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52 min ago | Asia News Network

Jakarta: Indonesia Polls: Election violations in

The legal team of the Prabowo Subianto-Hatta Rajasa ticket has specified the details of alleged presidential election violations in 34 provinces across Indonesia, in its lawsuit submitted to the Constitutional Court on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

Indonesia: Jokowi wins amid challenge to result

Data Brainanta is one of quite a few Indonesian socialists who have been supporting the successful presidential bid of Joko Widodo, or "Jokowi" as he is popularly known.

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7 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Singaporean Among Two Men Charged With Murder Of Plastics Factory Owner

JOHOR BAHARU, July 27 -- Two men were charged in the Magistrate's Court today with the murder of the owner of a plastics factory in Jalan Skudai-Danga Bay near here on July 4. Izwanuddin Kassim, 34, and Singapore national Noriskandar Zainal Yahya, 37, who were unrepresented, nodded to indicate they understood the charge of the murder of Yong Boon ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Singapore Set to Get LNG Cargo From Indonesia for Third Tank

Singapore LNG Corp., which operates the Asian city-state's first receiving terminal, is set to get a liquefied natural gas cargo for its third tank delivered tomorrow by the vessel Wilpride.

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15 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Workers' Party (WP) holds elections for those who will take it into the next general election

The Workers' Party on Sunday, July 27 held elections for its top decision-making body that will take the party into the next general election.

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19 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Police shoot tear gas in Indonesia's "Dolly" sex district

Indonesian police arrest a protester during a raid by police and military personnel to shut down Surabaya's red light district, popularly known as "Dolly", on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr festival on July 27, 2014.

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22 hrs ago | Newindpress

Flip Side City

The rides and beaches of Sentosa, the colours of Jurong bird park, the night safari, Singapore flyer, and of course the water-spouting Merlion.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia's Widodo faces huge reform challenge

After his resounding victory in Indonesia's presidential race, Jakarta governor Joko Widodo now faces the daunting task of taking the world's third-biggest democracy forward as resistance to reform lingers.

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The Peninsula

Freeport set to resume Indonesian copper exports

JAKARTA: Freeport-McMoRan Inc clinched a deal with the Indonesian government allowing the miner to resume copper concentrate exports from the country, effectively ending a six-month tax dispute and paving the way for more miners to follow suit.

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Business Times

Office rents up 5.2% so far;...

WHILE retail rentals have proved fairly flat so far this year, office rentals have been on a roll.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan President invites new Indonesian President to visit Sri Lanka

July 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited newly elected President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo to visit Sri Lanka as the two countries enjoy excellent bilateral relations.

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The Miami Herald

Losing Indonesia presidential candidate files suit

Lawyers say the losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election has filed a legal challenge of the outcome in the country's highest court.

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Channelnewsasia.com

CNB dismantles drug syndicate, arrests six suspects

A 41-year-old Singaporean male, suspected of heading a syndicate actively distributing heroin locally, was arrested with three other Singaporeans and two Malaysians in the bust.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Canadian held without charge in Jakarta child rape investigation

A security guard stands at the entrance of Jakarta International School in this photo taken in May. A security guard stands at the entrance of Jakarta International School in this photo taken in May. A Canadian man has been caught up in a highly fraught case involving allegations of child rape at a prestigious international school here.

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Forbes.com

Indonesia's Week: Jokowi Got The Votes, Now He Gets Advice

With Joko Widodo's 53% majority as the elected president of Indonesia, the country can take a bow but not much of a breather.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Cardiac arrest? A lifeline through the leg could save you

A new method of inserting an intraosseous catheter into the bone marrow in the leg will be adopted by paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force from August, to help those suffering from cardiac arrest.

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Suria

Indonesia's Prabowo files challenge to...

The ex-general who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo mounted a legal challenge to the result Friday, alleging widespread electoral fraud and irregularities in vote counting.

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The Age

Tony Abbott urged to attend Joko Widodo's inauguration

Jakarta: Prime Minister Tony Abbott should travel to Jakarta to attend the inauguration of the new Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, in an attempt to forge a strong personal relationship to shore up fragile bilateral ties, one analyst has said.

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Business Times

Indonesian leaders in talks on raising fuel prices before Oct: sources

Indonesia's outgoing president is in talks with his successor to increase heavily subsidised fuel prices before the new leader takes power, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.

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Medical News

Asia's first genetic test developed for identifying patients with corneal stromal dystrophy

A team of eye doctors and scientists from Singapore have developed Asia's first genetic test for identifying patients with a type of eye disease that affects the cornea called corneal stromal dystrophy which can lead to blurring and loss of vision.

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