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

2 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: Despite plane crashes, it's safe to fly

Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 lies in a field in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, July 17, after the Boeing 777 went down.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Air Accidents, Pakistan, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Scoop

A conversation with Indonesian President-elect Jok...

President-elect Joko Widodo speaks with reporters at his office in Jakarta before the presidential election.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With a Savory Cookie Shot at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan

Crafted to enliven your sweet tooth, this favorite cookie and milk combination has been the talk of the town since it was revealed in April.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods

15 hrs ago | Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia businesses, markets perk up with Jokowi win

The business and financial community cheered, and the rupiah hit a two-month high, after Joko Widodo was declared Indonesia's next president.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

19 hrs ago | Reuters

Indonesia's Prabowo faces uncertain fate in opposition

After spending a decade, and a chunk of the family fortune, in trying to become Indonesia's president, an outraged Prabowo Subianto watched as leadership of the world's third-largest democracy slipped through his fingers this week.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

23 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

US hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent SE Asia

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Florida State University, Oklahoma

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Property scramble in Indonesia's mega-city

Roughly 10 million people live within the urban core of this vast city while a further 28 million populate the suburbs.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: 'Jokowi' gets bomb threat

Acting Jakarta governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama said on Tuesday that City Hall received a bomb threat intended for non-active Jakarta governor and president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on July 19. Ahok said Jokowi would be returning to his duties at City Hall after the presidential election results were finalized on Tuesday, according to ... (more)

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Suria

Malaysian political parties close ranks,...

Malaysia's bitterly divided political forces put aside their differences on Wednesday to denounce the attack on flight MH17 as a heinous international crime and call jointly for swift justice for those responsible.

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

Malaysian National News Agency

Najib Congratulates Joko Widodo On His Election As Indonesia's New President

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today extended congratulations to Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on his election as the new president of Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Indonesia,

The Age

Hat-trick for shares on BHP production

A strong quarterly production report from Australia's biggest resources company pushed the sharemarket to a six-year closing high for the third day in a row.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Republic

Ex-general to challenge Indonesian election defeat

The former general defeated in Indonesia's presidential election will challenge the results in the country's highest court, his campaign team spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Business anxious over Indonesia election result

CHRIS UHLMANN: Australia and Indonesia have a growing business relationship, and some close observers are wondering if the election result will strengthen or weaken those ties.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News,

The Baltimore Sun

Battered by election, Indonesia's new president faces party clash

After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

CFR.org

Hello Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, President of Indonesia

Joko "Jokowi" Widodo appears at a rally in Proklamasi Monument Park in Jakarta on July 9, 2014.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, carries her son Prince George alongside her husband Prince William as they visit the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London, July 2, 2014.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KAUZ

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Epidemic

CNN

Indonesian election commission to announce presidential

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo greets his supporters as he declares victory in the election.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Indonesia to declare winner of hotly contested presidential election

Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko Widodo smiles during a talk with his supporters at the Bisnis Indonesia newspaper office in Jakarta, July 21, 2014.

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

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