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35 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Australia, Oceania

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)

8 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, World News, Corrective Eye Surgery, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Catholic World News

Candidate favored by Christians wins Indonesia's presidential election

The Southeast Asian nation, the world's 4th-most populous at 252 million, has the largest Muslim population of any nation but also has a sizable Christian population.

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Suria

Dakota Crescent set for redevelopment, residents to leave by end-2016

SINGAPORE: On Wednesday evening, the Housing Development Board issued notices stating that 17 blocks in Dakota Crescent, one of Singapore's oldest neighbourhoods, have been earmarked for redevelopment.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Bodies Of Three Indonesian Women Found, 13 Others Rescued After Boat Sank

The bodies of three Indonesian women were recovered while 13 others were rescued when a boat sank 15 nautical miles South-west of Sungai Muar estuary, near the Straits of Melaka, early today.

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The Economist

Indonesia's presidential election: Jokowi's day

THE wait is over. After taking two weeks to count 135m ballots from roughly 480,000 polling stations across the vast archipelago, the Election Commission confirmed Joko Widodo as Indonesia's president-elect on July 22nd.

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Suria

Singapore match-fixer jailed for three...

A Singaporean businessman was jailed for three years on Thursday for providing prostitutes to three Lebanese football referees in a match-fixing attempt that has put the spotlight on the city-state's role in global sports corruption.

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CNN

Property scramble in Indonesia's mega-city

Roughly 10 million people live within the urban core of this vast city while a further 28 million populate the suburbs.

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The Washington Post

US hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent SE Asia

President Barack Obama's quick congratulation for Indonesia's election victor Joko Widodo, even as the losing candidate rejected the result, underscores Washington's intent to deepen ties with Jakarta and support democracy in Southeast Asia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Wed Jul 23, 2014

South China Morning Post

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to 15 years in prison for Bali drugs smuggling

An Indonesian court jailed a Frenchman for 15 years on Wednesday for smuggling a huge stash of crystal methamphetamine into the resort island of Bali.

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The Motley Fool

No Breakthrough Yet in Indonesian Mining Logjam

Continuing to hold miners hostage to its demands they pay a king's ransom for the right to ship unprocessed ore out of the country, Indonesia announced late last week that two companies agreed to pay the tax it imposed and were allowed to export shipments of iron ore, lead, and zinc.

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The Age

Hat-trick for shares on BHP production

A strong quarterly production report from Australia's biggest resources company pushed the sharemarket to a six-year closing high for the third day in a row.

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WTVC

Ex-general to challenge Indonesian election defeat

A campaign team spokesman for the losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election says they are preparing a legal challenge to be filed in the country's highest court.

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Anna.aero

Garuda Indonesia begins daily Surabaya-Jember services

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ABC News

Ex-General to Challenge Indonesian Election Defeat

A campaign team spokesman for the losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election says they are preparing a legal challenge to be filed in the country's highest court.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australian PM congratulates Joko Widodo on Indonesia win

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday said he was looking forward to working closely with Joko Widodo after the governor of Jakarta won the Indonesian presidential election.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Business anxious over Indonesia election result

CHRIS UHLMANN: Australia and Indonesia have a growing business relationship, and some close observers are wondering if the election result will strengthen or weaken those ties.

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Channelnewsasia.com

New opportunities in Indonesia expected for Singapore firms

Market watchers say they expect Indonesia's new administration, to be led by Joko Widodo, to adopt a pragmatic, pro-business approach.

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