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  1. Indonesia becomes 22nd founding member of AIIBRead the original story

    12 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Indonesia's Finance Minister has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , the authorities said on Thursday. Indonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro signed the MOU in Jakarta on Tuesday, joining 21 countries that signed the MOU on October 24 in Beijing as the bank's founding members, said an announcement of China's Ministry of Finance .

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  2. Solid start for Malaysia in Axiata CupRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Star Online

    Chong Wei Feng made short work of world No. 559 Nguyen Hoang Nam to bag the first point for Malaysia in the men's singles tie.

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  3. Understanding Insurance FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Saying that you have a health insurance, you must pay a certain sum of premium each year to an insurance company like Axis Capital, a group of companies in Bermuda and other offices around the world, and then if you unfortunately had an accident or if you must go through a surgery or an operation, the insurance company will pay for your medical expenses. Through the health insurance financing a world of benefits to people, fraudulent claims increase.

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  4. REFILE-Indonesia giving private sector first dibs for infrastructure projectsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Needing some $450 billion spent on Indonesia's infrastructure by 2019, new President Joko Widodo has ordered ministers to give private investors first pick of money-making projects rather than let state agencies grab them as they usually do. Widodo will have to change entrenched attitudes at government ministries and state-owned enterprises, who have a vested interest in keeping the best projects for themselves.

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  5. Political infighting within Indonesia's Golkar escalates ahead of congressRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Factions within the Golkar party - the former political vehicle of former president Suharto, who was toppled in 1998 - have begun their battle as they seek to elect a new chairman during the congress. Chairman of Golkar party Aburizal Bakrie and his wife Tatty Bakrie wave during a campaign in Malang ahead of elections.

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  6. Habits to Sleep Your Direction to the TopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Westhill Consulting Career and Employment is based in Australia, a well-established career tips and information for Ozzie's website that specializes in providing information, advice and guidance to help people make realistic choices about finding work in South East Asia such as KL Malaysia, Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia and many more, tips on how to sleep your way to the top. Take Power Naps: Our hunting-and-gathering tradition may have prepped us for these days' power naps.

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  7. SE Asia Stocks -Philippine stocks retreat; oil shares lead regional declineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Philippine shares retreated on Thursday after data showed economic growth slowed sharply in the third quarter while energy shares underperformed across Southeast Asia as global oil prices continued falling. The Philippine composite index fell 1 percent to 7,280.46, coming off a more than six-month closing high of 7,356.59 hit on Wednesday.

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  8. Keep your information guarded while seeking job onlineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mortgage News Daily

    It is now very easy to get away from a crime of swindle through the printing press came fabricating, in addition to at the present, scam artists remain to keep abreast of technology thru abusing the Internet's privacy to come close to preys around the Web. Whereas Internet fraud is not new anymore, wannabe fraudsters have discovered a fresh way to extend to the victims which is online job postings.

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  9. PH bets cop two Sanda Cup goldsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Iloilo's Jesse Aligaga retained his 48kg crown while Baguio City's Jean Claude Saclag snatched the 60kg title in the seventh Sanda World Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia recently. Foiled in his bid for a back-to-back gold medal showing in the 2013 World Wushu Championships, Aligaga made sure his quest in the World Cup would be a success as he finished off India's Chandra Singh Mayanglamban in two rounds.

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  10. JAKARTA: WeChat sees fastest growth in IndonesiaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Many more Indonesians are opting for mobile-messaging services, driven by the skyrocketing number of mobile-device owners in the country, a recent survey by London-based research firm GlobalWebIndex has shown. The survey, which was conducted from the first to the third quarter of this year, has shown that the number of mobile-messaging application users in Indonesia grew by 45 per cent this year compared to last year.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Indonesia's finance ministry signs MOU to join China-backed Asian bankRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Indonesia's finance ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding to join a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank, a government official confirmed on Thursday. "It was signed by the Indonesian finance minister on Nov 25," foreign ministry spokesman Michael Tene told Reuters in a text message.

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  12. JAKARTA: Indonesia sets to double annual investments in five yearsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The new government under President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has set an ambitious target to increase realised investments by twofold within five years, buoyed by optimism that the cut in bureaucratic red tape will draw stronger inflows of foreign direct investment . Annual realized investments are targeted to hit 933 trillion rupiah by the end of 2019, or double this year's estimated figure of 456.6 trillion rupiah, the Investment Coordinating Board has revealed.

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  13. China's Baidu On the Lookout for Good, Indonesian StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Chinese Internet giant Baidu has been in Indonesia for a little more than a year, but it is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to its four core products-Baidu mobile browser, mobile applications DU Battery Saver and DU Speed Booster, and app store Mobomarket. DU Battery Saver, an app for Android devices that manages power used by other apps to save battery, has been downloaded 14 million times, while its speed booster app has 5 million users.

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  14. Banda Aceh: Leaving a lasting imprint on lives in AcehRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Two years after watching her father get shot dead by separatists during an outbreak of civil unrest in Banda Aceh, eight-year-old Nazirah lost her mother to the Dec 26 tsunami in 2004. With nowhere else to go, Nazirah and her three siblings could seek refuge only in the Fajar Hidayah orphanage cum boarding school in Banda Aceh, the capital city of Aceh province, and figure out what to do next.

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  15. JAKARTA: Guard at the investment gateRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's appointment of Franky Sibarani, a businessman, as the new chief of the Investment Coordinating Board , only reiterates the President's overriding concern with expediting the bureaucracy of investment licensing. Sibarani will be the fourth chairman of the BKPM over the past five years after Mahendra Siregar, Muhammad Chatib Basri, who moved to head the Finance Ministry in September 2013 and Gita Wirjawan from 2009 to 2012 when he was appointed trade minister.

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  16. JAKARTA: Golkar at the crossroadRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The Golkar Party is clearly moving to the brink of division after two factions announced their separate plans to hold a congress to elect their own party chairman. Chairman Aburizal Bakrie has insisted on a snap congress in Bali this Sunday, while his contenders announced on Tuesday the formation of a presidium to rescue the party and hold the congress next January in Jakarta.

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  17. Powerful earthquake hits off northern IndonesiaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | UAport

    Nov 26, 2014, 08.54 PM IST JAKARTA: A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of northern Indonesia late Wednesday, but officials said a tsunami was unlikely. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.

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  18. Indonesia Press-Telkom eyes 30 pct stake in New Zealand's 2degrees-Investor DailyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia , Indonesia's biggest telecommunications company, plans to acquire between 25 percent and 30 percent stock in New Zealand phone operator Two Degrees Mobile Ltd and expects to finalise the deal by the end of this year, Investor Daily reported, citing Finance Director Honesti Basyir. The firm is targeting revenue growth of 10 percent in 2015, higher than this year's target of 7-8 percent.

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  19. Indonesia Press-Indosat to get 4.23 trln rph loans from European banks in Dec - Bisnis IndonesiaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    PT Indosat, Indonesia's third largest telecommunications operator by subscribers, expects to secure 4.23 trillion rupiah loans from European banks in mid-December, reported the Bisnis Indonesia newspaper, quoting Investor Communication Officer Andromeda Trisanto. Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy.

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  20. JAKARTA: Trans-Sumatra railway in sightRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Indonesian Transportation Ministry is preparing a 2,168-kilometre railway linking Aceh in the northern part of Sumatra to Lampung on the southern tip of the country's longest island as part of the medium-term development programme. The feasibility study for the development of the Trans-Sumatra railway is expected to begin next year.

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