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26 min ago | Green Left Weekly

Indonesia: Jokowi wins brings hopes for change

Joko Widodo, or "Jokowi" as he is popularly known, was confirmed by Indonesia's electoral commission on July 22 as the winner of the presidential elections.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

GlobalNews

Calgary teacher to stay in Indonesia prison over sexual assault claims

A former Calgary teacher who has been imprisoned in Indonesia has been ordered to remain behind bars for at least another 40 days.

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Forbes.com

Good News in Asia: Only So Much Subsidy at Pump

One of the reforms pressed by global finance on newly elected Indonesian president Joko Widodo is a cut in the fuel subsidies by which the country direct precious public funds into more use of personal vehicles on inadequate roads.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, UC Berkeley

US News & World Report

The U.S. and Indonesia Need to Hold Back China in the South China Sea

According to official tallies, Joko Widodo - popularly known by Indonesians as "Jokowi"- has emerged as the clear winner of a heated presidential election in Indonesia.

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

Malaysia Chronicle

Should S'gor be used as a 'stepping stone' to Putrajaya?

Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim recently questioned the intention of Pakatan Rakyat to use the state as a stepping stone to Putrajaya.

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Suria

Death toll in Indonesia Eid boat...

Rescuers pulled 12 more bodies from an Indonesian river Friday, bringing the death toll in two boat sinkings to 36, as millions travel across the country for the Eid holiday season.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Boat Disaster, World News, Indonesia, Life, Ramadan,

The Age

Papua separatists killed in shootout with Indonesian military

Jakarta: Five separatist rebels have been shot dead in an exchange of gunfire with the Indonesian military in the country's easternmost province of Papua.

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India Auto News

TVS Dazz step-thru scooter spied in India

TVS Motor Company was recently spotted testing the Dazz step-thru scooter near their Hosur plant.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

Death toll in Indonesia boat accidents up to 34

Rescuers evacuate a victim of a boat sinking in the Kapuas river that left a number of people dead in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, Thursday, July.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, World News, Indonesia,

The Washington Post

Death toll in Indonesia boat accidents up to 34

Rescuers evacuate a victim of a boat sinking in the Kapuas river that left a number of people dead in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, Thursday, July.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, World News, Indonesia,

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia appoints Jackie Chan as tourism ambassador

Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry has appointed Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan as Indonesia's tourism ambassador to China to further increase the number of Chinese tourists traveling to the archipelago.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Indonesia Travel, Celebrities, Jackie Chan, Pop/Rock, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Indonesia, World News, China

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia president irked by Wikleaks graft claim

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his predecessor Megawati Soekarnoputri expressed disappointment on Thursday over a report suggesting the two were implicated in a multinational graft case currently being heard in an Australian court, risking already strained Jakarta-Canberra ties.

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

Bangkok Post

38 Thai evacuees leave Tripoli

The first group of Thai workers and students in war-torn Libya have left the capital, Tripoli, by land and are heading for the Tunisian city of Djerba.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Tunisia, Indonesia,

Bloomberg

StanChart Boosts Indonesia-Tied Debt to Record on Jokowi Victory

Jokowi garnered 53.15 percent of support at the July 9 vote while Prabowo Subianto won 46.85 percent.

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PE Hub

Catterton buys luxury jewelry brand John Hardy

John Hardy, a leading luxury designer jewelry brand, today announced that it has been acquired by Catterton, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Recreational Vehicle, Heartland Rv'S

Samoa News

New relationship with Indonesia...

Local Chamber of Commerce chairman David Robinson says American Samoa's newly established relationship with Indonesia is a significant step in the territory's expansion of its "economic horizons" in response to changing global economic conditions.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel, Oceania, American Samoa Travel, American Samoa, World News, US Governors, Togiola Tulafono, Indonesia,

York Press

'DigiBike' takes to York's streets to help tourists

The Razali family from Jakarta, Indonesia get advice on where to visit as the Visit York digibike travels around York The Visit York digiBike is a four-wheeled bicycle featuring two state-of-the-art smart TVs and onboard sound system.

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India Auto News

Lamborghini Aventador and Gallardo for Indonesian Police

After Italy and Dubai, cops in Indonesia too will get a chance to patrol in a Lamborghini.

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Brandon Sun

Candlelight vigils to be held for Canadian teacher detained in Indonesia

Candlelight vigils will be held in several cities tonight for a Canadian teacher who has been detained in Indonesia for more than two weeks.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Canada,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Australia Network

River to Reef s6

This week Del Irani takes a look at the issue of homelessness and how it affects so many people around the world.

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