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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Australia, Oceania

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Financial Markets, Day Trading, Personal Finance

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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's president satisfied on leaving office

Indonesia's outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Tuesday he leaves office with a sense of satisfaction after strengthening democracy and the economy during a decade in power.

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The Star Online

Amicable: Joko in discussion with Kalla in Jakarta. - AFP

JAKARTA: President-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has denied talk that a rift has occurred between him and his deputy Jusuf Kalla over the structure of the incoming Cabinet.

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The Nation

Strong leaders in a fragile Asia

Not long ago, Asians suffered weak governments. Japan stumbled through a series of short-lived and unpopular leaders and, in China, the last years under president Hu Jintao saw necessary reforms postponed.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, India, Asia, Hu Jintao, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Xi Jinping, Opinion

Xinhuanet

Indonesia's power transition talks on schedule

Indonesian outgoing president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and president-elect Joko Widodo were scheduled to have a meeting aimed at smoothing transfer of power as energy subsidy issue would likely to highlight in the meeting.

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Business Times

Indonesia's value-added tax on commodities seen hurting traders, investment

Indonesia's new value added tax rate for commodities will hurt investments, give international traders a competitive edge and potentially hinder exports, trade groups said on Monday.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Handover of power to Indonesian president-elect Jokowi begins

The handover process between the government and president- elect Joko kicked in yesterday, after the final hurdle was cleared when the Constitutional Court upheld the result of the July 9 election on Thursday night.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Joko Widodo promises presidential palace for West Papua

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla wave to the media at a press briefing in Jakarta.

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Reuters

Green light for president-elect Widodo boosts Indonesian markets

Indonesian stocks opened near a record high and the rupiah strenghtened on Friday, a day after the country's highest court gave Joko Widodo the green light to lead Southeast Asia's largest economy from its worst slowdown since the global financial crisis.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The China Post

IS embarrassment to Muslims: Indonesian president

The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.

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The Straits Times

Indonesia court rejects Prabowo's challenge to presidential election results

Indonesia's highest court unanimously upheld last month's presidential election result on Thursday, paving the way for Mr Joko Widodo to take over as the next leader of the world's third-largest democracy.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Indon president condemns IS

INDONESIAN President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has condemned violent Islamist extremism, labelling the actions of the Islamic State terror group as embarrassing and humiliating to the religion.

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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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