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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Garuda Indonesia begins daily Surabaya-Jember services

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18 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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The Baltimore Sun

Jokowi: The new face of Indonesian politics

When Indonesian furniture business owner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo turned to a career in politics nine years ago, he was a complete novice.

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Reuters

REFILE-SE Asia Stocks -Indonesia shares snap gains; election result awaited

Indonesian shares snapped two days of gains and fell on Tuesday amid worries about potential unrest over the presidential election result while the Thai index hit a near two-week low on selling in telecoms and construction shares.

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The Island Packet

Former general rejects Indonesian election process

The announcement came as the Election Commission was finalizing the tally of the July 9 election and preparing to declare a winner.

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Asian Correspondent

Prabowo quits Indonesia election process hours before official result

Indonesia presidential election candidate Prabowo Subianto withdrew from the election process on Tuesday afternoon, just two hours before the announcement of the official result as his opponent Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo looked certain to be declared winner.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Former general withdraws from Indonesian election

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Suria

More than 1,000 dengue cases reported in past 11 days

SINGAPORE: The number of dengue cases continues to climb in Singapore, with more than 1,000 dengue cases added to the figure reported on July 10, according to data from the National Environment Agency .

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Asia News Network

JAKARTA: MH17 CRASH: Indonesia joins MH17 probe amid uncertainty over access to site

The Indonesian government has readied experts and investigators to join international joint efforts to probe the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet in eastern Ukraine as well as to recover and identify the victims, even though the separatists controlling the site have yet to give clear access.

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Business Times

Foreign banks may have to give up control of Indonesia lenders

Show me the money: The proposed Bill also calls for investments by foreign banks to be evaluated according to 'reciprocity' or whether Indonesian banks can have similar market access to these banks' home countries.

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Canada.com

Wife of Canadian teacher detained in Jakarta pleads for husband's release

Tracy Bantleman is pleading for the release of her husband Neil, a Canadian teacher detained by police in Jakarta on allegations of child sexual assault.

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The Toronto Star

Canadian teacher barred from leaving Jakarta amid sex assault allegations

A Canadian teacher has been prevented from leaving Jakarta after Burlington native Neil Bantleman was detained in an Indonesian jail in connection with sexual assault allegations last week.

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NatureNews

Fibre production drives deforestation in Indonesia

Forests in Indonesia are increasingly being levelled to make way for plants for pulp and paper production, as in this site in Sumatra.

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Detroit News

Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, right, and former head of the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency for Aceh Kuntoro Mangkusubroto wave at reporters during their visit to a tsunami evacuation facility in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, July 19, 2014.

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