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38 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Mental health problems plague Indonesian election hopefuls

Many of the approximately 230,000 candidates running for seats in local and national legislatures across Indonesia invested huge amounts of their own money to fund campaigns, but some are now paying an even greater price.

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2 hrs 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

4 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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8 hrs ago | 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

13 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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17 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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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

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

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

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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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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Malaysian National News Agency

More Than One Party Needed To Come Up With Indonesia's Next President

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA -- If the quick count conducted for the Indonesian parliamentary polls on last Wednesday is anything to go by, the horse trading is on to come up with a presidential and vice-presidential candidate.

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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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CNN

Must sees in Jakarta, Indonesia

The central tourist attractions are located in the center of the city. Westhill Consulting Travel & Tours Singapore provides you with useful information of must sees in Jakarta, Indonesia Kota district is the centre of old Batavia.

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The Toronto Star

Weird homes: 100 people live inside (literally) this bridge

From above, it looks like an ordinary urban bridge, six lanes of traffic, connecting two of the swankiest districts in this sprawling city of 9.6 million.

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The Straits Times

Indonesia elections: Golkar will form coalition with Hanura party, says chairman Bakrie

President candidate from the Golongan Karya party, an Indonesian tycoon Abu Rizal Bakrie, delivers his speech during the first week of campaigning for the legislative election in Jakarta on March 18, 2014.

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The New Zealand Herald

Flight MH370: How does the mystery affect your attitude toward flying?

A spotter looks out of a window in search of debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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