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1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Janitors Recant Gang-Rape Confessions in Indonesia

In Indonesia, four janitors who admitted to raping a kindergarten student at the prestigious Jakarta International School have now recanted their confessions.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

IETO honors 69th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia

The Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei yesterday celebrated the 69th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia at Grand Hyatt Taipei, with invited guests including the Minister of Foreign Affairs David Y. L. Lin .

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5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Indonesian telco eyes 2degrees stake, reports

Indonesian media reported that PT Telkom was negotiating to buy a 27 per cent stake in a New Zealand telecommunications firm.

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6 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Moderate Quake Strikes Off Eastern Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted eastern parts of Indonesia on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | AkiPress

16:05 Indonesian woman gives birth to baby weighing over 8 kg -- heaviest-ever newborn

Indonesia's heaviest-ever newborn drew curious crowds to a hospital where the boy named Akbar came into the world at a record 8.6 kg .

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15 hrs ago | 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

Nikkei Net Interactive

Developer Lippo Karawaci turns its sights to Indonesia's smaller cities

Through years of economic growth, Indonesia's capital has become increasingly crowded with high-rise apartments, office buildings and shopping malls.

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The Straits Times

Revamped clinic appointments systems make booking easy for patients

Health-care institutions such as the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore have revamped the appointments system at their specialist outpatient clinics.

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The Baltimore Sun

Shambolic election campaign leaves Indonesia's president-elect much to prove

When he was nominated in March as a candidate for Indonesia's presidential election, polls showed Joko "Jokowi" Widodo had a 30-point lead over the man who would become his main challenger, former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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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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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickleWoman attacked by...

A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickle A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Check out this story on wtsp.com: ... (more)

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The Tribune

4 Indonesians in rape case retract confessions

Four janitors charged with raping a kindergartner at a prestigious international school in Indonesia retracted their confessions Wednesday, saying they were tortured by police during questioning.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Man arrested for theft of lorry

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 51-year-old man suspected of stealing a lorry along Kampong Ampat in the MacPherson area.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Miner Newmont drops action against Indonesia over ore ban

US mining giant Newmont said it has withdrawn an international arbitration claim against Indonesia over a controversial mineral ore export ban after a breakthrough in talks with the government.

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Wall Street Journal

Australia, Indonesia Sign Intelligence Agreement

CANBERRA, Australia-A new intelligence code of conduct between Australia and Indonesia meant to soothe a diplomatic spat about spying will help increase cooperation and combat the threat of militants returning home from fighting in Syria and Iraq, Australia's government said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Straits Times

Tampines murder case: 80-year-old accused remanded for psychiatric evaluation

The 80-year-old man accused of murdering his daughter-in-law has been remanded at Complex Medical Centre in Changi for psychiatric assessment.

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Wall Street Journal

Jakarta School Sex-Abuse Trial Continues After...

JAKARTA, Indonesia-Four of five janitors at the prestigious Jakarta International School go on trial today for the alleged sexual abuse of a kindergarten boy, then aged 5, in a campus restroom.

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GhanaWeb

Ghana's second FPSO vessel named after Prof. Mills

The country's second floating production, storage and offloading vessel for the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme oil field, is to be named after late president, John Evans Atta Mills.

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Reuters

Indonesia Press-Bni expands Hong Kong operations-Jakarta Globe

State-controlled lender Bank Negara Indonesia is focusing on the growing population of Indonesian workers in Hong Kong in its quest for international expansion.

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