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A former Calgary teacher who has been imprisoned in Indonesia has been ordered to remain behind bars for at least another 40 days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jokowi garnered 53.15 percent of support at the July 9 vote while Prabowo Subianto won 46.85 percent.
John Hardy, a leading luxury designer jewelry brand, today announced that it has been acquired by Catterton, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm.
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.
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.
After Italy and Dubai, cops in Indonesia too will get a chance to patrol in a Lamborghini.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 02:26 am
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