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7 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Times of Oman

Indonesian leader urges presidential election loser to concede

Indonesia's outgoing leader on Monday came within a whisker of telling retired general Prabowo Subianto to admit defeat so that the country's most bitterly fought leadership contest could be resolved.

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Asia News Network

SEMARANG: 33 hackers from China, Taiwan arrested in Indonesia

A joint task force of the National Police's crime division, Central Java Police and China Police arrested 33 people who hailed from China and Taiwan who were suspected of being part of a cybercrime network at a house in Semarang on Saturday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Science Daily

Genetic Cause of Common Breast Tumors Found

A major breakthrough in understanding the molecular basis of fibroadenoma, one of the most common breast tumors diagnosed in women, has been made by a multidisciplinary team of scientists.

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Channelnewsasia.com

3 dead as Singapore-registered barge sinks off Batam

One Singaporean among the bodies recovered; six others rescued following incident on Friday night, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

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The Independent

Indonesian election: Prabowo alleges cheating

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The Toronto Star

Canadian administrator of prestigious school detained in Jakarta without charge

Friends and family are shocked by the sudden detention of a Canadian administrator at a prestigious international school in Jakarta, Indonesia, this week.

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Asia News Network

SURABAYA: Indonesian shipyard teams up with foreign firms to expand

State-owned shipyard PT PAL Indonesia plans to increase its production capacity by cooperating with foreign shipyards, including those in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and Hong Kong.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory.

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Yahoo!

Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory.

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