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Indonesia leader calls on Muslim world to unite on Palestine

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s president on Monday urged a summit of Muslim nations to be part of the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rather than part of the problem. [...]
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Weighing the costs and benefits of joining TPP for Indonesia

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s biggest economy is eyeing the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, already signed by a dozen countries, including Australia. Before [...]
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Sudanese President Omar Bashir arrives in Indonesia

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrived in Indonesia on Sunday, despite an international warrant for his arrest, to attend an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation [...]
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Fitch: Lower Lending Rates in Indonesia May Help Corporates, Squeeze Banks

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s goal of reducing bank lending rates to single-digit levels will likely benefit most businesses, although banks may have to operate with thinner net interest [...]
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How should Indonesia deal with emerging religious cults?

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | TheConversation | 6:00 AM

In a small regency in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, more than 1000 members of a new religious sect called Gafatar have set up a commune over the past year. Most of them, [...]
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Weighing the costs and benefits of joining TPP for Indonesia

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The Conversation | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asia’s biggest economy is eyeing the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, already signed by a dozen countries, including Australia. Before [...]
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Indonesia realises commitments to peaceful Islam in Egypt,

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | EBF | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s latest commitment to the dissemination of peaceful Islamic teachings has resulted in the building of a student dormitory at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, [...]
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Indonesia to strip licence from Bali ferry company after five drown

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s transportation ministry will revoke the operating licence of a ferry company whose vessel sunk in the Bali Strait on Friday, killing five of the 81 people [...]
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Islamic countries praise Indonesia’s move on Palestine

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

Indonesia’s diplomatic move to bring Palestine back into the international spotlight has been praised by Islamic nations as an important step in ending Israel’s [...]
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Defying ICC arrest warrant, Sudan’s Bashir arrives in Indonesia

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrived in Indonesia on Sunday, defying an international warrant for his arrest, to attend an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation [...]
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Indonesia’s prison deradicalisation scheme has 95 per cent success rate

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | The National | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is no stranger to terrorism and, for five years, the world’s most populous Muslim country has implemented a successful deradicalisation programme in its [...]
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Indonesia, Afghanistan agree to continue diplomatic training cooperation

08-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia and Afghanistan have agreed to continue diplomatic training cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Sunday. “This is not new [...]
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Passengers leap into sea as ferry sinks in Indonesia

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | NYpost | 6:00 AM

A ferry capsized in the strait between the Indonesian islands of Bali and Java on Friday and TV footage showed passengers standing on its side, then jumping into the sea as [...]
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Indonesia plans minimum tax on serial loss-making firms

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia announced plans on Friday to impose a minimum tax on thousands of companies that have reported losses for years but are still operating regardless, part of a push [...]
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Gay bashing signals Indonesia’s growing intolerance of minorities

07-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Gay bashing has become the newest favourite pastime in Indonesia, a nation that once prided itself on its record of tolerance. This past month, the national news has been [...]
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