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Disbelief as ‘most wanted’ Indonesia politician hospitalised

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalised after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as [...]
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Indonesian politician who disappeared in corruption scandal found in hospital

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Setya Novanto had reportedly been on his way to meet investigators when his car collided with an electrical pole The search for Indonesia’s house speaker Setya Novanto, [...]
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Indonesia Unveils Plan to Roll out 1000 Eco-Mosques by 2020

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Worshippers in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, are set to go green with a new initiative that aims to establish 1,000 eco-mosques by 2020. [...]
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Top Indonesian politician embroiled in huge corruption case goes missing

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Parliamentary speaker Setya Novanto left home with ‘unknown’ people before investigators into $170m graft case arrived Investigations into a major [...]
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‘Allah doesn’t care if you are transgender’: the Indonesian school fighting a backlash

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Islamic boarding school for transgender people in Java is providing a safe haven amid a harsh crackdown on LGBT rights When Shinta Ratri prays, like many devout Indonesian [...]
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Indonesia is second favourite destination among millennial Muslims

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

According to the result of Mastercard-Halal Trip Muslim Millennial Travel Report, Indonesia is the second favourite destination among millennial Muslims, with Malaysia [...]
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Government revokes 406 mining permits in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Mongabay | 6:00 AM

Officials in Indonesia’s coal-rich province of East Kalimantan have announced the revocation of more than 400 mining permits, as part of ongoing efforts to clean up the [...]
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Number of foreign tourists increases as Indonesia preps for peak season

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) data shows that until September this year, Indonesia has welcomed 10,458,299 foreign tourists, a 25.05 percent increase from last [...]
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Fire hits Freeport Indonesia port facility in Papua

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A fire broke out at the main port used by copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc in Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday night, the company said. The fire occurred at the Amamapare port [...]
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Indonesia takes third spot for country with most-digitally advanced travellers

18-Nov-2017 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

UK-based travel commerce platform Travelport has recently released the results of its Global Traveler Survey that analyses different digital traveler habits. The report [...]
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Treasuries Yielding 0pct Becoming Reality Again for Japan’s Buyers

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Treasuries are on a fast track to yielding nothing for investors from Japan. And that could spell trouble for bond bulls. For Japanese buyers who use swaps to shield their [...]
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Japan, US stage naval drill amid N. Korea tension

Japan, US stage naval drill amid N. Korea tension

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan and the United States launched a joint naval drill Thursday in a show of force aimed at North Korea, whose nuclear ambitions dominated US President Donald Trump’s [...]
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Japan to send home 3 N. Koreans rescued from capsized boat

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan on Thursday handed over three North Korean crew members who were rescued from a capsized fishing boat to a North Korean vessel that will return them home, officials [...]
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Seeing US in Retreat Under Trump, Japan and China Move to Mend Ties

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

It was the smile that did it. When Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, met with President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of a regional summit meeting in Vietnam [...]
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Kobe Steel plant at centre of false-data scandal loses last quality badge

17-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Kobe Steel plant at the centre of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken supply chains around the world has been stripped of all its industrial quality [...]
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