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2 hrs ago | Asia News Network
State-owned cement giant Semen Indonesia is looking to develop its business portfolio into property, with plans to develop a 200-hectare plot of land into a township in Gresik, East Java, as its first project.
6 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics
10 hrs ago | The Age
Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.
15 hrs ago | Yahoo!
17 hrs ago | Asia News Network
About 170,000 Indonesians are set to fly to Saudi Arabia for the annual haj pilgrim in the coming weeks, but few are aware of the lurking danger of the Ebola virus, following the deaths of at least 1,500 people in western Africa over the past six months.
21 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
Schapelle Corby's parole is on the condition that she be of good behaviour and stay away from drugs.
Representatives from 114 countries, 25 international organisations, the private sector and civil society are set to gather on Friday and Saturday at the sixth United Nations Alliance for Civilisation global forum in Nusa Dua, Bali, to exchange ideas about advancing mutual interests across religions and cultures that can help reduce tensions ... (more)
Indonesian media reported that PT Telkom was negotiating to buy a 27 per cent stake in a New Zealand telecommunications firm.
Indonesia is the world's third-largest democracy, but few minorities are represented in the diverse nation's halls of power.
Through years of economic growth, Indonesia's capital has become increasingly crowded with high-rise apartments, office buildings and shopping malls.
Indonesia's House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the new Geothermal Law, eliminating the legal barrier for the development of the country's geothermal resources, which are among the largest in the world.
When he was nominated in March as a candidate for Indonesia's presidential election, polls showed Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had a 30-point lead over the man who would become his main challenger, former army general Prabowo Subianto.
Joko Widodo, the outgoing Jakarta governor known as Jokowi, takes office in October after pledging to prioritize spending on health care, education and infrastructure while cutting government energy subsidies that have swelled the budget deficit.
Four janitors charged with raping a kindergartner at a prestigious international school in Indonesia retracted their confessions Wednesday, saying they were tortured by police during questioning.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 07:11 pm
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