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China oil giant probes ‘worthless’ deals in Indonesia

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

It is particularly difficult to monitor smaller offshore investments in high risk oil and gas exploration, say current and former officials at China National Petroleum [...]
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Indonesia to cut budget deficit to 1pct of GDP in 2019

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new government plans to cut its budget deficit to one percent of gross domestic product by 2019, partly by reforming the tax system, the finance minister [...]
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Brazil steps up dispute with Indonesia over chicken-import restrictions

20-Dec-2014 Intellasia | EFE | 6:00 AM

Brazil is ramping up efforts at the World Trade Organisation to resolve a longstanding dispute with Indonesia, which has placed restrictions on the South American [...]
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Indonesia Village Chiefs Get Anti-Terror Training

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Anti-terrorism Management Agency [BNPT] is conducting a three-day training for 70 village chiefs in and around the city of Solo to activate an effective [...]
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Indonesia to benefit from foreign investment, trade

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is predicted to enjoy higher foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade volume when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) is implemented at the end of next year as it [...]
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Indonesian Rupiah Gains a Second Day on Intervention Speculation

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s rupiah rose for a second day, rising from near the weakest level in 16 years, on speculation the central bank intervened to curb losses in the currency. [...]
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Indonesia: Stop Planned Executions

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

President Joko Widodo of Indonesia should commute the death sentences of five individuals scheduled for execution “as soon as possible” for violation of drug [...]
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Indonesia eager to expand export to Oman

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is aiming at markets in Oman as economy in the sultanate country grows vigorously, an Indonesian senior official said here on Wednesday. “Oman is one of [...]
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Indonesia’s New President Infuriates Elites with Thrifty Populism

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Magazine | 6:00 AM

Just a month into his first term, Indonesia’s eccentric new President Joko Widodo set a seemingly odd tone when he issued a November 2014 decree to his country’s [...]
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Human rights chair has ‘deep concerns’ about police abuses in Indonesia’s Papua province

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The chair of the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights has blamed police abuses in Papua province on the failure of the force to “adapt” to a democratic [...]
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Indonesia’s Pacific identity: what Jakarta must do in West Papua – analysis

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Eurasia Review | 6:00 AM

The Indo-Pacific is a term gaining wider acceptance as a geopolitical reality. If any country has the advantage of being at the centre of this emerging identity, it is [...]
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Japan eyes providing patrol boats to Indonesia to fight piracy

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

Japan is arranging to provide patrol boats to Indonesia to support its fight against piracy, government sources said Wednesday, a move seen as part of efforts to assist Asian [...]
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Indonesia acts to put a floor under falling rupiah

19-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

ulnerability of Southeast Asia’s largest economy to fund outflows. “We have been actively supplying (dollars) and buying government bonds,” senior deputy [...]
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Indonesia’s Rupiah Erases Decline After Central Bank Intervenes

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s rupiah halted a slide that pushed it to the weakest level since the Asian financial crisis after the central bank intervened to stem losses. The rupiah [...]
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Islamic State Fears Mounting in Indonesia, Malaysia

18-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

Officials from Indonesia and Malaysia, Southeast Asia’s two Muslim-majority states, have expressed concern that the threat from the Islamic State (IS) movement in Syria [...]
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