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Indonesia debates bill criminalising gay sex and any sex outside of marriage

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Dw.com | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s parliament speaker has called for reforms to the criminal code that would outlaw any sex outside of marriage, including gay sex. Critics say the bill would [...]
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Indonesia’s largest bank posts 49pct net profit jump in 2017

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM

Bank Mandiri expects slower growth this year as competition heats up Indonesia’s largest bank by assets on Tuesday reported a surge in net profit for 2017 as a rebound [...]
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Indonesia’s Bank Mandiri may weigh buying a bank in Philippines

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s largest lender by assets PT Bank Mandiri will consider buying a bank in the Philippines after its non-performing loan (NPL) ratio falls to below 3 percent, [...]
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Russia, Indonesia to agree delivery contract for Su-35 fighter jets

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Tass | 6:00 AM

Russia and Indonesia will shortly agree technical details of a contract for the delivery of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to Jakarta, deputy director of Russia’s Federal [...]
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Indonesia issues new palm oil permits in Papua provinces

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Indonesia have issued four new palm oil permits in its Papua provinces despite a moratorium on palm oil expansion declared by president Joko Widodo in 2016. [...]
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Thousands evacuated in Indonesian capital over floods

Thousands evacuated in Indonesian capital over floods

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of residents in Indonesia’s capital have been evacuated due to flooding, Jakarta’s governor said on Tuesday, though the level of rivers swollen by the [...]
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Indonesia declares Papua health crisis under control

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A measles and malnutrition crisis that killed dozens of children in Indonesia’s impoverished province of Papua over the past few months is under control, the health [...]
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Indonesia declares deadly Papua measles outbreak over

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A deadly measles-and-malnutrition outbreak that killed scores of children in Indonesia’s remote Papua province is over, authorities said. Official figures showed a [...]
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Indonesian floods and landslides leave two dead, thousands evacuated in Jakarta

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Thousands of residents in Indonesia’s capital have been evacuated due to flooding, while landslides in satellite cities around Jakarta have left at least two dead and [...]
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Indonesian woman was beaten to death by drunken husband

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

It was the influence of alcohol that caused a man to beat his wife to death when she tried to stop an argument between the man and his eldest son on Saturday night. Police [...]
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Indonesia’s Economy Grows Faster Than Estimated in 4th Quarter

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s economy expanded more than economists forecast last quarter, helped by an aggressive run of monetary policy easing aimed at spurring growth in the Southeast [...]
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Indonesia to hold ‘landmark’ jihadist-terror survivor meeting

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A landmark reconciliation meeting between survivors of terror attacks and the perpetrators will be held in Indonesia this month, Jakarta said Monday. The meeting, announced [...]
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Indonesian capital Jakarta braces for floods as sluice gates opened

Indonesian capital Jakarta braces for floods as sluice gates opened

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Torrential rain has caused floods and landslides in satellite cities around the Indonesian capital, with authorities warning that floods could hit Jakarta later on Monday [...]
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Indonesia’s capital braces for floods as landslides kill 2

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Landslides caused by torrential rains have killed at least two people and triggered a flood warning for the Indonesian capital. The local police chief in West Java’s [...]
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Human rights activists on UN visit to Indonesia: ‘Hopeful but not optimistic’

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

As Indonesia awaits the arrival of the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner, advocacy groups understand the visit’s impact but are realistic in their [...]
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