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Local news for Jakarta, Indonesia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 min ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Alleged rape case in Jakarta school drawing attention

The alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old kindergarten student by outsourced cleaners at Jakarta International School in South Jakarta caught the attention of the President, First Lady and Cabinet ministers on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

2 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Film review: From Indonesia, with blood: Martial artists return in 'The Raid 2'

I haven't done a scientific study, but "The Raid: Redemption" may have the highest-percentage body count of any action movie in recent memory.

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Related Topix: The Raid, Indonesia, World News,

6 hrs ago | BioSpace

Rutger Oudejans Appointed Brand Director Of UBM Pharma Portfolio

Central to the role is responsibility for the strategic development of UBM's Pharmaceutical brands , communities , content , products and services.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, China

10 hrs ago | Suria

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over...

Singapore on Wednesday welcomed an apology from Indonesia's military chief over the naming of a warship after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in the city-state in 1965.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

14 hrs ago | The Age

Turnbacks abandoned, says Jakarta

Indonesia's top military commander says Australia has agreed to stop turning back asylum boats to Indonesia, but Australian minister Scott Morrison insists the Government's policy remains unchanged.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Cocoa Imports by Indonesia Jumping on Chocolate Demand

Cocoa purchases by Indonesia , the third-biggest grower, will probably increase fourfold to a record this year as the government plans to scrap an import tax, according to the country's grinders association.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Indonesia, World News, Agriculture, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Jakarta, Indonesia Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

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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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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Related Topix: Drugs, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, China

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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

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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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia,

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

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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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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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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Related Topix: Indonesia, Religion, Islam, Travel, Jakarta, Indonesia Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Indonesia Travel,

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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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

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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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates

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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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Indonesia,

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