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Indonesia’s Forgotten Political Prisoners

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

Johan Teterisa went from school teacher to political prisoner on June 29, 2007. On that day, he led a group of 27 Moluccan independence activists to join in the annual Family [...]
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Australia, Indonesia renew push for trade deal amid warming ties

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

Australia and Indonesia on Wednesday said they would formally resume long-stalled negotiations aimed at sealing a bilateral trade agreement between the often uneasy [...]
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Indonesia gets new anti-terror chief as threats rise

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Dilymail | 6:00 AM

Indonesia Wednesday installed a prominent police general as its new anti-terror chief at a time when the Muslim-majority nation faces a rising threat from citizens flocking [...]
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Indonesia Navigates Safely Through Uncertain Times

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | IMF | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, one of the best performing emerging market economies, can take its economic success to the next level by more investment, particularly in infrastructure, and [...]
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2 Suspected Uighur Militants Killed in Central Indonesia

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

Indonesian police say they killed two suspected militants and identified them as members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority. Police say the two men were shot dead on [...]
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Indonesia’s exports grow, but still not out of woods

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

Indonesia’s exports to Japan and China, the country’s traditional main markets, recorded positive growth in February from the month before, but accumulatively [...]
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Fitch: Sector Outlook Negative But Big Indonesia Banks Resilient

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

The outlook for Indonesia’s banking sector remains negative – with profitability declining, credit costs rising and NPL ratios likely to rise in 2016, says Fitch [...]
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Government Spending Drives Modest Growth Pick-Up in Indonesia

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Woldbank | 6:00 AM

Government spending for infrastructure is driving a modest pick-up in growth, projected to be 5.1 percent for 2016, says a new World Bank report. Weaker than expected revenue [...]
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Private investment key to sustained growth in Indonesia: World Bank

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

Indonesia will see a modest pick-up in growth at 5.1 per cent, says the World Bank. Private investment is key to a sustained economic recovery in Indonesia, according to the [...]
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World Bank cuts Indonesian growth forecast for 2016

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

The World Bank has trimmed its 2016 growth forecast for Indonesia, saying a miss on the government’s revenue target will constrain state spending. In a quarterly review [...]
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Indonesia’s harsh response to illegal fishing: Blowing up ships

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Indonesia blew up the last of the so-called “Bandit 6″ poaching vessels Monday to send a message to those in the illegal global fishing industry. [...]
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Shocking footage shows what happened to ship caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Mirror | 6:00 AM

Enforcers used explosives to sink a Nigerian-registered trawler that was apprehended fishing illegally in its waters last month Indonesian authorities have hit upon a novel [...]
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Indonesia’s Moderate Teachings Key to Countering Terrorism: UK Ambassador

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 6:00 AM

Indonesia could play a key role in the “battle for ideas” to counter growing threats of radicalism and terrorism, British Ambassador to Indonesia Moazzam Malik [...]
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Japan’s Gunosy invests $5M in Indonesia-based Kurio, a fellow news-reading app

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | Techcrunch | 6:00 AM

In a case of one news-reader app helping another, Japan’s Gunosy has invested $5 million in Indonesia-based Kurio. Gunosy went public in Tokyo last year; this year it [...]
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Terror threat tests Indonesia’s traditional anti-terror stance

17-Mar-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At the Edi Mancoro school on the Indonesian island of Java, young women in floral headscarves sit alongside male classmates on a stage. With electric guitars, drum kits and [...]
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