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Maria stuns Asia with long jump gold

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Long jumper Maria Natalia Londa stole the show at Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Monday by earning Indonesia gold, its first track and field victory in the Asian Games for 16 [...]
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Indonesia asks for Australian intervention

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is urging Australian government intervention to resolve a dispute over a massive oil spill that’s claimed to have devastated Indonesian coastal villages. [...]
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Indonesia’s leader races to save direct elections and his legacy

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s outgoing president returned home early on Tuesday, cutting short an overseas farewell tour to try and overturn legislation ending direct elections for local [...]
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UPDATE 1-Newmont Indonesia restarts copper exports; supply overhang looms

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Newmont says exports 30,000 T from Indonesia on Monday * Refined copper seen in 226,000 T surplus in 2014-Reuters poll (Adds Newmont Indonesia spokesman’s comments, [...]
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Garuda Shield: Apaches take centre stage in US-Indonesia exercise

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Stripes | 6:00 AM

This year’s Garuda Shield exercise in Indonesia has included large doses of jungle-training tactics and integrating Stryker operations from two armies. But it was [...]
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Guest post: pressure mounts on Indonesia as global liquidity tightens

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

Few emerging economies have been under so much pressure lately as Indonesia. Since 2011, the terms of trade of the country have deteriorated sharply. This came as a result of [...]
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Indonesia’s Democracy Takes a Hit

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CFR | 6:00 AM

Last week, I warned that the passage of a proposed law by Indonesia’s parliament that would end direct elections of local officials would be a major blow to Indonesian [...]
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Indonesian parliament approves budget, despite Widodo protests

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s parliament on Monday approved a state budget that President-elect Joko Widodo does not like but cannot change until early next year to fund his programmes. [...]
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Repeal law punishing gay sex with lashes in Indonesia’s Aceh, says Amnesty

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International called for an immediate repeal of a new law in the Indonesian province of Aceh punishing anyone caught having gay sex or extramarital sex with 100 [...]
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Montara oil spill: Indonesia requests Australia’s cooperation on resolving dispute over impact on coastal communities

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has formally requested Australia’s cooperation in resolving a dispute over an oil spill that it says had a devastating impact on coastal [...]
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Indonesia probe into deadly Freeport mining accident to take a week

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s mining ministry expects an investigation into a deadly accident at Freeport-McMoRan Inc’s copper mine to take a week, and open-pit mining will not [...]
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The wRap Indonesia: September 30, 2014

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

The increasing worries over the possibility that Prabowo Subianto and his allies can return Indonesia to the autocratic New Order days top our wrap of stories from Indonesia [...]
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Indonesia facing different economic pressures compared to Asean-5 peers

01-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Singapore Business Review | 6:00 AM

In line with falling commodity prices. Commodity prices in Indonesia are falling again, with the weighted average price of commodities exported by the country down 13 percent [...]
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German nabbed in Bali for alleged drug smuggling

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian authorities arrested a German man for allegedly trying to smuggle 239 grams (8.4 ounces) of cocaine onto Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, some of it hidden [...]
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An Elegy to Indonesian Democracy

30-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Friday morning, Indonesia was what The New York Times lauded as Southeast Asia’s “role model for democracy.” By Friday night, one couldn’t be so sure. [...]
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