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1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com
State-owned insurance companies in Indonesia are bracing for the rollout of what will be the world's largest healthcare scheme, meaning better access to health services for millions of Indonesians who previously could not afford them.
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5 hrs ago | Bloomberg
Traffic in Jakarta has gotten so bad that Rooslain Wiharyanti waits two hours after work for the jams to subside before heading home.
9 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online
Jaywalking, littering, driving a car without a license or a motorcycle without a helmet, stopping at unofficial bus stops, even handing money over to beggars - you'd better think twice in this teeming capital.
13 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is to attend the 10th annual Malaysia-Indonesia leaders' consultation with Indonesian President Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono over two days from Wednesday in Jakarta.
18 hrs ago | UPI
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott urged Indonesia to normalize relations, saying it is "high time" Jakarta resumed cooperation on the fight against people smuggling.
The Indonesian government has bowed to pressure from nationalistic quarters by scrapping its plan to allow foreigners to become majority or controlling shareholders in airport management, in the much-anticipated revised negative investments' list .
Diana, Princess of Wales listens to children during a visit to the British international school in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 6, 1989.
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Indonesia says it has arrested three more members of a terrorist network linked to the August bombing of a Buddhist temple in Jakarta.
INDONESIA is about to head to the polls next year, and already the political temperature in the country is beginning to rise.
The Indonesian government will give more rooms for expansion of foreign ownership in several sectors later this month, a move aiming to bolster foreign investment inflows.
With one hand on a whistle in his mouth, Beri Saidi waves on a stream of traffic across a set of railway tracks.
Relations with Jakarta have been frosty since revelations about phone-tapping by Australia in 2009 of both Mr Yudhoyono and his wife, among other top-level officials.