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Indonesia committed to promoting human rights

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has remained committed to its resolve to promote human rights and has vowed to strengthen its efforts, following the recent publication of a peer [...]
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US report highlights Indonesia’s poor law enforcement

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

Despite progress as one of the world’s biggest democracies, Indonesia’s law enforcement is still substandard and rampant with human rights violations, a report by [...]
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Bank Mandiri chief calls for financial consolidation in Indonesia

30-Jun-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

The head of Bank Mandiri, Indonesia’s largest bank by assets, has called for consolidation in the highly fragmented financial sector ahead of integration across the [...]
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Mother of jailed teacher in Indonesia chides Stephen Harper

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

The 82-year-old mother of a Burlington man jailed in Indonesia has spoken out strongly against prime minister Stephen Harper, chiding him for being “stubbornly [...]
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Indonesian anti-drugs chief warns against foreign boyfriends

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s anti-narcotics chief Friday warned women in the country to be careful when dating foreigners, suggesting they could be tricked into becoming drug mules. The [...]
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Malaysia benefiting from Indonesia ban on ore exports

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is emerging an unexpected beneficiary of Indonesia’s ban on ore exports as mining companies from its larger Southeast Asian neighbour pump cash into local [...]
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Indonesia’s secret abortion problem

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Theweek | 6:00 AM

In a country where abortion is illegal and talking about reproductive health is taboo, women are terminating their pregnancies in unsafe ways, often getting hurt and [...]
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Indonesia seeks to quieten noisy mosques during Ramadan

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has set up a team to investigate complaints that its mosques are too noisy. Hussein Abdullah, vice president of the country’s mosque council, told the BBC the [...]
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Indonesia says it will help develop Melanesia

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Radionz | 6:00 AM

The leaders of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, which includes Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the Kanaks of New Caledonia, elevated Indonesia’s [...]
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Indonesia at high risk of MERS: officials

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Indonesia, the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country, is at high risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus spreading with at least 1 million of its [...]
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Indonesia May Replace Economics Team, vice President Says

29-Jun-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Jusuf Kalla says speeding up spending on stalled infrastructure projects is priority A cabinet shake-up is coming and could bolster the Indonesian government’s [...]
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Indonesia says death row Frenchman has no more legal options

27-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A French drug convict in Indonesia has exhausted all legal options to avoid the firing squad after losing an appeal this week, Jakarta said Thursday. A court on Monday [...]
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Indonesia in new bid to muffle noisy mosques

27-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said Thursday, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. There [...]
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PNG hails Indonesia’s admission into Melanesian group

27-Jun-2015 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has been admitted to a Melanesian intergovernment group, Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill announced Thursday, welcoming the move as an important [...]
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‘Malaysia Is the Winner’: Indonesia Ban Drives Miners Abroad

27-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Malaysia is emerging an unexpected beneficiary of Indonesia’s ban on ore exports as mining companies from its larger Southeast Asian neighbour pump cash into local [...]
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