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Stranded tourists depart Bali as volcanic ash cloud shifts

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Airlines laid on extra flights to Bali on Thursday to allow some of the thousands of passengers stranded by the eruption of Mount Agung to fly out, as a switch in wind [...]
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Flights resume as Bali’s volcano-hit airport reopens

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of foreign tourists were expected to leave Bali by plane Thursday following a nearly three-day airport shutdown sparked by a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian [...]
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Living in the shadow of Bali’s volcano, refusing to leave

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of villagers living in the shadow of a rumbling Bali volcano have been fleeing for days, but some are now risking life and limb by sneaking back into the danger [...]
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Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighbouring Indonesian island Thursday, showing the [...]
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Indonesia braces for floods, as heavy rains continue

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has strengthened measures to deal with the potential hazards of floods and landslides as the nation braces for heavy rainfall, which is estimated to [...]
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Indonesia’s Richest 2017: The Hartonos Stay On Top

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

Even among the elite ranks of the top 50 richest in Indonesia, there is a hierarchy. Yet again, the very richest have gotten even richer. The Hartono brothers, who have [...]
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Palm oil giant vows to reform after Indonesian child labour probe

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The world’s biggest palm oil processor Wilmar has launched fresh measures to improve conditions of thousands of children living on its plantations, but campaigners said [...]
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Indonesia Expects 2018 Deal With Freeport on Giant Copper Mine

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia expects to conclude a deal with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. by February that will see the US miner shed its majority ownership of the giant Grasberg copper and gold mine. [...]
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Indonesia to reopen Bali airport after closure due to volcano

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the island and forced the airport to close. The [...]
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Indonesia’s Richest 2017: Asian Games Savior Thohir Steps Up

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

When Erick Thohir, 47, took over as head of the organising committee of next year’s Asian Games in Jakarta, he had mixed feelings. Planning had fallen so far behind [...]
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Danish prime minister Gives Indonesia’s President The Most Metal Diplomatic Gift Ever

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia President Joko Widodo will be rocking out over this diplomatic gift. Danish prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen became the hero of the day when he gifted heavy [...]
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Australian hybrid plant to supply clean electricity to Indonesia

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Wind Power Monthly | 6:00 AM

Vestas is the wind power partner in an ambitious proposal to build a 6GW wind and solar plant in Western Australia that will supply clean electricity to Indonesia via subsea [...]
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Cyclone kills 19, most under landslide, on Indonesia’s Java Island

Cyclone kills 19, most under landslide, on Indonesia’s Java Island

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Hurriyetdailynews | 6:00 AM

A tropical cyclone killed 19 people on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said on November 29, with most of the victims caught under a landslide. Video footage showed [...]
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Indonesian conservation bill stirs debate over geothermal rigs, private guards

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

It was supposed to be about cracking down on the illegal wildlife trade, as traffickers move online. But a conservation bill now making its way through Indonesia’s [...]
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Indonesia poised to expand global role in family planning: UNFPA executive

30-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

As a middle-income country with a Muslim-majority population and given its relative success in family planning, Indonesia can play an expanded role in sharing its experiences [...]
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