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The wRap Indonesia: September 18, 2014

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

What the Democratic Party’s support for direct local elections means and a new controversy over a reduced time limit to finishing college degrees lead our wrap of [...]
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Triumph eyes 10pct market share in Indonesia

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph is seeking a bigger share of the country’s large motorcycle market following the opening of the company’s local [...]
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Tackling fuel subsidies top priority for Indonesia’s new govt

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s new government plans to reduce fuel subsidies by as much as 3,000 rupiah by November to reduce its budget deficit and allocate more funds for fixing its [...]
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New Bill Could Undermine Indonesia’s Democratic Gains

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

A controversial bill that would abolish direct elections for local mayors and governors in Indonesia is drawing strong criticism in the world’s third-largest democracy. [...]
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WUC Appeals to Indonesia Not to Send Uyghur Suspects Back to China

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

The exile World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has appealed to Indonesia not to send back four of China’s ethnic minority Muslim Uyghurs held for suspected links with the [...]
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Indonesia Adds More Copters to Fight Forest Fires

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesia on Wednesday added more water-dropping helicopters to fight forest and plantation wildfires that are spreading haze across the region, limiting visibility and [...]
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Indonesia lauds Australia security code to keep out militants

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Australian | 6:00 AM

INDONESIA’S resumption of full security cooperation with Australia is an important element of efforts to prevent militants entering the country, its Foreign minister, [...]
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Transforming Indonesia’s Manta Fisheries

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | National Geographic | 6:00 AM

Transforming Indonesia’s Manta Fisheries: The path to creating an effective Manta Sanctuary Indonesia announced the creation of the world’s largest manta [...]
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Indonesia set to be awarded 2018 Asian Games

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

- Indonesia is poised to be selected as the host of the next Asian Games in 2018 after Vietnam withdrew because of financial concerns, the president of the Olympic Council of [...]
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Indonesia: Widodo’s Cabinet Plans Raise Tentative Hopes

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo’s plan to take key economic ministries out of politicians’ hands is raising reform hopes, but the real test of his first [...]
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Indonesia’s decade of direct local ballots at risk

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s incoming president began his political ascent as a mayor in a system of local elections. The parties of the candidate he beat in July will try to change the [...]
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The wRap Indonesia: September 17, 2014

19-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

What Indonesia’s ratification of the Asean haze treaty means and the declining global ranking of Indonesia’s top universities lead our wrap of stories from [...]
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Haze returns here as fires in Indonesia rage

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

That burnt smell, the foggy blanket in the air – your senses have not deceived you: The haze is back in Singapore. Singapore’s National Environment Agency [...]
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Reacting to IS atrocities, Indonesia claims to be a model of Islamic tolerance

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Global Post | 6:00 AM

This country, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, holds itself up as an example for followers of Islam everywhere. Largely peaceful, increasingly prosperous [...]
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Indonesia anti-terror police question four foreigners

18-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian anti-terror police are questioning four foreign nationals in a sign of tightening security in the country with the world’s largest Muslim population, [...]
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