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Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia plan to set up regional rubber market

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Shanghai Daily | 6:00 AM

Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia are planning to set up a regional rubber market in the next 18 months that will serve as a platform for better rubber price recovery, as well [...]
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Indonesia and Jokowi: Right place, right time

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The political transition under way as a result of Joko Widodo’s election victory in July is breaking new political ground in Indonesia and showing just how far the [...]
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Indonesian foreign minister regrets Oz asylum-seeker

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government strongly regrets the decision of the Australian government to completely close its doors to unwanted asylum seekers who use Indonesia as the entry [...]
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Indonesia aims for world-class military technology

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

Aiming for world-class military technology, the Republic of Indonesia is committed to advancing the countrys defense industry by promoting joint cooperation between local and [...]
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Indonesia’s automotive giant backs fuel subsidy cut

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

The head of Indonesia’s largest automobile distributor supports the government’s decision to cut fuel subsidies, even though it could impact the company’s [...]
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Indonesia’s police humiliated with ‘virginity tests’

Indonesia’s police humiliated with ‘virginity tests’

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Mg.co.za | 6:00 AM

Women wanting to join the county’s security force have to undergo a traumatic and painful “virginity” test guised as being a test for STDs. Female recruits [...]
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Energy prices in Indonesia

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Economist | 6:00 AM

WHEN Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s president, who is generally known as Jokowi, announced that petrol and diesel prices would rise by 2,000 rupiah ($0.16) per litre on [...]
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Why Indonesia is a good-news story

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

Joko Widodo’s rise from nowhere to Jakarta Governor and then the President showed the wonders of Indonesia’s democracy. Now, he wants to democratise the economy [...]
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Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s government plans to roughly double the number of people online to 150 million by 2015. If the country’s tech sector can tap into that enormous market, [...]
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Indonesia sees hope in new leader Jokowi

Indonesia sees hope in new leader Jokowi

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | The Globe and Mail | 6:00 AM

I was walking through a boisterous rally in Jakarta last month, manoeuvring around brass bands and vendors hired to hand out free street food, when I ran into a man who [...]
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Indonesia clears path for geothermal energy as power needs rise

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has unveiled ambitious targets to triple geothermal power output this decade, introducing a series of land and regulatory reforms aimed at becoming the [...]
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Indonesia revises Islamic banking rules as industry growth slides

22-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s regulator has issued revised Islamic banking rules covering asset quality and capital adequacy to help clarify market practices, while industry growth has [...]
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HRW Report on Indonesia: Police Trainees need to ‘virgins’ test/ Strange News

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | National Turk | 6:00 AM

If women want in Indonesia in the police service, they are tested painfully on her virginity. Human Rights Watch criticised the degrading practice sharp. The human rights [...]
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Australia tightens asylum seekers access, leaves refugees in Indonesia

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s conservative government on Wednesday defended its decision to stop asylum seekers passing through Indonesia from settling in Australia, a move that could [...]
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Indonesia’s ‘discriminatory, cruel and degrading’ test for female police recruits

21-Nov-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian police continue to use a “degrading” invasive physical test to check for female recruits virginity, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has claimed. [...]
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