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Uncertain future for Indonesia’s mafia eradication task force

03-Jan-2012 Intellasia | thejakartaglobe | 6:25 PM

The day before the Judicial Mafia Eradication Task Force is set to expire, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has yet to decide whether he will extend its term, the task [...]
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Bank Indonesia deputy governor: Rupiah set to rise

31-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Market Watch | 7:01 AM

The Indonesian rupiah will likely recover in the first quarter of next year as foreign capital may start to trickle back, Bank Indonesia deputy Gov. Hartadi Sarwono said [...]
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Australia to stay out of Indonesia police inquiry

31-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Abcasiapacificnews | 7:01 AM

Australia’s acting prime minister, Wayne Swan has raised concerns about the deaths of anti-mining protesters in Indonesia. The protesters tried to stop the activities [...]
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Indonesia’s Lion Air to start private jet service

31-Dec-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The Indonesian budget carrier Lion Air, which announced the world’s biggest-ever commercial aircraft order last month, plans to launch a private jet service by [...]
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Anwar to tour Malaysia to affirm innocence

31-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Asiaone | 7:01 AM

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said yesterday that he will tour the country to declare his innocence ahead of the verdict of a sodomy trial he says was cooked up [...]
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Corruption still Indonesia’s big shame

30-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Bigpond News | 7:01 AM

Despite being praised for great leaps forward in democratic reform and economic development, Indonesia remains a country racked by religious intolerance, corruption and [...]
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Indonesia ‘straying’ from free and active foreign policy

29-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

Observers have suggested that Indonesia has strayed from its “free and active” foreign policy principle, citing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s [...]
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Reversal of fortune in the weekahead

29-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

While the threat of credit rating downgrades hangs over Europe, a few big emerging market economies are on the upswing. Indonesia provides arguably the starkest contrast. [...]
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IPW wants police chiefs fired after riots, deaths

29-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

The Indonesia Police Watch (IPW) wants the police chiefs of West Nusa Tenggara and Bima fired following the deaths of three people after officers fired into a crowd of [...]
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Indonesia factory output to grow, WB says

29-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Globe | 7:01 AM

A World Bank report shows that despite challenges facing Indonesia, manufacturing is poised to grow as consumer-oriented companies set up businesses in the country because of [...]
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The European crisis: Lessons for Indonesia

28-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

The European economic crisis was triggered mainly by a flaw in the euro currency mechanism in late 2009, when Greece suddenly came close to a state default. Italy was on the [...]
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Electricity sparks new life into Indonesia’s corals

Electricity sparks new life into Indonesia’s corals

27-Dec-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 2:56 PM

Cyanide fishing and rising water temperatures had decimated corals off Bali until a diver inspired by a German scientist’s pioneering work on organic architecture [...]
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Freeport Indonesia workers end strike: union

Freeport Indonesia workers end strike: union

27-Dec-2011 Intellasia | AFP | 2:55 PM

Workers at a giant Indonesian mine owned by US company Freeport-McMoRan burnt rocks and shot arrows at pigs Sunday, marking the end of their three-month strike, a union [...]
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Indonesian diplomatic services ‘will dry up’ in early 2012

23-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

The Indonesian diplomatic mission will likely be ineffective in January and February due to financial hurdles in its budgetary system, says Indonesian Ambassador to [...]
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Sharp to build new factory in Indonesia

22-Dec-2011 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 7:01 AM

PT Sharp Electronics Indonesia will build a JPY -10 billion- (US$128.156 million) factory in Jakarta next year in anticipation of the rising demand for household appliances [...]
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