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3 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

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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17 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

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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21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Fuel subsidy storm clouds gather before Indonesia power handover

Just weeks before Joko Widodo takes office, a ham-fisted attempt by the state energy firm to tackle huge fuel subsidies has sparked panic buying and highlighted the most pressing economic issue confronting Indonesia's next president.

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

21 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Fuel subsidy storm clouds gather before Indonesia power handover

Just weeks before Joko Widodo takes office, a ham-fisted attempt by the state energy firm to tackle huge fuel subsidies has sparked panic buying and highlighted the most pressing economic issue confronting Indonesia's next president.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NEWS.com.au

How Manny learned to smile again

MANUELA 'Manny' Musu touched our hearts as the innocent face of the first direct terror attack targeted at Australia.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim dies

Arthur Lim, who played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, died on Saturday at the age of 80. SINGAPORE: Prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim died on Saturday at the age of 80. He played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, with far-reaching contributions to the ... (more)

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: S'pore retailer unit to put up 10 mega stores in Indonesia

PT Courts Retail Indonesia, a subsidiary of Singaporean retailer Courts Asia Ltd., is looking to build 10 to 12 megastores in Indonesia over the next five years.

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesian government seeks to reform spy agency

In a bid to reform Indonesia's military-style intelligence system, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle , the leader of a coalition of political parties that support president-elect Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, has been discussing plans to reform the National Intelligence Agency .

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian central bank readies rules to boost forex deals

Bank Indonesia will issue two new regulations in the coming week to further drive up foreign exchange transactions in the country.

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TEFL.com

Indonesia: Experience Indonesia with Us

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Small Indonesian banks scale down lending expansion

Small banks operating in the country have revised down their loan growth target this year as the issue of limited cash supply poses a challenge for them to expand lending while still maintaining a healthy capital level.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

TheStreet.com

Will Twitter's (TWTR) Indonesian Office Announcement Affect The Stock Today?

Twitter is trying to hook its claws into rapidly growing and emerging markets. Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation on Earth with an estimated 2014 population of 253,899,536.

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The Age

Book extract: Confessions of a People-Smuggler, Dawood Amiri

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.

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Yahoo!

Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'

Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Australia, Oceania, Prison, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Channelnewsasia.com

Outgoing Indonesian leader cautions world of 'new Cold War'

Just weeks before he steps down from office, outgoing Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has warned that the world is now in a dangerous downward trend.

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CNET News.com

Singapore switches on super-fast 100Gbps network for researchers

The country's new SLIX network will allow rapid transmission of data between researchers -- and let students in partner universities enjoy super-fast Internet speeds.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Schapelle Corby likely to stay free despite boyfriend's drug arrest

Schapelle Corby's parole is on the condition that she be of good behaviour and stay away from drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News,

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