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Indonesia: Jokowi’s pull is gravitational, but will he be allowed to run for president?

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

As Joko Widodo moved through the crowd on Thursday night, ordinary people swayed in his direction, watching avidly. Men reached over the backs of the bustling media pack to [...]
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Indonesia’s Breach of Contract

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

With elections looming in April and July, Indonesian politicians think that “resource nationalism” will earn them votes – and it might. But autarky does [...]
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Indonesia’s private sector rallies to breathe new life into Old Batavia

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Eturbonews | 6:00 AM

In a joint effort to revitalise the 17th century Old Batavia heritage area in the north western part of the capital city Jakarta, the private sector has joined forces to [...]
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Thick smoke affects flights in western Indonesia

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Officials say heavy smoke from fires set to clear land for plantations has blanketed parts of Indonesia’s Sumatra island and disrupted flight operations. Airport [...]
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Indonesia’s Pertamina plans third palm oil tender

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s Pertamina plans to float a third tender to buy palm oil for blending into biodiesel, an official of the state-owned oil firm said, signalling a strong start [...]
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We want to see a developed Indonesia: Hanura

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Question: What’s your motivation for jumping into active politics? Answer: Indonesia is currently very much in an SOS state. Indonesia belongs to a group of developing [...]
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Joyce to visit Indonesia & Vietnam

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Scoop | 6:00 AM

Economic Development Steven Joyce leaves on Sunday for Indonesia and Vietnam to highlight the growing New Zealand-Asean trade, energy and education relationship. “In [...]
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Indonesia’s Military Flexes Muscle as S. China Sea Dispute Looms

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

In a move that could have serious repercussions for the security situation in the South China Sea, Indonesian officials on Wednesday acknowledged that China was claiming part [...]
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Haze: Indonesia hunts for land burners

15-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Freemalaysiatoday | 6:00 AM

With the haze starting envelope the region, the Riau police have established a team to hunt for forest and land burners as open burning activities have become more rampant in [...]
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Did Indonesia’s Financial Market Enter ‘Euphoria Mode’?

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is starting to make a comeback. In a sign of how attitudes have changed, the rupiah has become the best performer among Asia’s emerging market currencies this [...]
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Analysis: Indonesia’s stock market set for another boost from earnings

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asia’s best performing stock market this year, Indonesia, is now seeing a string of upgrades in corporate earnings forecasts that could give the rally further momentum [...]
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Indonesia strives for higher overseas voter turnout

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Thejakartapost | 6:00 AM

Government institutions and civil society groups are joining forces to encourage Indonesian citizens living and working abroad to vote in the upcoming election. Overseas [...]
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Corruption, religion and leadership: India and Indonesia at the polls

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Theconversation | 6:00 AM

Between April and July this year, the world’s first and third largest democracies, India and Indonesia, will go to the polls. Opinion polls tell us that both countries [...]
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Indonesia parties back mining rules

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Businesstimes | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s next president is unlikely to make major changes to the country’s controversial mining rules, after major political parties backed an export ban that [...]
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Indonesia Intensifies Crackdown on Companies Starting Forest Fires

14-Mar-2014 Intellasia | Voanews | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian National Police (POLRI), along with the Ministry of Environment, say they are continuing a crackdown on plantation companies that burn forests and cause [...]
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