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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Indonesian presidential election: Live...

Widodo is expected to arrive soon and there are some 300 supporters and journalists waiting outside.

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6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia mudflow victims hope new president can press for compensation

Eight years on, thousands of people affected by the Lapindo mudflow in Indonesia's East Java province have yet to receive any compensation.

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11 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 5-Both candidates in Indonesia election claim victory; Jokowi ahead in more counts

Both candidates claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday, suggesting there could be a drawn out constitutional battle to decide who will next lead the world's third-largest democracy.

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16 hrs ago | MarketWatch

The Wall Street Journal: Widodo claims victory in Indonesian presidential election

Early unofficial counts in Indonesia's presidential election Wednesday showed Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo with a narrow lead over his rival, former army general Prabowo Subianto.

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17 hrs ago | Science Daily

Plasmonics: Minimizing loss by thinning, smoothing

A gas cluster ion beam smoothing produces ultrathin silver films and lithographically patterned structures to enhance plasmonic performance, researchers report.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Could the Indonesian presidential election be "stolen"?

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, second left, his running mate Hatta Rajasa, left, Joko Widodo, second right and his running mate Jusuf Kalla are introduced to the audience during a televised debate in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, July 5. Pic: AP.

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Wall Street Journal

Live: Indonesia's Presidential Election

An election officer carries a ballot box through a slum area in Yogyakarta, Central Java, during preparations for Indonesia's presidential election on July 9. Voters in Indonesia head to the polls today to choose their next president in what could be a watershed moment for the world's third-largest democracy.

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Wall Street Journal

As It Happens: Indonesia's Presidential Election

An election officer carries a ballot box through a slum area in Yogyakarta, Central Java, during preparations for Indonesia's presidential election on July 9. Voters in Indonesia head to the polls today to choose their next president in what could be a watershed moment for the world's third-largest democracy.

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ABC News

Widodo the marginal favourite ahead of Indonesian election

CHRIS UHLMANN: Well Greg Jennett has covered many Australian elections for the ABC and he's been in Indonesia for the last few weeks closely following this poll.

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ABC News

190 million Indonesians to go to the polls

CHRIS UHLMANN: Today Indonesia will choose just the second directly elected president in the country's history.

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ABC News

Live export optimism as Indonesia heads to the polls

A Northern Territory diplomat based in Jakarta, says Australia's live cattle trade has a strong future with Indonesia regardless of whoever wins today's presidential election.

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Globe and Mail

A stark choice at the polls for Indonesians

A tricycle driver transports ballot boxes that are being distributed to polling stations in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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India Auto News

Noodles in 2 minutes, Yamaha R25 in 3

Yamaha R25 is being assembled at Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing plant at Pulogadung, East Jakarta.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Widodo's family remain calm despite intense Indonesia presidential race

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo looks set to secure victory in his hometown of Solo in Central Java.

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The Baltimore Sun

Factbox: Indonesians elect a president

Indonesia's third direct presidential election will be held on Wednesday, July 9. The race to lead the world's third-largest democracy is closely contested by ex-general Prabowo Subianto and Jakarta governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

In Indonesia vote, ballots travel on horseback and by boat

Carrying ballot boxes on their backs, Indonesian tribesmen climbed barefoot up a mountain in a remote part of Borneo island to ensure a small village would not miss the chance to take part in Wednesday's presidential poll.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Greenpeace steps up campaign against PaperOne for logging Indonesian conservation forest

Jakarta: Office supplies companies should stop stocking PaperOne copy paper, whose fibres come in part from high conservation tropical forests now being logged in Indonesia, Greenpeace says.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Accident causes gridlock on PIE

An accident between a bus, car and motorcycle blocked off two lanes at PIE Stevens Road exit, causing a near traffic standstill in the area.

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Newsday

Suharto casts shadow over Indonesia's election

For more than a decade Indonesia has enjoyed a lively democracy. But as millions prepare to vote in the third direct presidential election, memories of former dictator Suharto linger on, as the BBC's Karishma Vaswani reports.

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