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9 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Jokowi's Challenge - Part 2: High hopes and harsh realities

The rags to riches tale of Indonesia's Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo captivated millions of voters and aroused widespread optimism during this year's election, but the incoming president is set to face some tough economic challenges when he takes over from SBY on October 20. Since early 2011, Indonesia's economy has undergone a period of significant ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Australia, Indonesia Hope to Heal Rift With Pact

Australia and Indonesia have reached an agreement that will heal a bilateral rift sparked last November by accusations that Australia had tapped the cell phones of the Indonesian president, his wife and eight Indonesian ministers and officials in 2009.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

Brazil makes progress on saving forests, Indonesia risks setbacks-report

Brazil has made good progress in safeguarding the Amazon rainforest but Indonesia's plans for its forests could face setbacks under a new government, a report commissioned by top forest aid donor Norway said on Monday.

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ZDNet

Bishop latest hacking casualty in global game of phones

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has joined the likes of former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in a political game of phones, after her smartphone was compromised while on a two-week overseas trip.

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The Peninsula

Emir, PM greet Gabon President

DOHA: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday sent a cable of congratulations to the Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on his country's Independence Day.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia celebrates Independence Day

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Vice-President Boediono led Indonesia's 69th Independence Day celebrations in Jakarta on Sunday .

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Yudhoyono leaves fiscal mess for Jokowi

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has effectively handed a poisoned chalice to his successor president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo as the former backed off from implementing much-needed fiscal and energy reforms in his final budget.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Age

Bali Nine may avoid death row

Two Australians on death row in Bali should have their sentences reduced to life, the Kerobokan prison governor has announced.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Indonesia Consistently Supports Palestinian Cause

The Indonesian government has been consistent in offering support for the establishment of an independent and sovereign Palestinian state, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said in his state-of-the-nation address, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Government Saves 190 Indonesians From Death Sentence: President

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the government has saved at least 190 Indonesians from death sentence abroad in the past three years, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesia not planning to reduce fuel subsidies yet

Indonesia is not going to see a reduction in its fuel subsidy bill just yet. Several observers had expected this to be factored into the government Budget for next year, which president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is due to announce in Parliament this afternoon .But presidential aide on economic affairs Firmanzah told The Straits Times calculations ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Asia News Network

Indonesia prepares rules on abortion for rape victims

Indonesia's Health Ministry is preparing supporting regulations to ensure that the legalisation of abortion for rape victims and those with life threatening medical conditions will not be misused and abused.

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Project Syndicate

The Subsidy Trap

Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and energy.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: China can mediate in South China Sea row if needed

President-elect Joko Widodo says Indonesia is ready to act as an intermediary between claimants to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea if necessary, in one of his first comments on foreign policy since being declared the winner of the presidential election late last month.

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The Washington Post

Indonesia Holds Firm on Ore Ban Amid $18 Billion Investment

Indonesia's ban on ore exports will remain in place under the next government as the curbs spur as much as $18 billion in investment in processing plants by 2017, according to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Japan Times

Indonesia's President-elect Jokowi seeks increased investment from Japan

Indonesia's President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Monday called for more investment from Japan, saying it is "very important for Indonesia" to create jobs, solve energy problems and build infrastructure.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Asia News Network

BANDUNG: Indonesia set to launch Bandung monorail

The West Java provincial administration plans to host a soft launch of the Greater Bandung Monorail in September, pending the establishment of PT Jabar Monorel, a joint venture company that will oversee the project.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian president-elect put to test as parties want in

Indonesian President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's commitment to non-transactional politics is being put to the test as he is forced to accommodate demands from politicians within his coalition who want a greater say in his newly formed transition team.

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The Age

Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono demands explanation from Australia

Indonesia has reiterated that it wants "full transparency" surrounding the naming of president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in relation to an Australian court case.

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Wall Street Journal

Indonesia's New President Could Inherit a Rebound

It has the makings of a classic inaugural boom: Indonesia's economy is looking weak now, but economists say it could pick up just as its newly elected president takes over on Oct. 20. The country's growth slowed in the second quarter and its trade picture also worsened, data out this week showed.

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