meeting held by Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle chairman Megawati Soekarno Putri and probable presidential candidate Joko Widodo with several envoys Monday night has drawn brickbats from political analysts.

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12 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Telkom to invest USD600m in fibre-optic rollout during 2014

The expansion project is part of Telkom's 'Indonesia Digital Network 2015' road map, which aims to improve internet connectivity nationwide.

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16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Political parties form alliances ahead of Indonesia presidential elections

A week after the legislative elections in Indonesia, political parties are working hard to form coalitions to better their chances at the July 9 presidential elections.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, National Mandate Party (Indonesia), Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

18 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Patrick Murray has been appointed General Manager at Alila Jakarta, Indonesia

Patrick has over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry.He started his career with the Intercontinental Hotel in London before going on to work in some of the capital's most recognised hotels, including The Ritz Hotel, The Berkeley, Hyatt Carlton Tower and the Hyde Park Hotel before moving to Australia where he was part of the opening team ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian Armed Forces chief apologises over naming of warship

General Moeldoko told Channel NewsAsia that the Indonesian military had meant no ill-will, and had not intended to stir up emotions in Singapore.

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22 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise

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About thirty years ago, while researching a book on Balinese architecture, I stumbled upon a late 19th century Dutch lithograph of a distinctly Balinese-looking temple on the banks of a broad river in the West Javanese regency of Banten.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newsday

My Day: Bus driver Dahlia

Dahlia, 40, drives the TransJakarta busway, Jakarta's bus system that runs in a dedicated lane and is designed to beat the city's notorious traffic jams.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Asia Exclusive: New Jakarta development

A stunning 2-bedroom executive apartment in the heart of central Jakarta, Indonesia.

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The China Post

Indonesia among world's top FDI recipients

The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network--Foreign direct investment in Indonesia may double the average growth rate of FDI going into other emerging markets, which was estimated to have reached about 10 percent a year, Investment Coordinating Board Chief Mahendra Siregar said.

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Asopa People

Indonesian military crosses border at will in pursuit of OPM

The Indonesian consulate in Vanimo is demanding that the Papua New Guinea Defence Force attack the West Papuan refugees.

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Financial Times

Fragile Middle: 2.8bn people on the brink

Muljoko, a 27-year-old cleaner who works in one of Jakarta's gleaming office towers, has all the trappings of a newly minted member of the middle class .

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The Toronto Star

Weird homes: 100 people live inside (literally) this bridge

From above, it looks like an ordinary urban bridge, six lanes of traffic, connecting two of the swankiest districts in this sprawling city of 9.6 million.

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The Straits Times

Indonesia elections: Golkar will form coalition with Hanura party, says chairman Bakrie

President candidate from the Golongan Karya party, an Indonesian tycoon Abu Rizal Bakrie, delivers his speech during the first week of campaigning for the legislative election in Jakarta on March 18, 2014.

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CNN

Must sees in Jakarta, Indonesia

The central tourist attractions are located in the center of the city. Westhill Consulting Travel & Tours Singapore provides you with useful information of must sees in Jakarta, Indonesia Kota district is the centre of old Batavia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

More Than One Party Needed To Come Up With Indonesia's Next President

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA -- If the quick count conducted for the Indonesian parliamentary polls on last Wednesday is anything to go by, the horse trading is on to come up with a presidential and vice-presidential candidate.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Joko takes charge after party's drab polls show

Presidential favourite Joko Widodo has put himself at the front of the party's campaign following its lacklustre performance in last week's general election.

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