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Freeport Indonesia’s copper export permit to end on Tuesday – govt

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Freeport McMoRan Inc’s copper concentrate export permit for its Indonesian unit will expire on Tuesday, Didi Sumedi, an official at the trade ministry told Reuters on [...]
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Malaysian banks in Indonesia to gain from BI rate cut

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

The interest rate cut by Bank Indonesia (BI) last week and further anticipated rate cuts in that country could be a game changer for Malaysian banks in Indonesia as they [...]
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Indonesian birds on the brink as forests plundered

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Barely a few days old, perched on a nest of twigs inside an incubator, a newborn Indonesian songbird – cherished for its melodious chirp – tweets weakly as a tiny [...]
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Indonesia Tries to Trim Birth Rate to Aid Economy

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesia tried to revive the programme several years ago, but progress has been slowed partly by a lack of commitment and funds from local governments that manage the [...]
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Indonesia on right track in tackling terrorism threat with ‘soft and hard approches’: minister

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is on the right track in tackling the terrorism threat with a decisive strategy comprising “hard and soft approaches”, said its coordinating minister [...]
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Aburisal calls for extraordinary meeting to unite Golkar

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Golkar Party chair Aburisal Bakrie has called for an extraordinary meeting in a bid to unite the veteran political party amid its ongoing leadership dispute. The Golkar split [...]
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Heavy rains in Indonesia bring landslides, floods

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | DPA | 6:00 AM

At least five people have died, one is missing and thousands have been affected by landslides and floods after heavy rain hit 14 regions in Indonesia for the past four days, [...]
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Indonesian commandos join hunt for most wanted terrorist

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Special forces from Indonesia’s navy and army were deployed to Central Sulawesi at the weekend as the hunt for Santoso, the country’s most wanted terrorist, [...]
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Chinese navy fleet starts visit to Indonesia

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Chinese navy’s Fleet 152 on Sunday arrived in Jakarta, starting a five-day visit which is the final stop of its trip around the globe. Those present at the welcome [...]
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Indonesia’s second-biggest party to back President Widodo: Report

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The leader of Golkar, Indonesia’s second-largest political party, has said his party will lend support to President Joko Widodo’s government, according to an [...]
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‘The Economist’: While Indonesia fights Islamic State, Malaysia politicises Islam

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Indonesian social movements are attempting to counter jihadist influence, but the Malaysian government has completely politicised Islam until there is little space for more [...]
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Indonesia considering exclusive prison for terrorists, pre-emptive detention powers

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Antara News | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government is preparing to effect a revision in Law No. 15 Year 2003 on counter-terrorism, following a terror attack in the heart of Jakarta, not too far from [...]
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Indonesia’s small acts of defiance can be big blow for Isis – Harry Febrian

26-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Everybody was shocked by the attack in Jakarta on January 14 that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including the alleged perpetrators, and dozens injured. Suddenly, [...]
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Indonesia says Freeport must set aside further $530 mln for smelter

25-Jan-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian unit of Freeport McMoRan Inc must put a further $530 million into an escrow account, a government official said, among other requirements for the miner to [...]
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Indonesia’s Papua Reporting Paranoia

25-Jan-2016 Intellasia | HRW | 6:00 AM

There are new hazards for foreign journalists attempting to report from Indonesia?s restive easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua (generally referred to as ?Papua?): [...]
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