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2 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Indonesia's police on alert over apparent ISIS terror threat to Borobudur Temple

The police in Central Java have tightened security measures at the Borobudur Temple in Magelang in response to an apparent threat made by Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria supporters to attack the world-renowned cultural heritage site.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Joko Widodo promises to focus on West Papua

Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo and his running mate Jusuf Kalla wave to the media at a press briefing in Jakarta.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Don't count Indonesia's Prabowo out yet

The political career of Prabowo Subianto cannot be written off just yet, even if his refusal to concede defeat in the July 9 presidential election has soured ties with allies and raised questions about his temperament as a leader.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, United Development Party (Indonesia)

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Foreign ownership in insurance firms in Indonesia to be capped

Deliberations on a foreign ownership cap for insurance companies in Indonesia are almost complete for the insurance bill, which is expected to be passed and enacted into law before the current administration ends its term in October, an official at the Financial Services Authority has said.

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Total Telecom

Indonesia's Telkom eyes Middle Eastern growth

Indonesia's PT Telkom this week reiterated plans to extend its overseas MVNO presence into the Middle East to capitalise on the number of ex-pats living in and travelling to the region.

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Times of Oman

Indonesia's president-elect eyes fuel hike to boost budget

Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo greets supporters at an event in Jakarta August 22, 2014.

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Times Herald

Cathay Pacific to make Boston its sixth U.S. destination

Cathay Pacific will make Boston its sixth U.S. destination, saying it will launch nonstop service to Hong Kong on May 1. The airline will fly four round-trip flights each week on Boeing 777-300ER jets.

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Channelnewsasia.com

80-year-old man charged with murder

SINGAPORE: An 80-year-old man was charged on Friday morning with the murder of a woman, 54, whose bloodied body was found in a Tampines flat on Thursday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

98 arrested in drug bust, including 7 youths suspected of cannabis abuse

The seven youths arrested are Singaporeans aged between 19 and 26. Two of them are also being investigated for drug trafficking.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Star Online

Made in Batam: Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The famous feline may be an American creation but its TV series is being made on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Tensions high in Jakarta as court ruling due on presidential election

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital is on tenterhooks today as the country awaits a "final and binding" ruling from the Constitutional Court about who won its presidential election.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Suria

Indonesia court rejects election challenge

Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, which he lost to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo.

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Medical News

Scientists discover predictive marker to classify breast cancer patients for effective treatment

A predictive marker discovered by scientists at A*STAR and NUS could help doctors classify breast cancer patients for more effective treatment Scientists have made it easier to predict both breast cancer relapses and responses to chemotherapy , through the identification of a unique gene .

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The Bennington Banner

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month's elections.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Indonesia's highest court to decide on election challenge

Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko ''Jokowi'' Widodo gestures to supporters a day after he was named winner in the presidential election in Taman Proklamasi, Jakarta July 23, 2014.

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Suria

Indonesia president says Islamic State...

The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, on Thursday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite in tackling extremism.

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Reuters

Japan looks to Indonesian poultry supplies after Chinese food scandal

Indonesia and Japan are in talks to resume poultry shipments from the Southeast Asian nation after a 10-year stoppage, an Indonesian government minister said on Wednesday, with any agreement likely to be worth an initial $200 million per year.

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Christian Science Monitor

In a first, Indonesia's capital gets an ethnic Chinese governor

Basuki Purnama, then-vice governor, talks to residents affected by floods during his visit to Jakarta on January 19, 2013.

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National Public Radio

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.

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