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2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Fuel subsidy storm clouds gather before Indonesia power handover

Just weeks before Joko Widodo takes office, a ham-fisted attempt by the state energy firm to tackle huge fuel subsidies has sparked panic buying and highlighted the most pressing economic issue confronting Indonesia's next president.

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2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Fuel subsidy storm clouds gather before Indonesia power handover

Just weeks before Joko Widodo takes office, a ham-fisted attempt by the state energy firm to tackle huge fuel subsidies has sparked panic buying and highlighted the most pressing economic issue confronting Indonesia's next president.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

United Nations

UN officials hail role of cultural, religious dialogue in advancing peace, development

UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser , addresses the opening of the Sixth Global Forum of the Alliance in Bali, Indonesia.

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Yahoo!

Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'

Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Promote Islamic Values To Combat Religious Extremism - OIC Sec-Gen, Susilo

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation secretary-general Iyad Ameen Madani and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono both agreed there was a need to promote and raise awareness on Islamic values to combat religious extremism.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesian President, UN Chief Discuss Developments In Gaza

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon held talks on the latest developments in Gaza on Thursday.

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Business Times

Yudhoyono rejects Jokowi's request to cut fuel subsidies

Dr Yudhoyono, who steps down in October after a decade in power, said it's not a conducive time to raise prices, a report on Tempo's website quoted Mr Joko as saying on Thursday after a meeting between the two in Bali the day before.

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Humans Rights Watch

Indonesia: Rights Key to New President's Agenda

"As president, Widodo should reverse the failings of the previous administration by giving priority to the human rights problems that have gotten worse over the past decade.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: 114 nations seek ways to reduce cross-cultural,religious tensions

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)

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The Miami Herald

Indonesia, Australia sign new security agreement

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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ABC News

Aust-Indonesia understanding prohibits 'harmful' intelligence gathering

MARK COLVIN: Australia and Indonesia have signed a Joint Understanding on a Code of Conduct that could pave the way for the resumption of full diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Asia News Network

JAYAPURA: Papua activist found dead

Human rights activists called on police on Wednesday to investigate the death of the Sorong Raya West Papua National Committee chairman Marthinus Yohame.

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Voice of America

Indonesia's New President Discusses Budget With Predecessor

Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, greets President-elect Joko Widodo during their meeting in Bali, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

OIC Sec-Gen Begins Maiden Visit To Indonesia

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 -- Organisation of Islamic Cooperation secretary-general Iyad Ameen Madani began an official visit to Indonesia Wednesday to review relations between the OIC and Indonesia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Security Tightened For Susilo-Jokowi Meeting

Security officials from the National Defence Forces and National Police have secured the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center where President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will meet on Wednesday.

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Yahoo!

Bishop promises closer ties with Indonesia

The Abbott government is promising a long-awaited code of conduct with Indonesia will lead to unprecedented intelligence sharing between Indonesia and Australia.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Bracing for the Asean Community

The establishment of the Asean Economic Community should be viewed as a transformation of Asean's connectivity through the widespread use of information and communication technologies as prescribed by the Asean ICT Master Plan of 2015 and its slogan: "We go higher when we are connected."

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Reuters

SE Asia Stocks - Indonesia weak amid fuel price concerns; Thai index eases

Indonesian shares extended losses to an over-one-week low on Tuesday as investors weighed in the risk of changes to the government's fuel subsidy, while profit-taking pulled the Thai benchmark off the previous session's highs.

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The Washington Post

Made-in-Indonesia Fixation Poses Risks to Widodo Plans: Economy

President-elect Joko Widodo has proposed policies to promote import substitution, a strategy aimed at reducing the need for imports by switching to home-grown commodities, industries and technologies.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia's first lady implicated in graft case

Graft convict and former Indonesia Democratic Party treasurer Muhammad Nazaruddin caused a stir at the Jakarta Corruption Court on Monday, when he hinted that First Lady Ani Yudhoyono knew about a disputed project in Malang that was allegedly under the supervision of graft suspect and former party chairman Anas Urbaningrum.

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