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Signals heard in Java Sea, but unclear if from AirAsia jet

Signals heard in Java Sea, but unclear if from AirAsia jet

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Underwater ping-like sounds were heard Friday in an area where searchers are scouring the Java Sea for the crashed AirAsia plane, but it was unclear if they were coming from [...]
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Jokowi orders AirAsia to pay flight 8501 families

Jokowi orders AirAsia to pay flight 8501 families

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered insurance be paid out to the Indonesia AirAsia crash victims’ next of kin, regardless of the flight’s legal status, [...]
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World powers jostle for influence in AirAsia plane hunt

World powers jostle for influence in AirAsia plane hunt

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

US and Chinese warships have rushed to help Indonesia search for crashed AirAsia Flight 8501, but analysts say more than altruistic motivations are at play with world powers [...]
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Indonesia says ‘pings’ detected in search for AirAsia flight recorders

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

I ndonesian search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detected pings they believed were from the plane’s black box flight recorders on [...]
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AirAsia QZ8501: Indonesia suspends 61 flights from five airlines

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Thestar | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has suspended 61 flights from five airlines which have been found to have no valid permits to fly from the country, its transport minister Ignasius Jonan said on [...]
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Widodo Plans Land Bank to Quicken Indonesia Infrastructure

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will start a land bank this year, turning his focus to accelerating infrastructure projects after freeing up budget funds in the biggest [...]
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Australia urges Indonesia to spare smuggler facing execution

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott on Friday said Canberra was asking Jakarta not to execute a convicted Australian drug smuggler, but would not risk friendly relations with [...]
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Plane Hunt Shows Indonesia Navy Limits to Jokowi’s Maritime Plan

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s hunt for the wreckage of a downed AirAsia Bhd (AIRA) jet is exposing the constraints on its navy as President Joko Widodo seeks to transform his nation into [...]
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Indonesia outlines its foreign policy

Indonesia outlines its foreign policy

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In her 45-minute statement read out in the presence of foreign envoys, Indonesia’s Foreign minister Retno Marsudi fleshed out a number of priorities that her office [...]
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PM won’t risk Indonesia ties for Bali Nine

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Skynews | 6:00 AM

Prime minister Tony Abbott says Australia is doing all it can to help two Bali Nine members facing the death penalty in Indonesia. But he has cautioned that it would be [...]
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Indonesia to lift maid ban if better conditions, pay offered

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

The Indonesian government has announced that it would only lift the ban on its citizens working in Saudi Arabia if sponsors meet several new demands including monthly [...]
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Indonesia’s economy

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Investments.com | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is a country that contains great economic potential; a potential that has not gone unnoticed to part of the international community. Indonesia – Southeast [...]
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Will Indonesia Get Serious on Carbon?

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

This past November, Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s newly inaugurated president, made his long-awaited global debut at the Asia-Pacific Economic (Apec) forum in Beijing. For [...]
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PM says Australia will not harm Indonesia relationship over Bali nine member Sukumaran

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Australia will make “the strongest possible representations” on behalf of Myuran Sukumaran but will not jeopardise its relationship with Indonesia, prime minister [...]
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UPDATE 1-Indonesia cracks down on cheap fares to boost airline safety

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia has cracked down on the sale of cheap tickets for domestic flights to ensure that airlines do not cut corners on safety, the transport ministry said on Thursday. [...]
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