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Paul Grigson appointed ambassador to Indonesia

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

A career diplomat has been appointed the new ambassador to Indonesia, a key posting that has added weight due to the politically sensitive climate. Paul Grigson will leave [...]
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Indonesia: On Track for a Strong Recovery

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Huffington Post | 6:00 AM

The recent election that brought President Joko Widodo to power has taken Indonesia’s democracy to a new level. Popularly known as Jokowi, the new president is seen as [...]
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Religion as a political game: rising intolerance in Indonesia

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Opendemocracy | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s rising religious intolerance stems from a political pact struck between former president Bambang Yudhoyono and the country’s least tolerant Muslim [...]
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Indonesia Denies Hamas Request for Representative Office

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Israel National News | 6:00 AM

Despite strong support from its House of Representatives, the Indonesian government has denied the terror organisation Hamas’ request to open a representative office in [...]
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Canadian detained in Indonesia to have first day in court Tuesday: Family

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Theglobeandmail | 6:00 AM

The brother of a Canadian teacher detained in Indonesia on allegations of child sexual assault says Neil Bantleman will have his first day in court on Tuesday. Bantleman, who [...]
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5 reasons Indonesia should use China as an ecommerce blueprint

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

One of our discussions at Startup Asia Jakarta 2014 explored how Indonesia can learn from developed startup ecosystems overseas. During the panel, Tech in Asia had the [...]
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Worldwide Chocolate Shortage Linked to Drought in West Africa, Indonesia

03-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Accuweather | 6:00 AM

While researchers are working to stem diseases that attack the cacao trees, which produce the beans used to make chocolate, another problem is looming in a potential [...]
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Indonesia Factory Gauge at Record Low on Fuel Price Increase

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

An Indonesian manufacturing gauge fell to a record low in November after President Joko Widodo raised fuel prices, pushing up production costs as export demand faltered. The [...]
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Indonesian rights groups slam parole for rights activist murderer

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian rights groups on Saturday slammed the government’s decision to grant parole to the convicted murderer of a prominent human rights activist poisoned during a [...]
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Indonesia’s police ‘virginity tests’ fit pattern of flagrant rights abuses

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Theconversation | 6:00 AM

Human Rights Watch reported last week that Indonesian police conducted two-finger “virginity tests” on young female police cadets as part of their recruitment [...]
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BNI focused on Indonesia’s development

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Finance Asia | 6:00 AM

BNI has a distinguished pedigree. The bank was established in 1946 as Indonesia’s central bank a few months after the nation won independence, and has been a vital part [...]
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Tata Power May Not Source Coal From Indonesia for Mundra

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NDTV | 6:00 AM

Tata Power may cut dependence on Indonesian coal and explore other geographies to source the fuel for expansion of its 4,000 MW Mundra ultra mega power project (UMPP) in [...]
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Aust urged to review training for Indonesia security forces

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Solomon Star News | 6:00 AM

Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) calls on the Australian government to hold an inquiry into how our military aid and training is being used by the Indonesian security [...]
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Sea Toll Road of Indonesia will Reduce Country’s Logistics Costs Sharply

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Indonesia-investments | 6:00 AM

The sea toll road, a maritime programme initiated by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, may reduce the country’s logistics costs by 10 to 15 percent, said Secretary of [...]
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Indonesia should step out of Papua with pride, says jailed activist

02-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Theage | 6:00 AM

Ten years after he was jailed for raising the outlawed “Morning Star” flag, West Papuan independence leader Filep Karma has called on Indonesian President Joko [...]
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