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Asylum boats policy a danger: Indonesia

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has warned Australia its boat turnback policy could “disturb bilateral relations”, after confirming Australian maritime authorities this week rescued a [...]
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Indonesia probes asylum seeker boat that sank

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

An Australian Border Force vessel went to the assistance of an Indonesian fishing boat in distress and found asylum seekers on board, the agency has said. A letter was sent [...]
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Indonesia keeps firm stance on hot money

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Despite the negative effect that hot money had on the economy in 1997 when the country was hit by an economic crisis, the government has yet to craft a policy on curbing the [...]
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Indonesia likely to defeat Turkey to host IDB’s HQ

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is likely to defeat Turkey to host the Islamic Development Bank’s (IDB) headquarters, a spokesman of the bank has said. Indonesia’s strategic position [...]
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Singaporean succeeds escape to Malaysia after one-month detention in Indonesia

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

A Singaporean man locked up a month in Batam for trying to leave Indonesia for Malaysia using a fake passport has succeeded in entering the country, Indonesian police said. [...]
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Indonesia begins serious efforts to tackle forest fires

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Riau in western Indonesia have started their fight on forest fires, as the dry season begins to set in. Authorities in Riau in western Indonesia have started [...]
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Boats turned back amid Indonesia breaches

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AAP | 6:00 AM

Australian maritime patrols were turning back asylum-seeker boats when they breached Indonesian territory six times, secret government documents reveal. The disclosure puts [...]
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Five jailed in seafood slavery case

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Fishing boat captains and slave masters given three years and fines by Indonesian court over use of trafficked labour to crew boats Five Thai fishing boat captains and three [...]
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Indonesia to Better Manage Forest and Land Fires This Year: Officials, Private Sector

12-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s government officials and the private sector claim forest fires prevention and management will be better this year after a tough lesson from what critics [...]
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Indonesia agency pushes plan to tackle deforestation, fires

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-graft commission on Monday said government agencies have agreed on a plan to combat corruption in the forestry industry that costs the state billions [...]
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Australia sends asylum seekers back to Indonesia

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Six Bangladeshis were returned to Indonesia on Indonesian fishermen’s boats after being intercepted by the Australian Border Force, according to an Indonesian police [...]
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Indonesia warned over its biodiesel plan

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Indonesia should not push its Biodiesel Mandate – a move targeted to increase the utilisation of palm oil – too hard and squeeze the market, as it might lose its [...]
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Indonesia market buoyant amid emerging market caution

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

There was a quiet air of optimism in one of Jakarta’s swankiest rooftop bars this week, where glasses clinked and chat was cheerful as investors from New York to Hong [...]
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A trade deal with Indonesia is getting closer

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFR | 6:00 AM

Australia and Indonesia will take another step towards getting a troubled relationship back on track when Indonesian Trade minister Tom Lembong visits Sydney, Canberra and [...]
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Indonesia: Don’t Censor LGBT Speech

11-Mar-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government should reject a parliamentary committee proposal to censor media related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues, Human Rights [...]
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