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1 hr ago | Reuters

Indonesia wants more foreign investors in manufacturing - investment chief

Indonesia's investment authority wants to attract more foreign investment into manufacturing and other value-added industries to wean the economy off the volatile resources sector, its chairman said.

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1 hr ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Slap in the Face! Allah ban is ridiculous - Indonesian minister

Prohibiting use of the word 'Allah' by non-Muslims is taking things a bit "too far", says Indonesia's newly-minted minister of religious affairs.

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5 hrs ago | Deseret News

US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all 25 aboard rescued

In this file photo, a U.S. military helicopter, the CH-53E Super Stallion airlifts humanitarian aid to be dropped in affected regions around Pariaman, north of Padang, Indonesia on Saturday Oct. 10, 2009.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Nabbed Indonesian police officers linked to int'l drug ring

Two members of the West Kalimantan Police detained by the Royal Malaysian Police in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia on Aug. 29 are believed to be involved in an international drug syndicate, an official has said.

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Wall Street Journal

ISIS in Southeast Asia

ISIS is attracting followers from Muslim communities across the Asia-Pacific. In Indonesia, radical groups have declared support for the Islamic State in Jakarta, Surakarta and other cities.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: US firms prefer Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, survey shows

Indonesia remains the most preferred destination in the Asean region of American companies for their future expansion despite the many challenges they encounter in doing business in the country, a recent regional survey has found.

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NHK World

Indonesian President-elect: Ready for mediation

The next President of Indonesia says he is ready to mediate between China and other Asian countries to solve their territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Man arrested for fighting tries to bribe police with cigarettes

The man was one of two arrested for fighting, and will be under probe by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau.

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NEWS.com.au

Tiger taken from Indonesia death zoo dies

A SUMATRAN tiger rescued from Indonesia's "death zoo" has died, but not before inspiring thousands to take notice of what was happening there.

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Daily Times

Indonesian female governor jailed for corruption : September 01, 2014,

JAKARTA: Indonesia's first female provincial leader and head of one of the country's most powerful political dynasties was jailed for four years on Monday for bribing a top judge over an election dispute.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian President Yudhoyono to be conferred Order of Temasek

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the award is being conferred on President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono for his positive contributions to the relationship between Singapore and Indonesia during his ten years in office.

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TEFL.com

Indonesia: Teachers Needed in East Java, Indonesia

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Asia News Network

New Hakka museum in Jakarta recognises Indonesian Chinese pioneers

Few Indonesians are aware that many Chinese Indonesians were involved in the struggle for independence, or that ethnic Chinese naval commander John Lie played a key role in getting arms past the Dutch blockade to freedom fighters.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian food chains setting up shop in Singapore

A bowl of mee bakso - beefball noodles - at Indonesian food chain Es Teler 77 in Singapore 10 years ago inspired Edy Ongkowijaya, a Nanyang Polytechnic graduate, to start his own food business in the Lion City.

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Daily Kos

Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit

First day of work could at all times be a nerve-wracking experience. It is even worse if you work abroad; odds are there would be culture differences that might become your cause of anxiety.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Indonesia Press-Pakuwon Jati plans to commence work on 'superblock' in 2015 -Kontan

Property developer PT Pakuwon Jati Tbk plans to commence construction of a "superblock" on a 4.2-hectare site in South Jakarta next year, said Corporate Secretary Minarto Basuki.

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In-depth Africa

Indonesia: A messy democracy that somehow works

Kalibanteng Dutch War Cemetery in Semarang, Indonesia, contains more than 3,100 graves, mostly civilians who perished during the Japanese occupation between 1942 and 1945, many of them women and children.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Families bond at carnival

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joined about 2,500 residents at the Ang Mo Kio-Hougang Family Carnival held at the ITE College Central on Sunday .

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Police nab 130 in overnight raid

The police arrested 130 suspects were arrested in an overnight raid at the Little India and Jalan Besar area on Saturday in which three illegal gambling dens were busted.

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Govt mulls flexibility to number of years for Lease Buyback Scheme

The government is looking at introducing greater flexibility to the Lease Buyback Scheme, and this could include extending or shortening the number of years of flat leases participants can retain.

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