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Friday | The Nation

In Indonesia, losing a vote can mean losing your mind

His body shaking violently, Sofyan screams loudly as a traditional healer seeks to calm the Indonesian election candidate, one of a growing number seeking treatment for mental health problems after polls last week.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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)

Mon Apr 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Wealth gap still plagues Indonesia ahead of presidential elections

Tedi Kumaedi earns about US$87 a month selling instant coffee from his rusty bicycle near Jakarta's stock exchange.

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

Malaysian National News Agency

Mahathir Prays Jokowi Will Be Elected As New Indonesian President

By Elmi Rizal Elias JAKARTA, April 14 -- Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad prays that presidential candidate from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle , Joko Widodo is elected as the new Indonesian president at the presidential election on July 9. "I pray for Bapak Jokowi to be elected as the next president," said Dr Mahathir to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia poll outcome dims economic reform hopes: analysts

Prospects for much-needed reforms in Southeast Asia's top economy are in doubt after a worse-than-expected election performance by the main opposition left Indonesia staring at an unwieldy coalition government, analysts warn.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

South China Morning Post

Islamic parties bounce back in Muslim-majority Indonesia's parliamentary elections

Electoral analysts were surprised by Islamist parties' unexpectedly strong showing in parliamentary polls on Wednesday but attribute this to dissatisfaction with corrupt incumbents Indonesia's Muslim parties enjoyed a surprise jump in support at legislative elections this week, but analysts put it more down to anger with a corrupt ruling party than ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Religion, Islam

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New power balance poses risks to Indonesia's economic policies

The generally peaceful election may yield a short-term upside impact on financial markets but there is growing concern about the effectiveness of future economic policy-making, after quick counts indicated heavily fragmented factions in the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Democratic Party (Japan)

Channelnewsasia.com

Jakarta market down 3.16% after election results

Indonesian stocks slipped more than three per cent Thursday after the main opposition failed to perform as well as expected in legislative elections, sparking fears of future policy deadlock in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

The Age

Leading presidential polls: Joko Widodo and his wife, Iriana, cast their ballot papers.

Joko Widodo, the man most likely to stride the world stage as Indonesia's next president, had no sooner made his way onto Metro TV's live election night set on Wednesday than he was confronted by a beauty parade of potential presidential running mates.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Asia News Network

Jakarta: Indonesia Polls: Winners, losers in own backyards

Being the top boss of a political party may not guarantee an easy victory on an election battleground, even on one's home turf.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Aburizal Bakrie, United Development Party (Indonesia),

Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesian Election Quick Count Survey Shows PDI-P In The Lead

The Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle is leading the 11 other contesting parties in the Indonesian Parliamentary Election 2014, according to a quick count survey.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia

Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesian Presidential Aircraft Set To Arrive Thursday

By Elmi Rizal Alias JAKARTA, April 9 -- After several delays and with only a few months until he steps down, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who was recently rebuked for using state facilities while campaigning for his Democratic Party, will finally enjoy the nation's first private presidential plane.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Civil Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing Business Jet, Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

The Malaysian link in Jakarta's polls

TOMORROW'S nationwide polls in Indonesia have had a "spillover" effect here. This reporter had on Saturday night sat down in Kuala Lumpur with a Malaysian who, as it happens, was a classmate of Prabowo Subianto at Victoria Institution, and with Siti Sarifah Mustikarini Sutalaksana, 45, a candidate for Jakarta 11. Jakarta 11 is a "straddling global ... (more)

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

Yahoo!

Indonesian vote to set governor on course for presidency

Polling stations opened in Indonesia early Wednesday in legislative elections expected to boost the main opposition and move their popular presidential candidate a step closer to becoming the country's next leader.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Asia News Network

BOGOR: SE Asia's biggest peacekeeping,antiterrorism training camp opens

At a cost of around 1.64 trillion rupiah , Southeast Asia's largest training center for counterterrorism and United Nations peacekeeping officially commenced operations in Indonesia on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Terrorism, Boat Disaster

Time

Indonesia's Elections Feature Plenty of Women, but Respect in Short Supply

Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle chairwoman Megawati Sukarnoputri shouts slogans during a campaign rally in the Indonesian town of Klaten on April 5, 2014 The world's largest Muslim-majority nation has imposed a strict mandatory quota on women standing in this year's parliamentary elections, but critics say the plethora of sexy celebrities ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Star Online

'Tortured' Indonesian maid returns to Hong Kong

An Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer returned to the city on Monday for a medical examination to help the investigation of a case which sparked angry protests.

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

Business Times

Growing apathy may dent voter...

WHEN Jovan Said first started university in 1998, he risked his life to join thousands of fellow students in South Sumatra to topple the dictator Suharto.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

The Age

Schapelle Corby admitted her guilt, says Bali Nine courier Renae Lawrence

Jakarta: Schapelle Corby admitted her guilt and said the fateful 2004 drug run that saw her locked up for ten years was actually her fourth trip to Bali as a courier, according to fellow Australian prisoner Renae Lawrence.

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

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